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October 18 Energy News

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Science and Technology:

¶ According to two scientists from Harvard University, solar super-flares could blast the Earth within the next decade and result in trillions of dollars of damage. One said that such a flare today could shut down all the power grids, all the computers, and all the cooling systems in all the nuclear reactors. A lot of “things could go really bad.” [Sputnik International]

Solar storms (NASA image)

World:

¶ GE is to supply turbines totaling 158 MW to Vetroelektrane Balkana’s Cibuk 1 wind farm in Serbia. The project, located 50 km outside of Belgrade, will consist of 57 GE 2.75-120 turbines, with blades made by LM Wind Power. GE will deliver, install and commission the wind farm, as well as provide servicing for 15 years. [reNews]

¶ Large incumbents such as the “Big Six” utilities have an undue dominant influence over UK energy policy…

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