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Heatwave prompts Power outages in southern Califonia

October 13, 2015

Southern California, or SoCal as it is affectionately known, expects warm weather all year round, but these temperatures are unusually high for October.

A global test of American Power

October 13, 2015

Hence the US Navy’s apparent decision to challenge the idea that China has established territorial waters around its new artificial islands.

After heat-related blackout, Power is restored for West Los Angeles residents

October 12, 2015

Thousands of West Los Angeles residents, contending with a weekend of heat-related blackouts, got some welcome relief Sunday.  

Lack of Power Storage Costing State

October 12, 2015

Karnataka, reeling under a power crisis due to monsoon failure this year, had to shell out Rs 28 crore as fine in 2014 due to excessive wind power generation.

57 Coal-based Power units identified for upgrade

October 12, 2015

The Central Electricity Authority has identified 57 coal-based power units — belonging to both Central as well State enterprises — with a total capacity of 32,000 MW for being upgraded to become more efficient and reduce emission. The CEA had submitted its report recently.

Honda Power 9000 Lets EV Owners Power Homes During Grid Outages

August 12, 2015

Here in Southern California, we don’t have a lot of power outages, but as temperatures continue to increase as a result of global warming, the load on the grid to cover the ever-increasing load of air conditioning units is making outages a more frequent occurrence. During an outage earlier today, I reflected on Honda’s announcement of its Power Exporter 9000 vehicle-to-home charging system at CEATEC Japan 2015, and where it could fit to help home and business owners keep the lights on (and the money flowing) with vehicle-to-home (V2H) solutions.

Hidden costs and benefits of Wind power

October 09, 2015

In declaring that wind power is “now the cheapest form of energy” (8 October), Environment Editor Tom Bawden is wide of the mark. Other reputable analyses paint a picture different to Bloomberg’s.

Talen Energy to Sell Three Power Plants for $1.51 Billion

October 09, 2015

Talen Energy Corp., the spinoff of PPL Corp.’s power-generation businesses, said on Thursday it has reached agreements to sell three Pennsylvania power plants for about $1.51 billion.

Can Amarinder bring party back to Power, Rahul asks Cong MLAs

October 09, 2015

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi held separate meetings with Punjab Congress MLAs in New Delhi on Thursday to sort out the leadership crisis in the state unit, asking them if deputy leader in Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh still had the ability to lead the party back to power in the 2017 assembly polls.

Luxury, flashiness and Power

October 08, 2015

Prime Minister Ahmet Davuto?lu frequently warns against “luxury, showiness, nepotism and favoritism” in his party and often mentions “being virtuous.” Most recently, he has warned his candidates on these matters, asking them to avoid luxury cars and gaudiness during the election campaign. 

Legacy Classic Power Wagon First Drive

October 08, 2015

Shortly before the US entered World War II, Dodge supplied the military with a line of pickups internally codenamed WC, those letters designating the year 1941 and the half-ton payload rating. From 1941 to 1945 Dodge built more than a quarter million of them, and even though "WC" came to refer to the Weapons Carrier body style, the WC range served in 38 different configurations from pickup trucks to ambulances to six-wheeled personnel and weapons haulers.

Power cut shadow on Puja festivities

October 08, 2015

The state is reeling from acute shortage of electricity. While the urban areas are facing a power cut of three to four hours daily, the disruption of supply stretches from four to five hours in the rural pockets. The capital city is experiencing power cuts that stretch beyond two hours.

Risking backlash, Modi to push power price hikes

October 07, 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to tell states to raise electricity prices in return for access to a financial bailout package, a politically contentious move that risks a backlash from farmers and consumers long used to free or cheap power.

Ratnagiri plant to be revived, will supply Power to Railways

October 07, 2015

The Railways will then supply this electricity to Maharashtra (250 MW), Gujarat (50 MW), Jharkhand (100 MW) and West Bengal (100 MW).

SunEdison Won’t Complete $700 Million Buyout of Latin America Power

October 07, 2015

SunEdison Inc. won't complete its roughly $700 million planned acquisition of Latin American Power as the U.S. solar-energy producer’s woes mount.

36 hours without Power has Southland community seething

October 06, 2015

The worst wind storm in 20 years left a Southland community without power for a day and a half and residents frustrated at efforts to restore electricity.

Alliant weighs boosting solar Power generation

October 06, 2015

Alliant Energy said Monday it’s interested in boosting the amount of power it gets from solar generation by 50 percent.

Queensland Government Power dividends triple, electricity lobby group says prices too high

October 06, 2015

The Queensland Government's dividend from state-owned power companies has tripled in one year, prompting a call for profits to instead be passed onto consumers via lower power bills.

Lack of rain in Marathwada to affect Power plants

October 05, 2015

Rainfall deficiency in Maharashtra — which has led to drought in the state — will also impact the power sector. While the Parli thermal power station at Beed in drought-affected Marathwada has been shut down due to lack of water, the commissioning of a 250 MW set at the plant will be affected due to water scarcity.

Soon, Power Will Be Delivered to Your Device by Air

October 05, 2015

In 1902 workers completed a mysterious tower, 187 feet high and shaped like a giant mushroom, on which rested the hopes of one of the 20th century’s most prolific geniuses.


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