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  • The stakes in Armenia’s nuclear gamble on aging Metsamor nuclear plant are high for the whole region, says an article published by Huffingtonpost website. “Armenia was supposed to have a new nuclear power plant this year that would replace one that National Geographic suggested a few years ago was the most dangerous in the world,” the ...
  • Republicans in the Arizona Senate moved Wednesday to send voters a measure mandating separate rates for rooftop solar and requiring state regulators to consider cost-shifts that utilities contend make non-solar customers pay more for their service. The measure is designed to block a proposed citizen's initiative requiring utilities to continue paying homeowners with rooftop ...
  • Ambassador of Ukraine in Pakistan Volodymyr LAKOMOV on Wednesday said that the most important lesson learnt from the Chornobyl accident was to bring about lasting improvements in nuclear and radiation safety globally. He said in a statement issued in remembrance of 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear power plant accident in Ukraine on April 26, 1986. The ambassador said this year on ...
  • THERE will be no brownouts on May 9, election day, as there is enough power supply for the whole country, according to the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP). During a House Committee on Energy hearing, Energy Secretary Zenaida Y. Monsada also assured solons and the public there will be no brownouts during the whole election week. We are confident ...
  • FINALLY the West is cracking down some authenticable integer with regards to the Indian nuclear security especially India's potential of becoming a hefty fissile material proliferator of the South Asian region. Besides the Indo-US strategic partnership aiming at mutual outcomes, there are several report on the press and social media by the US think tanks and policy making institutions ...
  • April 27--Engineering students at Florida International University are getting a two-fer with Florida Power & Light's new 1.4-megawatt solar array at the university's Sweetwater campus: covered parking and a lab. On Wednesday, the school and the utility unveiled the $3.5 million commercial-scale power array erected over a parking lot that will double as a research lab for engineering students ...
  • MINE operator Hargreaves Services has said as many as 170 Scottish jobs could be cut by the end of the summer as it accelerates its withdrawal from the thermal coal market. The company operates seven opencast coal sites in Scotland, but production is being wound down and it has targeted producing coal at just one Scottish site. It is currently undertaking restoration works at six sites. ...
  • April 28--What are the most reliable ways to generate solar power in a "sunshine state" that sees its rays so regularly blocked by heavy, dark tropical storm fronts? That's one of the questions to be explored at a new research facility dedicated Wednesday by Florida Power & Light and Florida International University's College of Engineering and Computing in Miami. FPL says the commercial-scale ...
  • Minister of Mines and Energy Obeth Kandjoze has promised that no load shedding will occur during the Harambee Prosperity Plan over the next four years. Opening the two-day 2016 Mining Expo and Conference yesterday under the theme 'The Namibian Mining Industry-Weathering the Storm', the minister said this promise is one of his performance indicators under the Performance Agreement he signed in ...
  • The Department of the Navy and Georgia Power, a Southern Company subsidiary, broke ground April 28 on a large-scale solar facility at Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Albany in Georgia. Expected to be one of the largest solar ...