Electricity workers go green with awareness programme
- London Branch: October meeting. Jackson, Peter // Welding & Cutting;2012, Issue 1, p53
The article offers information on the presentation given by former-chairman Alan Denney of The Welding Society (WJS) titled "Fixed Platforms: A Partial History with Emphasis on Steel and Welding" held in College of North West London, England in October 2012. The presentation started with a...
- Energy realities. Monroe, Linda K. // Buildings;Feb95, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p10
Editorial. Comments on the consumption, cost and environmental impact of energy from the 1960s to the 1990s. Energy crisis; Recycling of the energy/environmental wheel.
- Regulation by speculation can do more harm than good. Chambers, Ann // Power Engineering;Apr96, Vol. 100 Issue 4, p12
Comments on the need for the careful examination of environmental damages blamed for electric utilities. Implications of international environmental agreements on the operations of electric utilities; Study findings of the Model Evaluation Consortium for Climate Assessment on the environmental...
- EPA program focuses on SF[sub 6] emission control. Irwin, Patricia // Electric Light & Power;Nov95, Vol. 73 Issue 11, p42
Reports that despite the importance of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) to the electric utilities industry, it is a power greenhouse gas (GHG). Development of United States (US) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) voluntary emissions reduction program; Advantage to US utilities cooperation; SF6's...
- Environmental programs bring benefits to stakeholders. // Electric Light & Power;Sep96, Vol. 74 Issue 9, p10
Discusses how environmental programs benefit electric utility companies in the United States. Decrease in industry emissions; Reduction of production costs; Prevention of injuries to employees and the public.
- True competition can benefit the environment. Chambers, Ann // Power Engineering;Jul96, Vol. 100 Issue 7, p10
Focuses on the need for real competition in the electric utility industry with emphasis on the benefits to the environment. Accumulation of spent nuclear fuel and other waste products; Deployment of renewable power supply resources; Use of environmentally beneficial electrotechnologies.
- Now ANSI defines good and bad tree trimming. Kempter, Geoffrey // Electrical World;Dec94, Vol. 208 Issue 12, p43
Presents guidelines for trimming of trees by electric utilities. Maintenance of trees around energized conductors; Standardization of arboricultural terminology and technique; Benefits from arboriculture.
- ENVIRONMENT. Sissell, Kara // Chemical Week;8/16/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 31, p16
Focuses on the emissions trends data which showed that electric utilities are more responsible for toxic pollution than the chemical industries in the United States. Toxic chemical emissions from the power plants.
- On the use of adders by public utility commissions. Tschirhart, John . // Energy Journal;1994, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p121
Examines the use of adders by state public utility commissions in developing programs to reduce emissions from electric generation facilities. Choosing of generation sources; Exclusion of damage costs in electricity rates; Demonstration of potential welfare losses from not pricing at marginal...