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Germany raises estimates for renewable energy production

  • 7 years ago (2010-08-05)
  • David Flin

Germany’s Federal Cabinet has adopted a national renewable energy action plan presented by the country’s Environment Minister, Norbert Röttgen.

GDF-SUEZ to invest in Chile and Peru

  • 7 years ago (2010-08-04)
  • David Flin

The French power company GDF-Suez has announced that it plans to make a significant investment in a series of energy projects in Chile and Peru.

Tariff extension for bagasse-based cogeneration plants in Maharashtra

  • 7 years ago (2010-08-03)
  • David Flin

In Maharashtra state, India, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has granted an extension to the tariff fixed for bagasse-based cogeneration projects up until March 2011.

Saudi Arabia needs $80 billion for power growth by 2018

  • 7 years ago (2010-08-02)
  • David Flin

It has been reported that about $80 billion worth of investment is needed in Saudi Arabia by 2018 to meet rising power demands in the country.

Brazil’s Eletrobras to invest $500 million in USA

  • 7 years ago (2010-07-30)
  • David Flin

Brazil’s state-controlled power company Eletrobras plans to invest up to $500 million in transmission projects in the USA starting in 2011, according to Eletrobras CEO Jose Antonio Muniz Lopez.

UK Government announces 40-year energy action plan

  • 7 years ago (2010-07-29)
  • David Flin

The UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne presented the UK’s first ever Annual Energy Statement to Parliament on 28 July, in which he outlined a 32-point action plan for the next 40 years.

Ethiopia finishes construction of international interconnection links

  • 7 years ago (2010-07-28)
  • David Flin

Ethiopia has announced the completion of construction of electricity transmission lines to enable the country to supply electricity to neighbouring countries.

Pakistan power shortfall escalates to 2600 MW

  • 7 years ago (2010-07-27)
  • David Flin

After a brief respite following rainy weather reducing power demand, Pakistan is once again in the grip of a major shortfall of power supply compared to demand, the shortfall now standing at over 2600 MW.

UK subsidy for wind, not for nuclear

  • 7 years ago (2010-07-26)
  • David Flin

UK’s Energy Secretary Chris Huhne said in an interview yesterday that he favours harnessing both offshore and onshore wind power, and that the UK will not subsidise a new generation of nuclear power stations.

US Senate abandons climate bill

  • 7 years ago (2010-07-23)
  • David Flin

In the USA, Senate Democrats have abandoned plans to pass a broad energy bill this summer.