Exclusive: McGraw Hill explores sale of J.D. Power unit
McGraw Hill Financial Inc (MHFI.N) is exploring a sale of customer satisfaction measurement unit J.D. Power and Associates, according to people familiar with the matter, in the financial data company's latest move to reshuffle its portfolio.
Chiles Hybrid PV-Solar Thermal Power Stations
SolarReserve, the technology developer behind the world’s biggest solar thermal power tower project optimized for energy storage, says its Crescent Dunes plant in Nevada recently delivered power to the grid for the first time and should reach its full 110-megawatt rating by the end of 2015. While SolarReserve has a similar plant starting construction in South Africa, much of its development activity—like that of a key rival, Spanish engineering firm Abengoa—is focused on a novel solar technology twist destined for Chile’s power hungry energy market.
Belgium to Power 170 Trains With Wind Energy
Belgium has launched an ambitious project to power 170 trains by wind energy -- and the first seven of the planned 25 turbines entered service on Saturday, local media reported on Sunday.
Nationalists on track to regain Power in Polish vote
High quality global journalism requires investment. Please share this article with others using the link below, do not cut & paste the article. Poland’s conservative opposition won back power on Sunday, according to early exit polls, in a strong swing to the right that would oust one of the EU’s longest-running governments.
Projecting Power in the South China Sea
Beijing’s land reclamation in the South China Sea has prompted reports that the U.S. Navy will soon conduct freedom of navigation exercises in the area. If they pass within 12 nautical miles of China’s artificial islands, American vessels will directly challenge Beijing’s expansive maritime claims.