Tag Archives: Clean

China to create world's largest floating solar power plant in move to clean energy

Published time: 11 Dec, 2017 18:14 The Beijing-based Three Gorges New Energy Corporation has invested a billion yuan ($ 151 million) into constructing the world’s biggest floating solar power project. The plant is being built in the eastern Chinese province of Anhui. Construction of the 150 megawatt (MW) power station started in July with a part already connected to the ...

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Russia ready to help Japan clean up Fukushima disaster

Published time: 8 Dec, 2017 11:55 Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom is ready to take defective fuel from the Fukushima-1 Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), said Rosatom department’s director Andrei Ivanov on Friday. Read more “Different options of such cooperation were discussed,” he said, adding that no specific decisions have been made so far. In September, Rosatom offered its services to ...

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‘I thought ‘clean’ Russian athletes had nothing to worry about’ – figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva

Russian figure skating world champion Evgenia Medvedeva has said she was trying not to “pay attention to the negative news related to Russian sports” before an IOC meeting to decide on the country’s participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Medvedeva was part of the Russian delegation that attended the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Executive Board meeting on Tuesday ...

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USAF tells pilots to ‘keep windscreens clean’ after 19 near-misses with UK aircraft

Published time: 25 Nov, 2017 16:07 The US Air Force (USAF) has taken the step of advising their UK-based fighter pilots that they need to keep their cockpit windows clean after a series of narrowly-avoided, mid-air collisions. The BBC reports that USAF F-15 jets based at the Royal Air Force (RAF) base in Lakenheath, Suffolk, were involved in 19 near ...

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‘Clean athletes shouldn’t bear responsibility for those breaching rules’ – Russian sports minister

Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov has spoken exclusively to RT to share his thoughts on the recent speculation about a possible ban on the Russian national anthem at the upcoming Winter Olympics, as well as the country’s continuing anti-doping efforts. RT: Russia’s Investigative Committee has published updated information regarding the alleged government-led doping scheme in Russia. The document says that ...

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‘I’ve been proved clean 150 times’ – Russian skier Legkov on receiving IOC lifetime ban

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 21:57 Russian skier Alexander Legkov says he is shocked by the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision to give him a lifetime ban. The decision comes in spite of his never having failed a doping test in his professional career. Last week the IOC handed life bans to two Russian skiers – Alexander Legkov and Evgeniy ...

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Yankees Insider: CC Sabathia’s MRI comes back clean

TORONTO — CC Sabathia was down after injuring his right knee on Tuesday night, but an MRI taken on Wednesday surprisingly came back clean. “There’s no new damage,” Joe Girardi said. It’s unknown if Sabathia will still require a DL stint anyway. The manager wouldn’t totally rule out his 37-year-old lefty making his next start, which would be on Sunday ...

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WATCH: Diane Abbott hails ‘clean & robust’ Venezuelan electoral process – now chaotic mess

The footage, posted on YouTube, shows the Labour politician addressing a Venezuelan Solidarity Campaign event and continually praising a system that has now descended into chaos. Making the comments in 2012, Ms Abbott said: “Technically this is a very clean and robust election process. “It is actually less liable to fraud and impersonation than the British electoral process, which I ...

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Homeless man who smoked crack on subway wants to clean up life

Ronald Johnson, after a street life of crack and crime, is desperate to go straight. The 50-year-old homeless man made the pages of the Daily News one year ago when he was photographed smoking crack aboard a downtown No. 3 train in the middle of the night. His mother mailed him the picture last month, and Johnson received it while ...

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Mark Cuban had Dennis Smith Jr. clean up Twitter history

If you’re going to be a pick in the NBA Draft, it might be a good idea to clean up your Twitter history. Mavericks first round pick Dennis Smith Jr. was told by Mark Cuban to delete old tweets after fans discovered an inappropriate tweet from 2012. During the Mavericks Summer League game against the Suns Sunday, Cuban sat down ...

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