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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Yingli to supply 285-MW of PV modules to Gehrlicher Solar

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited has signed a three-year framework agreement with Gehrlicher Solar AG, one of the leading PV system integrators in Europe. The three-year agreement provides Yingli Green ... Read More

Viasystems buys Merix

Viasystems Group Inc. says it has completed its purchase of Merix Corp. in a deal that gives St. Louis one more publicly-traded company. Viasystems, based in Clayton, was privately held. Beaverton, ... Read More

Utah cavern to be used for energy storage

A Utah company plans to dig a series of underground caverns that it hopes to one day fill with compressed air, releasing it to generate electricity by turning a turbine and ... Read More

University of Missouri researchers detect cancer through laser-induced ultrasound

To determine if there is cancer in one’s lymph nodes, a typically advanced stage requiring more aggressive treatment, pathologists are stuck performing several specific, detailed tests that may or may not ... Read More

University of Missouri researchers create soy chicken that tastes like the real thing

Sure, some delicacies might taste just like chicken, but they usually feel and look much different. Soy meat alternatives, such as the soy burger, have become more popular recently, with increased ... Read More

U.S. offers solar project a crucial loan guarantee

The United States Department of Energy offered a $1.37 billion loan guarantee on Monday to a California company planning to build a large-scale solar power plant in the Southern California desert. ... Read More

Tyson profit tops estimates on higher beef and chicken sales

Tyson Foods, a processor of chicken, beef and pork, posted a quarterly profit that topped analysts’ estimates amid higher revenue at its chicken and beef divisions. Net income was $160 million, ... Read More

Two Missouri hospitals rank in the top 3 most integrated health care networks

Sisters of Mercy Health System networks took two of the top three spots in a recent rating of the nation’s top 100 most integrated health-care networks. In health analytics firm SDI’s ... Read More

Survey shows midwest economy growing

A January survey of business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states suggests that the region’s economy is picking up steam. The Business Conditions Index for the Mid-America region made a ... Read More

SunPower to acquire SunRay for $227 million

U.S. solar-panel manufacturer SunPower has signed an agreement to acquire SunRay Renewable Energy and its existing solar projects for $277 million, both companies announced Thursday. The maker of high-efficiency solar panels ... Read More