Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest exporter of oil, will seek to produce more electricity from fossil fuels, a top government official has announced.
The Welsh Assembly Government’s new energy policy statement is more “idealistic than realistic”, according to wind energy developer West Coast Energy.
The Hanoi Power Company of Vietnam has announced that it will turn off 50 per cent of street lamps from now to June 2010 to save energy for the upcoming summer.
China’s first offshore wind farm, a 102MW array is due to come to full power by the end of April 2010, is located in the Yangtze River delta near Shanghai.
The Bangladeshi government has installed a solar panel system on the rooftop of its Prime Minister’s office in the capital Dhaka in a bid to encourage green energy in a country feeling extreme electricity scarcity.
China’s power industry may incur losses this year as rising coal prices may take the sheen off the 9 per cent growth in consumption.
Ghana has expressed doubt over the ability of Nigeria to supply gas needed for power generation in three countries under the West African Gas Pipeline Project (WAGPP).
GE has announced that it will invest €340 million ($450 million) in offshore wind technology in Europe until 2020.
The cost of electricity generated from coal will increase relative to renewable energy as the world develops and implements technologies that curtail CO2 emissions at coal-fired power plants, according to some experts meeting at Globe 2010 in Vancouver, Canada.
Sabah’s palm oil industry produces enough waste to generate up to 700MW of electricity, according to an American energy researcher.