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Wind power turbine and fortifications, Liepaja, Latvia

October 30th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Wind power turbine and fortifications in Liepaja, Latvia.

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The wind power station, Sweden

July 18th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

The wind power station, clearly visible windmills.

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Kendal Power Station, Kendal, Mpumalanga, South Africa

June 4th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Kendal Power Station in Mpumalanga, South Africa, is currently the largest coal-fired power station in the world.

Kendal has an indirect dry-cooling system, which means that it uses significantly less water in its cooling processes than the conventional wet cooled power stations.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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Terra Dam (Rincón del Bonete), Uruguay

April 20th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Terra Dam (Rincón del Bonete) is a dam and the biggest hydroelectric power stations in Uruguay.

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Powerplant Szombierki, Bytom, Poland

April 12th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Powerplant Szombierki in Bytom, Poland.

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The Rivne Nuclear Power Plant, Ukraine

February 29th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

The Rivne Nuclear Power Plant is a nuclear power plant in Kuznetsovsk, Rivne Oblast, Ukraine.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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The LaSalle County nuclear power station, Ottawa, Illinois, USA

January 9th, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

The LaSalle County nuclear power station, located 11 miles southeast of Ottawa, Illinois, USA serves Chicago and northern Illinois with electricity. It has two General Electric boiling water reactors, generating a total of 2,280 net Megawatts. The plant is owned and operated by the Exelon Corporation. LaSalle County Station units 1 and 2 currently holds the world record top two spots for run time without shutting down for boiling water reactors, 739 and 712 days respectively. Both cycles were breaker to breaker.

On 2006-02-20 the Chicago Tribune reported that a "site area emergency" (a classification only one level down from the "general emergency" that occurred at Three Mile Island) was declared at the plant at 12:28 a.m. This was the first SAE declared at a US nuclear plant since the 1991 SAE at the Nine Mile Point Unit 2 reactor in New York, although several SAEs have occurred in intervening years at fuel cycle plants or US government owned facilities regulated by the US Department of Energy instead of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. It was the fourth NRC SAE in US nuclear history.

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Zone-2 ventilators, Chernobyl, Ukraine

November 19th, 2007 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 

Zone-2 ventilators in Chernobyl, Ukraine

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