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Auto Spies
Ghosn Finally Figures Out What We Have Been Saying All Along - Most EV Buyers Want It CheapThe western world may be fascinated by electrified luxury cars carrying the mar
Ghosn Finally Figures Out What We Have Been Saying All Along - Most EV Buyers Want It Cheap
Auto Spies / Posted 7 minutes ago
The western world may be fascinated by electrified luxury cars carrying the marques of Tesla, BMW, Audi and a number of exotic upstarts, but the true EV revolution seems to be finally happening in the developing markets of Asia, where zero emission... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - HappeningsCHANNEL ISLANDS Through Feb. 12: Photographs by Santi Visalli, John Spoor Broom
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 4 hours ago
CHANNEL ISLANDS Through Feb. 12: Photographs by Santi Visalli, John Spoor Broome Library. Through Feb. 18: History Lessons, Electric Pleasure Garden and Simple Shapes, Napa Hall. One University Drive, Camarillo. 427-2772 or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia Undertakes Development Projects to Only Fight Povertyfact been installed on Abay, Wabishebele and Awash rivers. For example, the pre
Ethiopia Undertakes Development Projects to Only Fight Poverty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
fact been installed on Abay, Wabishebele and Awash rivers. For example, the previous regimes had undertaken Tis Abay hydroelectric plant by diverting water from Abay which produce 84 MW power. But this does not save the nation from having severed... Read more
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The Post-Journal
NRG Under Investigationwhich directly contradicts the facts," said NRG spokesperson David Gaier. "NRG'
NRG Under Investigation
The Post-Journal / Posted 12 hours ago
which directly contradicts the facts," said NRG spokesperson David Gaier. "NRG's Dunkirk facility kept the lights on in Western New York for the past two years, based on a 2012 contract approved by the Governor's own Public Service Commission.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Indigenous community signs agreement to develop spinifex grass industryand an Indigenous community in the state's north-west is paving the way for a n
Indigenous community signs agreement to develop spinifex grass industry
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
and an Indigenous community in the state's north-west is paving the way for a new industry that relies on a native plant. It is thought spinifex could eventually be processed to make lightweight electric cars. Researchers at the Institute... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hair-thin condoms made with native spinifex grassgrail for natural rubber," Professor Darren Martin said in a statement. Cellul
Hair-thin condoms made with native spinifex grass
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
grail for natural rubber," Professor Darren Martin said in a statement. Cellulose is an important structural component of plant cells and has existing industrial uses in making cellophane plastic and rayon fibre as well as being the principal raw... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
26 things to do this week around ArizonaFree; donations accepted. 520-294-2624, www.sanxaviermission.org.Ongoing: Hoove
26 things to do this week around Arizona
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
Free; donations accepted. 520-294-2624, www.sanxaviermission.org.Ongoing: Hoover Dam One of the most striking features in western Arizona is Hoover Dam, the 726-foot-tall stopper of the Colorado River between Arizona and Nevada. It was built in... Read more
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Wired News
Everything We Know About Ukraine’s Power Plant HackWhen the US government demonstrated in 2007 how hackers could take down a power
Everything We Know About Ukraine’s Power Plant Hack
Wired News / Posted 2 days ago
When the US government demonstrated in 2007 how hackers could take down a power plant by physically destroying a generator with just 21 lines of code, many in the power industry dismissed the demo as far-fetched. Some even accused the government of... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
JoAnne Skelly: Deer-resistant plants“Are there any flowers that deer won’t eat?” This is a question I am asked rep
JoAnne Skelly: Deer-resistant plants
Nevada Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
“Are there any flowers that deer won’t eat?” This is a question I am asked repeatedly. Are there any deer-resistant plants? Well, it depends. A sufficiently hungry deer will find almost any plant palatable. The Sunset Western Garden Book... Read more
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iol.co.za
Inside the city of the damnedof Al-Nusra. The terror group beheaded one member of his family, and ripped an
Inside the city of the damned
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
of Al-Nusra. The terror group beheaded one member of his family, and ripped another apart by tying him between an electricity pylon and a moving car. Another family member has been kidnapped, and no one knows where he is. One man, who had... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Are we causing longer, more intense bushfire seasons?writes John Connor. Over summer we have yet again witnessed frightening, destr
Are we causing longer, more intense bushfire seasons?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
writes John Connor. Over summer we have yet again witnessed frightening, destructive bushfires in South Australia and Western Australia. Now, in Tasmania, we face the global tragedy of bushfires continuing to burn in extremely vulnerable... Read more
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Daily Mail
PETER OBORNE'S dispatch on the human tide fleeing Aleppo for Europeof Al-Nusra. The terror group beheaded one member of his family, and ripped an
PETER OBORNE'S dispatch on the human tide fleeing Aleppo for Europe
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
of Al-Nusra. The terror group beheaded one member of his family, and ripped another apart by tying him between an electricity pylon and a moving car. Another family member has been kidnapped, and no one knows where he is. One man, who had... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
History Mystery and Looking Back“They had everything in there, toys clothes, everything.” UPDATE Regarding a p
History Mystery and Looking Back
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
“They had everything in there, toys clothes, everything.” UPDATE Regarding a previous History Mystery photograph of the Western Aluminum Producers (M.M. Al) Plant, Casey Roberts wrote: The metal framework that was in the foreground, and which... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Row over the Mosul Damof the country in 2003. With a capacity of about 11 billion cubic metres, the
Row over the Mosul Dam
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
of the country in 2003. With a capacity of about 11 billion cubic metres, the dam is a vital source of water and hydro-electric power for millions of Iraqis. It is a key part of Iraq’s national power grid, with four 200 megawatt (MW) turbines... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Tech Towns, Nevada's upcoming boomIt's the talk of the town: Southern Nevada is the place to be for business. Co
Tech Towns, Nevada's upcoming boom
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 6 days ago
It's the talk of the town: Southern Nevada is the place to be for business. Companies like electric car maker Faraday Future are choosing Apex Industrial Park in North Las Vegas for major projects, resulting in thousands of jobs for the... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Big Rivers Electric Corp. at 'BB'; Outlook StableNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings affirms its 'BB' rating on the followi
Fitch Affirms Big Rivers Electric Corp. at 'BB'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings affirms its 'BB' rating on the following bonds issued by Big Rivers Electric Corporation (Big Rivers): --$83.3 million County of Ohio pollution control revenue bonds series 2010A. The Rating Outlook is... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - HappeningsVista and Ashwood Street, Ventura. For more information, call 642-3345. SULPHU
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
Vista and Ashwood Street, Ventura. For more information, call 642-3345. SULPHUR MOUNTAIN NATURE HIKE 10 a.m. Ojai native-plant guide Lanny Kaufer kicks off the 40th anniversary year of Herb Walks with a nature hike on West Sulphur Mountain Trail.... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
LinksHorgan blogged on Monday, for instance, that “Diamond challenges the kneejerk s
Links
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 days ago
Horgan blogged on Monday, for instance, that “Diamond challenges the kneejerk sense of superiority of those of us in WEIRD [Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic] societies.” That’s no small thing. And finally: Where, at least... Read more
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Minda News
Aboitiz coal-fired power plant to open Tuesday; brownouts to continue in Davaothe Davao Light and Power Company. In a statement, TSI president and chief ope
Aboitiz coal-fired power plant to open Tuesday; brownouts to continue in Davao
Minda News / Posted 10 days ago
the Davao Light and Power Company. In a statement, TSI president and chief operations officer Sebastian R. Lacson said the plant’s operation will contribute to addressing power shortage in Mindanao. “The commercial operation of the Unit 2 could... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Renault sees strong China potential despite late arrivalof growth in the Chinese vehicle demand, the French carmaker said as it prepare
Renault sees strong China potential despite late arrival
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
of growth in the Chinese vehicle demand, the French carmaker said as it prepared to cut the ribbon on its first assembly plant in the world's biggest auto market, where growth has slowed over the past year. Inaugurating the 870 million euro... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Japan restarts a nuclear reactor that uses plutonium-mixed fueloperations under stricter safety rules introduced after the 2011 Fukushima disa
Japan restarts a nuclear reactor that uses plutonium-mixed fuel
Asian Correspondent / Posted 12 days ago
operations under stricter safety rules introduced after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. The No. 3 reactor at Takahama nuclear plant in western Japan, operated by Kansai Electric Power Co., was restarted Friday. It is the first that uses a... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
General Electric denounces $619M Massachusetts river cleanupPITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — General Electric is objecting to a $619 million federa
General Electric denounces $619M Massachusetts river cleanup
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — General Electric is objecting to a $619 million federal proposal to clean chemicals from a river in western Massachusetts. The Environmental Protection Agency proposed cleaning PCBs from more than 400 acres along a 10.5-mile... Read more
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Boston Herald
General Electric denounces $619M Massachusetts river cleanupPITTSFIELD, Mass. — General Electric is objecting to a $619 million federal pro
General Electric denounces $619M Massachusetts river cleanup
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — General Electric is objecting to a $619 million federal proposal to clean chemicals from a river in western Massachusetts. The Environmental Protection Agency proposed cleaning PCBs from more than 400 acres along a 10.5-mile... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
General Electric denounces $619M Massachusetts river cleanupPITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — General Electric is objecting to a $619 million federa
General Electric denounces $619M Massachusetts river cleanup
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 13 days ago
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — General Electric is objecting to a $619 million federal proposal to clean chemicals from a river in western Massachusetts. The Environmental Protection Agency proposed cleaning PCBs from more than 400 acres along a 10.5-mile... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
General Electric denounces $619M Massachusetts river cleanupPITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - General Electric is objecting to a $619 million federa
General Electric denounces $619M Massachusetts river cleanup
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 13 days ago
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - General Electric is objecting to a $619 million federal proposal to clean chemicals from a river in western Massachusetts. The Environmental Protection Agency proposed cleaning PCBs from more than 400 acres along a 10.5-mile... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Japan restarts nuclear reactor using plutonium-mixed fuelphoto, shows No. 3 nuclear reactor, bottom, at Takahama nuclear power station i
Japan restarts nuclear reactor using plutonium-mixed fuel
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
photo, shows No. 3 nuclear reactor, bottom, at Takahama nuclear power station in Takahama town in Fukui prefecture, northwestern Japan. Japan has restarted a nuclear reactor that burns plutonium-based fuel for power generation, first under the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Japan restarts nuclear reactor using plutonium-mixed fuelguard near No. 3 nuclear reactor, bottom, at Takahama nuclear power station in
Japan restarts nuclear reactor using plutonium-mixed fuel
Manila Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
guard near No. 3 nuclear reactor, bottom, at Takahama nuclear power station in Takahama town in Fukui prefecture, northwestern Japan Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. (Kyodo News via AP) The stockpile stems from Japan’s ambition to reprocess spent fuel —... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Japan restarts nuclear reactor using plutonium-mixed fueloperations under stricter safety rules introduced after the 2011 Fukushima disa
Japan restarts nuclear reactor using plutonium-mixed fuel
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
operations under stricter safety rules introduced after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. The No. 3 reactor at Takahama nuclear plant in western Japan, operated by Kansai Electric Power Co., was restarted Friday. It is the first that uses a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Japan restarts nuclear reactor using plutonium-mixed fueloperations under stricter safety rules introduced after the 2011 Fukushima disa
Japan restarts nuclear reactor using plutonium-mixed fuel
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
operations under stricter safety rules introduced after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. The No. 3 reactor at Takahama nuclear plant in western Japan, operated by Kansai Electric Power Co., was restarted Friday. It is the first that uses a... Read more
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New Kerala
Japan brings second nuke complex since Fukushima disasterTokyo, Jan 29 : Japan restarted a nuclear complex on Friday in Fukui prefecture
Japan brings second nuke complex since Fukushima disaster
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
Tokyo, Jan 29 : Japan restarted a nuclear complex on Friday in Fukui prefecture, western Japan, marking the second complex since the 2011 Fukushima disaster to be brought back online. It is also the first of the fast-breeder type of reactors that... Read more
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Alaska Public
Kenai Peninsula power bills to go up in February Power bills are about to go up for communities on the Western Kenai Peninsula
Kenai Peninsula power bills to go up in February
Alaska Public / Posted 13 days ago
Power bills are about to go up for communities on the Western Kenai Peninsula who are served by the Homer Electric Association. The Regulatory Commission of Alaska has approved HEA’s request for a... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Solar project reduces Lordstown GM energy billsof 8,500 solar panels. It covers 6.5 acres and generates 2.2 megawatts, which G
Solar project reduces Lordstown GM energy bills
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 13 days ago
of 8,500 solar panels. It covers 6.5 acres and generates 2.2 megawatts, which GM notes could power 375-thousand of it's electric Chevrolet Volt vehicles. The project was projected to generate up to two percent of the plant's power. "And that's... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Best of Utah Music 2016for their iron-forged heavy metal anthems and explosive live show. With battle-
Best of Utah Music 2016
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
for their iron-forged heavy metal anthems and explosive live show. With battle-axes held skyward, Visigoth have risen plant the flag of Dio, Judas Priest and Iron Maiden firmly in Zion's soil." The Ditch and the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Residents speak out at hearing on Duke plansDuke Energy customers around Asheville want a smaller, cleaner power plant than
Residents speak out at hearing on Duke plans
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 15 days ago
Duke Energy customers around Asheville want a smaller, cleaner power plant than the one planned to replace the coal-fired facility at Lake Julian. That's what residents who packed a courtroom at the Buncombe County Courthouse Tuesday night... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
City hopes to foster broadband accessimprove access in Denton since August, with higher speeds downtown and expandin
City hopes to foster broadband access
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
improve access in Denton since August, with higher speeds downtown and expanding networks in industrial areas, like along Western Boulevard, and want to expand residential services in the near future, Kraft said. However, networks like Verizon... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Residents speak out at hearing on Duke plansDuke Energy customers around Asheville want a smaller, cleaner power plant than
Residents speak out at hearing on Duke plans
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 15 days ago
Duke Energy customers around Asheville want a smaller, cleaner power plant than the one planned to replace the coal-fired facility at Lake Julian. That's what residents who packed a courtroom at the Buncombe County Courthouse Tuesday night... Read more
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The New Yorker
Marvin Minsky’s Vision of the FutureLaboratory at M.I.T. is equally crowded. There is a plastic statue of a robot.
Marvin Minsky’s Vision of the Future
The New Yorker / Posted 15 days ago
Laboratory at M.I.T. is equally crowded. There is a plastic statue of a robot. There is a surprisingly lifelike cloth plant. There is also the inevitable computer terminal. The lab has its own large computer, which, over the years, has been... Read more
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Quartz
New nuclear reactors are being built a lot more like carsa robust international market with a global supply chain. Not only are more cou
New nuclear reactors are being built a lot more like cars
Quartz / Posted 16 days ago
a robust international market with a global supply chain. Not only are more countries starting or considering new nuclear plants, a great many more countries are contributing to their construction. According to data from the International Atomic... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Joetta Shumba death, Sharston Link M56 crash causes delaysMore than 100 jobs at risk at Iceland More than 100 jobs are at risk at a froz
Joetta Shumba death, Sharston Link M56 crash causes delays
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 days ago
More than 100 jobs at risk at Iceland More than 100 jobs are at risk at a frozen food manufacturing plant in Gorton, Manchester. It is believed up to 150 roles could be cut at the Iceland Manufacturing site on Hammerstone Road. Managing director... Read more
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National Post
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial Postwe will continue to invest in projects that accelerate future growth and our le
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial Post
National Post / Posted 16 days ago
we will continue to invest in projects that accelerate future growth and our lean journey, such as the Huntsville, Alabama plant which is scheduled to begin production in the second quarter of this year. I believe we have the best team in... Read more
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Business Wire
Polaris Reports 2015 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Resultswe will continue to invest in projects that accelerate future growth and our le
Polaris Reports 2015 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
we will continue to invest in projects that accelerate future growth and our lean journey, such as the Huntsville, Alabama plant which is scheduled to begin production in the second quarter of this year. I believe we have the best team in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Realistic data needed to evolve the 21st century power gridThe Electricity Infrastructure Operations Center at Pacific Northwest National
Realistic data needed to evolve the 21st century power grid
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
The Electricity Infrastructure Operations Center at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will host the web portal and repository for realistic grid data developed under a new ARPA-E program. Credit: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Say you have... Read more
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OregonLive.com
'Clean electricity' bill an expensive giveaway to utilitiesenergy they must have in their energy mix from 25 percent to 50 percent in 2040
'Clean electricity' bill an expensive giveaway to utilities
OregonLive.com / Posted 16 days ago
energy they must have in their energy mix from 25 percent to 50 percent in 2040. Although the so-called Oregon Clean Electricity & Coal Transition Plan is cast as a means of combating climate change, the unfortunate fact is that it would do... Read more
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TribLIVE
Western Pa. hosts projects to link renewable energy sources to batteries Neighborhoods The solar panels and wind turbines being connected to the el
Western Pa. hosts projects to link renewable energy sources to batteries
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
Neighborhoods The solar panels and wind turbines being connected to the electric grid are more... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Editorial: We all have a stake in Duke planmassive winter storm that dumped historic amounts of snow across the East, we’r
Editorial: We all have a stake in Duke plan
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 18 days ago
massive winter storm that dumped historic amounts of snow across the East, we’re reminded of our critical reliance on the electricity that keeps our homes warm and lights on. Watching the deep blanket of white build up on tree branches and roads,... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Power Generation Plays Key Role CountywideOne key component to making these power plants successful is that they have bot
Power Generation Plays Key Role Countywide
The Post-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
One key component to making these power plants successful is that they have both been fortunate to have both a strong management team and a skilled workforce. We applaud the management and workforce at both facilities for the work they do to be... Read more
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Business Standard India
Punjab steel mills fall silent amid global slumpunits here had earned a name for themselves as a reliable source of secondary s
Punjab steel mills fall silent amid global slump
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
units here had earned a name for themselves as a reliable source of secondary steel. Majority of the units here are electric furnaces which produce ingot from metal-scrap (mostly imported) which in turn is used by the steel rolling mills. A... Read more
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Minda News
Power supply deficiency causes rotating brownouts in Davao CityDLPC blamed the power lack on the effects of El Niño which caused the capacity
Power supply deficiency causes rotating brownouts in Davao City
Minda News / Posted 19 days ago
DLPC blamed the power lack on the effects of El Niño which caused the capacity reduction of the Agus-Pulangui Hydropower Plants and the implementation of a seven-day corrective maintenance shutdown on the 150-MW unit 2 of Therma South Inc. The... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canada's carbon challenge: Turning promises into realityin a raft of regulations as well as subsidies for clean-tech companies. Various
Canada's carbon challenge: Turning promises into reality
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 days ago
in a raft of regulations as well as subsidies for clean-tech companies. Various provinces are boosting the deployment of electric vehicles and natural-gas-powered trucks and ships, pursuing tougher energy efficiency standards for vehicles,... Read more
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Sun Star
3-hour brownouts expected in Davaofurther reduced. The NGCP reported that this was due to the much reduced capac
3-hour brownouts expected in Davao
Sun Star / Posted 20 days ago
further reduced. The NGCP reported that this was due to the much reduced capacity of the major NPC-Psalm hydro generating plants in Mindanao due to low water inflow caused by El Nino. Another reason is the intermittent bombings of transmission... Read more
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