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Ukraine faces years of dependence on Western aid

...people away from the rural areas that are meant to drive the agricultural renaissance. Outages are common as the electricity grid crumbles from a lack of investment and bribery is still rampant.It is clear Ukraine will depend on U.S. and...
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Calif.'s climate fight in 11th hour increasing fuel efficiency standards, adding thousands of electric vehicles and adding solar and wind to the electricity grid. They say the push to use advanced technology will create a new economy of clean energy, good-paying jobs.Still...
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Southeast leaders propose new roads, hydroelectric projects

...the Southeast Conference formed a cooperative for utilities participating in the Southeast Intertie Project, an electricity grid being developed for the region's isolated communities. The multi-million-dollar project is billed as a way...
Bush eyes ANWR anew

...on federal land in the Rocky Mountains to expanding clean-coal technology and improving the reliability of the electricity grid. New tax incentives to spur construction of next-generation nuclear power plants also will be back on the table...
Dems: Get real about U.S. energy policy

...economically. We must move aggressively on energy efficiency, spread smart-grid technologies and invest in our electricity grid. We must push curbs that encourage less oil consumption, such as a targeted (to limit the effect on the less fortunate...
Pro: Wise investments can enhance America's dream

...made up of highways, bridges, air and sea ports, rail and mass transit systems, dams and levees, and a modern electricity grid. Those investments put millions to work and fueled our economic growth, expanded our horizons, and made us the...
Benefits far outweigh cost of current federal subsidies

...We need, more than ever, alternatives to fossil fuels.EVs provide a bulwark against rising prices because our electricity grid is powered by a diverse array of sources that include coal, natural gas, nuclear and, increasingly, renewables...
Funding electrics is a battery-dead idea

...from oil. The pure battery electric vehicles forego the internal combustion engine altogether and run solely on the electricity grid. Nearly two-dozen car companies are preparing to launch plug-in electric vehicles within the next few years...
Need for cyber czar is real for most of a day. Facebook and LiveJournal were also affected. In 2007, Chinese hackers penetrated American electricity grids. About the same time, unidentified hackers broke into a Pentagon network and briefly brought it down. Defense...
Taking a do-nothing approach to Y2K

...Jan. 1, 2000. But the best guess is that the United States will see few if any effects at all. The nation's electricity grid will not crash, we will not suddenly run out of water and planes will not suddenly fall from the sky. I haven't...


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