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Lithium Fires On The Rise

Lithium Fires On The Rise

Fires caused by lithium battery opereated vehicles and stations have been on the rise since many vehicle manufactures are switching to hybrid and fully electric vehicles. Between Chevy recalling their line of Bolt Electric Vehicles, and a major fire outbreak in a...

Clean Energy leads to more mining.

Clean Energy leads to more mining.

According to Dr. Michael Moats, professor and interim chair of materials science and engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, adaption to cleaner energy sources has reduced coal production. However, it has increased the mining efforts of other...

Will OPEC+ impact oil prices?

Will OPEC+ impact oil prices?

Despite the impact of the initial COVID-19 outbreak and intense lockdowns, US oil prices have bounced back from record low numbers in just over a year. US oil statistics for 2020 vs 2021. Source: ycharts.com Oil prices in the United States went negative during the...

Hydropower Plant Suffers Major Fire

Hydropower Plant Suffers Major Fire

The Srisailam Left Bank Hydel Power Station suffered a major fire outbreak that caused several injuries and fatalities on August 20th. A federal investigation is being conducted to find the cause. Preliminary reports suggest an auxiliary transformer exploded that...

Fire Shuts Down Uttar Pradesh Substation.

Fire Shuts Down Uttar Pradesh Substation.

UPPTC Ltd, located in Uttar Pradesh India, has shut down sectors of the substation due to a 500 MVA transformer fire in the Sector 148. The fire is reported to have started Wednesday, August 19th. Reports indicate the substation sectors will be shut down for over a...

Explosion At Iranian Power Plant

Explosion At Iranian Power Plant

Iran's state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday that an explosion at a power plant in the central Iranian province of Isfahan. The news agency reported the explosion was triggered by faulty equipment. No casualties were reported. The managing director of Isfahan's...

PG&E Emerges From Bankruptcy

PG&E Emerges From Bankruptcy

California's largest utility company, Pacific Gas and Electric, has put over $5 billion dollars and over 20 percent of its stock into a trust for the victims of wildfires and other incidents caused by their utility equipment. They've also restructured their board of...

India NLC Power Plant Blast

India NLC Power Plant Blast

The government-ran NLC Power Plant located in the state of Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore district in southern India has suffered a massive blast. It is reported the blast is the second deadliest boiler explosion within the last two months. The incident is reported to have...