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Coal And Natural Gas Even In Energy Production
2012-07-08 07:26:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For the first time since officials began keeping track of the numbers, US power plants fired by natural gas are producing approximately the same amount of electricity as those powered by coal, the Department of Energy's statistical branch announced on Friday. The record-setting performance came in April, as both coal-fired plants and natural gas-fired plants provided 32% of the country's total generation, the Energy Information...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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