It is a land of spectacular natural beauty – an azure sky, rolling grassland, crystal-clear rivers, roaming herds of cattle, and, in summertime, blooming galsang flowers, a native floral species that symbolises the happiness of the Tibetan people.
This is the Pengbuxi township of Kangding in the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan province and home to a Tibetan girl called Sonam Baizom, who with her classmates enjoyed a memorable visit to their school last year.
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Whenever you flip a light switch, plug in an appliance, or turn on your furnace, you expect and receive energy on demand. Since the completion of our very first hydroelectric project in 1890, Avista’s dams have generated dependable, cost-effective and environmentally responsible power for our customers.
Retains Ownership of Veazie, Great Works and Howland and Reaffirms Commitment to Penobscot River Restoration Project
Old Town and Augusta, ME: Today, PPL Corporation (PPL) announced that its PPL Maine subsidiary has signed an agreement to sell the majority of PPL Maine's hydroelectric generation business to Black Bear Hydro Partners, LLC, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC, for a total of approximately $95 million, subject to the receipt of various state and federal regulatory approvals and consents. PPL will retain ownership of the Veazie, Great Works and Howland Dams pending the sale of those assets to the Penobscot River Restoration Trust (Penobscot Trust).