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Azerbaijan President Cements Power in Boycotted Parliamentary Polls

November 01, 2015

Azerbaijan's ruling party won an outright majority Sunday in parliamentary polls that were boycotted by the mainstream opposition, near-complete results showed, cementing strongman President Ilham Aliyev's grip on power.

Monster blackout in Adelaide leaves 45,000 SA properties without Power

November 01, 2015

Power was cut to more than 45,000 properties across South Australia late on Sunday after the failure of an interconnector linking SA to Victoria.

Scientists announce progress toward better battery to Power cars

October 29, 2015

Scientists have created a battery whose technology in principle could power electric cars and other energy-hungry devices far better than current lithium-ion batteries, but it remains years away from commercial use.

Zimbabwe, Zambia hit by Power shortages due to low water levels at Zambezi River dam

October 29, 2015

With the rains not having fallen as they normally do, water levels have dropped in a dam that supplies electricity to Zambia and Zimbabwe, causing power blackouts, business closures and consternation. Some traditional chiefs are blaming an angry river god.

How Tanzania plans to light up a million homes with solar Power

October 29, 2015

Before solar panels were installed at Masaki village’s only health centre, doctors, nurses and midwives had to use dim flashlights or the glow from their cellphones to deliver babies and treat night-time emergencies.

Power outages leave thousands in the dark

October 29, 2015

Thousands of people in Hampton Roads have been affected by significant power outages since yesterday, according to Dominion Virginian Power.

Exclusive: McGraw Hill explores sale of J.D. Power unit

October 29, 2015

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.

Errant Military Blimp Sparks Fighter Jet Response, Power Outages in US

October 29, 2015

A massive US surveillance blimp broke loose from its mooring Wednesday, sparking power outages as it drifted around Pennsylvania dragging a 6,600-foot cable before eventually easing down to Earth, officials said.

U.S. judge dismisses Power market manipulation case against JPMorgan

October 28, 2015

A federal judge in California has dismissed a class action lawsuit that accused JPMorgan Chase & Co of racketeering and manipulation of the state's electricity market.

Chiles Hybrid PV-Solar Thermal Power Stations

October 28, 2015

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. 

Building a Microgrid in a day to Power VERGE

October 28, 2015

Sunshine, walnut shells, wind, batteries — wrap them all up with some wires, aluminum polls, electricity inverters, a bit of load control software and you’ve got a microgrid.

Dallas jumps Houston as top green Power government

October 27, 2015

The City of Dallas has yanked the title of top green power user from Houston, according to the federal Environmental Protection Agency.

The $67 Billion Prize On Offer as Japan Shakes Up Power Market

October 27, 2015

Spend a few minutes to fill in a single-page form from a government website. Mail it in. That’s all you need to register as a power producer in Japan as the country opens its $67 billion retail electricity market.

Belgium to Power 170 Trains With Wind Energy

October 26, 2015

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.

World Would be Better Place if Saddam Hussein Still in Power: Donald Trump

October 26, 2015

The world would be a better place if dictators such as Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi were still in power, top Republican US presidential hopeful Donald Trump said in comments aired Sunday.

Nationalists on track to regain Power in Polish vote

October 25, 2015

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.

Nuclear power advocate Alan Finkel to be named Australias chief scientist

October 26, 2015

A vocal advocate of nuclear power in Australia, Dr Alan Finkel, is set to be named as the country’s next chief scientist.

Theres outrage over steel, but we should be furious over Solar Power Ian Birrell

October 23, 2015

The former Tory party chairman Grant Shapps is promoting renewable energy in his new role as minister for Africa. Launching a bid to exploit British prowess in the booming solar sector and aid the poor, he insisted.

Projecting Power in the South China Sea

October 23, 2015

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.

TVA Cleared to Start First New U.S. Nuclear Power Plant in Nearly 20 Years

October 23, 2015

For the first time in almost 20 years, federal regulators have given a new nuclear power plant a license to begin generating electricity.


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