The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul, Va. can burn coal from mines, coal left over and biomass, going into the fire as wood chips. The AP's Lee Powell says the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.
FORA.tv (Sep. 19, 2012) Dr. Parag Khanna and Ayesha Khanna, co-directors of the Hybrid Reality Institute, discuss their book, 'Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human - Technology Civilization', at Civil Service ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (June 17, 2013) Solar power has so far played a minor role in Brazil. But now, with German aid, the country's largest photovoltaic power plant is being installed in the state of Santa Catarina, with a target ... watch video
AFP (Dec. 26, 2012) Chinese coal consumption is forecast to account for more than half of global demand by 2014, with the country also displacing the United States as the biggest coal polluter on a per-capita ... watch video
TheStreet (June 4, 2014) Energy contributor Dan Dicker talks with Action Alerts Plus co-portfolio manager Stephanie Link about Obama’s EPA proposal to cut power plant emissions by 30% by 2030. While the final execution ... watch video
France 24 (Dec. 21, 2012) The construction of a nuclear power plant in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu is at the center of a storm. For over a year, the project's been dogged by large scale protests from locals and ... watch video
AFP (Dec. 4, 2013) A coal rush that has drawn international miners to East Kalimantan province has ravaged the capital, Samarinda, which risks becoming one giant coal pit if mining expands any ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (Aug. 26, 2014) An acute coal shortage is likely to be aggravated as India's supreme court declared government coal allocations illegal, says Breakingviews' Peter Thal Larsen.
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AFP (Feb. 6, 2013) A water treatment plant in eastern France is now creating energy with one of the regional food specialties - sauerkraut. The plant treats the corrosive juice left over from sauerkraut production and ... watch video
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