India Plans to Reduce Coal-Fired Generation, and Mine More Coal

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 30 May 2022 22:29:50 +0000

India’s Power Ministry, despite the country facing shortages of electricity in recent years and as recently as the past month, said it plans to reduce the amount of power generation from at least 81 of the country’s 173 coal-fired power plants over the next four years. The agency, in a letter dated May 26 that […]

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Summer Heat Is Coming: Will New Policies Protect Workers?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 01:25:42 +0000

Urban trees can suck carbon out of the air and help protect people from heat National Park Service, Public DomainAs I write this, it’s 83 degrees Fahrenheit in Washington, DC, and I can’t help but long for those years when I was a kid, when spring felt like spring and seasons were demarcated. Each year, summer-like temperatures arrive all too soon during spring, thanks to human-induced climate change. Research finds that even if we halt heat-trapping […]

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China Starts Up First Nuclear Cogeneration Project—at AP1000 Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 20:53:22 +0000

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China has started up its first commercial nuclear cogeneration system, using two newly operational AP1000 reactors at the Haiyang Nuclear Power Plant to heat 700,000 square meters of housing.  Shandong Nuclear Power Co. (SDNPC), a subsidiary of State Power Investment Corp. (SPIC), and owner of the Haiyang plant, on Nov. 15 said the first phase […]

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Heat wave brings Germany new June high for second time in days

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2019 23:28:33 +0000

Heat wave brings Germany new June high for 2nd time in days

BERLIN – Germany has recorded a new high temperature for June just days after an early summer heat wave toppled a 72-year-old record.

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Q&A With Geothermal Experts

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 04:01:04 +0000

Geothermal energy has been around forever, used as a heating source across the world. Today it has surfaced as another renewable resource, with advancements in drilling technology bringing down costs and opening new areas to development. In conjunction with the feature article on geothermal in the May 2019 issue of POWER, we sought opinions from […]

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Australia bakes in heat that’s sparking fires, taxing grid

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 09:49:07 +0000

Australia bakes in heat that's sparking fires, taxing grid

Scorching heat knocked out power to homes and businesses, raised wildfire risks and sent tennis fans looking for water and shade Friday in Australia’s second-largest city, which recorded its hottest day in five years.

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