Cedar Rapids Gazette, March 31, 1974, Page 6

Cedar Rapids Gazette

March 31, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 31, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Tho Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sun., Mar. SI, 1974 Coal Is Main Source for Power Grid Linking East Europe and Russia PRAGUE (UPI) - The lights on the olive-green panel — covering most of an entire wall — blink incessantly. Two male technicians — East Europe’s power supply at their fingertips — monitor the oscillations on the illuminated dials. “Within minutes they can switch East Europe's power sup ply to provide, for example, Poland with electricity from Bulgaria,” said Stefan Mishev, Bulgarian-born director of the Cental Dispatching Office management board. From their office overlooking one of Prague’s busiest shopping centers, Mishev and his technicians control an electrici ty network stretching from East Germany to beyond the Russian] Urals. Founded in 1962 to assure suf-1 ficicnt electricity supply for the; Communist countries of East Europe, it links the Soviet Union, Poland, East Germany, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. East y e a r, mutual exchange of electricity to compensate brief power shortages in East Europe’s energy block totalled 23 billion kilowatt hours. “Besides the possibility of mutual energy supply, the system enables the member countries to reduce their electricity reserves to a minimum level,” Mishev said. Most important source of energy in Europe’s East is still coal. But the number of nuclear power plants and hydroelectric plants in Eastern flu rope is growing. “Electricity consumption, which is now about 300 billion kilowatt hours per annum, willunder construction in other East increase by seven to eight per-European countries, cent annually during the next Up to now, the Central I ^patching Office is cooperating only two nu-with two non-member states, equipped'Yugoslavia and Austria, “but reactorswe do not exclude the possibility enrichedof enlarging power exchange uranium are to be built by 1980.with West European states," Mi New power plants are alsoshev said. years,” Mishev said. In Czechoslovakia, clear power plants with Soviet water fueled by moderately Subway Motorman Added Touch of Class TORONTO (AU) - Commuters packed on a subway into the downtown area were amused during a delay on the line. The motorman switched on the intercom and, before explaining the cauf# of the delay, said: “Ladies and gentlemen, thus is your captain speaking. 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