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Day: November 19, 2003

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Here comes the sun

Solar flares – heading our way Navigation systems, satellite phones and sensitive electronic are feeling the effects of turbulent solar weather. Solar flares, the largest recorded for many years have produced solar radition that has reached Earth's atmosphere. Electrical grids, satellites, pagers

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Sensible loading

From 1995 to 1996, manual handling injuries cost UK employers almost ?335 million. CBI Director General Digby Jones, said: ?People are more aware of their rights and more willing to take legal action.? A commercial vehicle that saves labour, reduces injury risk

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ABB helps children get back on their feet

Motor stators, supplied free of charge by ABB, are helping children with bone cancer to walk again. The children being treated at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, have lost part of their leg bones to cancer. Because a large amount of bone

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Sweden builds combined heat and power plant

A combined heat and power plant will be built in Sweden to provide electricity and district heat for the city of Gothenburg. The plant, to be provided by Demag Delaval Industrial Turbomachinery, will comprise three 43MW gas turbines and a 141MW steam

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SuperVAR dynamic synchronous condensers are go

American Superconductor has supplied the Tennessee Valley Authority with the first SuperVAR dynamic synchronous condenser, which stabilises grid voltages, boosts service reliability and could help to maximise transmission capacity. The product is said to reduce the threat of power outages by ensuring

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Powergen bumps up prices

Powergen has announced that it will raise its electricity and gas prices from 5 January as a result of pressures facing suppliers. The price increase is largely due to the sharp increase in wholesale costs, which have risen by over 25% for

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Blowing hot and cold

The U.K. renewable energy industry may not reach the government-set target of providing 10% of the country's energy by 2010, according to a report released today by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services. Wind power, which is expected to be the main means

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