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IHS Study: Diversity of United States Power Supply Could be Significantly Reduced in Coming Decades
calendar 24/07/2014 · 1 Comment

Diversity in the U.S. power supply—the most cost-effective means of managing the inherent risks in fuel costs and technology performance in generating power—could be dramatically reduced in coming decades, says a new study by IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. Fuel and technology decisions on new supply that will determine as much as ...

UK capacity market will benefit old coal, not new gas
calendar 24/07/2014 · 0 Comments

The UK government’s new capacity market, which will support electricity generating plants that can be switched on to deal with shortages and so help to prevent black-outs, will prolong the lives of some of the country’s coal fleet. These coal-fired power stations have an average age of 42 years and produce higher carbon emissions per MWh produced than other generation technologies. ...

VacuDry® goes Australia
calendar 24/07/2014 ·

Middle of May our latest VacuDry® plant arrived at our customer in Melbourne, Australia. More than 250t finest, German high-precision mechanical engineering packed in 23 40ft containers and further 1.450m² timber packing found its way down under. Supervised by our “econeers” on location the installation is already on going. Also the plant is put in operation soon, so they ...

Air pollution from road traffic can raise blood pressure
calendar 25/07/2014 · 0 Comments

High blood pressure is linked to long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution, new research suggests. After accounting for lifestyle factors, socioeconomic status and pre-existing health conditions, the researchers found that a rise in traffic emissions of nitrogen dioxide corresponded to a rise in blood pressure of exposed individuals. Long-term exposure to air pollution has previously ...

Global plans of action endorsed to halt the escalating degradation of soils
calendar 25/07/2014 · 0 Comments

Urgent action is required to improve the health of the world's limited soil resources and stop land degradation, so as to ensure that future generations have enough supplies of food, water, energy and raw materials, government representatives and experts meeting at FAO warned today. The Global Soil Partnership has endorsed a series of action plans at its plenary assembly in Rome today to ...

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