Citations with the tag: POWER resources -- Environmental aspects
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- ...While row looms over biofuels.
// New Scientist; 10/24/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1844, p21
Focuses on biofuels, made from plants mixed with fossil fuels, and the division that exists over the benefits of such fuels. Announcement by French researchers that rape methyl ester (RME) pollutes much less than fossil fuels; A German team's results indicate RME could actually be more harmful...
- Sustainable world needs renewable fuels.
// United Nations Chronicle; Jun92, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p71
Warns that current patterns of energy production and use will not lead to a `sustainable world.' Quotes report considered by Committee on the Development and Utilization of New and Renewable Sources of Energy; Health of planet demands renewed search for energy alternatives; Renamed Committee on...
- Angels in the rain forest.
Spaeth, Anthony; Colmey, John // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 4/3/95, Issue 13, p55
Reports on the environmental strategy of power utilities in the United States. Effect of their efforts on their profits and the health of the planet; Buildup and reduction of carbon-dioxide levels; Legality of `carbon offsets'; Logging practices on Borneo; Impact on the environment.
- Balance emissions, economics for future powerplants.
Spaeth, Anthony; Colmey, John // Electrical World; Jun94, Vol. 208 Issue 6, p28
Presents the report `Power generation and its effects on the environment,' by Heinz Termuehlen, Klaus Riedle and Konrad Kuenstle. Contact information.
- ENERGY DEVELOPMENT.
Spaeth, Anthony; Colmey, John // Planning (14672073); 10/1/2010, Issue 1888, p16
The article reports on the rejection of a proposal for a 90 meters wind monitoring mast in Cotswolds, England due to concerns about impact on air safety and the landscape.
- Come to climate camp 2010.
Cunich, Simon // Green Left Weekly; 9/15/2010, Issue 852, p9
The article reports on the action of the Camp for Climate Action members against the Bayswater coalfired power station in New South Wales.
- Environmental issues in the future development of the USSR...
Yudin, V.M.; Makarov, O.K. // Energy Journal; 1991, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p7
Focuses on environmental issues in the development of energy resources in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). Percentage of the world energy production which the Soviet Union is responsible for; What is needed for solving social and economic problems; Amount of electricity and...
- Conference stresses responsibility to environment.
Stein, Hank // Electric Light & Power; Dec94, Vol. 72 Issue 12, p27
Reports on the 1994 International Joint Power Generation Conference held in Phoenix, Arizona. Breaking its own attendance record; Emphasis on worldwide view of the environment; Importance of electric power in economic development; Effect of the adequacy of energy supply to the quality of life;...
- Growth yes; warming no.
Stein, Hank // Christian Science Monitor; 12/2/97, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p20
Opinion. Discusses the complex relationship between energy demands and global warming. How OPEC has approved a ten percent increase in petroleum production to keep up with growing demands; How increased petroleum usage is thought to lead to increased global warming; How increased energy...
- Green Deal 'won't help the fuel poor'.
Stein, Hank // Utility Week; 7/16/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p6
The article reports on the warning made by the British government to the Fuel Poverty Advisory Group that its proposed Green Deal energy efficiency initiative is not helping the poor.
- From the editor.
O'Brien, Rob // Government News; Jun2010, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p4
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various topics including the importance of good leadership in a community, Future of Local Government summit which aimed at improving local governance and the employment of localise energy supply in Sydney, New South Wales.
- Ready, Set--Go Green!
Ball, Jacqueline A. // Traveling Green; 2010, p4
This chapter of the book "Traveling Green" discusses the impact of using non-renewable energy like gasoline on the environment including sustainable travel options.
- Get Ready to Rumble.
Betz, Kenneth W. // Energy User News; Mar2001, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p9
Focuses on the disagreement between environmentalists and Bush administration on energy and environmental fronts. Criticisms on Gale Norton for favoring oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; Vote against fuel efficiency standard for cars and truck; Decline on gross domestic products.
- Energy study gives black marks to coal, boost to nukes.
Francis, David R. // Christian Science Monitor; 5/29/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 128, p16
Discusses a report by Richard Rhodes and Denis Beller concerning the environmental aspects of various energy sources.
- A RIVER RAN THROUGH IT.
Zaneski, Cyril T. // National Journal; 5/26/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 21, p1561
Discusses the claims of power plant developers that federal, state and local rules prevent them from building power plants to meet the increased demand for electric power in the United States (U.S.). Opposition to the planned construction of a power plant in Hudson Valley, New York; Estimated...
Zaneski, Cyril T. // Energy Report (World Wildlife Fund); 2011, p10
An introduction to The Energy Report by energy consultancy Ecofys on renewable energy supplies by 2050 conducted for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is presented.
- Luminaries in the desert limelight.
Patterson, Walt // Modern Power Systems; May2008, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p13
The author examines the possibility and advantages of the DESERTEC Concept for Energy, Water and Climate Security of generating electricity through concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) in the deserts of North Africa. This concept is established by a group of government officials including...
- SAVING SIBERIA.
Patterson, Walt // Ecologist; Jun2001, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p9
Discusses the environmental devastation of Siberia, Russia caused by energy resource production. Impact of energy resource production on the tundra and boreal forests of Siberia; Status of funding to support the environmental recovery of Siberia.
- Battersea engulfed in demolition furore.
Wilding, Mark // Planning (14672073); 3/12/2010, Issue 1859, p3
The article reports on the derailing risk of the Battersea Power Station site developer in London, England.
- Ecolaughter has echoes.
Wollensky, Jug A. // Modern Power Systems; Aug93, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p36
Discusses an article by Fausto Borrelli and Andrea Giannotta which reviewed a dozen of the cartoons that were inspired by energy and environment crises during 1967-1992 and criticizes President Bill Clinton's proposed tax on energy.
- U.S.-CANADIAN EFFORT LAUNCHED TO PROVE FUEL CELL POTENTIAL.
O'Reilly, Dan // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 09/04/2000, Vol. 245 Issue 9, p16
Reports on the United States-Canadian effort to prove fuel cell potential. Construction of a solid-oxide fuel cell combined heat and power plant in Toronto, Ontario; Financiers of the project; Environmental benefits of generating power by electrochemical reaction.
- energy and other scenarios.
McLaughlin, Charlie // Technology & Children; Sep2008, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p6
The author reflects on the need for students to be informed of the limited reserves of fossil fuels and to encourage them to look for future alternatives. He suggests that lessons about natural resources recovery and running through processing, power generation and transmission should be taught...
- THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE DISCOVERY AND DELIVERY OF NEW ENERGY RESOURCES IN THE CANADA/U.S. CONTEXT.
McIlroy, James P. // Canada-United States Law Journal; 2002, Vol. 28, p207
Presents the text of a speech given by the President of the McIlroy & McIlroy Inc. on April 2002 during the 26th Annual Canada-United States Law Institute Conference on 'Energy, the Environment, and Natural Resources in the Canada/U.S. Context' in Cleveland, Ohio, introducing the session,...
- THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE DISCOVERY AND DELIVERY OF NEW ENERGY RESOURCES IN THE CANADA/U.S. CONTEXT.
Hickey Jr., James E. // Canada-United States Law Journal; 2002, Vol. 28, p209
Presents the text of a speech given by the Director of International Programs and Professor of Law at the Hofstra University School of Law in Hemsptead, New York on April 2002 during the 26th Annual Canada-United States Law Institute Conference on 'Energy, the Environment, and Natural Resources...
- THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE DISCOVERY AND DELIVERY OF NEW ENERGY RESOURCES IN THE CANADIAN CONTEXT.
Luff, David // Canada-United States Law Journal; 2002, Vol. 28, p219
Presents the text of a speech given by the Vice President of Stewardship and Public Affairs of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers on April 2002 during the 26th Annual Canada-United States Law Institute Conference on 'Energy, the Environment, and Natural Resources in the Canada/U.S....
- DISCUSSION FOLLOWING THE REMARKS OF DR. HICKEY AND MR. LUFF.
Luff, David // Canada-United States Law Journal; 2002, Vol. 28, p227
Presents a discussion following remarks by James Hickey and David Luff on April 2002 during the 26th Annual Canada-United States Law Institute Conference on 'Energy, the Environment, and Natural Resources in the Canada/U.S. Context' in Cleveland, Ohio. Alaskan law on pipeline route; Traditional...
- A Cynical Energy Plan.
Luff, David // Progressive; Jun2001, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p8
Criticizes the energy plan of United States (U.S.) President George W. Bush. Suggestions of Bush on how to solve the energy crisis in the U.S.; Environmental issues involved in the energy policy of Bush; Campaign contributions of energy companies to the presidential campaign of Bush;...
- Solar Power Monitoring Systems.
Morris, Lindsay // Power Engineering; Sep2010, Vol. 114 Issue 9, p38
The article focuses on solar power monitoring systems. Particular focus is given to the developments in remote and wire-free monitoring in solar plants, such as fiber optic monitoring devices and cellular-based technologies. One such system is the EtherCAT fiber-optic based remote monitoring...
- Grease is the word.
Lerner, Ivan // ICIS Chemical Business; 6/9/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 23, p46
The article reports on the potential use of old cooking oil from fryers as environmentally-friendly power resources. Results of a research show that yellow grease, poultry fats and recycled restaurant grease can be processed into biodiesel fuel. This is an innovative discovery in developing...
- The cleaner oil greenwash.
Ord, David // ICIS Chemical Business; 2/16/2009, Vol. 275 Issue 7, p22
The article attempts to investigate the environmental credential issue involving several energy companies. It mentions the efforts of these companies in attaining such credentials for cleaner and sustainable energy and most of them are using alternative energies such as geothermal, solar, and...
Ord, David // Electric Perspectives; Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p50
Presents the topics on electric power which were discussed in 'Electric Perspectives' from January 1976 to August 2001. Energy crises; Moral aspect of decision making on electric utility; Conflict between environment and energy goals. INSETS: California then and Now;What's an Email?.
- Energy Literacy.
Noe-Hays, Abraham // Connect Magazine; Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p1
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- Are Wind Turbines Dangerous?
Noe-Hays, Abraham // Natural Life; Jul/Aug2007, Issue 116, p7
The article presents a question and answer related to the environmental and health effects of wind energy. Researchers claim that although wind farms mitigate global warming, they also pose threats to the environment and to humans. Wind farms create an impact on the communication and stress...
- A machine is as green as its operator.
Jones, Andrew // Caterer & Hotelkeeper; 10/16/2008, Vol. 198 Issue 4549, p38
The article offers insights on the importance of the proper use of energy-efficient equipment. It asserts that one key way operators can help to conserve energy consumption is to educate staff on its proper use, training people to use equipment properly will get the best of the machinery....
- THE DIRTY SECRET OF CLEAN FUEL.
Plischke, Simona Ely // New Presence: The Prague Journal of Central European Affairs; Summer2007, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p21
The article discusses of ecological side effects of biofuels. It is said that biofuels are actually contributing not only to ecological devastation but also to global warming. Ethanol production is playing a role in the destruction at the Amazonian rainforest. According to Sean Darby, an analyst...
- The strange case of the missing Gulf energy strategy.
O'Sullivan, Edmund // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 3/30/2007, Vol. 51 Issue 13, p72
The article encourages countries that are members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to create a coherent strategy that takes into consideration long-term market trends and the sustainable use of its energy resources. The GCC countries have 40 percent of world oil and almost a quarter of...
- Energy and water: a critical link.
Kessel, Richard // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 4/24/2009, Vol. 56 Issue 20, p14A
In this article, the author discusses the completion of a New York Power Authority (NYPA) energy efficiency program at the Bergen Point Wastewater Treatment Plant in West Babylon, New York. He mentions that the program will reduce the facility's annual energy bill by approximately eight percent....
- ENVIRONMENT FACTORS OF ENERGY COMPANIES AND THEIR EFFECT ON VALUE: ANALYSIS MODEL AND APPLIED METHOD.
�liogeriene, Jurat�; Kaklauskas, Arturas; Zavadskas, Edmundas Kazimieras; Bivainis, Juozas; Seniut, Mark // Technological & Economic Development of Economy; 2009, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p490
Practical tasks related to property management and disposal in energy companies can be solved only if the actual property value of these companies is known. Traditional practical property valuation methods are based on the analysis of incurred property development costs or financial indicators...
- A Theoretical Essay on Sustainability and Environmentally Balanced Output Growth: Natural Capital, Constrained Depletion of Resources and Pollution Generation.
Carvalho de Sena, Augusto Marcos // Brazilian Administration Review (BAR); Sep2009, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p213
The fact that today's activities are imposing a heavy burden on the earth's capacity has led to an increasing interest in environmental issues. It is emphasized that rapid production growth has exhausted natural resources and polluted the environment. The objective of this essay is to offer a...
- CITIZENS, POLITICIANS AND EXPERTS IN ENERGY POLICY-MAKING: THE CASE OF FINLAND.
Ruostetsaari, Ilkka // Energy & Environment; 2010, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p203
Theoretically, this study debates the issue of technocracy, with the role of representative democracy and expert knowledge in the Finnish energy policy-making as a focus. Policy-making is characterized by several characteristics making it special in international comparison. The study is based...
- OIL BOOM IN LOUISIANA.
LEAVY, WALTER // Ebony; Jul1981, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p67
The article discusses the effect of oil and gas discoveries in southern Louisiana to several African American families. According to Calvin Thomas of the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, the oil and gas discoveries in Pointe Coupee Parish in Louisiana will make the families living...
Crandall, Maureen S. // Energy Journal; 2009, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p181
The article reviews the book "Energy," by Joseph M. Dukert.
- Methane cracking over commercial carbons for hydrogen production.
Prasad, J. Sarada; Dhand, Vivek; Himabindu, V.; Anjaneyulu, Y. // International Journal of Energy & Environment; 2010, Issue 4, p607
A bench scale unit has been designed and developed indigenously for producing hydrogen from methane in the presence of a catalyst. Five number carbon samples (two carbon blacks and three activated carbons) of different origin procured from Indian market have been investigated in the bench scale...
- RDM turns to wind power.
Prasad, J. Sarada; Dhand, Vivek; Himabindu, V.; Anjaneyulu, Y. // ACR News: Air Conditioning & Refrigeration News; Dec2008, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p10
The article reports on the installation of two wind turbines at the headquarters of control and monitoring company RDM in Glasgow, Scotland. The turbines can generate up to 30 kilowatts (kW) of electricity that can more than suffice for the night-time load as well as 60-70% of the day-time load...
- Capitol Assets.
Anderson, Kristin // Sustainable Facility; Jun/Jul2009, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p41
The article reports on the new indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQs) energy saving performance contract given by the U.S. Department of Energy. The author stresses that the contract was given to 16 energy services companies (ESCOs) from different states with is valued at...
Anderson, Kristin // Wind Power Report; 2004, Vol. 2, p10
Presents an overview of the status of the global wind power industry as of 2003. Growing world wind energy capacity; Types of modern wind turbine; Energy yields; Development of wind farms; Key features of an onshore and an offshore wind farm; Small wind turbines; Environmental aspects;...
- 4. Fourth-generation biofuels.
Anderson, Kristin // New Statesman; 12/22/2008, Vol. 137/138 Issue 4928-4930, p37
In this article the author discusses a claim made by geneticist Craig Venter that by 2009 he would create an organism that would aid in the production of clean energy. The event is cited as the number four reason to celebrate the arrival of the year 2009 in a list of 30 compiled by the magazine....
- Building Oversight Management: M & V and More.
Clark, Larry // Engineered Systems; Aug2008, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p62
The author reflects on the building oversight management involving measurement and verification (M&V) program. According to the author, M&V must adhere to the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) in order to verify the actual savings in energy use. The author...
- INNOVATIVE ENERGY FORMED TO DELIVER CLEAN ENERGY.
Clark, Larry // Worldwide Energy; Aug2004, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p3
Reports on the launch of Innovative Energy Solutions Inc. (iESi), a new venture for the delivery of innovative and clean energy solutions, by Hyunik Yang and other power industry experts in 2004. Patented technologies created by the company; Corporate divisions of iESi; Statement from Terry...
- Drax sets 50% biomass target.
Clark, Larry // ENDS (Environmental Data Services); Aug2011, Issue 439, p16
The article focuses on Great Britain's biggest power station Drax in New Yorkshire which is reported to have the potential to run on 50% biomass, a big increase from the initial run of 8% during the first half of 2011 and the initial maximum forecast of 20%. It mentions the two 299-megawatt...