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Rocket Fire on Israeli Gas Platforms Could Escalate Gaza Fighting

Jared Anderson | Breaking Energy  Although scoring a direct hit would be difficult, Hamas fire against Israel’s offshore rigs could prove very significant given the crucial role gas plays in generating the country’s electricity. Earlier today, Hamas claimed to have fired two rockets at an Israeli natural gas installation located about nineteen miles off the coast of Gaza. The Israeli ...

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Natural gas fuels Tanzanian growth

Zachary Toliver | Shale Plays Media In America, natural gas may have an arguable economic worth. Yet in the African country of Tanzania, natural gas consumption is saving the country hundreds of millions of dollars. All Africa reports that over the past ten years, revenues accumulated from natural gas use totals $265 million. Due to the reduction of imported fuels ...

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Medical Waste Used To Generate Electricity In Oregon May Contain Fetal Tissue


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it’s been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from British Columbia. Sam Brentano, chairman of the Marion County board of commissioners, said late Wednesday the board is taking immediate action to prohibit human tissue ...

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Akon Lighting Africa hopes to bring solar power to 1 million households


By Lydia Gilbertson | Google+ Modern society is powered by electricity. From our cellphones to our air conditioners, it is essential to thrive in the contemporary world.  Sadly, almost a century after the invention of the light bulb, the majority of Africa is still unable to access the power grid leaving the continent’s economic development to struggle severely. African countries ...

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