power station


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Recent Examples on the Web The wind may not blow, or the sun may not shine, but—short of a blockade or strike—a coal or gas power station will always have something to burn. The Economist, "Electrical energy can be captured as liquid air," 28 Nov. 2019 According to local experts cited by The Wall Street Journal, keeping up with demand for electricity requires building more dams and power stations that could alter Iceland’s unique, sensitive environment. Wired, "Inside the Icelandic Facility Where Bitcoin Is Mined," 3 Nov. 2019 Neighborhoods near the front lines are facing power cuts because of damaged electrical lines and power stations. Sudarsan Raghavan, Washington Post, "In a city of ever-shifting front lines, Libyans confront their worst fighting in years," 4 June 2019 Japanese authorities have suggested releasing the water slowly into the sea over a number of years, which Corkhill said was standard practice for power stations around the world. NBC News, "Can Japan's 'Recovery Olympics' heal Fukushima's nuclear scars?," 13 Jan. 2020 The 9,000 square foot former power station and coal store boasts not only a restaurant, but a bar, a deli, a retail store, an events space, and a photography studio. Carmen Rosy Hall, Vogue, "A Recipe for Boxing Day Ramen, From the Women Behind London’s Coolest New Restaurant," 24 Dec. 2019 For years, the land was more geared towards agricultural and heavy industrial use — Western Placer Waste Management Authority and Rio Bravo Rocklin power station are already based in the planning area, for example. Ap Mcclatchy, Orange County Register, "Could 5,600 homes, a Sac State campus come to Placer County?," 11 Nov. 2019 The group also calls for actions to focus on capital cities to maximize disruption, rather than more traditional sites of climate protest like power stations. Alex Marshall, New York Times, "Arrest Us, Please! Extinction Rebellion’s Path to Success," 8 Oct. 2019 Utilities depend on the river to bring coal to power stations. William Wilkes And Megan Durisin / Bloomberg, Time, "Paris Could Hit 108 Degrees Thursday as Record-Breaking Heat Wave Scorches Europe," 25 July 2019

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First Known Use of power station

1887, in the meaning defined above

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8 Feb 2020

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“Power station.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/power%20station. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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