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ELEKTRO 7/2017 was released on June 26th 2017. Its digital version will be available on July 28th 2017.

Topic: Cables, conductors and cable technique; Connectors; Software; Marking and labelling

Main Article
Electrical insulation and thermal conductivity

SVĚTLO (Light) 3/2017 was released on June 9th 2017. Its digital version will be available on July 10th 2017.

Lightning sources
Terminology of LED lighting sources 

Daylight
The day lighting of big living rooms
Light technology assessment of linear structure

British shale gas opens up

31.07.2014 | |

The British government said Monday tapping into the country's shale natural gas reserves could bring substantial economic and environmental benefits. Business and Energy Minister Matthew Hancock said Monday the government must act carefully as it frees up access to shale reserves.

"Unlocking shale gas in Britain has the potential to provide us with greater energy security, jobs and growth," he said in a statement. "As one of the cleanest fossil fuels, shale gas can be a key part of the UK's answer to climate change and a bridge to a much greener future."

The government announced it was opening up the bidding process for shale deposits in the country. The British Geological Survey last year estimated the Bowland shale formation in the north of the country contains 1.3 quadrillion cubic feet of natural gas.

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 picture and video: British Geological Survey