Saturday, July 2, 2022

Energy

MoS Krishan Pal Gurjar chairs "Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Energy"

New Delhi [India], September 2 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Power and Heavy Industries, Krishan Pal Gurjar on Thursday chaired the “Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Energy” under the Chairship of India. During the virtual meeting, the BRICS Energy Report 2021, BRICS Energy Technology Report 2021 and BRICS Energy Research Directory 2021 were launched, […]


A Small Town in Alabama Tries to Regroup After Losing Two Leaders to Covid-19

CLANTON, Ala.—Mayor Billy Joe Driver oversaw every major development in town during his 36 years in office, and solved countless minor problems. If a pothole appeared or the garbage wasn’t picked up, residents would say, “I’m going to call Billy Joe.” He died of Covid-19 at age 84 last July. His successor, Jeff Mims, 63, […]


More Than 300 Girls Kidnapped in Latest Nigerian School Abduction

Gunmen kidnapped 317 girls from a boarding school in northwest Nigeria, police said in a statement Friday, the latest in a rising tide of high-school abductions across Africa’s most populous nation, where kidnapping for ransom has become a lucrative industry. Armed militants broke into the Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara state at around 1 a.m. […]


Boost to Household Income Primes U.S. Economy for Stronger Growth

U.S. household income jumped 10% in January as the government delivered stimulus payments to households and consumer spending rose 2.4%, priming the economy for a burst in growth this year. The increase in income was the second largest on record, eclipsed only by last April’s increase when the federal government sent an initial round of […]


Japan's JFE Engineering develops autonomous garbage incinerator

Niigata [Japan], Feb 10 (ANI): JFE Engineering’s Shinden Refuse Incineration Center that operates at Niigata city in northeastern Japan has converted the energy generated by burning garbage into electricity and reused it. Normally, in the central control room, workers monitor the condition of combustion at all times. When the alarm sounds like advanced combustion, they […]


Andhra: HPCL launches Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil for shipping Industry

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Jan 3 (ANI): Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) has launched IMO-2020 compliant Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO) for shipping industry ahead of the deadline of January 1. The launch took place here on Thursday by the Chairman and Managing Director in presence of Director – Refineries, Mukesh Kumar Surana, Vinod […]


Gamma-ray bursts are highest energetic explosions ever seen

Washington D.C [USA], Nov 21 (ANI): Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are extremely energetic explosions that have been observed in distant galaxies. They give out most of their energy in gamma rays, light which is much more energetic than the visible light we can see with our eyes. In January 2019, an extremely bright and long gamma-ray […]


Saving water is easier by replacing coal with gas or renewable energy: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 27 (ANI): It has been found in a recent study that the transition from coal to natural gas in the US electricity sector is reducing the industry’s water use. It is helping in saving gallons of water and contributing to reducing water scarcity. “For every megawatt of electricity produced using natural […]