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World / Science & Health Nov 6, 2018

Wind farm 'predator' effect changes ecosystems: study

Wind farms now act as a top "predator" in some ecosystems, harming birds at the top of the food chain and triggering a knock-on effect often overlooked by green energy advocates, scientists said Monday. Wind is the fastest-growing renewable energy sector, supplying around 4 percent ...

Preventive glitch led to Hokkaido blackout: paper

National Sep 22, 2018

Preventive glitch led to Hokkaido blackout: paper

Hokkaido's prefecture-wide blackout on Sept. 6 was caused by a failed emergency step that was designed to prevent exactly what it caused after the level 7 earthquake, a document has revealed. The reason it failed was because the temblor triggered a bigger initial power loss ...