Missouri Football Players Exercise Power in Racism Protest
The news out of Columbia, Mo., this weekend is disturbing yet also exhilarating. Dozens of black University of Missouri football players said Saturday that they would boycott all football-related activities — including games — until the university’s president, Timothy M. Wolfe, steps down or is removed. At issue, the players and other student activists say, are recent instances of racism directed at black students and a lack of action from administrators that the students contend have combined to create an intolerable atmosphere on campus.
Falling rates hit solar Power players
Solar power made history in the country last week by receiving a bid of Rs 4.6 a unit. Policy makers cheered the drop - from Rs 17.91 a unit in 2010 to below Rs 5 a unit now.
Brazils Power-Plant Auction Delayed by Politics
Brazil’s turbulent politics are getting in the way of a major auction of power-plant concessions, increasing the likelihood that the government won’t be able to meet this year’s already reduced fiscal targets.
UKs high-wire act on Power supplies laid bare
High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. The scale of Britain’s energy supply crunch was laid bare on Wednesday as an unexpected outage of power plants sent wholesale electricity prices soaring and prompted the grid operator to call for the first time ever for industry to reduce power.
The Guardian view on parliament and war: all Power to the MPs!
David Cameron’s intentions regarding Syria are as clear as mud. Whispers in and around Westminster led newspapers, including the Guardian, to report that the prime minister had ditched his previous plan to make a push for a bombing campaign. No 10 scrambled to insist that nothing had changed, on the grounds that Mr Cameron had always said that he wanted to act after building a “consensus”. But this only underlined how the policy is now being settled by fluid parliamentary arithmetic, which is not currently adding up for the government.
The $26 Billion Hole That Has Clean Power Scrambling for Cover
For investors in yieldco stocks, it’s been a quick and wild ride. Two years ago, yield companies like TerraForm Power Inc. and NRG Yield Inc. were the newest, hottest thing for energy investors -- a way to make steady returns off the booming clean energy sector. Share values soared after they were spun off by parent companies eager to cash in. Today, those same parent entities have put as much as $26 billion worth of sales to their affiliates on hold after the market value cratered.
GE Completes Alstom Power Acquisition
General Electric Co. on Monday said it had wrapped up its long-running acquisition of Alstom SA’s power business, following months of tough negotiations with European regulators and marking one of GE’s biggest deals.
Next Gen Electric Vehicle Chargers Balance Solar, Home Power Demand
Homeowners looking to minimize their carbon footprint and reduce their energy costs often buy plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in tandem with solar panels. In most instances, any excess solar power produced is sent to the grid at a fixed price per kilowatt-hour or subtracted from the households’s overall power demand via net metering.
Australian Coal to Power FCV boom
Australian brown coal will play a significant part in generating the hydrogen fuel required for the predicted boom in fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs) in the coming decades, says Toyota.