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Power outages left millions without power in Cuba

Power failed across a large swath of western Cuba on Sunday night, plunging millions of people into darkness including those in the capital of Havana and at the popular beach resort of Varadero. The outage knocked out air-conditioning units and electric fans on a

September 10, 2012

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More than 600 million people without power in one of world's biggest-ever blackouts, India

For a second day in a row India is struggling with power outages. Energy crisis cascaded over half the country on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 when three of its regional grids collapsed, leaving more than 600 million people without electricity. About half of India’s

July 31, 2012

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WWF warns against Croatia, Bosnia hydro plant plans

Environmental group WWF warned against new plans to build hydro power plants in Bosnia and Croatia amid fears they could affect the Neretva river delta, one of Europe's rare wetland habitats. The planned projects would have a drastic impact on hydrology and ecology in

July 26, 2012

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Chile to go ahead with Magallanes oil plan despite environmental concerns

The Magallanes Region  is the southernmost, largest and second least populated region of Chile. And now the state is going ahead with an extensive oil and gas exploration program in its scenic region despite environmentalists' protests about risks to the area's

July 17, 2012

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China's Three Gorges Dam at full capacity

The giant and controversial Three Gorges Dam on China's Yangtze River  started working at full capacity on Wednesday as the last of its 32 generators went into operation. Three Gorges Dam is the world's largest hydropower project and largest base of clean energy

July 08, 2012

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Japan’s prime minister ordered restart of first two nuclear reactors

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda ordered the reactivation of two nuclear reactors at a plant in western Japan on Saturday, June 16th, making it the nation’s first plant to go back online since the start of nuclear crisis. All 50 of the country’s functional

June 16, 2012

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Fracking responsible for water contamination across US

Lawsuits from individuals who believe their water has been contaminated by hydraulic fracturing are coming in all across the US and support for stricter regulations is growing. This was backed up by recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) findings that

June 03, 2012

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Electricity generated from water: Major breakthrough in clean Free Energy confirmed

BlackLight Power, Inc. (BLP) announced last week a major breakthrough in clean energy technology, which experts agree holds tremendous promise for a wide range of commercial applications.  The announcement comes on the heels of BlackLight’s recent completion of a $5

May 30, 2012

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World’s largest low concentrating PV solar power plant online in Italy

Renewable energy company Convert Italia and solar module manufacturer Solaria Corporation announced last week that the largest low-concentrating solar PV power plant in the world is now online in Puglia, Italy.Owned and operated by Convert Italia, the solar

May 13, 2012

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World’s oil and gas endowment - a new global estimate for conventional oil and gas resources

The U.S. Geological Survey released a new global estimate for conventional oil and gas resources.  The USGS estimates that the undiscovered, conventional resources in the world total 565 billion barrels of oil (bbo), 5,606 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of natural gas,

April 19, 2012

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Nuclear event - Catawba Nuclear Station near York, South Carolina lost offsite power

The Catawba Nuclear Station near York, South Carolina, is being monitored closely by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission after it lost offsite power Wednesday evening (April 4, 2012), the agency said in a news release.The plant is operated by Duke Energy which

April 05, 2012

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Faster than light Neutrino particles report ‘debunked’ - They should have used the money to build a Free Energy Station

Reports of particles traveling faster than light may be due to be equipment error and not a breakthrough discovery, researchers said on Thursday, Feb. 23. A new round of tests expected to clarify the matter is set for May 2012.The OPERA experiment and

February 23, 2012

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California nuclear station shuts down unit over possible leak

The San Onofre nuclear station in southern California  shut down one of its units as sensors detected a possible leak Tuesday evening.The Southern California Edison (SCE), operator of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) south of San Clemente,

February 01, 2012

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Tepco sued for Act for the Punishment of Environmental Pollution Crimes

A citizen’s association “Protect sanriku sea from nuclear contamination” from Miyagi, Iwate and Aomori sued Katsumata, the chairman of Tepco, Tepco and 2 other people for Act for the Punishment of Environmental Pollution Crimes relating to Human Health.The

January 25, 2012

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The 10 inventions of Nikola Tesla that changed the world

"Ere many generations pass, our machinery will be driven by a power obtainable at any point of the universe. This idea is not novel. Men have been led to it long ago by instinct or reason; it has been expressed in many ways, and in many places, in the history of old

January 07, 2012

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The world of free energy

In the late 1880's, trade journals in the electrical sciences were predicting free electricity and free energy in the near future. Incredible discoveries about the nature of electricity were becoming common place. Nikola Tesla was demonstrating "wireless

December 27, 2011

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Nuclear generators power NASA Deep Space probes

Nuclear Reactors for Space (WorldNuclear) Source: SPACE.com: All about our solar system, outer space and

November 24, 2011