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South Africa In “No Rush” To Go Nuclear, To Focus On Renewable Energy 

South Africa’s government has dismissed reports that claim it is planning to set up nuclear power plants to address the rising demand for electricity. Energy minister Tina Joemat-Petterson told reporters that her government has not signed...Show More Summary

Peugeot teases Fractal concept for Frankfurt

Peugeot will showcase the innovative Fractal concept at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show, with a design focused on sound, a crisp futuristic form, and an electric powertrain. Continue reading Peugeot teases Fractal concept for Frankfurt Peugeot teases Fractal concept for Frankfurt originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:01:00 EST. Show More Summary

Why Healthcare IT's Optimization Focus Will Fail To Improve Population Health

Chronic diseases are eating the health care system from the inside out, yet most of the technology progress we see in health care is about creating new connections within and among health care providers. General Electric, Dell Inc., Hewlett-Packard and IBM are working to solve some of the biggest challenges [...]

Focused electrical blasts significantly increase survival for patients with pancreatic cancer

Use of irreversible electroporation (IRE) doubles the survival time for patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer say researchers.

Focused Electrical Blasts Significantly Increase Survival for Patients with Pancreatic Cancer

Use of irreversible electroporation (IRE) doubles the survival time for patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer say researchers at the University of Louisville in a paper in the September edition of the Annals of Surgery.

South Africans revolutionize small-scale concentrated solar that’s cheaper than diesel

Concentrated solar power, or CSP, is a pretty extraordinary technology; it uses an array of mirrors to focus the sun's energy onto a central tower, where the heat is then turned into electricity. There are some estimates that CSP could provide a quarter

Goldman Expands Retail Banking by Taking On GE Capital’s Deposits

The Wall Street bank is acquiring $16 billion in customer deposits from GE Capital Bank, which General Electric is shedding to focus on its industrial business.

Capital One to Acquire GE’s Healthcare Finance Unit for $8.5B

Capital One Financial Corp. has agreed to acquire General Electric Co.’s health-care finance unit for about $9 billion to build its niche focus in the healthcare market. As part of the acquisition, Capital One get $8.5 billion of GE healthcare-related loans and its Healthcare Financial Services business for a 6 percent premium to par value of all receivables... Read More

Ford Says Most Electric Vehicle Drivers Won't Go Back To Gas: Report

Ford Focus EV. The vast majority of electric vehicle owners will not go back to traditional gas-powered cars, according to a survey commissioned by Ford Motor. A full 92 percent of battery electric vehicle (BEV) drivers will stay with electric when they buy another vehicle, according to the survey.  The news was [...]

Defined benefits, defined contributions, overinsurance and Pareto improvements

The Communications Workers of America (CWA)/International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) vs. Verizon labor dispute is heavily focused on healthcare costs.  Verizon health insurance is very good coverage with minimal directShow More Summary

Newswire: Showtime to premiere new Jimi Hendrix documentary on September 4

Showtime is set to premiere a new documentary centering on an iconic performance from rock legend Jimi Hendrix. The new film, Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church, will focus on Hendrix’s 1970 performance at the Atlanta International Pop Festival,...Show More Summary

New Jimi Hendrix Documentary Focuses on Historic Atlanta Pop Concert

The Jimi Hendrix Experience's July 4th, 1970 performance at the Atlanta Pop Festival will be the subject of a new documentary and live album. Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church, a film about the guitar god's Atlanta Pop set and the circumstances surrounding it, will premiere on Showtime on September 4th. The...

Hillary Clinton Lays Out Climate Change Plan

Focusing on an issue that resonates with Democrats, Mrs. Clinton set a goal to produce 33 percent of the nation’s electricity from renewable sources by 2027.

The Fracking Innovation Challenge Winners Are…

General Electric and Statoil announced the winners of its inaugural Open Innovation Challenge, which focused on addressing the use of sand in unconventional operations. Sand plays a critical role in shale development and the hydraulic fracturing process. The proppant is mixed with water and injected into a formation to stimulate or prop open the tiny […]

Electric Car Guide From Sierra Club Updated & Improved

Originally published on Gas2. While I focus a lot of attention on the electric vehicle consumer benefits of instant torque and convenience, another huge benefit is of course that they’re greener than gasmobiles and diesel cars. That is of course the reason why nonprofit organizations like the Sierra Club support their adoption. Show More Summary

Is the energy system really ready for sustainable energy?

New research into sustainable energy systems focuses on integrating renewable and nuclear power plants into the electrical grid – a topic high on the agenda for scholars, industry and policy makers.

Editorial: Tax – Don’t Subsidize – Electric Cars

All power is not created equal. That’s one of many takeaways from a comprehensive study by the National Bureau of Economic Research, one of the nation’s prominent think tanks. The paper focused on the relative impact of green-energyShow More Summary

GE, Statoil Seek Ways to Reduce, Reuse Shale Development Water

General Electric and Statoil’s Sustainability Collaboration has launched the call for entries for its second Open Innovation Challenge focusing on water usage in the development of onshore unconventional oil and gas reservoirs. Through...Show More Summary

Emerson Electric to spin off network power business

By Ankit Ajmera and Lewis Krauskopf (Reuters) - U.S. factory automation equipment maker Emerson Electric Co said it planned to spin off its network power business as part of its efforts to focus on high-growth businesses. The network...Show More Summary

5 uncomfortable confessions about middle-aged masturbation

2 months agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

1. It's harder to focus. When you're younger, you're so horny you can't think. When you're older, you think too much. I'll be ready to start and suddenly think: I've got to pay the electric bill. We only have a quarter of a roll of toilet paper. Show More Summary

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