Burbank Water and Power and AHBE Landscape Architects Unveil The EcoCampus: California’s First Sustainable Utility Campus

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BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –Burbank Water and Power (BWP) and AHBE Landscape Architects (AHBE) hosted a dedication ceremony to celebrate the completion of the first phase of their collaborative efforts to transform Burbank Water and P…
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Winners Announced for Honeywell/SAE International Student Automotive Design Challenge

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WARRENDALE, Pa., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –Four students from Thaon-les-Vosges, France, were announced today as the Winners of the Honeywell/SAE International Student Automotive Design Challenge. The educational program relies upon employee…
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Solar-Powered Car, SolarWorld GT, Sets out on U.S. Leg of First Round-the-World Journey

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CAMARILLO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A solar-powered car sponsored by SolarWorld this week begins the U.S. leg of its quest to be the first solar vehicle to circumnavigate the world.

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Zombie costumes prompt suit against public utility

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The Tennessee Valley Authority has been sued for enforcing a ban on costumes at a board meeting in Knoxville weeks after people dressed like zombies protested restarting construction of a nuclear plant they described as a “corpse.”
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Frank Campo, owner of Campo Marina, pauses as he discusses the threats to the region and his livelihood from the oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon rig at his Marina in Shell Beach, La., on May 1, 2010.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

South Mobile students still suffering from spill

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For the children of south Mobile County, the effects of 2010’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill didn’t wash away as shorelines were cleared of tarballs and as waters reopened to fishing.

Solar Trade Barriers Threaten Over 60,000 American Jobs: New Study

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WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–An economic analysis prepared by The Brattle Group and released today finds that a 100% tariff on imported solar PV cells and modules from China would result in as many as 50,000 net lost jobs in the U.S. over the next thre…
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Westinghouse Announces Exclusive MOU With Czech Firm Metrostav

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PRAGUE, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Westinghouse Electric Company today announces the signing of an important and exclusive Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Czech company Metrostav a.s., in preparation for the potential construction of Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear power…
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Texas ain’t the oil king that it used to be

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Texas used to be a king of the energy industry, but Texas circa-2012 isn’t the same oil giant that it was in the 1970s – in fact few states are, according to a new report.
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THE Texas Department of Transportation and City of Tyler street workers repair a sinkhole Friday. The sinkhole on Front Street, also known as State Highway 31, forced the shutdown of one lane of traffic. (AP Photo/Tyler Morning Telegraph, Tom Worner)

Highway bill an unlikely vehicle for partisan energy fights

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A bill that might otherwise have served only to build the nation’s roads and bridges may end up burning bridges — albeit figuratively — between the two parties early this year.

PROS to Showcase B2B Solutions for Managing Big Data at Microsoft Global Energy Forum 2012

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HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a world leader in pricing and revenue management software, today announced its participation in the Microsoft Global Energy Forum scheduled for Jan. 31, 2012, at Houston’s Westin Galleria Hotel. The compa…
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