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Cedar Rapids Gazette Newspaper Archive: March 31, 1974 - Page 6

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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 31, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sun., Mar. 31, 1974 Coal Is Main Source for Power Grid Linking East Europe and Russia PKAGUE (UPI) The lights on the olive-green panel ering most an entire wail blink incessantly. Two male technicians East Europe's power supply at their fingertips monitor the oscilla- tions on the illuminated dials. "Within minutes they can switch East Europe's power sup- ply to provide, for' example, Poland with electricity from said Stefan Mishev, Bulgarian-born director of the Cental Dispatching Office man- agement board. From their office overlooking one of Prague's busiest shop- ping centers, Mishev and his, technicians control an clectrici-i ty network stretching from East I Last year, mutual ex- Germany to beyond the Russian Urals. Founded in. 1962 to assure suf- ficient electricity supply for the Communist countries of East Europe, it links the Soviet Union, Poland, East Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Ro-j mania and Bulgaria. change of electricity to com- pensate brief power shortages in East Europe's energy block totalled 23 billion kilowatt hours. "Besides the possibility of mutual energy supply, the sjv lem enables the member coun- tries to reduce their electricity reserves to a minimum Mishev said. .Most important source of en- ergy in Europe's East Is still coal. But the number of nuclear power plants and hydro-electric plants in Eastern Europe 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 (o now, the Central Dlspat- Mishev said. clang Office is cooperating only In Czechoslovakia, two nu-witb. two non-member slates, clear Will) power Soviet plants cquippedYugoslavia and Austria, "but water readurswe do not exclude the possibility fueled by moderately enrichedof enlarging power exchange uranium are to be built by 1980.with West European Mi New power plants are alsoshev said. Subway Motorman Added Touch of Class TORONTO (AP) Commut- ers packed on a subway into the downtown urea were amused during u delay on the line. The motorinun switched on the in- tercom and, before explaining the cause of the delay, said: 'Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. 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