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Saudi Arabia to set up civil nuclear energy centre

  • 8 years ago (2010-04-19)
  • David Flin

Saudi Arabia is due to establish a civil nuclear and renewable energy centre to help meet demand for power as it pushes forward with economic expansion plans.

Czech electricity demand and generation rise more than 2 per cent

  • 8 years ago (2010-04-17)
  • David Flin

Czech net electricity demand in March rose by 2.3 per cent year-on-year, while the country’s gross power production for the month rose by 2.1 per cent year-on-year, according to the Czech Energy Regulatory Office (ERU).

Hotel offers “cycle for your dinner” deal

  • 8 years ago (2010-04-15)
  • David Flin

A Danish hotel, the Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers, is pioneering a pedal-power electricity generation scheme by installing two exercise bicycles hooked up to generators.

Canada reports drop in greenhouse gas emissions

  • 8 years ago (2010-04-14)
  • David Flin

The Canadian federal government has reported to the United Nations that the country’s greenhouse gas emissions were down in 2008 because of slower economic activity and reduced reliance on coal-fired power.

IMF urges Bangladesh to increase power generation

  • 8 years ago (2010-04-13)
  • David Flin

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged Bangladesh to boost electricity generation through public-private partnerships to spur the overall economy.

200 firms vie for solar projects in Rajasthan

  • 8 years ago (2010-04-12)
  • David Flin

NTPC, Tata Power, JSW Energy and Sterlite Energy are among over 200 companies that have sent in proposals to set up solar power projects in Rajasthan, India.

Recovery of Guri dam levels to take two years

  • 8 years ago (2010-04-10)
  • David Flin

While the rainy season has started in southern Venezuela and “the volume of water at Guri dam is gradually rising,” recovery to optimum levels “will take a long time, perhaps a couple of years,” Igor Gavidia, President of Venezuela’s electricity utility Edelca, said.

Saudi Arabia to increase fossil fuels power generation

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

Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest exporter of oil, will seek to produce more electricity from fossil fuels, a top government official has announced.

Call for more realism in Welsh renewable energy plan

  • 8 years ago (2010-04-07)
  • David Flin

The Welsh Assembly Government’s new energy policy statement is more “idealistic than realistic”, according to wind energy developer West Coast Energy.

Hanoi thirsty for electricity

  • 8 years ago (2010-04-06)
  • David Flin

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.