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DGAP-News: Sona Nanotech Engages MRIGlobal for COVID-19 Test Validation Studies

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 12:03pm

Founded in 1944 as an independent, non-profit organization, we perform contract research for government, industry, and academia.

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  • Founded in 1944 as an independent, non-profit organization, we perform contract research for government, industry, and academia.
  • MRIGlobal is one of two partners in the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, which manages and operates the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, for the U.S. Department of Energy.
  • For more information, visit mriglobal.org
    Sona Nanotech Inc. is a nanotechnology life sciences firm that has developed multiple proprietary methods for the manufacture of various types of gold nanoparticles.
  • CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION: This press release includes certain "forward-looking statements" under applicable Canadian securities legislation.

Three startups with solar and energy storage technologies selected for Shell GameChanger Accelerator™ Powered by NREL

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 1:00pm

The Shell GameChanger AcceleratorTM Powered by NREL (GCxN) today announced three new startups to participate in the program following a multistage competitive evaluation.

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  • The Shell GameChanger AcceleratorTM Powered by NREL (GCxN) today announced three new startups to participate in the program following a multistage competitive evaluation.
  • The new companies represent the programs third cohort, and are focused on enabling more efficient and effective solar and storage solutions.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200501005096/en/
    Three startups with solar and energy storage technologies selected for Shell GameChanger Accelerator(TM) Powered by NREL (Photo: Business Wire)
    The selected startups are developing perovskite solar panel materials, hybrid solar-thermal systems and large-scale energy storage solutions.
  • The Shell GameChanger AcceleratorTM powered by NREL (GCxN) is a multi-million dollar, multi-year program developed in collaboration between Shell GameChanger and the U.S. Department of Energys National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to discover and advance emerging clean technologies with the potential to dramatically alter the future global energy landscape.

Beckett Solar Energy to offer Terra Pave high-albedo soil binding solution for Solar Industry that reduces dust-control costs in solar farms and produces albedo of snow

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 3:00pm

The albedo effect when applied to the Earth is a measure of how much of the Sun's energy is reflected back into space.

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  • The albedo effect when applied to the Earth is a measure of how much of the Sun's energy is reflected back into space.
  • Terra Pave is the WINNER of the AMERICAN-MADE SOLAR PRIZE ROUND 2 SEMIFINALIST from NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Department of Energy USA).
  • He brought the idea to Yetkin Yildirim (President/CTO of Terra Pave International) who said, "we've got something like you're describing"!
  • Sharon Bailey Beckett is Managing Partner of Beckett Solar Energy, a six-year-old manufacturers' representative firm, marketing such brands as Mission Solar, RenewSys India and Terra Pave.

NREL Industry Growth Forum Announces 2020 Presenting Start-Ups

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 5:48pm

Golden, CO, March 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than 500 cleantech investors, entrepreneurs, and industry representatives are expected to attend this years Industry Growth Forum, April 2930, in Denver, Colorado.

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  • Golden, CO, March 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than 500 cleantech investors, entrepreneurs, and industry representatives are expected to attend this years Industry Growth Forum, April 2930, in Denver, Colorado.
  • This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Industry Growth Forum.
  • Hosted by the U.S. Department of Energys National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the event has grown into the nation's premier clean energy investment forum.
  • The 2020 Industry Growth Forum presenting companies are:

NREL Helps Launch Geothermal Manufacturing Prize — Newest of American-Made Challenges

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 10:28pm

Golden, CO, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, with support from its National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) launched the American-Made Geothermal Manufacturing Prize , also known as the Geothermal Prize.

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  • Golden, CO, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, with support from its National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) launched the American-Made Geothermal Manufacturing Prize , also known as the Geothermal Prize.
  • The ninth prize in the NREL-administered American-Made Challenges series, the Geothermal Prize is a first-of-its-kind competition designed to spur innovation and address the manufacturing challenges of operating in geothermal environments.
  • As part of the American-Made Challenges series, the Geothermal Prize unites the worlds best-in-class research base with the unparalleled entrepreneurial support system of the American-Made Network.
  • Like other American-Made Challenges, the Geothermal Prize is a series of four progressive competitions that harness the rapid advances that additive manufacturing can provide in tool design, fabrication, and functionality.

Scottsdale Firm Saves Millions of Gallons of Water, Setting New Treatment Standard at LA City Hall East

Monday, January 6, 2020 - 1:58pm

NREL established pilot programs at a variety of facilities, including LA City Hall East.

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  • NREL established pilot programs at a variety of facilities, including LA City Hall East.
  • The East Hall, named James K. Hahn City Hall East after former mayor James K. Hahn, is home to the HVAC plant that supplies cooled water to East City Hall and the adjacent city hall building.
  • In the LA City Hall study, NREL reported a 19 percent reduction in make-up water and a nearly 66 percent decrease in blowdown.
  • Clients worldwide include NASA, Roche Molecular Systems, Los Angeles City Hall, Banner Health, Transwestern commercial real estate company and Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Eaton Awarded $3 Million Solar Research and Development Grant by US Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office to Advance Solar Power and Clean Energy

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 1:22pm

Power management company Eaton today announced it has been awarded a $3 million grant by the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to pursue research and development initiatives that enable more widespread adoption of solar power and energy storage.

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  • Power management company Eaton today announced it has been awarded a $3 million grant by the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to pursue research and development initiatives that enable more widespread adoption of solar power and energy storage.
  • Thanks to this grant, we and our research partners can help make tomorrows energy systems more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable.
  • Eatons partners in this research project include: The National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Electric Power Research Institute, Pecan Street, Provo City Power and Commonwealth Edison.
  • The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office supports early-stage research and development to improve the affordability, reliability, and performance of solar technologies on the grid.

Rockies Venture Club forms Colorado Cleantech Angels in Partnership with Colorado Cleantech Industries Association

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 8:30am

Now, rockiesventureclub.org [Rockies Venture Club (RVC) __title__ Rockies Venture Club (RVC)], in partnership with the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA), and Traxion Accelerator, with help from National Renewable Energy Labs (NREL), Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), and others, have formed an Angel Investing Group to invest specifically in Cleantech Startups.

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  • Now, rockiesventureclub.org [Rockies Venture Club (RVC) __title__ Rockies Venture Club (RVC)], in partnership with the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA), and Traxion Accelerator, with help from National Renewable Energy Labs (NREL), Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), and others, have formed an Angel Investing Group to invest specifically in Cleantech Startups.
  • This partnership solves a huge problem for Cleantech startups that struggle to get early stage funding.
  • Recently the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) awarded a grant to RVC to help mobilize capital within the state of Colorado.
  • Peter Adams, Executive Director at RVC, says of this partnership, "the establishment of a Cleantech angel group is a game-changer for the state of Colorado, for Cleantech startups and for our environment world-wide."

Anterix Announces Completion of First Phase of NREL High-Impact Status Project

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 6:42pm

WOODLAND PARK, N.J., Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Anterix (NASDAQ:ATEX) announced today the completion of phase one of the company's ongoing project with the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

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  • WOODLAND PARK, N.J., Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Anterix (NASDAQ:ATEX) announced today the completion of phase one of the company's ongoing project with the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
  • Leveraging Anterix's 900 MHz spectrum, NREL has successfully demonstrated increased reliability for distributed generation systems such as solar and wind using private Long-Term Evolution (LTE) communications.
  • The members of the IAB include Consumers Energy, Duke Energy, Evergy, Eversource Energy, Hawaiian Electric, Holy Cross Energy and Xcel Energy.
  • "Anterix is proud to support the NREL project to help define resilient and secure communications for our nation's critical infrastructure.

MV Transportation Announces Autonomous Vehicle Deployment for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 7:00pm

DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --MV Transportation, Inc., a recognized leader in passenger transportation services, today announced it has deployed an autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle for the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) in Golden, Colorado.

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  • DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --MV Transportation, Inc., a recognized leader in passenger transportation services, today announced it has deployed an autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle for the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) in Golden, Colorado.
  • NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC.
  • In addition to overseeing the operation and maintenance of the autonomous shuttle, MV is providing onboard stewards to provide passenger assistance.
  • MV Transportation is the largest privately-owned passenger transportation contracting services firm in the United States.