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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.    

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Mapping The Way to Joined-up Street Works

PR – Utility companies and local authorities, equipped with Ordnance Survey’s most detailed mapping data, are transforming the management and coordination of street works in England.

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Océ Opens Technology Centre in Singapore

PR – Océ, a global leader in document management, has today opened a new techology centre in Singapore. Océ Technologies Asia (OTA) will become the control hub for the company’s activities in Asia. It will incorporate research and development, product introductions, supply chain management and procurement.  

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

REAL CORP 2008: Transport Hubs as Innovation Hubs

PR — The first draft of the program for REAL CORP 008: Mobility Nodes as Innovation Hubs, 13th International Conference on Urban Planning in Information and Knowledge Society, May 19th -21st 2008 at Vienna International Airport is available.

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

A-one+ Chooses Yotta DCL’s Digital Surveying Service to Map UK Highways

PR — The integrated highway services company A-one+ has awarded a contract to Yotta DCL for a high-tech survey of the entire 500km road network within the Greater Manchester/Liverpool conurbation. The survey will use Yotta DCL’s groundbreaking Nano technology with high-resolution 360-degree photography for precision mapping of highway inventory throughout the area known as the