CEGB

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CEGBCentral Electricity Generating Board (UK)
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Father-of-three Mr Vaughan, who had six grandchildren, was exposed to asbestos while working at Aberthaw Power Station, which at the time he worked there was run by the Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB).
Back in her father's day, J&B was a major importer and exporter of solid fuels, holding contracts with big players such as the Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB), which was the cornerstone of the British electricity industry for nearly 40 years.
Even that will probably not be enough in itself to tackle the entrenched centralisation in the energy debate, but--thanks to the foresight of Margaret Thatcher of all people, who tried and failed to privatise the nuclear industry--we don't any more have to contend with the old Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB).
In 1985, for example, the old Central Electricity Generating Board concluded, that: "Large-scale electricity generation from solar power has the disadvantage of high cost, large demands on land area and, for the UK, low levels of solar radiation .
It had been part of the state owned Central Electricity Generating Board but after privatisation it was wholly owned by the twelve Regional Electricity Companies formed out of the twelve Area Boards.
When the Central Electricity Generating Board was in the public sector there were just 10 directors earning a total of pounds 400,000 a year.
State-run power companies such as the Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB) and the South of Scotland Electricity Board (SSEB) lost quite a bit of money during that period.
The United Kingdom's Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB) has developed an expert system for the on-line monitoring and analysis of vibration patterns exhibited by turbine generators at the nation's power plants.
For the root cause we must go back to based on the myth that the Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB) must be broken up to encourage competition.
Of course, we wouldn't be in this situation if Lady Thatcher hadn't broken up the Central Electricity Generating Board, which was one of the most efficient and profitable in the world, but was a nationalised industry.
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