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2008-09-24 09:00:41

Gazprom and the government of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Russia have signed a co-operation agreement for the gasification of the region in 2009. The agreement contemplates co-operation between the parties in a wide range of issues including gasification of the region; utilization of modern renewable electricity sources; introduction of distributed energy sources and environmentally friendly technologies for gas supply facilities; wider use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel; conversion...

2008-06-18 09:01:07

Russian electricity company UES's subsidiary WGC-1 has commenced the construction of a new 450MW generating unit as part of the Urengoyskaya thermal power plant in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Russia's Tyumen region. The construction of the Urengoyskaya thermal power plant (TPP) is one of the key projects envisaged in the WGC-1's investment program and is also included in UES's Goelro-2 program. After this new unit is brought on line, the capacity of the Urengoyskaya TPP is...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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