The four new cruise ships – part of a previously announced nine-ship strategic partnership for the world's largest cruise company – will be the largest ever built based on guest capacity.
MIAMI, June 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest travel and leisure company, today announced it has signed a multi-billion dollar contract to build four next-generation cruise ships with the largest guest capacity in the world.
Lower reservoir levels mean relying on more natural gas, renewable resources for power generation.
Usually by this time of year, California's Huntington Lake is full, awaiting the arrival of eager boaters and vacationers seeking refuge from the daily grind. But this year, because the winter snowpack in the Northern Sierra Nevada mountain range was only a tiny fraction of what was expected, Huntington is at less than half its normal level.
Ensuring affordable and clean energy for New England
The health of New England’s economy, communities and environment depends on reliable, sustainable, and affordable energy supplies. While much has been done in recent decades to strengthen the region’s electric power system, we now face an unprecedented challenge: We are beginning to experience shortages of natural gas, which is used to fuel about half the region’s power plants.
RICHMOND, VA, April 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - UPS Freight® (NYSE: UPS), one of the nation's largest heavy freight carriers, announced today the addition of 64 liquefied natural gas (LNG) tractors to its fleet. The tractors, which are based in Harrisburg, Pa., join UPS's worldwide fleet of more than 2,500 natural gas vehicles.
The figures for new renewable energy sources for January have been added up, and the numbers show continuing rapid growth in the sector. Ninety percent of the new electricity generation capacity added in the U.S. in January came from solar and wind energy, according to CleanTechnica. The breakout shows that 54% came from wind, 26% from rooftop solar, 10% percent from natural gas, and 8% from utility-scale solar PV. January 2015’s 90% of added renewables compares well with January 2014, when solar and wind accounted for 94% of added electricity generation capacity.
When you turn your lights on, do you ever wonder where that power comes from? How about when you are cooking dinner or making your morning coffee? What about when you are heating your home on a cold winter night? We often take our lifestyle based on a convenient and abundant supply of energy for granted. We switch our appliances on; drive our cars, use computers and cellphones without giving it a second thought. We use energy every day because it’s essential to our modern way of life. But do you ever wonder where the energy comes from?