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18389
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Union Power Cooperative, based in Monroe, is getting worldwide recognition for an online system that gives employees a real-time picture of how the co-op's utility system is operating at any time.
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25127
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A hearing was scheduled to debate plans for a new peat-fired power plant in New Bern. Concerns about environmental aspects and price impacts were to be addressed.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Autumn 1984, p2, por
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28750
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Durham venture capital incubator 8 Rivers Capital and its founders have created a power plant that releases zero carbon emissions. Bill Brown and Miles Palmer formed teamed up to create a power plant which captures carbon emissions from natural gas and uses the emissions to power the generators. The story of how their idea was formed and the potential expansion of their power plant are detailed.
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29770
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The biggest economic development in southeastern North Carolina will also create and new industry for the area. The GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy plant in Castle Hayne, North Carolina will expand its operations to include laser technology in order to extract uranium.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 9, Sept 2008, p28, 30, por, map
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31534
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North Carolina electric cooperatives could be awarded federal funds for preliminary work on a demonstration peat-fired generating plant under legislation adopted recently by Congress. The legislation allocates funds for first-stage design and engineering on such a plant, which would be the first such facility in the United States. The proposed demonstration plant would provide vital information regarding the practical approaches to tapping this energy source and the environmental effects of harvesting and burning peat.