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Daily Herald
Notre Dame plans to use South Bend dam for electricityfor the hydroelectric facility since 1984 but never built it. Notre Dame hopes
Notre Dame plans to use South Bend dam for electricity
Daily Herald / Posted an hour ago
for the hydroelectric facility since 1984 but never built it. Notre Dame hopes to start construction next spring, with electricity generation starting in 2019 to meet 7 percent of current campus electrical needs. The university is aiming to cut... Read more
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The Star
TNB to give RM758.03mil rebate to consumersliquefied natural gas (LNG) and coal prices, higher performance of coal power p
TNB to give RM758.03mil rebate to consumers
The Star / Posted an hour ago
liquefied natural gas (LNG) and coal prices, higher performance of coal power plants and a reduction in the use of LNG for electricity generation. The Government had announced an ICPT rebate of 1.52 sen/kWh effective from July 1, 2016 until Dec... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Seizing energysee increased deployment of solar and wind, market prediction indicates coal an
Seizing energy
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 hours ago
see increased deployment of solar and wind, market prediction indicates coal and natural gas will still account for 60% of electricity generation in 204,0 and that reflects continuing technical challenges for sustainable energy." Investing in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Coal leasing program criticized at Pittsburgh hearingPennFuture, noted Obama was set to announce a pledge with Mexico and Canada to
Coal leasing program criticized at Pittsburgh hearing
TribLIVE / Posted 13 hours ago
PennFuture, noted Obama was set to announce a pledge with Mexico and Canada to use renewable sources for 50 percent of electricity generation by 2025. He called continued coal leasing inconsistent with such a goal. “The coal dependence of our... Read more
14h
CTV News
Clean power projects, exports boost expected from Three Amigos summitpower, carbon capture and storage and cutting energy waste through increased ef
Clean power projects, exports boost expected from Three Amigos summit
CTV News / Posted 14 hours ago
power, carbon capture and storage and cutting energy waste through increased efficiency. Canada has over 80 per cent clean electricity generation by this measure, so it could be in a position to boost its power exports to the United States by... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV electric utilities assist in flood relief effortsPlan would accelerate growth of natural gas, renewable power generation While
WV electric utilities assist in flood relief efforts
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 17 hours ago
Plan would accelerate growth of natural gas, renewable power generation While analysts already expect coal’s share of U.S. electricity generation to drop in the coming years, the Clean Power Plan is projected to substantially accelerate this... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Kentucky Power says it has converted a coal plant in eastern KentuckyPlan would accelerate growth of natural gas, renewable power generation While
Kentucky Power says it has converted a coal plant in eastern Kentucky
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 21 hours ago
Plan would accelerate growth of natural gas, renewable power generation While analysts already expect coal’s share of U.S. electricity generation to drop in the coming years, the Clean Power Plan is projected to substantially accelerate this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As Pipeline Breaks Threaten Nigeria's Energy Securityinfrastructure by militants is compelling reason for the federal government to
As Pipeline Breaks Threaten Nigeria's Energy Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
infrastructure by militants is compelling reason for the federal government to accelerate policies to diversify Nigeria's electricity generation sources to ensure energy security The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dangote Clarifies Forex Allocation to Refinery, Fertilizer Plantinvestment as the largest in the world, stressing that the gas pipeline and gas
Dangote Clarifies Forex Allocation to Refinery, Fertilizer Plant
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
investment as the largest in the world, stressing that the gas pipeline and gas gathering projects would boost Nigeria's electricity generation. According to him, the gas project would add three billion cubic feet of gas per day to the Nigerian... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
AG's report published, Energy sector: 2014/15 auditson the audits of public entities in the energy sector.Many of these entities ar
AG's report published, Energy sector: 2014/15 audits
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
on the audits of public entities in the energy sector.Many of these entities are asset intensive entities responsible for electricity generation, distribution, and supply. They must plan and carry out good asset management.Most companies in the... Read more
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New Kerala
Need to create jobs in line with middle class aspirations: newkerala.com #82624of infrastructure, there be no job creation," Modi said in an interview to Time
Need to create jobs in line with middle class aspirations: newkerala.com #82624
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
of infrastructure, there be no job creation," Modi said in an interview to Times Now, a news channel. He said the maximum electricity generation since Independence has occurred this year, as well as the maximum amount of coal mined, the maximum... Read more
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The Economic Times
PM Narendra Modi's complete interview to Times Nowhappen? Till I invest in the development of infrastructure, there be no job cre
PM Narendra Modi's complete interview to Times Now
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
happen? Till I invest in the development of infrastructure, there be no job creation. You must have seen that the maximum electricity generation since Independence has occurred this year. The maximum amount of coal mined has been in this year.... Read more
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The Economic Times
PM Narendra Modi's entire interview to Times Nowhappen? Till I invest in the development of infrastructure, there be no job cre
PM Narendra Modi's entire interview to Times Now
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
happen? Till I invest in the development of infrastructure, there be no job creation. You must have seen that the maximum electricity generation since Independence has occurred this year. The maximum amount of coal mined has been in this year.... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Feeling coal’s painU.S. coal industry fell 99 percent since 2011. President Obama’s climate plan,
Feeling coal’s pain
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
U.S. coal industry fell 99 percent since 2011. President Obama’s climate plan, which sets limits on carbon emissions from electricity-generation plants, will certainly continue coal’s crater mission (should the plan survive a court challenge).... Read more
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Morningstar
Power Players: A Closer Look at Utilities' Moatschanging, especially in the Eastern United States. If you look at the central
Power Players: A Closer Look at Utilities' Moats
Morningstar / Posted 3 days ago
changing, especially in the Eastern United States. If you look at the central Appalachian region, where coal dominates the electricity generation spectrum, that's also where you're getting shale gas. You've got some of the cheapest gas in the world... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladesh generates record 8,942MW electricityThe electricity generation on Saturday evening was 8,942 megawatt, which is an
Bangladesh generates record 8,942MW electricity
Bdnews24.com / Posted 3 days ago
The electricity generation on Saturday evening was 8,942 megawatt, which is an all-time high, according to Power Development Board Public Relations Officer Saiful Hasan Chowdhury. The previous record was of 8,776MW on June 15. According to the PDB,... Read more
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TheBull
18 Share Tips - 10 May 2010retail energy and dual fuel customer base that exceeds 3.2 million. AGK has inv
18 Share Tips - 10 May 2010
TheBull / Posted 3 days ago
retail energy and dual fuel customer base that exceeds 3.2 million. AGK has investments in upstream gas activities and electricity generation that complement long-term gas supply contracts, along with derivatives to support the retail customer... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Scheduled SESB maintenance work in S'kanmobile generator sets would be installed at strategic points in the area as a c
Scheduled SESB maintenance work in S'kan
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
mobile generator sets would be installed at strategic points in the area as a contingency measure to increase the local electricity generation capacity. All large power consumers such as big factories which would be operating on the day had... Read more
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eWeek
C3 IoT Lands Energy Power ENGIE in Major IoT Dealthe new name for GDF SUEZ around the world, manages a range of energy businesse
C3 IoT Lands Energy Power ENGIE in Major IoT Deal
eWeek / Posted 4 days ago
the new name for GDF SUEZ around the world, manages a range of energy businesses in the United States and Canada, including electricity generation and cogeneration, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution and sales, retail energy... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Renewable energy expert calls for greater investment in new technology beyond electricity productioninfrastructure (dbking: flickr.com) Renewable energy expert says the current f
Renewable energy expert calls for greater investment in new technology beyond electricity production
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
infrastructure (dbking: flickr.com) Renewable energy expert says the current focus on renewable energy is skewed towards electricity generation and not on actual energy output. Professor Richard Heinberg, from the Post Carbon Institute in... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Diablo Canyon, Climate Change, Drought, and Energy Policya short-term spike in natural gas consumption (worsened by the simultaneous arr
Diablo Canyon, Climate Change, Drought, and Energy Policy
ScienceBlogs / Posted 4 days ago
a short-term spike in natural gas consumption (worsened by the simultaneous arrival of a multi-year drought, which cut hydroelectricity generation) and an increase in California’s greenhouse gas emissions. Nuclear proponents cherry pick this point... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Obama signs bipartisan pipeline safety bill into lawPlan would accelerate growth of natural gas, renewable power generation While
Obama signs bipartisan pipeline safety bill into law
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Plan would accelerate growth of natural gas, renewable power generation While analysts already expect coal’s share of U.S. electricity generation to drop in the coming years, the Clean Power Plan is projected to substantially accelerate this... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
UMWA, BCOA reach bargaining agreement early amid coal market collapsePlan would accelerate growth of natural gas, renewable power generation While
UMWA, BCOA reach bargaining agreement early amid coal market collapse
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Plan would accelerate growth of natural gas, renewable power generation While analysts already expect coal’s share of U.S. electricity generation to drop in the coming years, the Clean Power Plan is projected to substantially accelerate this... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
The green business reaction: Could Brexit 'erode' environmental policies?an island with limited interconnection to the continent, the UK has out of nece
The green business reaction: Could Brexit 'erode' environmental policies?
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 5 days ago
an island with limited interconnection to the continent, the UK has out of necessity had to meet its energy needs, from electricity generation through to water distribution, largely from its own UK-based resources and assets. Demand for these... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
EIA: Clean Power Plan would accelerate growth of natural gas, renewable power generationWhile analysts already expect coal’s share of U.S. electricity generation to dr
EIA: Clean Power Plan would accelerate growth of natural gas, renewable power generation
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 5 days ago
While analysts already expect coal’s share of U.S. electricity generation to drop in the coming years, the Clean Power Plan is projected to substantially accelerate this shift. In a scenario that excludes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Access to Water, Energy Key to SADC Regional Integrationoff all its hydropower plants due to low water levels in the country's dams. As
Access to Water, Energy Key to SADC Regional Integration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
off all its hydropower plants due to low water levels in the country's dams. As a result of the low water levels, hydro-electricity generation had fallen to 20 percent of capacity, making it difficult for the dams to operate. Tanzania has since... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nicholas Van Hoogstraten Spurns Hwangecoal appears to be making a significant comeback, particularly in heavy industr
Nicholas Van Hoogstraten Spurns Hwange
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
coal appears to be making a significant comeback, particularly in heavy industries and its dominance as a fuel of choice in electricity generation and cement works across the globe is winning it great interest on international markets. Hydro... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cash Boost for Kariba Hydropower Projectwater is that which can be used for power generation, which means that the dam
Cash Boost for Kariba Hydropower Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
water is that which can be used for power generation, which means that the dam has almost 4,77 meters of usable water for electricity generation. The country faces a critical power shortage with local generation unable to meet national demand of... Read more
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Business Wire
Emera Acquisition of TECO Energy Approved by New Mexico Public Regulation CommissionHalifax, Nova Scotia with approximately $11.5 billion in assets and 2015 revenu
Emera Acquisition of TECO Energy Approved by New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
Halifax, Nova Scotia with approximately $11.5 billion in assets and 2015 revenues of $2.79 billion. The company invests in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, as well as gas transmission and utility energy services with a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Spent N5.60 Billion On Import of Jute Bagsstates in Nigeria and can be used for the manufacture of bags, news prints, abs
Nigeria Spent N5.60 Billion On Import of Jute Bags
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
states in Nigeria and can be used for the manufacture of bags, news prints, absorbents, bedding materials, bio-plastics and electricity generation. Aisha said that if Nigeria developed its capacity in kenaf processing and production, jute bags can... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Plan to Export Karuma Excess Power Onby the Karuma Hydro Power Plant (HPP) to neighbouring countries. This is accor
Plan to Export Karuma Excess Power On
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
by the Karuma Hydro Power Plant (HPP) to neighbouring countries. This is according to a May 2016 application by the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited's for a power generation licence for Karuma HPP. The application does not specify to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Probe into power price spikessupply, and also increase the risk of blackouts. Retailers cited the cost and
Probe into power price spikes
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
supply, and also increase the risk of blackouts. Retailers cited the cost and availability of coal and gas supply for electricity generation as well as the changing mix of energy generation as reasons for the increases. ESCOSA has powers to... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Retirement is Huge Opportunity for California Renewable EnergyWisland, a senior energy analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists. “It’s g
Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Retirement is Huge Opportunity for California Renewable Energy
CommonDreams.org / Posted 7 days ago
Wisland, a senior energy analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists. “It’s great news that PG&E will replace the lost electricity generation from Diablo Canyon with a portfolio of zero-carbon resources, including energy efficiency, renewables,... Read more
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The Hill
California’s last nuclear plant slated to closeGas and Electric Co. said Tuesday morning that it wants to close the Diablo Can
California’s last nuclear plant slated to close
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
Gas and Electric Co. said Tuesday morning that it wants to close the Diablo Canyon Power Plant, and replace its electricity generation with non-carbon emitting sources such as wind and solar power. “Our analysis continues to show that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sokoto to Generate 100MW of Power From SolarManaging Director for Overseas Business of the company, Qui Haisheng, said Kunm
Sokoto to Generate 100MW of Power From Solar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Managing Director for Overseas Business of the company, Qui Haisheng, said Kunming Corporation has vast experience in electricity generation spanning areas like solar, wind and hydro, adding that they have the requisite capability to deliver... Read more
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ABC News
Without Britain, EU Emissions Drop Not as Steepgreenhouse gas emissions dropped from 5.67 billion tons in 1990 to 4.28 billion
Without Britain, EU Emissions Drop Not as Steep
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
greenhouse gas emissions dropped from 5.67 billion tons in 1990 to 4.28 billion tons in 2014, in part due to a switch in electricity generation from coal and oil to natural gas and renewable sources. Only Germany had a bigger drop measured in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
EU emissions drop not as steep without UKgas emissions dropped from 5.67 billion tonnes in 1990 to 4.28 billion tonnes i
EU emissions drop not as steep without UK
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
gas emissions dropped from 5.67 billion tonnes in 1990 to 4.28 billion tonnes in 2014, in part due to a switch in electricity generation from coal and oil to natural gas and renewable sources. Only Germany had a bigger drop measured in... Read more
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Salon.com
Without Britain, EU emissions drop not as steepgreenhouse gas emissions dropped from 5.67 billion tons in 1990 to 4.28 billion
Without Britain, EU emissions drop not as steep
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
greenhouse gas emissions dropped from 5.67 billion tons in 1990 to 4.28 billion tons in 2014, in part due to a switch in electricity generation from coal and oil to natural gas and renewable sources. Only Germany had a bigger drop measured in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
BHP warns mining glut may take a decade to clearIndia and south-east Asia have 26 per cent of the world's population, the regio
BHP warns mining glut may take a decade to clear
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
India and south-east Asia have 26 per cent of the world's population, the region accounted for just 13 per cent of global electricity generation. As a result "low-cost energy coal was expected to be a preferred fuel source", it told analysts on... Read more
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WA Today
BHP warns mining glut may take a decade to clearIndia and south-east Asia have 26 per cent of the world's population, the regio
BHP warns mining glut may take a decade to clear
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
India and south-east Asia have 26 per cent of the world's population, the region accounted for just 13 per cent of global electricity generation. As a result "low-cost energy coal was expected to be a preferred fuel source", it told analysts on... Read more
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The Age
BHP warns mining glut may take a decade to clearIndia and south-east Asia have 26 per cent of the world's population, the regio
BHP warns mining glut may take a decade to clear
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
India and south-east Asia have 26 per cent of the world's population, the region accounted for just 13 per cent of global electricity generation. As a result "low-cost energy coal was expected to be a preferred fuel source", it told analysts on... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
BHP warns mining glut may take a decade to clearIndia and south-east Asia have 26 per cent of the world's population, the regio
BHP warns mining glut may take a decade to clear
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
India and south-east Asia have 26 per cent of the world's population, the region accounted for just 13 per cent of global electricity generation. As a result "low-cost energy coal was expected to be a preferred fuel source", it told analysts on... Read more
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Canberra Times
BHP warns mining glut may take a decade to clearIndia and south-east Asia have 26 per cent of the world's population, the regio
BHP warns mining glut may take a decade to clear
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
India and south-east Asia have 26 per cent of the world's population, the region accounted for just 13 per cent of global electricity generation. As a result "low-cost energy coal was expected to be a preferred fuel source", it told analysts on... Read more
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The Columbian
The U.S. is powering up its first new nuclear reactor in decadesmatters because the extent to which adding nuclear energy helps battle climate
The U.S. is powering up its first new nuclear reactor in decades
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
matters because the extent to which adding nuclear energy helps battle climate change depends not only on the nature of the electricity generation itself but also on the time frame. To not miss international targets, which seek to keep global... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Shift from coal to renewable energy sources, investors urgedsupply was about US$ 5 trillion a year. De Guzman said this only shows that th
Shift from coal to renewable energy sources, investors urged
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
supply was about US$ 5 trillion a year. De Guzman said this only shows that the negative externalities of coal-fired electricity generation were even higher than the actual price of electricity itself. “Coal companies have a responsibility... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Businesssupply is about USD 5 trillion per year. De Guzman said this only shows that t
Business
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 9 days ago
supply is about USD 5 trillion per year. De Guzman said this only shows that the negative externalities of coal-fired electricity generation are even higher than the actual price of electricity itself. Besides health costs, De Guzman said air... Read more
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Japan Today
Trading houses curb investment in coal power ‹ Japan TodayAs most developed economies turn their back on coal, Japan is burning record am
Trading houses curb investment in coal power ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 9 days ago
As most developed economies turn their back on coal, Japan is burning record amounts for electricity generation and plans to use even more of the dirtiest fossil fuel to fill the gap after the Fukushima disaster paralysed its nuclear sector. But as... Read more
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Business Standard India
Harvesting rainwatera canopy that captures rain water and then filters it using an integrated filtr
Harvesting rainwater
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
a canopy that captures rain water and then filters it using an integrated filtration unit. It also works as a solar electricity generation system to provide lighting at night. It is also IoT (Internet of Things)-enabled, to collect useful... Read more
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Business Standard India
Reality check on GDPto bans on iron ore being lifted). Air passenger traffic is up. Vehicle sales d
Reality check on GDP
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
to bans on iron ore being lifted). Air passenger traffic is up. Vehicle sales did reasonably in the past financial year. Electricity generation is up. The latest Index of Industrial Production (IIP) numbers for April has added to the confusion.... Read more
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Island Packet
Concerns raised over Indiana plan to adopt coal ash rules... over the next few years." A federal report released in April showed that I
Concerns raised over Indiana plan to adopt coal ash rules
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
... over the next few years." A federal report released in April showed that Indiana's consumption of coal for electricity generation plunged nearly 40 percent from 2007 through 2015 as utilities retired older coal-fired plants and... Read more
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