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Duke Energy commits $500 million to North Carolina solar power expansion
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Duke Energy today announced a $500 million commitment to a major expansion of solar power in North Carolina. This culminates the company's request for proposals (RFP) issued in February 2014 for new solar capacity. It will help Duke Energy further its commitment to renewable energy, diversify its energy portfolio and meet North Carolina's Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard ...

Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water
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The drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells. After looking at dozens of cases of suspected contamination, the scientists focused on eight hydraulically fractured wells in those states, where they ...

Introduction to workplace noise measurements and basic noise theory
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The answers you need about workplace noise measurements and basic noise theory, from the noise at work measurement specialist and more, when you attend Pulsar's brand new Noise Awareness Courses in 2015. Noise regulations, and a basic understanding of noise theory and noise control is something that employers who are responsible for staff operating in noisy areas of over 80dB(A) need to be aware ...

Bruker launches all SDD-based fleet of Handheld XRF analyzers with the introduction of S1 TITAN model 500
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Bruker Elemental introduces the new S1 TITAN model 500 handheld XRF analyzer. Designed as a fast and accurate alloy analyzer with the lowest total cost of ownership, the S1 TITAN model 500 features a large Silicon Drift Detector (SDD), a TITAN Detector ShieldTM, and is capable of detecting elements from Ti to U. With the introduction of the S1 TITAN model 500 and its latest SDD ...

LimnoTech Attends World Water Week Conference
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Paul Freedman, Wendy Larson and Laura Weintraub attended World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, Aug 31- Sep 2014. The conference assembled over 3,600 delegates from more than 140 countries across the globe to explore collaborative solutions to the world’s most urgent energy and water challenges. The conference provided an excellent opportunity to interact with clients and colleagues in the ...

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