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Schering-Plough Flips the Switch on 1.7 MW Rooftop Solar Panel System, One of the Largest in N.J., North America

Local 5th Graders Learn About the Science Behind Energy Production SUMMIT, N.J., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) welcomed local and state officials, and a class of fifth graders, to celebrate the completion of a 1.7 megawatt solar energy system. W...

Fat Spaniel String Monitoring Service Keeps Close Watch on Boulder Cancer Center Solar Array

Fat Spaniel Helps Namaste Solar Electric Track Performance and Pinpoint Faults BOULDER, Colo. and SAN JOSE, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Fat Spaniel Technologies, the market leader in monitoring and reporting services for distributed renewable energy systems, ...

Andrew Lessman's TWC Construction and ProCaps Laboratories Contract With DT Solar to Install a 700 kW Solar Electric System

LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- DT Solar, a Turner Renewable Energy Company, and ProCaps Laboratories/TWC Construction today announced that they will work together to design and install a 700 kW solar electric generating system at the headquarters of ProCaps and TWC in Henderson, ...

Subsidize Solar Water Heaters for Homes, Expert Tells Australian Government

As Australias federal elections near, the leading parties seek to position themselves as great champions of environment. But observers remain skeptical. Like Tim Flannery, the Australian of the Year Professor who has called upon both the ruling conservatives and the opposition to come out wit...

Changes in Solar Brightness Too Weak to Explain Global Warming

Changes in the Sun's brightness over the past millennium have had only a small effect on Earth's climate, according to a review of existing results and new calculations// performed by researchers in the United States, Switzerland, and Germany. The review, led by Peter Foukal (Heliophysics, Inc...

Link Between Solar Flares And Strokes Under Study

Scientists are seeking a possible link between solar energy surges and the occurrence of strokes in human beings//. Neurologists who traced about 6,800 strokes and related cerebral attacks in a region of Slovakia are studying whether solar cycles, solar wind and geomagnetic storms on Earth ma...

The Science of Solar Eclipse

Both modern and ancient poetry has been revolving around natural wonders like the sun; moon the earth since time immemorial. Time and over again, there have been innumerable stories about phenomena such as eclipses // involving the three. Eclipses have occurred often in mythology and literature of ...

Lack of solar radiation causes cancer

Exposure to UV-B radiation may cause skin cancer, but it also prevents many other cancers through activating vitamin D. According to many, UV-B - the solar radiation that causes sunburn// - as a risk factor for melanoma, and other skin cancers. That is generally true, but what is not generally real...

Health Care Without Harm Partners With Clinton Climate Initiative to Help Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities Reduce Environmental Impact

...e products include energy efficient products such as reflective roofing and solar control window film, solar cooling and modular chillers, and lighting products. Hospital an...

EcoloBlue is a New source of Water and a New Green Industry

...he air. They produce up to 5000 liters of water per day. Multi-stage filtration includes carbon filtration and reverse osmosis. Wind turbines and solar energy can power these machines. Biodegradable plastics are part of this green technology. Safe drinking water is a fundamental issue. The separat...

OH2 Medical Spa Achieves the First U.S. LEED(R) Certification for a Medical Commercial Interior

..., and aluminum All patient rooms are constructed to eliminate air cross contamination 50% of all energy usage is subsidized with wind and solar energy OH2 was founded to treat skin, venous, and age-related problems and issues. For more information, go to www.oh2medicalspa.co...

Sono-Tek Announces First Quarter Results

...seeing positive signs in other regions, plus strong growth in fuel cell and solar energy applications in the US and abroad. Another promising area has been ...omestic capability in clean energy technologies which include both fuel and solar cells." For further information, contact Dr. Christopher L. Coccio...

IBM Award for Innovative Solution to Tackling World's Most Critical Social and Environmental Problems

...her deploy its system. The Clean Energy Project (with Harvard University ): discovering materials to create a more efficient and lower cost solar cell - 1.1 million results returned since launch in December 2008. Help Fight Childhood Cancer (with Chiba Cancer Center Research Institute an...

Nation's First Eco-Friendly Mobile Health Van Launched by New Jersey Non-Profit Health Center

...s built using many recyclable and/or naturally grown materials, a first for a community health van. Highlights include: 10 rooftop solar panels to produce and store electricity Cabinetry, paints, wall-and-floor coverings to have low-to-no volatile organic compounds (VOCs), natur...

EcoloBlue Atmospheric Water Generators(AWG) Will Provide Pure Drinking Water Following a Natural Disaster.

...ter in a real emergency. EcoloBlue 28(AWG) and a power generator is an Emergency Water Supply for home or business. Battery packs, wind and solar energy are also options for running Atmospheric Water Generators. Atmospheric Water Generators provide:   Water for drinking. Water...

New Study Says Purported Melanoma Epidemic is Vastly Overstated

...e necessary research is done, and the true story is established...encouragement of public anxiety about a melanoma epidemic and excessive avoidance of solar exposure for its prevention is unjustifiable." "For years the Dermatology and sun-scare community -- typically people who are positioned to make ...

UGA researchers achieve breakthrough in effort to develop tiny biological fuel cells

...h as biochemical sensors, prosthetic limbs, pacemakers or bionic ears. "The film itself might be used in transistorsor in photovoltaic devices such as solar cells," said Locklin. ...

Social Entrepreneur's Cup Finalists Announced

... Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL) installs solar heating systems for low-income families that quali...generational and cyclical fuel poverty. RREAL home solar heating systems saves low-income families money wh...mpoverished communities in northern Minnesota. The solar heating systems installed by RREAL offset as much ...

Researchers develop light-treatment device to improve sleep quality in the elderly

...ly to the eyes to improve sleep quality in older adults. "Light and dark patterns are the major synchronizer of circadian rhythms to the 24-hour solar day," said Mariana Figueiro, Ph.D., Lighting Research Center Light and Health Program director and principal investigator on the project. "Light stim...

If You Could Travel to Mars, Would You Go?

...th Museum. Facing Mars addresses questions such as: "What happens to your face in space?", "How can you protect astronauts from cosmic rays and solar radiation?" and "Who would you choose for a Mars crew?" Visitors become a rocket scientist for the day and explore the challenges of aerodynamic stabi...

Introducing COPPERTONE(R) NutraShield(R) With Dual Defense(R), New Sunscreen Line With Antioxidants To Help Promote Natural Skin Repair

... can offer cosmetic skin-enhancing benefits when added to a broad spectrum sunscreen. During the course of research, scientists at the COPPERTONE (R) solar Research Center discovered that not all topical antioxidants are created equal. In addition, the results of independent studies presented by the maker...

The EntreTech Forum Presents ... PHOTONICS/OPTICS - Understanding the Latest Applications of Light-based Technologies in Medical, Consumer, Industrial, and Defense Sectors

... for the audience what the next great ideas in photonics/optics technology will look like Whether for treating disease, advancing solar energy cells or enhancing semiconductor performance, recent advances in photonics and optics have created myriad opportunities for entrepreneurs to br...

Ultra Clean Reports Q1 '09 Financial Results

...of critical subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment, flat panel, solar and medical device industries. Ultra Clean offers its customers an integrat...quipment manufacturers for the semiconductor capital equipment, flat panel, solar and medical device industries. Ultra Clean is headquartered in Hayward, Cal...

Pelosi: Budget is a Blueprint for the Future

...n February, the stimulus package is chalk full of clean-tech goodies with $43 billion dollars in grants for clean power, extensions of tax credits for solar wind, geothermal and energy efficiency programs, smart-grid funding, weatherization programs, and a new tax credit for clean-tech hardware manufacturi...

Abbott Highlights Strong Corporate Responsibility Performance With Release of 2008 Global Citizenship Report

...t and water use by 15 percent, normalized for sales. Abbott also made significant new investments in renewable energy sources, including installing a solar power system at an Abbott plant in Italy, and was honored for environmentally responsible building practices at a new facility in Singapore. ...

Kaiser Permanente Recognized by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Commitment to Protecting Environment

...es in six states. Opening environmentally friendly hospitals - Kaiser Permanente opened a medical center in Modesto, Calif. in 2008, featuring solar panels, energy-conserving technology, permeable pavement, and safer materials. The hospital's electronic health record system, Kaiser Permanente Healt...

EPA Names Schering-Plough 2009 EPA ENERGY STAR(R) Partner of the Year

...our operations," said Tom Pagliuco, director, Energy, Schering-Plough. "We are using 'greener' sources of energy, including one of the largest rooftop solar panel installations in North America, as well as co- and tri-generation systems. However, reducing overall energy consumption is our main goal. We b...

USAID World Water Day Statement

...implemented. Several options for ensuring safe drinking water at the household or the point-of-use are available, including chlorination, filtration, solar disinfection, and other technologies. These inexpensive and easy to use approaches can be deployed and adopted rapidly. There are many innovativ...

Clear Skies Have Become Less So Over Time, Data Show

...ce. A preliminary analysis of the database revealed a steady increase in aerosols between 1973 and 2007. Increased aerosols in the atmosphere block solar radiation from the Earth's surface, causing an overall "global dimming," the researchers said. The findings were published in the March 13 issue of...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 4, 2009

...y publication. In the new report, Peter H. Seeberger and colleagues note that quantum dots, about 1/5,000th the width of a human hair, are used in solar cells, medical diagnostic imaging, and electronics. Scientists believe these particles also show promise for drug delivery for treating cancer and oth...

The Flag Company, Inc. Releases 'Feel Good' Light Lenses to Help Counter Gloomy Economic Outlook

...s as color, letter, or number recognition prompts for toddlers, and as more complex lesson aids - geometric shapes, math formulas, the periodic table, solar systems, and more - for older children. No matter the need, Light Lenses can enhance any learning environment. Want to spruce up a conference roo...

Singapore Offers Grants to Research Scientists to Start Labs Here

...ingapore and Switzerland. The research grants allow the scientists to start their own research laboratories in areas like computer science, solar technology and nanotechnology. The aim of NRF's Research Fellowship is to build a pool of young, brilliant and passionate researchers in various fiel...

National Instruments Announces New Suite of Prototyping Hardware to Lower Development Time and Costs

...ts on power-up and 6 to 35 VDC power supply inputs during operation and can operate for long periods of time in remote applications using a battery or solar power. For additional storage capability, the controller features a Hi-Speed USB port to connect to an external USB-based flash or hard drive. The cRI...

NorTech, Crain's Cleveland Business Honor 2009 Innovation Award Winners

...c and international markets. http://www.arisdyne.com/ GreenField solar Corporation High-Intensity Photovoltaic Concentrator Efficie...d tracking concentrator system promises to substantially reduce the cost of solar energy, driving this technology into mainstream production. The system requ...

UCLA Art/Sci Center to host symposium on sound and science

...y of the symposium will feature presentations related to technologically mediated forms of listening from the nanoscale of cells to the macroscale of solar winds and similarly mediated modes of musical expression. The field of acoustic ecology will also be highlighted, with keynotes on animal communicati...

Erdman, A Cogdell Spencer Company Earns the ENERGY STAR(R) for Superior Energy

...: -- High Performance Building enclosure: solar reflective roof membrane; foam insulated wall assembly; high performing thermal and solar transmittance glazing systems; automated solar blinds -- Lighting: All lighting is on occ...

Clean Tech Open Announces $125M+ Raised for Clean Tech Startups; Takes 2009 Competition National

...aduratech.com , Aurora Biofuels http://www.aurorabiofuels.com , Cool Earth solar http://www.coolearthsolar.com , GreenVolts http://www.greenvolts.com , Lu...onomic engine. Past alumni successes include Adura Technologies, Cool Earth solar and GreenVolts. To learn more, visit: www.cleantechopen.com . To learn mor...

Nano World Headquarters Positioned to Boost U.S. Economy

...ct. HOK Architects is spearheading the planning and design. The property is utilizing the most advanced clean energy approaches available, including solar to hydro power. NWHQ holds the promise to significantly strengthen the economy through scientific research in its state-of-the-art shared equipment f...

Brooke Shields and the Makers of COPPERTONE(R) Join Together to Launch COPPERTONE(R) NutraShield(TM) - New Sunscreen Contains Antioxidants That Promote Natural Skin Repair

...M) Technology Latest Innovation from COPPERTONE(R) solar Research Center KENILWORTH, N.J., Jan. 27 /PR...line - the latest innovation from the COPPERTONE solar Research Center - evolves the brand beyond its sun...ncare research and development at the COPPERTONE solar Research Center. "Our legacy of continuous inno...

Ultra Clean Technology to Manufacture Products for FEI Company

...of critical subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment, flat panel, solar and medical device industries. FEI Company is a leading provider of high-r...of critical subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment, flat panel, solar and medical device industries. Ultra Clean offers its customers an integrat...
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