DIRECT CURRENT ELECTRICITY COULD WORK BETTER OVER LONG DISTANCES

Five things you need to know about:the return of direct current How the idea of channeling direct current electricity using circuit breakers could give rise to supergrids. What is it? In the early era of electrification, the distribution of electricity by direct current (DC) ruled. Thomas Edison’s first electricity utilities in the late 19th century used […]

CHINESE COMPANY TAKES PART IN SERBIAN POWER SUPPLY

Serbia’s electricity supply is safe. But environmentalists may not be too happy about the how. As a major face-off between coal supporters and environmentalists unfolds in nearby Poland, Serbia’s power utility EPS has signed a $715 million deal with a China Machinery Engineering to build a coal fired power plant – the country’s first new […]

POLAND TO HOST 2 CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMITS, ONE BY THE UNITED NATIONS & THE OTHER BY THE WORLD COAL ASSOCIATION

POLAND THE CHOICE FOR TWO WORLD SUMMITS ON CLIMATE CHANGE As of Monday, Poland will be host to two climate change summits: One organized by the United Nations and the other by the World Coal Association. The two-day International Coal and Climate Summit in Warsaw is looking to improve coal’s reputation by focusing on clean […]