Jun 15, 2017

Hundreds of new Amazon dams would be 'massively' destructive, study says

Building the 428 hydroelectric dams proposed for Brazil’s Amazon basin — three times the existing number — would devastate the environment and could even disrupt regional weather, an international team of researchers warned Wednesday. Writing in the journal Nature, the scientists unveiled a Dam ...

Panasonic India cashing in on telecom green energy push

/ Jun 5, 2017

Panasonic India cashing in on telecom green energy push

With India’s telecom sector investing heavily in green-energy solutions, Panasonic’s local unit has cashed in on the growing demand, generating over $100 million in sales in the last three years supplying lithium-ion battery-based solutions. The telecommunications sector has become the major growth driver for ...

Owner says Three Mile Island nuclear plant to shut down in 2019

May 30, 2017

Owner says Three Mile Island nuclear plant to shut down in 2019

The owner of Three Mile Island, site of the United States’ worst commercial nuclear power accident, says it will shut down the plant in 2019 without a financial rescue from Pennsylvania. Exelon Corp. said Monday’s announcement comes after five years of losses on the ...