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2008-10-21 09:00:46

BP Wind Energy has announced the beginning of full commercial operation of the first phase of the Sherbino wind farm in Pecos County, Texas. The first 150MW of the project, which has a potential capacity of 750MW, has been built through a 50-50 joint venture agreement with Padoma Wind Power, a wholly owned subsidiary of NRG Energy. The first phase of the project is expected to generate enough carbon-free electricity to power approximately 45,000 average US homes. Construction of the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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