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IMF urges Bangladesh to increase power generation

  • 9 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

  • 9 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

  • 9 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

  • 9 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

  • 9 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

  • 9 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.

Chinese wind power heads offshore

  • 9 years ago (2010-04-05)
  • David Flin

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.

Solar power lights up Bangladesh Prime Minister’s office

  • 9 years ago (2010-04-02)
  • David Flin

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.

Sharp coal price rise may shock Chinese power producers

  • 9 years ago (2010-04-01)
  • David Flin

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 unsure of gas supply from Nigeria

  • 9 years ago (2010-03-29)
  • David Flin

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).