Power cuts

August 1991
New Scientist;8/17/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1782, p12
Discusses the announcement by National Power, Britain's largest electrical generator, that it will close its main research laboratory at Leatherhead in 1993. Number of jobs that will be lost; Trimming of spending on environmental and technology research by the company; Impact of stringent limits of sulphur emissions.


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