Tag: power

NT Treasurer employing power debt to push for freehold of land, Bagot president says

By Sally Brooks Updated December 08, 2015 12:11:59 The president of a single of Darwin’s oldest Aboriginal communities says it has been proposed it freeholds and sell some land to pay off a debt to the Power and Water Corporation. Founded in 1938, Bagot Neighborhood was formed to take the place of the Kahlin Compound…


Myanmar’s Suu Kyi discusses transfer of power with president, military

Posted December 02, 2015 17:09:11 Photo: Leader of the victorious NLD party Aung San Suu Kyi (L) meets with incumbent president Thein Sein. (Supplied: Myanmar President Office) Myanmar’s democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has discussed the smooth transfer of power to her party with president Thein Sein, the first time the two have met…


Tasmanian MPs trade insults more than failed sale of Aurora Power

Updated December 02, 2015 10:47:47 Tasmanian Opposition Leader Bryan Green and Energy Minister Matthew Groom have traded individual insults over the failed sale approach of Aurora Energy. The state-owned business’s performance in its very first year as a standalone electricity retailer under new management is getting examined in government organization scrutiny hearings. The preceding state…


How Africa’s fastest solar power project is lighting up Rwanda

“Arise, shine for your light has come,” reads a sign at the entrance to the initial major solar power farm in east Africa. The eight.5 megawatt (MW) power plant in Rwanda is made so that, from a bird’s-eye view, it resembles the shape of the African continent. “Right now we’re in Somalia,” jokes Twaha Twagirimana,…


Power Lines to Crimea Are Blown Up, Cutting Off Electricity

MOSCOW — Saboteurs blew up the primary energy lines leading into Crimea early Sunday, plunging the disputed peninsula into darkness overnight and prompting the Russian government to impose a state of emergency there. The a lot more than 1.eight million residents of the peninsula lacked electrical energy, Russian news agencies reported, though backup generators were…


UK will shut down all coal power plants by 2025

Agen Sabung Ayam (credit: Wikipedia) The UK government has announced that each and every coal-fired energy station will be shut down by 2025, roughly ten years hence. The move is ostensibly about minimizing carbon emissions. Amber Rudd, the country’s energy secretary, stated that “We require to construct a new energy infrastructure, match for the 21st century……