U.S. Coal-Fired Generation Dropped to 23.8% of Total Mix in March

first_imgU.S. Coal-Fired Generation Dropped to 23.8% of Total Mix in March FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Jim Levesque for Platts Coal Trader:Coal dropped to 23.8% of US utility-scale power generation in March as natural gas and renewables continued to grab a greater market share, US Energy Information Administration data shows. The agency’s latest Electric Power Monthly report released Wednesday shows coal generation totaled 72.3 GWh in March, down 22.2% from February and 33.4% from the same month a year ago. Gas comprised 34.1% of the total electricity mix with almost 103.5 GWh. Gas generation increased 5.2% from February and was up 4.4% from the year-ago month. Renewables continued to climb closer to coal’s power output, accounting for 19.2%, or 58.2 GWh, of total generation. Renewables generation climbed 9.2% from February and was up 18.6% from the year-ago month. Total US power generation came to 303.8 GWh in March, down 3.3% from February. Through the first three months of the year, coal has accounted for 28.7% of generation compared to 32.1% from gas. In the year-ago period, coal made up 36% of generation compared to 28.6% from gas. Stockpiles grow Power sector coal stocks totaled 194.3 million st in March, up 2.8% from February and up 25.4% from the year-ago month. Stockpiles are 16.4% above the five-year average. Subbituminous stocks totaled 108.3 million st, up 1.5% from February, up 28.4% from the year-ago month and 24% above the five-year average. Full item ($): Coal drops to 23.8% of US generation mix in Marchlast_img read more

Brazilian teen killed in soccer fan fight

first_imgBrazilian authorities say a 16-year-old fan was shot dead in a confrontation involving rival fan groups and police after a soccer match in southern Brazil.The fighting happened after Novo Hamburgo and local rival Aimore drew 2-2 in the first division of the Rio Grande do Sul state championship on Sunday.It wasn’t immediately clear if the shot that killed the Novo Hamburgo fan was fired by Aimore supporters or by police officers trying to break up the disturbances outside the stadium.The fan reportedly belonged to one of the fan groups.Authorities said they were investigating.The death came a day after dozens of fans of Flamengo, Brazil’s most popular club, invaded the changing room of an opposing team and injured the rival goalkeeper.last_img read more

City of Wellington Street Department to start crack-sealing on Monday

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Sumner Newscow report — The City of Wellington Street Department will begin crack-sealing the following streets on Monday ~ March 14, 2016:•Crusader Drive•Myles Drive•North B Street from 15th to Harvey•1100-1400 High Drive (Wheat Ridge)•N. Myles Court•Coyote Ridge•N. Settlers Circle•Highland Court•1000 W. 18th Street (Wheat Ridge)•Crest Ridge•1800-1900 W. 8th St. (Crestview Heights)•Homestead DRive•1000 W. 20th St. (Wheat Ridge).•N. Plum – from 16th St. to 22nd St.•Edgewood•North Washington from 9th to 15th Street•High Court.The Street Department will begin with Crusader Drive and will crack-seal the streets around the schools during Spring Break.  This work will continue throughout the listed locations, weather permitting, for two to three weeks.Look for continuous updates on routes and status of crack-sealing for more up-to-date information so that residents will know which days they should not park on the streets in their area.Crack sealing consists of blowing debris out of cracks and sealing them with an oil based material to prevent water from getting underneath the street surface.In order to be effective, we must have access to the full length of all cracks within that block of street.  Please do not park on these streets Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. during this period of time.For more information, please contact the Street Department at 326-7831.Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more

STILL TIME TO GET ON YOUR BIKE FOR KILLYBEGS TO LETTERKENNY CYCLE

first_imgIt’s still not too late to sign up for the LYIT Campus to Campus Charity Cycle which takes place on Saturday, 24 May.It’s a 75 km cycle from the School of Tourism campus in Killybegs to the Letterkenny campus, and all are welcome to take part – even if they aren’t a student or staff member of LYIT.This year the proceeds will go to the Donegal Branch of the MS Society of Ireland and Blood Bikes North West (a voluntary group of motorbike enthusiasts who transport necessary medical items between hospitals, clinics and blood transfusion banks). If you would like to give to these worthy causes or take part in the cycle, contact Maeve at [email protected] or 074 918 6342. Pictured are last year’s cyclists as they headed off from Killybegs. STILL TIME TO GET ON YOUR BIKE FOR KILLYBEGS TO LETTERKENNY CYCLE was last modified: May 7th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:cycledonegalLYITlast_img read more