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power station

an electrical generating station

power station

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THE loss of Rugeley Power Station will be a hammer blow for the community, a senior councillor has warned.
When the Medupi and Kusile power stations are both completed, Eskom's power supply capability will increase by 20 percents from the current level, an achievement expected to make a huge contribution to the South African economy.
He said that in case power stations' consumption rate for fuel increases, they will not be able to provide any additional quantities of natural gas, and power stations will be compensated by truck shipments.
I am concerned that a major fire recently at a gas-fired power station was caused by the use of wooden cooling towers as all previous power stations had used cooling towers made out of concrete blocks as far as I know.
In recent years, the GE[micro]sgen-DEnniken AG nuclear power station (KKG) has replaced important systems and main components of the power station's nuclear and conventional facilities (generators, turbines, control systems, constructional measures, upgrades and retrofitting).
The cost of installation of the Low NOX boilers is about PS12m per unit and will initially involve one unit of the power station.
Peter Scott, who used to work as a mechanical engineer and turbine erector at the power station, discovered in July that he is suffering from mesothelioma, a cancer of the lining of the lungs caused by exposure to asbestos decades ago.
Power stations have been the backbone of North Wales for years and still are - Stwlan, Maentwrog, Llanberis.
With Wales a net exporter of electricity and more gas-fired power stations per person here than England, the energy business is polluting Wales, FoE Cymru warned.
Kincaid Power Station, a 1,158-megawatt power station in Kincaid, Ill.
According to him, three small hydroelectric power stations have already been issued licenses to produce electricity and another seven hydroelectric power stations are being constructed.
It has 1000 employees, 11 gas, hydro and coal-fired power stations throughout the State and the capacity to supply more than 45 per cent of Queensland's peak power needs.