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Friday, February 29th, 2008

ITT Wins Seven NASA Strategic Missions Concept Study Awards

PR — ITT’s Space Systems Division has been awarded seven NASA strategic missions concept studies. The space agency periodically conducts these studies to determine future astrophysics missions and technology-development funding.

Friday, February 29th, 2008

The Geographic Approach Takes Center Stage at Geospatial Infrastructure Solutions Conference

PR — ESRI will highlight ArcGIS Server, the productive way to share your geographic information system (GIS) across your enterprise, at the Geospatial Infrastructure Solutions Conference 31 in Seattle, Washington, March 9–12, 2008.

Friday, February 29th, 2008

New ESRI Web Course Teaches the Concepts and Methodology for Creating Geometric Networks

PR — Utilities use geographic information system (GIS) technology to map networks such as water mains, natural gas pipelines, and electric transmission lines. ESRI’s new instructor-led Virtual Classroom Web course Working with Geometric Networks for Utilities will help GIS technicians and spatial data managers learn how to create a geometric network and conduct analysis.

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Blue Marble Releases Solaris Version of GeoCalc

PR — Blue Marble Geographics (www.bluemarblegeo.com) has released an update to their flagship developer toolkit, GeoCalc, the world’s most comprehensive coordinate conversion engine.  Found under the hood of the popular Geographic Calculator software, GeoCalc supports over 12,000 coordinate system transformations, along with pre-defined linear and angular units, ellipsoids, geodetic datums and coordinate systems. Blue Marble’s

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Xcel Energy Launches Groundbreaking Wind-to-Battery Project

PR – Xcel Energy soon will begin testing a cutting-edge technology to store wind energy in batteries. It will be the first use of the technology in the United States for direct wind energy storage.

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Bloo Solar Awarded USD 100k National Science Foundation Grant

PR – Bloo Solar announced today that is has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

Friday, February 29th, 2008

BE Awards Submission Deadline Extended!

PR – Last call for 2008 BE Awards submissions! The deadline has been extended to March 15, 2008. Nomination is no longer required, so submit your project now or visit www.be.org/2008awards for more details. Finalists and winners will be selected and recognized at BE Conference 2008 in Baltimore, Md., May 28-30, at the Baltimore Convention

Friday, February 29th, 2008

GE Supplying Wind Turbines to Renewable Energy Systems for Projects to Be Developed in 2009 and 2010

PR – Renewable Energy Systems (RES) Americas Inc. of Austin, Texas, one of the leading wind developers in North America, has signed agreements exceeding $700 million to receive GE Energy 1.5-megawatt wind turbines for projects in 2009 and 2010.

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Slovenia Becomes EUMETSAT’s 21st Member State

PR – EUMETSAT was officially notified by the Depositary of the EUMETSAT Convention that Slovenia deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention on 19 February.

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Vestas Receives Order for 32 Wind Turbines for Spain

PR – Vestas has received an order for a total of 32 units of the V90-1.8 MW wind turbine for the  Mudèfer I and II projects in Spain. The contract includes supply, installation, commissioning,  a VestasOnline business SCADA solution as well as a five-year service agreement.