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Monday, January 21st, 2008

USGS Awards Global Marketing Insights with a Contract to Study African Remote Sensing Market

PR – The U.S. Geological Survey, has awarded Global Marketing Insights, Inc. a contract to complete a market research study of the African Remote Sensing Market in aerial and satellite data technologies.

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Blue Marble Offers Additional Geographic Calculator 7.0 Webinars in Response to User Demand

PR — Due to a fantastic response to a free web demonstration of Geographic Calculator v7.0, Blue Marble Geographics (www.bluemarblegeo.com) has opted to add two additional free web demonstrations of Geographic Calculator v7.0.  The added presentations will take place on Friday, February 1, and Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. EST.  Space is limited,

Monday, January 21st, 2008

European Rail Transport and Interoperability

PR – Many contributions to the consultation agree on the general objective of a system of Multi Annual Contracts (MACs) for rail service quality, as described by the European Commission in its consultation document: a competition in the rail market is necessary. The first and second railway packages have liberalised the market; however, it is

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Point Carbon Special Report: 2007 Carbon Market in Review

PR – Point Carbon, a world-leading provider of independent analysis and consulting services for governments and companies in the global power, gas and carbon markets, published a report today announcing an impressive 80 percent growth in the cash value of the global carbon markets. The special issue titled, “2007 Carbon Market in Review,” attributes the

Monday, January 21st, 2008

TEP Enlists as Founding Member of The Climate Registry

PR – Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has become a Founding Reporter of The Climate Registry, joining 57 other companies, governments and organizations that have volunteered to share information about greenhouse gas emissions. The Climate Registry is a non-profit organization established to measure and publicly report greenhouse gas emissions in a common, accurate and transparent manner

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Raser Technologies and Merrill Lynch Agree to a 155 MW Geothermal Development Financing Program

PR – Raser Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Arca: RZ) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Merrill Lynch for the structuring and financing of up to 155 megawatts (MW) of Raser’s geothermal power plants. The partnership contemplates non-recourse project financing for up to 155 MW of geothermal power projects, including a commitment letter

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Kyocera Solar Panels Used in Qualcomm’s LEED Gold Certified Campus

PR – Kyocera Solar, Inc., a world-leading supplier of environmentally friendly photovoltaic (PV) systems, today announced that Qualcomm Incorporated has installed 417 kilowatts of solar energy that will provide power for one of its campuses in San Diego. The PV systems, composed entirely of Kyocera high-quality, high-efficiency photovoltaic modules, are projected to have a combined

Monday, January 21st, 2008

CSR and Samsung slash cost of GPS modules for mobile devices

PR – CSR today announced that it has halved the cost of embedded GPS solutions through a collaboration with Samsung Electro-Mechanics Company (Samsung). The resulting products, based on CSR’s GPS software and Samsung’s module hardware, bring best in class location-based services to mobile phones, media players and personal navigation devices, while taking the guesswork out

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Defra and Infoterra work together on Google’s innovative UK Carbon Footprint Project

PR – Infoterra Ltd. has supplied the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) with core geospatial information, including climate change, carbon emission and waste recycling data, that features in Google’s innovative UK Carbon Footprint Project. Infoterra already hosts all of Defra’s core geographic information and worked with the department to select the right

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Slovenian Railways Orders Siemens Locomotives Worth EUR 48 Million

PR – Slovenian Railways (Slovenske Zelenice SZ) has exercised an option from its 2004 supply contract and placed an order for twelve Eurosprinter type locomotives with Siemens Mobility. This new order is worth EUR 48 million. In a ceremony attended by Radovan Žerjav, Slovenian Minister of Transport, both Tomaz Schara, General Director of Slovenian Railways,