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2008-08-17 18:00:46

By Jenny Haworth AS RECENTLY as five years ago power companies would have balked at the idea of spending GBP 20 million sprucing up ageing hydro- electric plants. However, in a sign of the times, with soaring oil and gas prices and the attraction of clean, green energy, ScottishPower has decided this is a wise way to spend its money. The power company is to pump the cash into maintaining the dams, refurbishing the turbines and sprucing up the waterways at its three hydro-electric...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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