WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said on Tuesday that a directive from the U.S. energy secretary to prop up struggling nuclear and coal power plants has initiated an important conversation, but hinted the agency may not pass the plan without changes.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday opens a critical Communist Party congress expected to cement his authority with a closely watched address signaling how he intends to put that power to use during a second five-year term.
Microsoft unveiled the Surface Book 2, a $1,499 laptop aimed at stealing away Apple customers. Microsoft Corporate VP of Devices Panos Panay says that the goal is to make a powerful laptop, without compromises, that people are proudShow More Summary
A custom built eight-core processing unit that can run three trillion operations each second powers Google's camera — and it has even more planned. We've been using the Pixel 2 and it's bigger sibling the Pixel 2 XL for a bit. WhileShow More Summary
Customs officials in India have suddenly decided that imported solar panels are subject to import duties totaling 10.5%. So far, the national government has not taken steps to resolve the issue. Local Politicians Throwing India Solar...Show More Summary
Last week the Trump administration announced plans to repeal the Clean Power Plan, the landmark policy designed to reduce carbon emissions from dirty power plants and put our country on track to addressing climate change. This is good...Show More Summary
The Australian government has rejected a plan to generate 42 percent of its energy from renewable sources and will instead pursue cheaper and more reliable power. Conservation groups on Tuesday … Click to Continue »
The developer of a proposed natural gas power plant in Ventura County asked state regulators Monday to suspend review of the plans, effectively ending the controversial project. In response to regulators’ recommendation this month to reject the project, NRG Energy asked the California Energy Commission...
It’s been almost a month since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, knocking the island’s power grid entirely offline.
By Monday evening, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. plans to have restored power to all customers blacked out by last week’s windstorm and the ongoing Wine Country wildfires, a company spokesman said. The utility, California’s largest, also...Show More Summary
If President Trump is serious about protecting US manufacturing jobs, he has a strange way of showing it. In just the past few days, his Energy Secretary Rick Perry proposed new protections for coal and nuclear power plants, which were...Show More Summary
Proposed Canadian legislation to legalise operating watercraft "propelled exclusively by means of muscular power" has been canceled, after the Canadian Safe Boating Council convinced the legislation's author, Liberal MP Colin Fraser, that "it would send the wrong message to the public to exclude drunk canoeing." (more…)
What would it mean to aircraft carrier power projection and attack capability if its fighters could double the range at which they hold enemy targets at risk? Perhaps enemy targets 1,000 miles away, at sea or deep inland, could successfully be destroyed by carrier-launched fighters operating with a vastly expanded combat radius. Show More Summary
With 85 percent of Puerto Rico still without power and current projections showing only 30 percent up and running by November 1, the plan put forward by Governor Ricardo Rosselló seems ambitious. Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said...Show More Summary
Trump promised that killing the Clean Power Plan would bring relief to coal communities like Homer City. It won't. The administration blueprint for repeal lays bare the extent to which it has overstated the role of climate action in coal's unraveling.
Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, has voiced some caution about China’s plan to ban cars powered by petrol and diesel engines. Speaking last week at an event to mark her inclusion in Most Powerful Women list by Fortune in Washington, DC, she clarified earlier comments about the China’s plans to accelerate the adoption of […]
If you’re a YouTube power user, you may want to create a collection for videos. Perhaps you’re gathering tutorials for your favorite hobby craft and want somewhere to keep them all. Maybe you’re planning on a vacation with friends or family and would like to save all your inspirations to share with others. Show More Summary