Ferris Independent School District recently completed renovations aimed at increasing energy efficiency and indoor air quality while creating a high-performance learning environment at Ferris Junior High School, Ferris Intermediate School, the Ingram and McDonald Elementary Schools and the district maintenance facility. Additionally, the district built a new high performance high school to accommodate the district’s growing student population.... Read more..
For the second time in 2008, PECO is inviting renewable energy producers to submit bids to sell alternative energy “credits” to help the company fulfill the requirements of Pennsylvania’s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards (AEPS) legislation. The details of the request for proposal (RFP) will be discussed in a teleconference on Monday, November 24. Interested parties should e-mail AEPS_RFP@peco-energy.com for information or to register. The... Read more..
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must establish a sound, science-based model for measuring net greenhouse gas emissions related to biofuels production before releasing estimates that may understate the positive role biofuels play in reducing climate change emissions. The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today released a letter sent to EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson on Oct. 23, urging the agency to release and seek comment on... Read more..
SonnenEnergy Corp., a leading photovoltaic solar power systems integrator and solar power producer, is pleased to announce that V. James Sardo has been named Chairman of the SonnenEnergy Board of Directors. Mr. Sardo succeeds Jeff Dennis, who will continue as director of SonnenEnergy and in his role as SonnenEnergy’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Sardo is a corporate director and was interim CEO of Royal Group Technologies Limited... Read more..
Foster Wheeler Ltd. announced that its Milan-based subsidiary Foster Wheeler Italiana S.p.A., part of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, has been awarded a contract by Zwara Oil Refinery Company Limited (ZORCO) for consultancy and project management services for a planned new 200,000 barrels per stream day crude oil refinery at Mellita, near Zwara, in the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. ZORCO is a project company in... Read more..
Broadwind Energy, Inc., a leading producer of components, logistics and service for the wind power industry, today announced it has retained Lambert, Edwards & Associates, Inc. (LE&A) to manage its investor relations activities. Naperville, Ill. – based Broadwind Energy said LE&A will help the Company communicate its emerging growth story to shareholders, the investment community and media. Through organic and strategic growth,... Read more..
Foster Wheeler Ltd. announced that its subsidiaries, Foster Wheeler Energy Limited and Foster Wheeler International Engineering & Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., together with its consortium partner, Wuhuan Engineering Company, have been awarded contracts by Sasol Synfuels International (Proprietary) Limited (Sasol) and Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group Company Ltd. (Shenhua) to perform a feasibility study for an 80,000 barrels per day coal-to-liquids... Read more..
The Discover® Small Business WatchSM dropped for the second straight month as news of a congressional rescue plan failed to lift the spirits or expectations of the nation’s 22 million small business owners. The index slipped 3.2 points in October to 71.4, the lowest confidence rating since the Watch was established in August 2006. “Faced with a barrage of bad news about financial markets and the economy, small business owners continue to tell... Read more..
Air Products, the leading global hydrogen provider, today announced the signing of a long-term hydrogen supply agreement with ExxonMobil Refining and Supply Company. Air Products is to supply ExxonMobil’s Baytown, Texas refinery with additional hydrogen product from its extensive West Gulf Coast hydrogen pipeline network beginning in April 2010. “Air Products has established relationships with refineries around the world based on meeting... Read more..
Active Power, Inc., inventor and manufacturer of the most energy-efficient critical power systems in the world, has received an order from Star Technology Services for its modular containerised PowerHouse solution. One of the largest independent business to business (Internet service providers) in the United Kingdom, Star will install PowerHouse to provide its new mission critical data centre with energy efficient and reliable critical power protection.... Read more..