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Flame Throwing Drone is Actually Useful

A team in Xiangyang, China is using a flame-throwing drone to clear debris from high voltage power lines. These lines are made of metal of course, and are impervious to the high heat of the flames. 75 more words

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Puerto Rico's Residential Electricity Rates (2000-2017)

As Puerto Rico’s Autoridad de Energia Electrica (AEE) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers slowly rebuild the island’s electric grid following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, let’s remember that Puerto Rican residents, especially in the last four years, pay one of the highest rates for electricity in the United States.  58 more words

Puerto Rico

Report for Diesel Generator Production Market Analysis and Regional Market Performance

Stationary Diesel Generator Market report conveys an essential review of the Stationary Diesel Generator Market including its definition, applications and technology. Additionally, the Stationary Diesel Generator Industry report investigates the international Major Market players in detail. 386 more words

Diesel Engine

Nuclear And Coal Generators Is Supported By Electrical-Grid Operator

Regional grid operator PJM Interconnection on Wednesday proposed to revise its wholesale electricity markets to prop up prices for beleaguered “baseload” generators such as coal and nuclear plants, which are being forced into retirement by low natural-gas prices. 404 more words

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Could United States Forces Prevent North Korean Attack?

Lieutenant General (ret.) Jan-Marc Jouas wrote in a leaked letter to members of the US Congress, US troops “are vastly outnumbered by North Korean forces, as well as (South Korean) forces that will conduct the overwhelming majority of the fighting.” General Jouas adds, “Unlike every conflict since the last Korean War, we will not be able to build up our forces prior to the start of hostilities.” May we add that in our opinion, the general is a flaming optimist. 1,739 more words


Shady details from Puerto Rico's contract with Whitefish Energy

Whitefish chopper working on tower repairs

❝ Puerto Rico has now endured the longest power failure in U.S. history, after Category 4 Hurricane Maria tore a path of destruction across the island on Sept.

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A small Montana utility firm with ties to the Trump administration has won a major multi-million dollar contract to help restore large portions of Puerto Rico’s electrical grid. 160 more words