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  • n  intermediate between peat and bituminous coal

  • However, we are also equally proud of the North Dakota lignite coal development in our State.
  • Sensing that he ought to get away from his study for a while, he eases off on his definitive life of Buddha and tries to run a lignite mine.
  • The skies were leaden with fumes from the sulfurous lignite used to generate electricity.
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  • Clock’s Ticking to Submit Nominations for the Projects of the Year Awards
    A solar installation built adjacent to a natural gas-fired power plant in Florida; a hydroelectric plant needed to meet an expected 6 percent annual growth in Chile; a coal-fired power plant that also burns biomass in Virginia; and a solar power plant built on a former lignite mining strip in Germany. These projects and more are some of the past wi
    June 12, 2013 - Renewable Energy World
  • Honors and officers (June 8)
    Jason Bohrer has been named president and chief executive officer of the Lignite Energy Council, Bismarck. Bohrer succeeds John Dwyer, who is retiring after holding the position for 32 years.
    June 8, 2013 - The Fargo Forum

  • Neelie Kroes in Reuters
    Customers are denied the benefits of competition in the electricity sector when one operator controls virtually all access to Greek lignite reserves,Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes said in a statement.
  • P Chidambaram in Business Standard
    I have asked people to look into why lignite prices have risen very sharply in the week,Chidambaram said.
  • John Hoeven in KXMA
    Federal loan guarantees can help speed development of our Lignite Vision 21 projects and clean energy development using innovative new technologies in environmentally friendly ways,Hoeven said. "We're working with the Secretary to channel...

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