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International Finance

Tag : electricity

Business Leaders

Cochin airport takes off on solar power

World’s first solar powered airport has more electricity than it needs Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya May 10, 2016: As the plane hovers over Cochin airport in India, you will be astonished to see a large number of solar panels in the vast compound. There are more than 46,000 of the reflective panels tapping the rays from...
Business Leaders

Saltwater presents flooded homeowners with added challenge after blizzard

This has left many exposed to electrical dangers January 27, 2016: A powerful weekend blizzard that brought unprecedented flooding to southern New Jersey has soaked homes in brackish saltwater, leaving many families exposed to electrical dangers, including fire. Residential energy company AP Gas & Electric LLC urges homeowners to exercise care when dealing with saltwater floods, as...
Business Leaders

Why everyone is talking about Africa

Over the past two decades, Africa has grown from a region dominated by problems, risks, and hazards to one of opportunity and possibility Miriam Mannak February 13, 2015: Up until recently, Africa was a place best avoided. Apart from its natural resources, the continent was deemed pretty much insignificant. This notion has changed fundamentally over...
Economy

Rainbow Nation’s energy sector is getting greener

Since the 2008 energy crisis, South Africa has been trying to reduce dependency on coal Miriam Mannak October 3, 2014: Africa’s second largest economy is a land of abundance, boasting vast reserves of coal, platinum, and gold. The country’s natural wealth isn’t, however, confined to the depths below the earth’s surface. She is also blessed...