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powerhouse

an electrical generating station or plant
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powerhouse

A building in which electricity or other form of power is generated.
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PowerHouse

A fourth-generation language from Unicom Global (www.unicomglobal.com) that was introduced in the late 1970s for midrange computers. PowerHouse supports character-oriented terminal-based applications as well as Windows clients, and apps developed under PowerHouse can be imported into the Axiant client/server environment. PowerHouse was developed by Cognos, which was acquired by IBM in 2008. The PowerHouse product line was acquired by Unicom in 2013. See Axiant.
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The greatest coalition of Northern businesses ever seen has reached more than 300 members, Northern Powerhouse Minister Rt Hon Jake Berry MP announced today (29 August 2019).
However, the plans were criticised by think tank the Northern Powerhouse Partnership.
Their commitment to commercial and funding engagement is an important step for Powerhouse. Peel will aid the roll out of the technology and importantly they share our vision of the great potential arising from the distributed hydrogen economy," said Chief Executive Officer David Ryan.
A new, more efficient powerhouse was commissioned at Rainbow Dam in 2013.
They urged the higher authorities to run the powerhouse to get low-cost electricity for the country.
Northern Powerhouse Minister, Jake Berry said: "The Northern Powerhouse is the UK Government's ambition to bring together the great cities, towns and rural communities of the north of England and Wales to drive economic growth, by creating high-value local jobs, modern transport links, and increased investment.
It's precisely why we need our Northern Powerhouse Partnership to be as strong and as active as it is."
Northern Powerhouse Partnership vice-chair and leading economist Lord Jim O'Neill said: "I have consistently said that for the Northern Powerhouse to be a success and deliver a more balanced economy for the whole of the UK requires the support and vision of the North's leading businesses.
"This shows that this region has the huge potential to rival the Northern Powerhouse or Midlands Engine."
The local government members passed a resolution demanding that the prime minister should ensure that electricity was supplied to Upper Chitral from the new powerhouse at Golen otherwise the people of the area would launch a mass protest campaign.
It's a bit like the Powerhouse, but it's meant to be happening here in the Midlands.