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2008-08-20 03:00:32

By Patty Durand In an editorial published by The Augusta Chronicle on Aug. 3 ("Power failure"), this paper expressed dissatisfaction with a decision made by Fulton County Superior Court Judge Thelma Wyatt Cummings Moore, calling her an "activist judge" who makes up the law herself, and whose decision to deny Dynegy's Longleaf coal plant would drive up energy costs, lower reliability and cause an economic slowdown. These statements could not be further from the truth. This plant...

2008-08-15 06:00:31

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Gujarat NRE Minerals Limited (Illawarra, Australia), the Australian subsidiary of Gujarat NRE Coke Limited (BOM:512579) (Calcutta, West Bengal), has announced plans to raise between $50 million and $100 million through a mixture of equity and debt to develop and enhance the production of its coal mines in Australia. The company plans to initiate significant expansion activities at the mines to boost production levels to 7 million...

2008-08-14 00:00:39

Solar panels have been installed on the roof of Lincoln's City Hall in an energy saving move. Yesterday eight solar panels were installed on the roof and the city council estimates they will save pounds800 a year in energy bills. Estimations show the panels will make an annual energy saving of 16,000 kWh, which is enough to supply five households with hot water for an entire year. The panels cost pounds8,000 to install, which the council received a pounds4,000 Government grant towards....

2008-08-13 18:00:33

VANCOUVER, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Western Canadian Coal Corp. (TSX: WTN, WTN.DB & WTN.WT and AIM: WTN) ("Western" or the "Company") announces its operating results for the three month period ending June 30, 2008. During the first quarter of fiscal 2009, higher coal prices moved the Company firmly into a record net income position. The balance sheet was also strengthened considerably as a result of strong cash flow generation, conversion of convertible debentures, the securing...

2008-08-11 12:01:05

By Nathalie Thomas ALEX Salmond's renewables policy will come under attack from business groups this week ahead of a Parliamentary inquiry into Scotland's future energy provision. Business groups warn that Salmond's target of generating 50 per cent of Scotland's electricity from renewable sources by 2020 does not "stand up to scrutiny" and the Government should look at all energy sources, including nuclear and coal, with the aim of making Scotland self-sufficient in future. As the...

2008-08-11 09:00:55

Strategic Environmental & Energy Resources, Inc. (SEER) (PINKSHEETS: SENR), a leading provider of technology-based industrial services and solutions in the environmental, energy, and rail sectors, today announced that a Professional Paper developed by its subsidiary, MV, LLC, was featured at the recent Rocky Mountain Energy Epicenter conference. The paper, entitled "Capture and Beneficial Use of Fugitive Production Tank Vapors," was on display throughout the three-day conference, which...

2008-07-31 12:00:59

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Austrade To Stage Clean Energy Mission at Beijing Olympics"] Canberra, July 31 (Xinhua) - Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)'s Business Club Australia, the official Australian business programme of the Beijing Olympics, will stage a Clean Energy Mission during the Beijing Olympics. The Minister for Trade, Simon Crean, said on Thursday the Clean Energy Mission would provide a platform...

2008-07-31 06:00:51

Text of media release carried by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website on 31 July Austrade's [Australian Trade Commission] Business Club Australia, the official Australian business programme of the Beijing Olympics, will stage a clean energy mission during the Beijing Olympics. The minister for trade, Simon Crean, said the clean energy mission would provide a platform for Australia's expertise in renewable energy to connect with the potential of the Chinese market....

2008-07-21 15:00:56

MILWAUKEE, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, Inc., the global leader in creating smart and sustainable environments, has acquired PWI Energy, an independent global provider of energy and greenhouse gas management services, based in Philadelphia. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070930/AQSU001LOGO) The acquisition is part of Johnson Controls ongoing strategy to deepen and broaden the company's leadership in energy and...

2008-07-21 15:00:48

ST. LOUIS, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy today announced it has completed the $50-plus million expansion of its Wambo Coal Preparation Facility, the final phase in a multi-year build out of Peabody's Wambo complex. The plant serves the North Wambo underground and Wambo open-cut mines in New South Wales, Australia, which export thermal and PCI coals to Asian customers through the Port of Newcastle. The complex expansion includes development of the North Wambo Mine,...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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