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Toronto Blue Jays Power to their first AL East title since 1993

October 01, 2015

The Toronto Blue Jays clinched their first AL East championship in 22 years with a 15-2 rout of Baltimore on Wednesday, bringing an appropriate conclusion to their unstoppable, two-month run.

Ratnagiri Gas to split LNG, Power businesses for restart

October 01, 2015

Ratnagiri Gas & Power Pvt., which owns a liquefied natural gas terminal and an adjoining power plant built by the now-defunct Enron Corp. on India’s west coast, will split the businesses as part of a revival plan.

The UK now gets more Power from Renewables than Coal

September 30, 2015

The UK government has released a report on the state of renewable energy generation in the country, announcing that for the first time in the country’s history more power is being generated from renewable energy sources than from coal. These renewable sources include wind, bioenergy, solar, and hydroelectric, and they now collectively produce more than a quarter of the overall energy for Britain. That’s compared to a figure of 20.5% for coal, making renewables the second largest energy source overall, after natural gas. The study is available in pdf format.

Power Producer 50 Cent Signs Overall Deal with Starz

September 30, 2015

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson has signed a two-year exclusive premium television pact with Starz, the cabler that is home to his drama series “Power.”

Coating technology promises to increase energy efficiency at Power plants

September 29, 2015

Chemical and mechanical engineers are working together to create a water repellent coating that will increase the efficiency of power plants.

London is now recycling energy from train brakes to Power their stations

September 29, 2015

London has just finished testing a new system that can collect and recycle energy generated by their Tube trains when they brake, and it’s already powering their stations completely for more than two days per week.

Karnataka Power problems get worse

September 29, 2015

T Muralidhar runs a factory in Hosur, the industrial town in Tamil Nadu along the state's border with Bengaluru. Early this year, the co-founder of Snam Abrasives, which makes silicon carbide powder used in the metal and stone polishing industries, contemplated shifting and merging the factory with his unit in Attibele on the outskirts of Bengaluru.

Why Americas Power grid needs natural Gas now more than ever

September 28, 2015

As more renewable energy comes online, the reliability and environmental benefits of gas-fired power become more important.

Madhya Pradesh to focus on wind, solar Power sources

September 28, 2015

The government of Madhya Pradesh seems no more interested in coal-run power projects. Its focus is on non-conventional power projects using solar and wind energy sources.

Kentucky cities form new Power agency

September 25, 2015

Representatives of 10 municipal power providers met for the first time Thursday as the new Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency, an entity they are banking on can provide lower cost electricity to residents and businesses than Kentucky Utilities has for decades.

Chinas Xi Draws Power Into Loyal Inner Circle

September 25, 2015

Earlier this year, Xi Jinping broke with precedent by sending his chief of staff, Li Zhanshu, to hold talks with the Kremlin, instead of a diplomat.

No allocation for Power units till court case is resolved

September 24, 2015

The central government will not offer any coal blocks to the power sector till the court directive which disallows fuel pass-through costs gets resolved.

Power project developers reluctant to mine Coal from bid-out blocks

September 24, 2015

Power project developers who had bid aggressively to secure coal mines in the auctions conducted by the government this year are reluctant to mine them.

Assad is Moscow’s pawn in regional Power stakes

September 24, 2015

Europe’s struggle to use soft power in coping with Syrian refugees appears to be playing into Russia’s hands as it torques up the hard power.

Portable Wind Turbines Power Phones or Homes

September 24, 2015

If you really want to impress on your next camping trip, forget those solar-powered battery chargers everyone else is lugging around. Instead, prepare for gasps of envy and awe as you reach into your backpack and pull out your own collapsible wind turbine.

Non-regulated Power players oppose e-auction of Coal linkages

September 23, 2015

Players from the non-regulated sectors including cement, iron and steel, sponge iron, aluminium and fertiilisers have objected to the Centre's move to introduce auction for coal linkages.

Power returns along Durham-Orange line after large tree falls

September 23, 2015

Power has returned to hundreds of people after a large oak tree fell and knocked down three power lines on Old Durham Road Tuesday morning.

Odisha, once Power surplus, faces blackouts

September 22, 2015

The Odisha government's decision to resort to power outages much before summer looks like a man-made crisis, given the government's failure to launch power projects and unregulated drawing of water by industries causing scarcity in reservoirs. In Odisha, once a power surplus state, the state government, which claims to be a pioneer in electricity reforms, has resorted to power outages from the beginning of September, expressing its inability to supply uninterrupted power to consumers.

Tata Power plans to strengthen distribution network in Mumbai

September 22, 2015

Tata Power, which has a consumer base of half a million in Mumbai, will seek the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC)’s approval to strengthen its distribution network in the city. The plan, formulated after MERC’s directive last year at the time of renewal of distribution licence up to 2039, envisages an investment of Rs 1,000 crore and completion of network strengthening in three years.

Three states to kick-start Power sector reforms

September 22, 2015

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has started the process of setting the power sector right, with Goa, Uttarakhand and Meghalaya taking the lead in joining hands with the Centre. Besides regular rate increases and debt restructuring to clean up their books, these states will also initiate schemes to enable 24x7 power supply to consumers, at a cost of INR 7,563 crore.


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