Archive for February 4th, 2017

US utilities seek sun as Trump sides with coal, fossil fuels

Saturday, February 4th, 2017:

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The plunging cost of solar power is leading U.S. electric companies to capture more of the sun just when President Donald Trump is moving to boost coal and other fossil fuels. Solar power represents just about 1 percent of the electricity U.S. utilities generate today, but that could grow substantially as major electric utilities move into smaller-scale solar farming, a niche developed by local cooperatives and non-profits. It’s both an opportunity and a defensive maneuver: Sunshine-capturing technology has become so cheap, so quickly, that utilities are moving to preserve their core business against competition from household […] Read More →

Beckham’s jaw-dropping excuse for his leaked c-word rants 

Saturday, February 4th, 2017:

Outburst: Beckham leaves a Los Angeles gym after a workout last week In fairness, it was never going to be easy for David Beckham to repair his shredded public image. But in giving it his best shot yesterday, he offered an extraordinary excuse, insisting through friends that he was a ‘normal person’ who was just ‘extremely disappointed’ at being passed over for a knighthood. The former England captain, 41, was referring to the release of damning emails which allegedly showed how desperate he was to ensure he was made ‘Sir David’ – and the lengths to which he would go to […] Read More →

Chile President says wildfires now mostly under control

Saturday, February 4th, 2017:

SANTIAGO, Chile –  President Michelle Bachelet says the worst wildfires that Chile has suffered in its history are now mostly under control. Bachelet said Saturday that for the moment there are no new blazes reported “and the rest are mostly controlled.” But she says in her daily briefing on the wildfires “that doesn’t mean, however, that we are letting down our guard.” The arrival of rains and dropping of temperatures in recent hours have helped stop the fires from spreading. Aaron Cavieres is director of Chile’s National Forestry Corporation. He says, “we are nearing the… Read the full article from […] Read More →

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