GE Marks ‘Ultra Low’ NOx Gas Turbine Technology Triumph

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:49:01 +0000

In a significant technical triumph, GE has completed first installation of a new gas-fired power plant technology that it says can reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions to 5 parts per million (ppm).  GE on April 11 completed combustion upgrades on nine GE 9E gas turbines at five power generation enterprises in Shenzen, a major industrial […]

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Dust storm, lightning and rain kill at least 47 in India

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:53:30 +0000

NEW DELHI – A powerful storm bringing dust, lightning and unseasonal rain has killed at least 47 people in central and western India, officials said Wednesday.

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Poll workers journey to reach India’s most remote voters

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:07:42 +0000

Poll workers journey to reach India's most remote voters

The figures involved in India’s general election are staggering: 900 million voters, 83 million first-time voters, 11 million poll workers, nearly 4 million electronic voting machines, 1 million polling booths and 570 special trains for migrant laborers and security personnel.

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4 killed in Indian election violence as voting kicks off

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 16:04:00 +0000

4 killed in Indian election violence as voting kicks off

NEW DELHI  — At least four people were killed in clashes Thursday on the first day of polling in India’s general elections, a six-week process that’s seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, officials said Thursday.

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4 killed in Indian election violence as voting kicks off

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 16:04:00 +0000

4 killed in Indian election violence as voting kicks off

NEW DELHI  — At least four people were killed in clashes Thursday on the first day of polling in India’s general elections, a six-week process that’s seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, officials said Thursday.

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POWER Notebook: New 1,600-MW Coal Plant in India; Low-Price Solar Deal in Idaho

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 17:14:20 +0000

Financing has reportedly been secured for a 1,600-MW coal-fired power plant in India’s eastern state of Jharkhand. Qatar’s Gulf Times newspaper reported April 6 that Power Finance Corp., a state-run lender in India, and its subsidiary REC approved a $1.5 billion loan for the project. The report said the new plant would be funded through loans […]

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The three women hoping to upset India’s alpha-male Modi at the polls

Credit to Author: nguno| Date: Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:32:29 +0000

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces three formidable women looking to spoil his chances of winning a new term.

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