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Thirsty Power Plants Hog Water
2012-06-04 13:27:31

Often left out of the discussion on climate change is the effect that it will have on power production. 90% of US electricity production is dependent on huge amounts of water for cooling and steam, including all nuclear and fossil fuel power plants (though natural gas plants use less than coal).

2011-10-17 21:57:49

It is difficult to measure accurately each nation's contribution of carbon dioxide to the Earth's atmosphere.

2008-08-06 15:00:50

By Toni Pirkl, The Jamestown Sun, N.D. Aug. 6--SPIRITWOOD, N.D. -- Area community leaders, business people and legislators toured the Great River Energy construction site Monday, checking out progress on the $300 million combined heat and power plant.

2008-07-21 12:01:17

Laidlaw Energy Group may or may not be the best possible developer of a biomass power plant on Old Concord Road in Henniker. More will be known after public hearings are concluded and the company has filed a formal proposal with local, state and federal authorities.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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