The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the U. S. Coast Guard within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate with each other on the development of hydrokinetic projects.
Duke Energy International, a subsidiary of Duke Energy Corp. has acquired CGE Group's Iberoamericana de Energia Ibener S.A. subsidiary in Chile, including hydroelectric generating assets with 140 megawatts of installed capacity, for $415 million.
Floating on the lithosphere and moving northwest at the geologically dizzying speed of 3 inches per year, the Hawaiian Islands embrace some of the most diverse geographical, historical, biological, and geological situations on the planet.
With the crisis unfolding at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, it is too soon to draw final conclusions. But watching the struggle to bring the site under control, we cannot help but wonder: What exactly is going on, and what lessons might be learned?
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