Alectra Utilities reports power outages across its service territory

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Sept. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A special weather statement was recently issued for Alectra Utilities’ service territory due to strong southwesterly wind gusts reaching 70 to 100 km/h causing power outages. The strong winds are damaging powerlines primarily due to tree contact. Across the service territory approximately 6,100 homes and businesses are without power. Alectra emergency crews are being dispatched to restore power and will continue to work through the duration of the storm. In the event of downed powerlines, stay at least 10 metres away (the…

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World Finance magazine explores an economic revival in Ethiopia, the inevitable decline of the nuclear power industry and more in its latest issue

LONDON, Sept. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ethiopia was the world’s fastest-growing economy in 2017, but over recent years, historic issues in sub-Saharan Africa have too often obscured the story of the country’s remarkable economic progress. While Ethiopia faces systemic problems around its infrastructure and energy, its charismatic leader, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, is expected to propel the country to new heights. Elizabeth Matsangou explains why Ethiopia is poised to become a regional hub in terms of manufacturing, transportation, energy and economic leadership in the latest edition of World Finance…

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Shell and NREL Launch Cleantech Incubator: Shell GameChanger™ Accelerator Powered by NREL

Program will work with companies developing novel energy storage and distribution solutions DENVER, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today Shell announced a new multimillion dollar, multiyear program to discover and advance emerging clean energy technologies with the potential to dramatically alter the future global energy landscape.  Partnering with early-stage startup companies, the new Shell GameChanger™ Accelerator Powered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) (GCxN) will initially focus on technologies enabling the grid of the future through long-term energy storage and controls, leveraging the resources…

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Energy Exemplar North America Adds Consumers Energy to Client Roster

Consumers Energy opts to use Aurora for forecasting and analysis SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Consumers Energy, which provides power to millions of customers, has chosen to adopt Aurora to do forecasting and analysis. Consumers Energy is Michigan’s largest provider of natural gas and/or electricity, serving 6.7 million customers of all sizes and types. Aurora is a leading solution for modeling, forecasting and analysis for the energy industry. “We are very pleased to have Consumers Energy as a customer,” said Ben Thompson, senior vice president of…

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Schneider Electric Innovation Summit Singapore: Powering and Digitizing the Economy

London UK, 20th September 2018 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, is hosting more than 1,500 customers, partners, suppliers and influencers at its latest Innovation Summit, September 20-21 at Singapore Marina Bay Sands. The event brings together Schneider Electric experts and world-leading industry thinkers to share insights and bold ideas on the challenges and opportunities of Powering and Digitizing the Economy. Schneider Electric Innovations Unveiled for East Asia In its second year running, this year’s Innovation Summit World Tour includes 20 events across…

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NetworkNewsAudio Announces Audio Press Release (APR) on Standard Lithium Ltd. Leveraging “Moneyball” Approach to Create Fast-Track to Production

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NetworkWire – NetworkNewsAudio announces the Audio Press Release (APR) titled “New Automakers Emerge as Electric Vehicle Revolution Rages On,” featuring Standard Lithium Ltd. (TSX.V: SLL) (FRA: S5L) (OTC: STLHF). To hear the NetworkNewsAudio version, visit: http://nnw.fm/0QCec To read the full editorial, visit: http://nnw.fm/i7eRr Standard Lithium is developing a major untapped lithium resource in Arkansas by using an innovative production process that could drastically reduce production time. The team at Standard Lithium saw the opportunity to apply a “moneyball” approach to its Arkansas…

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Capstone Effects $3M Settlement Payment to Carrier to Conclude the Company’s Royalty Obligation Saving Millions in Future Royalty Costs which Positively Impacts Future Product Gross Margin

VAN NUYS, Calif., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq: CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today it made the previously negotiated $3 million settlement payment to Carrier to conclude Capstone’s future royalty obligations, saving millions in future royalty costs which will have a positive impact on future product gross margin. On July 25, 2018, Capstone and Carrier entered into a Second Amendment to the Development Agreement (“Second Amendment”) whereby Capstone agreed to pay Carrier approximately $3 million to conclude…

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BLOK Technologies Signs MOU with Visionary Private Equity Group to Form Proposed Joint Venture for the Development of Blockchain Applications for the Real Estate Industry

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BLOK Technologies Inc. (“BLOK Tech” or the “Company”) (CSE: BLK) (FRANKFURT: 2AD) is pleased to announce that Visionary Private Equity Group (“VPEG”) and the Company have entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to form a joint venture for the development of technology for the real estate industry. Under the terms of the MOU, which is subject to the parties agreeing upon definitive terms, BLOK Tech will license its Greenstream blockchain technology platform in exchange for a US $500,000 licensing…

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Stem Partners with Urban Energy Solutions, LLC and SunGreen Systems for Solar + Storage Energy Services

Stem announces expansion into Arizona with new solar partner MILLBRAE, Calif., Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Stem, Inc. has announced new collaborations with Urban Energy Solutions, LLC and SunGreen Systems to use Stem’s artificial intelligence (AI), Athena, in intelligent solar + storage solutions in Arizona and California. These projects represent Stem’s entry into a sixth U.S. state and the continued high growth of solar + storage momentum across the country. AI-powered energy storage is enabling the rise of “intelligent” solar. Stem’s Athena AI increases the economic value of a…

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NetworkNewsWire Announces Publication on Automotive Market Evolution May Fuel Strong Demand for Lithium

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NetworkWire — NetworkNewsWire (“NNW”), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company, today announces the publication of an editorial featuring Standard Lithium Ltd. (TSX.V: SLL) (FRA: S5L) (OTC: STLHF), a client of NNW engaged in the testing and proving of the commercial viability of lithium extraction from over 150,000 acres of permitted brine operations utilizing the Company’s proprietary selective extraction technology. To view the full publication, titled “New Automakers Emerge as Electric Vehicle Revolution Rages On,” visit: http://nnw.fm/i7eRr As noted in a…

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