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2008-11-20 13:05:00

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2008-07-01 06:00:44

By Mayberry, Anne RECs face huge challenge as energy demand grows at twice rate of new power generation The growing demand for electric power nationwide, coupled with climate change concerns and increasing energy costs, has increased interest in energy conservation and efficiency programs, and has expanded investment in alternative fuels.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.