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US government to fund carbon capture and storage project in Texas

  • 9 years ago (2010-03-10)
  • David Flin

US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu has announced that his department will provide $154 million to boost a carbon capture and storage facility in Thompsons, Texas.

GE Hitachi to cooperate on construction of first nuclear power plants in Poland

  • 9 years ago (2010-03-09)
  • David Flin

US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has signed an agreement with Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE), Poland's largest power company, to collaborate on a plan to build nuclear power plants in Poland.

EU carbon prices higher as cold weather boosts demand

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

European carbon emissions futures have risen following the return of very cold weather, boosting demand for electricity generation and thereby carbon permits.

Eskom predicts tight power supply for 2013-14

  • 9 years ago (2010-03-07)
  • David Flin

South African utility Eskom has said that the country will have a power surplus during this year’s football World Cup, but that supply will be very tight from 2013 to 2014, and the country will have to save energy to avoid blackouts.

Luzon, Mindanao still on power red alert

  • 9 years ago (2010-03-05)
  • David Flin

Despite reassurances by the Philippine government, power shortages in Luzon and Mindanao have worsened as energy supply deficits continue to grow.

Vietnam coal price for power to rise by 47 per cent

  • 9 years ago (2010-03-04)
  • David Flin

The Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group has announced new coal prices for electricity generation.

BHPB seeks Congo power project to replace Westcor

  • 9 years ago (2010-03-01)
  • David Flin

Reuters has reported that BHP Billiton (BHPB) wants to build a $3.5 billion 2500MW hydropower plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo to support its proposed aluminium smelter.

Kenya power firm allowed to restructure

  • 9 years ago (2010-02-26)
  • David Flin

The Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) has received permission from the government for its planned capital restructuring that will see the Government cede some of its shareholding in the utility.

Hwange Thermal suffers complete generation failure

  • 9 years ago (2010-02-23)
  • David Flin

Smart grids needed to develop renewable potential

  • 9 years ago (2010-02-22)
  • David Flin