Energy

Power Grid Corp aims to boost energy supply to northern states

State-owned Power Grid Corp will soon begin commercial operations of 1,500 MW second pole of Champa-Kurukshetra high-voltage direct current line, which is likely to improve power supplies to Northern India, industry sources said. Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and adjoining areas are expected to benefit from operationalisation of the second pole of the high voltage direct current (HVDC) power transmission ...

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Energy-saving EV motors now in overdrive- Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO — As the global market for electric vehicles continues to grow, companies in Japan are racing to improve the drive motors in EVs. So far, they are looking like winners.  Lithium-ion batteries typically get most of the attention from the standpoint of squeezing out longer driving distances. But developers are starting to look more closely at drive motors, owing ...

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Malta’s energy renaissance

Energy is the foundation stone of the ‘European Project’. This may come across as a bold statement but what we know today as the EU was originally set in motion by putting the two main ingredients of war (coal and steel) under supranational control through the 1957 Coal and Steel Treaty. That same year, energy was the catalyst for another ...

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Families and small businesses support energy infrastructure

Brydon Ross, Consumer Energy Alliance Published 2:53 p.m. CT Sept. 23, 2017 Opinions(Photo: File) In most studies, Missouri’s electricity grid ranks high in reliability and affordability. Missouri historically gets better electric service, at a lower price, than most states — a perfect combination for businesses and families.  This didn’t happen by accident. It’s a result of 100 years of state ...

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Energy Leads Indexes Higher

New York — A listless Friday on Wall Street finished with U.S. stocks eking out small gains as strength in energy, phone and industrial companies offset losses elsewhere. Some health insurers bounced back after Sen. John McCain said he wouldn’t support the latest Republican effort to roll back the Affordable Care Act. Real estate and utilities companies were among the ...

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China sets new limits on energy supplies for North Korea

BEIJING — China announced Saturday that it will limit energy supplies to North Korea and stop buying its textiles under U.N. sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile development, further reducing support from Pyongyang’s last ally. Exports of refined petroleum to the North will be limited to 2 million barrels per year, effective Jan. 1, the Commerce Ministry said. Sales ...

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Unknown Oil and Gas Deal Just Changed the Global Energy Balance. Russia’s Rosneft Buys India’s Essor Oil | Global Research

One of the biggest energy stories this year has been Russia’s Rosneft buying India’s Essar Oil — giving the Russian company a firm grip on one of the world’s biggest emerging oil and gas markets.  And this past week, that story got more complex. With Rosneft striking another big deal — drawing in another heavyweight energy nation. China. Rosneft announced Friday it is ...

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Denver becomes the second city in the nation to host the Energy Day Festival – The Denver Post

East High School senior Zane Mollins remotely guided the custom-built “game bot” Riptide back and forth across Esplanade Street. Across from him children caught and released brightly colored plastic fish in the grass and volunteers torched giant marshmallows for s’mores —  all in the name of STEM. The Energy Day Festival made its Denver debut Saturday in front of East High ...

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IngenuityFest 2017 sparkles with creative energy (photos)

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Tucked away among the St.Clair-Superior neighborhood’s rabbit warren of former industrial space once called the Osborn Industrial Complex, now called the Hamilton Collaborative, the 13th annual IngenuityFest again delivers an array of creative endeavors for visitors. In its three days of existence, ending late Sunday, the festival features hands-on maker activities, interactive exhibits, music, dance and artisan vendors.  ...

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