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San Diego County Approves First Ever Vertical Axis Wind Turbine

The first Vertical Axis Wind Turbine has now gone live in San Diego County, at the home of a forward-thinking resident named Tim Williams, who is taking action to go green. This 3.4 kW Falcon turbine from WePOWER was installed on an 18′ pole on Williams’ property by Joe Moore Construction, an authorized WePOWER dealer. Read more…

ABB enters US market for electric vehicle infrastructure with ECOtality stake

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has invested $10 million in San Francisco-based ECOtality, a clean electric transportation and storage technologies company, to enter North America’s electric vehicle (EV) charging market and provide ECOtality with a strong global ally in power delivery systems. Read more…

PV julist and juwi construct a solar power plant in Germany

PV julist and juwi recently finished construction of a roof top solar power plant on the rooftop of the tire stock of the Goodyear Dunlop logistics center in Philippsburg. Read more…

18 GE Wind Turbines to Power New Project in One of France´s Strongest Wind Regions

Located in one of France’s strongest wind power areas, the Fère-Champenoise wind project will feature GE’s (NYSE:GE) most advanced installed wind turbine technology. The project will help move the country closer to its goal to produce 23% of its domestic energy from wind by 2020. Read more…

CNPV Announces Inauguration of First Largest Utility Scale 7MW Solar Power Project in Shandong Province

CNPV Solar Power SA, a public limited liability company organized under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic products, today announced the recent inauguration and hand-over of the first largest utility scale 7MW solar power project in the Shandong Province. Read more…

Tap Oil Announce Commencement Of GNKB-2010 3D Seismic Survey in Accra Block Ghana

Tap Oil Limited (“Tap”) commenced acquisition of a large 3D seismic survey in the Offshore Accra Contract Area, Ghana, on 9 January 2011. The survey has been brought forward in the exploration program because recent studies have highlighted additional potential in the deep water portion of the block which requires 3D data for maturation. Read more…

Rodinia Oil Corp. provides update on Australian operations

Rodinia Oil Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ROZ) (“Rodinia”) would like to update its shareholders and other interested parties regarding its operations and the recent extraordinary rain and flooding in Australia. Read more…

ROC Announces Drilling Activity Update

Castanha-4 Appraisal Well, Onshore Angola

Lacula Oil Company Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of ROC, advises that the Castanha-4 appraisal well has been drilled to a total measured depth of 2,343 metres and has been suspended following a preliminary drill stem test. Initial evaluation has indicated that the well encountered a gross hydrocarbon column of approximately 15 metres in the Chela Formation. Read more…

Oil prices rise more than 1% as Alaskan shutdown continues

Oil prices have risen by more than 1% a barrel as the main pipeline in Alaska remained all but closed for a third day following a minor leak. Read more…

IMV Projects awarded EPCM contract by AltaGas

IMV Projects, a Wood Group company, has been awarded a multimillion dollar contract by AltaGas to provide full engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the C$235MM Gordondale sour gas processing facility and associated gas gathering system. Read more…

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