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2014-08-12 12:22:37

HAMBURG, Germany, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Decentralised environmentally friendly energy supply and the donation of social housing form sustainable humanitarian work" - Cross reference: Picture is available at epa european pressphoto agency (http://www.epa.eu) and http://www.presseportal.de/pm/80959- (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/700929-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/700929-b ) The supply of...

2013-10-29 11:09:11

After 10 years of production, shale gas in the United States cannot be considered commercially viable, according to several scientists presenting at the Geological Society of America meeting in Denver on Monday. They argue that while the use of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling for "tight oil" is an important contributor to U.S. energy supply, it is not going to result in long-term sustainable production or allow the U.S. to become a net oil exporter. Charles A.S. Hall,...

2011-02-18 06:30:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Progress Energy (NYSE: PGN) announced full-year GAAP earnings of $856 million, or $2.95 per share, compared with GAAP earnings of $757 million, or $2.71 per share, for the same period last year. Full-year ongoing earnings were $889 million, or $3.06 per share, compared to $846 million, or $3.03 per share, last year. The significant drivers in ongoing earnings per share were favorable weather, partially offset by higher O&M. (See the...

2007-11-11 03:00:22

By Li, Minqi ABSTRACT Should current trends continue, China and India are widely expected to play leading roles in the world economy in the twenty-first century. However, the economic rise of China and India coincides with the decline of fossil fuels. There is growing consensus that the world's total oil production is likely to reach its peak in the near future and, to alleviate global warming, it is necessary to dramatically reduce the use of all forms of fossil fuels. This article...

2005-11-29 04:48:39

By Mike Peacock LONDON (Reuters) - Anti-nuclear protesters staged a rooftop demonstration on Tuesday in a hall where British Prime Minister Tony Blair was due to launch a major review of Britain's future energy needs. Speculation is rife that Blair favors the building of a new generation of nuclear power stations to help fill a looming energy gap. The Greenpeace protesters clambered into the rafters of the conference center shortly before Blair was due to speak, dropping leaflets,...

2005-11-29 04:08:33

By Mike Peacock LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair will launch a review on Tuesday of Britain's energy needs and stoke speculation that he favours nuclear power by warning that renewable sources cannot fully meet the country's needs. Any move to build new nuclear power stations will run into fierce opposition both from environmental campaigners and dozens of lawmakers in his own Labour party. Officials said Blair will tell the Confederation of British Industry...


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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
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This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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