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Western nations have long steered the global standards for nearly every modern product. China now wants to grab the wheel. https://t.co/WaFFU21z6h— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) February 7, 2021 By Valentina Pop, Sha Hua and Daniel Michaels Feb. 7 Nearly every product in American homes, from lightbulbs to couches, windows and Wi-Fi routers, conforms to standards and measurements of...
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Jamie McKane 18 August 2020 South Africa could be stuck with load-shedding until at least 2025 due to Eskom’s continued problems with generation capacity and inability to properly maintain its infrastructure. This is according to energy expert Ted Blom, who told MyBroadband that he concurs with the recent findings published by the CSIR regarding the...
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Source: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-08-13-proposal-for-turkish-company-to-anchor-floating-power-stations-off-sa-harbours-raises-alarm-bells/ By Tony Carnie 13 August 2020 Under cover of the Covid-19 crisis, government and private officials appear to be using legal loopholes to speed up a proposal by a Turkish company and local empowerment partners to sail a small armada of “floating power stations” into South African harbours. While the red flag has been...
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PUBLISHED SAT, NOV 16 2019 Kate Fazzini More than 6,500 government officials and big players in the energy sector came together this week to conduct a simulated cyberattack on the electrical grid. The event is called GridEx, and takes place every two years. It imagines the U.S. under attack from a foreign country, through the...
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Our July 2019 Newsletter can be viewed at:  https://mailchi.mp/2b1b1d427c22/emf-news Photo by OSPAN ALI on Unsplash  
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Image: Unsplash.com  5G Profit and Power: Telecoms operators will need to optimize electricity consumption in 5G networks to make services pay. The move to 5G could result in increased total network energy consumption of 150-170 percent by 2026. Research suggests most telecommunications professionals think that 5G is likely to increase telecommunication and mobile operators’ power...
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Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2013 May;154(4):405-16. doi: 10.1093/rpd/ncs255. Epub 2012 Oct 10 Abstract The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifies electromagnetic fields (EMFs) as ‘possibly carcinogenic’ to humans that might transform normal cells into cancer cells. Owing to high utilisation of electricity in day-to-day life, exposure to power-frequency (50 or 60 Hz) EMFs is unavoidable....
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