US troops didn't have eyes on Afghan hospital before attack

...their forces were also a half mile away, and therefore could not have been under direct fire from the hospital.Drawing electricity from generators, the hospital was among the only brightly lit buildings in Kunduz at night, Doctors Without Borders has...
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Sacred oil checks eyed amid budget deficit of Bethel, said for the most part in his region, the dividend goes toward ordinary living expenses."Oil, electricity, tools like a snow machine, things for transportation. These are key to living in western Alaska," he said.Is Alaska...
AKRR approved to carry LNG

...the United States and was sought as part of the Interior Energy Project, an effort to lower the cost of home heating and electricity in Fairbanks and other portions of Interior Alaska.The approval was announced earlier this month by the FRA and is of limited...
AEL&P's avalanche man dies at age 61

...project. With months required to repair them, Juneau was forced to rely on costly backup diesel generators. Residential electricity rates climbed by 447 percent.Juneau resident Bob King recalled how after the disaster, AEL&P had to explain what had...
Ukraine faces years of dependence on Western aid

...drives young 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 European...
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Bringing LNG to the CBJ

...natural gas. By Avista's numbers, those who use propane or electricity to heat their homes can expect to save about 45 and 38 percent...air-source heat pumps.These heat pumps are powered by electricity but are nearly twice as efficient as baseboard heaters...
Film Series raises awareness in advance of Paris climate talks

...Kodiak installed the state's first megawatt-scale wind turbines and generates about 18 percent of that community's electricity. ? Geothermal systems, surfacing as hot springs, can be tapped for energy, and hydrokinetic devices can convert tidal...
Army blimp breaks loose, drifts over Pa.

...left without power, according to electric utility PPL, and Bloomsburg University canceled classes because of the outage. Electricity was restored to most people within a few hours.The craft even knocked out power to the State Police barracks at Bloomsburg...
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A sit down with the new mayor for Juneau and Hoonah, which would allow that material to be used to generate gas, which in turn could generate electricity in Hoonah. We're a long way from knowing if that's feasible, but something like that could work out it would certainly...
UK rolls out red carpet for China's Xi on contentious visit "a shift in market conditions caused by a flood of cheap imports, particularly from China, a strong pound and high electricity costs."Labour Party business spokesman Kevin Brennan accused the government of being "content to allow Britain's entire...
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