Load shedding which could last 12 hours

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The state of South Africa’s electricity system was in dire straits last week, with Eskom losing almost half of its available capacity on Tuesday, plunging the country into stage-three load-shedding. Experts expect the situation to get worse come winter, despite the government’s confidence that the power grid is sufficiently stable. …

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The Benefits of Wind Energy


Constant research on alternative energy resources has given mankind great hope and “Wind Energy”, capable of producing “Wind Power”, is one of those hopes. Wind energy is now one of the precious forms of renewable energy in the world. This tremendous form of energy is accomplished through the usage of …

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Resources for Green Energy


There are many different forms in which alternative energy or green energy is available. One of these is solar power. Solar power is driven by photovoltaic cells, and these are progressively getting less expensive and more advanced. Solar energy power can be used for electricity, heating, and making hot water. …

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Britain’s First Geothermal Power Plant To Supply The National Grid Success – Geothermal Energy –


HC HVAC Network Distribution Map: Earth’s interior Energy : Geothermal Energy HC HVAC Network Geothermal energy as a renewable resource in the world are more and more attention, the United Kingdom related departments are also closely concerned with their applications. Recently, the application of geothermal energy projects will be further …

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Law changed so nuclear waste dumps can be forced on local communities


Legislation rushed through in the final hours of  parliament allows local planning laws to be bypassed, seriously alarming anti-nuclear campaigners by Juliette Jowit, The Guardian, April 5 2015 http://tinyurl.com/nvq6djo   Nuclear waste dumps can be imposed on local communities without their support under a new law rushed through in the final …

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Solar Power Sees Unprecedented Boom in U.S.


Photovoltaics and solar thermal both enjoyed banner years, despite uncertainties March 10, 2015 |By Daniel Cusick and ClimateWire The future for U.S. solar isn’t without its bumps. Credit: Bromford/Flickr U.S. solar power grew by 6.2 gigawatts in 2014, a 30 percent increase over the previous year and representing nearly $18 …

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