Despite reassurances by the Philippine government, power shortages in Luzon and Mindanao have worsened as energy supply deficits continue to grow.
The Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group has announced new coal prices for electricity generation.
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.
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.
Britain’s first factory making turbine blades for offshore wind farms will go into production in Newcastle this year, the US renewables group Clipper Windpower said.
Two American companies have teamed with a Chinese company to develop a $1.5 billion wind farm project in west
CEPS AS, the Czech electricity grid operator, said the pace of solar power investment risks overloading the network and driving up prices for consumers.