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The East Liverpool Review
War on coal and workersAs a professional geologist, one of the first things that I did when I entered
War on coal and workers
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 6 hours ago
As a professional geologist, one of the first things that I did when I entered the House of Delegates was to contact the Department of Environmental Protection and request a summary of water quality and air quality data for the past 50 years. My... Read more
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Business Standard India
Goyal confident of doubling power generation in 7 years“Very clearly, as we work to provide energy access to every citizen of India 24
Goyal confident of doubling power generation in 7 years
Business Standard India / Posted 18 hours ago
“Very clearly, as we work to provide energy access to every citizen of India 24X7 and as we work to eliminate diesel-generated power, sadly we still have several thousands of crores of rupees (spent) on diesel-generated power, which is much more... Read more
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The Manila Times
Stock market chaos raises doubts about China’s state-shackled economyAugust 29, 2015 11:01 pm NOT long ago, global markets were fixated on a nation
Stock market chaos raises doubts about China’s state-shackled economy
The Manila Times / Posted 20 hours ago
August 29, 2015 11:01 pm NOT long ago, global markets were fixated on a nation in the throes of financial upheaval. Its equities markets were crumbling, its debts sky-high. Media... Read more
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Business Standard India
India will double power generation in next seven years: Piyush GoyalHe felt that the cost of generation and production should be cut downIndia will
India will double power generation in next seven years: Piyush Goyal
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
He felt that the cost of generation and production should be cut downIndia will be able to double its power generation in the next seven years, Union Coal and Power Minister Piyush... Read more
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Independent
The big boys of energy are scaling back. Will they start shipping out?The problems Npower faced – and the reason for Mr Massara’s exit – lay in the f
The big boys of energy are scaling back. Will they start shipping out?
Independent / Posted yesterday
The problems Npower faced – and the reason for Mr Massara’s exit – lay in the failure of the IT systems used by the company to invoice customers. But at least its retail arm made a profit, albeit just £38m in the first half. By contrast, the group’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why We Now Have Electricity - AmadiBy Paul Chiama And Pembi David-Stephen Sam Amadi is the chairman, Nigerian Ele
Why We Now Have Electricity - Amadi
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Paul Chiama And Pembi David-Stephen Sam Amadi is the chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). In this interview with PEMBI DAVID-STEPHEN and PAUL CHIAMA, he speaks of the recent successes made in the power reform initiative,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Medupi's Unit 6 to Come Into OperationPretoria — The coming into full commercial operation of Unit 6 of the Medupi Po
Medupi's Unit 6 to Come Into Operation
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Pretoria — The coming into full commercial operation of Unit 6 of the Medupi Power Station at Lephalale in Limpopo has been welcomed by Cabinet. President Jacob Zuma is expected to launch the unit on 30 August 2015. The Medupi Power Station Project... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
BEDC Promises Steady Power Supply, May Review TariffAdo Ekiti — PowerlineThe Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), has ass
BEDC Promises Steady Power Supply, May Review Tariff
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Ado Ekiti — PowerlineThe Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), has assured its customers of steady power supply saying it has spent about one billion naira in the last four months on network repairs and augmentation of other facilities. The... Read more
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iafrica.com
Medupi to be complete in 2019 - CabinetBuilding Eskom's Medupi coal fired power station. The coming into full commerc
Medupi to be complete in 2019 - Cabinet
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
Building Eskom's Medupi coal fired power station. The coming into full commercial operation of Unit 6 of the Medupi Power Station at Lephalale in Limpopo has been welcomed by Cabinet. President Jacob Zuma is expected to launch the unit on 30 August... Read more
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iol.co.za
Medupi’s launch ‘welcome’Pretoria – The coming into full commercial operation of Unit 6 of the Medupi Po
Medupi’s launch ‘welcome’
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Pretoria – The coming into full commercial operation of Unit 6 of the Medupi Power Station at Lephalale in Limpopo has been welcomed by Cabinet. President Jacob Zuma is expected to launch the unit on August 30. The Medupi Power Station Project is a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tariff Review - Bedc Spends N1 Billion On Network Repairs , Predicts Steady ElectricityThe Benin Electricity Distribution Company, has expended a total of N1 billion
Tariff Review - Bedc Spends N1 Billion On Network Repairs , Predicts Steady Electricity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Benin Electricity Distribution Company, has expended a total of N1 billion in the last four months on network repairs and augmentation of other facilities for steady power generation. The electricity company begged customers to support the... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Study: Lack of energy infrastructure would cripple New EnglandA study funded by trade groups representing the oil and natural gas industries
Study: Lack of energy infrastructure would cripple New England
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 days ago
A study funded by trade groups representing the oil and natural gas industries is predicting dire consequences for New England if the region doesn’t improve its energy infrastructure by the end of the current decade. The 68-page report released... Read more
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Independent
At the Hinkley point of no return, is this a nuclear white elephant?After years of wrangling, the Government and EDF – the energy giant that will o
At the Hinkley point of no return, is this a nuclear white elephant?
Independent / Posted 2 days ago
After years of wrangling, the Government and EDF – the energy giant that will operate Hinkley Point C and own around half of it – have agreed a deal that would guarantee EDF a price of £92.50 per megawatt hour of the electricity it generates, rising... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
French company Neoen spends big on renewable power in AustraliaFrench diplomacy delivers renewable energy to Canberra and $250m to South Austr
French company Neoen spends big on renewable power in Australia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
French diplomacy delivers renewable energy to Canberra and $250m to South Australia A joint venture between French company Neoen and the Australian Capital Territory Government will inject $250 million into the South Australian economy and deliver... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
MRP the latest power company to declare special dividendMighty River Power [NZX: MRP] has become the latest electricity generator-retai
MRP the latest power company to declare special dividend
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
Mighty River Power [NZX: MRP] has become the latest electricity generator-retailer to announce a special dividend in the current earnings season, at the same time as announcing a 22% fall in underlying earnings after tax for the year to June 30 of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mighty River latest power company to declare special dividendMighty River remains 51 percent government-owned after partial privatisation in
Mighty River latest power company to declare special dividend
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Mighty River remains 51 percent government-owned after partial privatisation in 2013. Pictured: The company's Karapiro hydro power station. MightyRiverPower has become the latest electricity generator-retailer to announce a special dividend in the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Middle East faces water shortages for the next 25 years, study saysWater supplies across the Middle East will deteriorate over 25 years, threateni
Middle East faces water shortages for the next 25 years, study says
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Water supplies across the Middle East will deteriorate over 25 years, threatening economic growth and national security and forcing more people to move to already overcrowded cities, a new analysis suggests. As the region, which is home to over 350... Read more
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iol.co.za
Water woes affect Kariba’s power yieldHarare - The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) will cut electricity generation by a
Water woes affect Kariba’s power yield
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Harare - The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) will cut electricity generation by a third to 475 megawatts (MW) at the Kariba hydro power plant due to low water levels, the company said on Thursday, likely worsening daily power cuts. Kariba produces half... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim Power Crisis to WorsenSometimes ZESA gets electricity supplies from other regional power utilities on
Zim Power Crisis to Worsen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Sometimes ZESA gets electricity supplies from other regional power utilities on non-firm agreements. These include Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation and Eskom of South Africa. ZIMBABWE could fail to secure electricity imports from its major... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mininfra Announces Targets in Transport, Energy and HousingThe Minister of Infrastructure, James Musoni, has signed performance contracts
Mininfra Announces Targets in Transport, Energy and Housing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Minister of Infrastructure, James Musoni, has signed performance contracts to fulfill within the ministry and by the board chairmen and the managing directors from the affiliated agencies to ensure the targets in transport, energy and housing are... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Take care driving home this weekendThis weekend many families and or their friends will be heading home for the re
Take care driving home this weekend
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
This weekend many families and or their friends will be heading home for the resumption of the school term. THIS weekend many families and or their friends will be heading home for the resumption of the school term. The police have broadcast widely... Read more
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Business Wire
Principal Solar Teams with Entropy to Build 100MW Cumberland County, NC Generating FacilityConstruction began the week of August 17, 2015, and the project is expected to
Principal Solar Teams with Entropy to Build 100MW Cumberland County, NC Generating Facility
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
Construction began the week of August 17, 2015, and the project is expected to begin generating power before the end of 2015. In the transaction, PSI will continue to play an important role in completing the project’s development phase and sold its... Read more
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WA Today
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendixPaige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendix
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Paige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning grandfather Prof Barry Marshall. Photo: Nick Moir At 15, Paige Bebee is helping to set the record straight about a widely held myth: that the human appendix is... Read more
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The Age
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendixPaige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendix
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Paige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning grandfather Prof Barry Marshall. Photo: Nick Moir At 15, Paige Bebee is helping to set the record straight about a widely held myth: that the human appendix is... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendixPaige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendix
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Paige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning grandfather Prof Barry Marshall. Photo: Nick Moir At 15, Paige Bebee is helping to set the record straight about a widely held myth: that the human appendix is... Read more
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Canberra Times
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendixPaige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendix
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
Paige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning grandfather Prof Barry Marshall. Photo: Nick Moir At 15, Paige Bebee is helping to set the record straight about a widely held myth: that the human appendix is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Business Meet - Ghana, a Bridge Gap for Investment in West Africa, Says President MahamaThe Mauritius-Ghana partnership is an advantageous one for both countries and G
Business Meet - Ghana, a Bridge Gap for Investment in West Africa, Says President Mahama
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Mauritius-Ghana partnership is an advantageous one for both countries and Ghana can be used as a bridge gap for investment in West Africa, said President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana yesterday at a business meet which was held at the Maritim... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendixPaige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning
Eureka prize winner Paige Bebee reveals the intestinal value of the appendix
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
Paige Bebee , finalist in this year's Eureka awards and her Nobel Prize winning grandfather Prof Barry Marshall. Photo: Nick Moir At 15, Paige Bebee is helping to set the record straight about a widely held myth: that the human appendix is... Read more
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Mashable
No, the cheapest oil ever still won't slow down the clean energy revolutionWhat's This?Solar panels at Eynsham Solar Farm in Eynsham, Oxfordshire, on July
No, the cheapest oil ever still won't slow down the clean energy revolution
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
What's This?Solar panels at Eynsham Solar Farm in Eynsham, Oxfordshire, on July 3, 2015. Image: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire/Associated Press The clean energy revolution is facing an old enemy again. President Obama is in the midst of a week of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
New Orleans launches resilience roadmap to tackle climate and social challengesAs well as seeking ways for the city to both prevent and survive more climate-r
New Orleans launches resilience roadmap to tackle climate and social challenges
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
As well as seeking ways for the city to both prevent and survive more climate-related catastrophes, it treats social challenges such as poverty, racial inequality and crime as disasters that must be addressed if New Orleans is to become truly... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Exports may put gas on backburner, says reportTHE rising price of gas - linked to growing exports of the product from the Aus
Exports may put gas on backburner, says report
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
THE rising price of gas - linked to growing exports of the product from the Australian east coast - could halve domestic demand within a decade, a new report says. The University of Melbourne's Energy Institute report forecasts the 50% fall largely... Read more
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Queensland Times
Exports may put gas on backburner, says reportTHE rising price of gas - linked to growing exports of the product from the Aus
Exports may put gas on backburner, says report
Queensland Times / Posted 4 days ago
THE rising price of gas - linked to growing exports of the product from the Australian east coast - could halve domestic demand within a decade, a new report says. The University of Melbourne's Energy Institute report forecasts the 50% fall largely... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Exports may put gas on backburner, says reportTHE rising price of gas - linked to growing exports of the product from the Aus
Exports may put gas on backburner, says report
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
THE rising price of gas - linked to growing exports of the product from the Australian east coast - could halve domestic demand within a decade, a new report says. The University of Melbourne's Energy Institute report forecasts the 50% fall largely... Read more
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News Mail
Exports may put gas on backburner, says reportTHE rising price of gas - linked to growing exports of the product from the Aus
Exports may put gas on backburner, says report
News Mail / Posted 4 days ago
THE rising price of gas - linked to growing exports of the product from the Australian east coast - could halve domestic demand within a decade, a new report says. The University of Melbourne's Energy Institute report forecasts the 50% fall largely... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Exports may put gas on backburner, says reportTHE rising price of gas - linked to growing exports of the product from the Aus
Exports may put gas on backburner, says report
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
THE rising price of gas - linked to growing exports of the product from the Australian east coast - could halve domestic demand within a decade, a new report says. The University of Melbourne's Energy Institute report forecasts the 50% fall largely... Read more
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Northern Star
Exports may put gas on backburner, says reportTHE rising price of gas - linked to growing exports of the product from the Aus
Exports may put gas on backburner, says report
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
THE rising price of gas - linked to growing exports of the product from the Australian east coast - could halve domestic demand within a decade, a new report says. The University of Melbourne's Energy Institute report forecasts the 50% fall largely... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Exports may put gas on backburner, says reportTHE rising price of gas - linked to growing exports of the product from the Aus
Exports may put gas on backburner, says report
The Daily Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
THE rising price of gas - linked to growing exports of the product from the Australian east coast - could halve domestic demand within a decade, a new report says. The University of Melbourne's Energy Institute report forecasts the 50% fall largely... Read more
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Providence Business News
More gas is still best in short termThe region's supply of natural gas finds itself short of demand, leading to pri
More gas is still best in short term
Providence Business News / Posted 4 days ago
The region's supply of natural gas finds itself short of demand, leading to price spikes, among other problems. Two projects that promise to help combat that are in the works. National Grid is looking to build a natural gas liquefaction plant at its... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
BHP Billiton sticks to China growth forecasts Photo: BHP Billiton's financial boss is confident that China's economy can me
BHP Billiton sticks to China growth forecasts
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Photo: BHP Billiton's financial boss is confident that China's economy can meet the government's ambitious growth targets. (Supplied by BHP Billiton) The world's biggest miner BHP Billiton is standing... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Washington D.C. regulators reject Exelon-Pepco power mergerWASHINGTON: Utilities regulators for the District of Columbia on Tuesday denied
Washington D.C. regulators reject Exelon-Pepco power merger
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON: Utilities regulators for the District of Columbia on Tuesday denied Exelon Corp’s US$6.8 billion bid for Pepco Holdings Inc , dealing a major blow to a deal that would have created the country's top power distributor. Pepco shares fell... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Washington D.C. regulators reject Exelon-Pepco power mergerA general view of the exterior of the Pepco Holdings Inc corporate headquarters
Washington D.C. regulators reject Exelon-Pepco power merger
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 days ago
A general view of the exterior of the Pepco Holdings Inc corporate headquarters in Washington, March 30, 2012. WASHINGTON Utilities regulators for the District of Columbia on Tuesday denied Exelon Corp’s (EXC.N) $6.8 billion bid for Pepco Holdings... Read more
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Australian Policy Online
Switching off gas: an examination of declining gas demand in eastern AustraliaExamines the future of domestic gas across the interconnected eastern-Australia
Switching off gas: an examination of declining gas demand in eastern Australia
Australian Policy Online / Posted 4 days ago
Examines the future of domestic gas across the interconnected eastern-Australian gas market. Executive Summary Following on from our research into “domestic gas” demand specific to New South Wales, the University of Melbourne Energy Institute (MEI)... Read more
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Reuters
Washington D.C. regulators reject Exelon-Pepco power mergerA general view of the exterior of the Pepco Holdings Inc corporate headquarters
Washington D.C. regulators reject Exelon-Pepco power merger
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
A general view of the exterior of the Pepco Holdings Inc corporate headquarters in Washington, March 30, 2012. WASHINGTON Utilities regulators for the District of Columbia on Tuesday denied Exelon Corp’s (EXC.N) $6.8 billion bid for Pepco Holdings... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Consultation on steps to ozone recovery and asbestos ban26 August 2015 Media Statement The Ministry for the Environment will commence
Consultation on steps to ozone recovery and asbestos ban
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
26 August 2015 Media Statement The Ministry for the Environment will commence targeted consultation on the final steps to ban two substances with known risks to both the environment and human... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Did Abbott mislead us on emissions reductions? Did Tony Abbott mislead the public on the cost of emissions reductions? A Gov
Did Abbott mislead us on emissions reductions?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Did Tony Abbott mislead the public on the cost of emissions reductions? A Government report quietly released on Friday afternoon suggests he did, and that his direct action policy is costing us more... Read more
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Washington Post
D.C. regulator rejects proposed Pepco-Exelon mergerThe D.C. Public Service Commission Tuesday denied the proposed $6.4 billion mer
D.C. regulator rejects proposed Pepco-Exelon merger
Washington Post / Posted 4 days ago
The D.C. Public Service Commission Tuesday denied the proposed $6.4 billion merger between Pepco Holdings and Chicago-based Exelon, a major setback for the giant utility marriage. The three-member commission unanimously rejected the utilities’... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Laura Gottesdiener, The King Is Dead![Note for TomDispatch Readers:Let me start with a note of both sadness and prid
Laura Gottesdiener, The King Is Dead!
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
[Note for TomDispatch Readers:Let me start with a note of both sadness and pride. As you all know, a great civil rights leader, Julian Bond, died recently. I've just discovered that in one of his last speeches at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Givers of LightA new breed of young and smart engineers takes over the power sector in Nigeria
Givers of Light
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
A new breed of young and smart engineers takes over the power sector in Nigeria to provide the nation with the much needed electricity. Nigeria is not in decline. The skills possessed by its young demographic speak to that truth. Nowadays, the buzz... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Muzizi Power Dam Project Takes OffThe 44.6 MW facility is expected to go online by 2019 The 44 mega watt (MW) Mu
Muzizi Power Dam Project Takes Off
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The 44.6 MW facility is expected to go online by 2019 The 44 mega watt (MW) Muzizi Power Dam in Kibale District will finally be a reality soon following the signing of an agreement between the German Development Bank (KfW) and the Agency for French... Read more
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Orange County Register
San Onofre shutdown comes with big billIt gives us no pleasure to tell Southern California Edison customers “we told y
San Onofre shutdown comes with big bill
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
It gives us no pleasure to tell Southern California Edison customers “we told you so,” but we did. In June 2013, Edison’s parent company – Edison International – announced its decision to permanently shutter its San Onofre Nuclear Generating... Read more
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