02 Feb

Latest Electricity News

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but electricity might
Money doesn’t grow on trees, but electricity might someday. Iowa State University scientists have built a device that mimics the branches and leaves of a cottonwood tree and generates electricity when its artificial leaves sway in the wind. Michael …
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SIG Combibloc switches all production sites to green electricity
SIG Combibloc has announced all its sites in Europe, South America, China and the Asia-Pacific region will be supplied totally by so-called ‘green electricity’. This is electricity can be proven to come from renewable energy sources such as wind, sun …
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S. Korea’s electricity consumption rises in Q4 on brisk chip production
SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) — Industrial electricity consumption in South Korea rose in the fourth quarter of last year as demand increased from the semiconductor sector, which led the country’s growth in the quarter, a government report showed on Thursday.
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Higher Electricity Consumption Will Likely Help US Utilities
According to the EIA’s (U.S. Energy Information Administration) Short-Term Energy Outlook for January 2017, the average residential customer will consume 3% more electricity between December 2016 and March 2017 compared to the same period last year.
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