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Eye Witness News
How state capture controversy influenced SA’s nuclear buildeconomy as a whole. SOUTH AFRICA’S ENERGY NEEDS South Africa is in the proces
How state capture controversy influenced SA’s nuclear build
Eye Witness News / Posted an hour ago
economy as a whole. SOUTH AFRICA’S ENERGY NEEDS South Africa is in the process of massively expanding and modernising its electricity generation capacity. The government-driven Integrated Resource Plan aims to increase total capacity from 42,000... Read more
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Herald Sun
UAE solar may lead a trend for the Gulf?the next five years could be a game-changer for the region, experts say. Much
UAE solar may lead a trend for the Gulf?
Herald Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
the next five years could be a game-changer for the region, experts say. Much of the world is moving away from oil for its electricity generation, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), which says that globally the fossil fuel has... Read more
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The Courier Mail
UAE solar may lead a trend for the Gulf?the next five years could be a game-changer for the region, experts say. Much
UAE solar may lead a trend for the Gulf?
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
the next five years could be a game-changer for the region, experts say. Much of the world is moving away from oil for its electricity generation, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), which says that globally the fossil fuel has... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Trump's climate claims: experts analyze Republican's energy policy remarksthat the clean power plan is not the death knell for coal, as Trump says. The m
Trump's climate claims: experts analyze Republican's energy policy remarks
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 14 hours ago
that the clean power plan is not the death knell for coal, as Trump says. The most carbon-intensive fuel made up 33% of electricity generation in 2015. With Obama’s clean power plan, that will slowly decline to 18% by 2040. If Trump has his way... Read more
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IMF
IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) for Senegaluniversity scholarships. The elimination of energy subsidies in the 2016 budget
IMF Executive Board Completes Second Review Under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) for Senegal
IMF / Posted 16 hours ago
university scholarships. The elimination of energy subsidies in the 2016 budget should become the norm as reforms to boost electricity generation and lower costs accelerate. These reforms signal improving economic governance while positively... Read more
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Business Standard India
Vandana Gombar: Gauging the transparency of a power supplierretailers back in January, which are worthy of emulation. It said that retailer
Vandana Gombar: Gauging the transparency of a power supplier
Business Standard India / Posted 21 hours ago
retailers back in January, which are worthy of emulation. It said that retailers should: i) clearly disclose annual electricity generation mix and associated emissions; ii) disclose to the consumer if they are selling electricity procured... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Two West Virginia coal mines cited during MSHA inspections in Aprilfrom coal and toward natural gas and renewable energy sources for electric powe
Two West Virginia coal mines cited during MSHA inspections in April
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 22 hours ago
from coal and toward natural gas and renewable energy sources for electric power generation, carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation have been on the decline. CO2 emissions from electricity generation totaled 1,925 million metric tons... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anomie, Rage and Redemptive Sufferingcontinue to get from bad to worse on the things we all value or are generally b
Anomie, Rage and Redemptive Suffering
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
continue to get from bad to worse on the things we all value or are generally believed to be indicators of well-being: electricity generation dropped to 1400 megawatts from 5000 megawatts in December 2015 at a time the tariff was jacked up by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB to Invest Billions to Light Up AfricaAfDB's focus for the next 10 years will be to light up Africa and ensure that a
AfDB to Invest Billions to Light Up Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
AfDB's focus for the next 10 years will be to light up Africa and ensure that all Africans have access to electricity. "We are embarking on a very bold effort to light up and power Africa within ten years," Adesina stated. Other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
52 Firms Seek to Generate PowerKassim Majaliwa, revealed yesterday that the government has received applicatio
52 Firms Seek to Generate Power
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kassim Majaliwa, revealed yesterday that the government has received applications from 52 companies intending to invest in electricity generation projects in the country. "The government is currently conducting due diligence on these companies to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lalong - Plateau to Soon Become Hub for Electricity GenerationChukwuike, who was with two of his management staff, Mr. Henry Opara and Prince
Lalong - Plateau to Soon Become Hub for Electricity Generation
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Chukwuike, who was with two of his management staff, Mr. Henry Opara and Prince Shegun Ayodele, reassured that "within the next few months Nigeria will witness revolution in electricity generation which will start from Panyam in Plate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Our Economy in Volatile Situationstrategic importance to his government's efforts towards ensuring that Nigeria
Our Economy in Volatile Situation
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
strategic importance to his government's efforts towards ensuring that Nigeria does not become over-reliant on gas-powered electricity generation. He commended the outgoing ambassadors for their efforts to strengthen bilateral relations between... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Says Nigeria Can Produce Most Items On Import Listof great strategic importance to his government's efforts to ensure that Nigeri
Buhari Says Nigeria Can Produce Most Items On Import List
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of great strategic importance to his government's efforts to ensure that Nigeria did not become over-reliant on gas-powered electricity generation. He commended the outgoing ambassadors for their efforts to strengthen bilateral relations between... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Economy in Volatile Situationstrategic importance to his government's efforts towards ensuring that Nigeria
Economy in Volatile Situation
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
strategic importance to his government's efforts towards ensuring that Nigeria did not become over-reliant on gas-powered electricity generation. Nigeria won't earn much as crude price rises A Reuters' report yesterday said the price of Brent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dependence On Oil, Nigeria's Costly Mistakegreat strategic importance to his government's efforts to ensure that Nigeria d
Dependence On Oil, Nigeria's Costly Mistake
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
great strategic importance to his government's efforts to ensure that Nigeria does not become over-reliant on gas-powered electricity generation. He commended the outgoing ambassadors for their efforts to strengthen bilateral relations between... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dependence On Oil, Nigeria's Costly Mistakegreat strategic importance to his government's efforts to ensure that Nigeria d
Dependence On Oil, Nigeria's Costly Mistake
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
great strategic importance to his government's efforts to ensure that Nigeria does not become over-reliant on gas-powered electricity generation. President Buhari commended the outgoing ambassadors for their efforts to strengthen bilateral... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Two B.C. wind farm projects halted with huge Site C dam in wingsprojects include Grand Bend, a 100-megawatt wind farm in Ontario that started c
Two B.C. wind farm projects halted with huge Site C dam in wings
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
projects include Grand Bend, a 100-megawatt wind farm in Ontario that started commercial production in April. Wind-powered electricity generation has been growing rapidly, but still represents only a tiny fraction of electricity in Canada – 1.8 per... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Power plant proposals for Southern California spark an energy debatesystems. The state’s Public Utilities Commission has moved swiftly to bring ne
Power plant proposals for Southern California spark an energy debate
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
systems. The state’s Public Utilities Commission has moved swiftly to bring new projects online to replace the lost electricity generation by San Onofre — a challenge ostensibly compounded by the massive methane leak at a natural gas storage... Read more
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The China Post
Gov't to end nuclear power in 2025: MOEAthe government will accelerate the construction of an extra storage facility fo
Gov't to end nuclear power in 2025: MOEA
The China Post / Posted yesterday
the government will accelerate the construction of an extra storage facility for natural gas and expand natural gas-fired electricity generation, which will curb air pollution during the transition to more green-energy sources. Lee said the... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
With EPA Regulations, Coal Plants Turn Off The Lightswill change if they take full effect. Energy Information Administration offici
With EPA Regulations, Coal Plants Turn Off The Lights
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 2 days ago
will change if they take full effect. Energy Information Administration officials state that carbon dioxide pollution from electricity generation is now 21 percent below 2005 levels. If the Clean Power Plan goes into full effect, these emissions... Read more
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The Economic Times
Tanzania plans to invest $1.9 billion each year in energy projects by 2025a statement late on Tuesday. "Severe and recurrent droughts in the past few ye
Tanzania plans to invest $1.9 billion each year in energy projects by 2025
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
a statement late on Tuesday. "Severe and recurrent droughts in the past few years triggered a devastating power crisis as electricity generation in most of the hydropower stations have progressively been declining in recent years, occasionally... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eskom’s improved performance shouldn’t come as a surprisefew weeks and months, Eskom has been releasing regular system status updates in
Eskom’s improved performance shouldn’t come as a surprise
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
few weeks and months, Eskom has been releasing regular system status updates in an effort to provide transparency on our electricity generation challenges and achievements. These reports have highlighted our improved fleet system performance.... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Transpower contemplates rise of storage capacity in long-term view of NZ power usageeven reshape seasonal demand. The long-term view is in Transpower's Transmissi
Transpower contemplates rise of storage capacity in long-term view of NZ power usage
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
even reshape seasonal demand. The long-term view is in Transpower's Transmission Tomorrow report, which contemplates how electricity generation, management, and consumption will evolve in coming decades and how the national grid will remain... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
With EPA Regulations, Coal Plants Turn Off The Lightswill change if they take full effect. Energy Information Administration offici
With EPA Regulations, Coal Plants Turn Off The Lights
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 2 days ago
will change if they take full effect. Energy Information Administration officials state that carbon dioxide pollution from electricity generation is now 21 percent below 2005 levels. If the Clean Power Plan goes into full effect, these emissions... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Alberta climate plan is a house of cardspockets and then into retrofitting government buildings with energy efficient w
Alberta climate plan is a house of cards
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
pockets and then into retrofitting government buildings with energy efficient windows or offering rebates for green electricity generation, such actions will somehow reduce greenhouse emissions by a stated number of megatonnes. The NDP say... Read more
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Daily News
Mini hydro-power projects and human issuesof 2.5MW of power and uses nearly 5 acres of land, mostly for the channel occup
Mini hydro-power projects and human issues
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
of 2.5MW of power and uses nearly 5 acres of land, mostly for the channel occupying a 5m wide stretch. Sri Lanka's hydro-electricity generation is 1,375MW and total power generation capacity (coal, diesel and hydro) amounts to around 4,000MW. If... Read more
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The Hindu
Two years of Modi govt.: an A-minus for PM Modi2013. Infrastructure accounts for one-third of this investment. In the late 19
Two years of Modi govt.: an A-minus for PM Modi
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
2013. Infrastructure accounts for one-third of this investment. In the late 1990s, two-thirds of the investment went into electricity generation. In the past decade, transport infrastructure has comprised one-quarter of the investment in... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
NZOG delists from ASXa market in the South Island for an onshore plant for processing methane-rich g
NZOG delists from ASX
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
a market in the South Island for an onshore plant for processing methane-rich gas. The gas could potentially be used for electricity generation or replacement of coal in dairy plant operations. Offshore from Oamaru, NZOG has permits for the... Read more
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FOX Business
2 Reasons Solar Stocks Are Smart Investmentsis currently about $2 trillion per year, and the solar industry is just a fract
2 Reasons Solar Stocks Are Smart Investments
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
is currently about $2 trillion per year, and the solar industry is just a fraction of that. Solar just passed 1% of U.S. electricity generation, and globally, it's still scratching the surface of its potential -- but that's changing. Led by... Read more
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FOX Business
2 Reasons Solar Stocks Are Smart Investmentsis currently about $2 trillion per year, and the solar industry is just a fract
2 Reasons Solar Stocks Are Smart Investments
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
is currently about $2 trillion per year, and the solar industry is just a fraction of that. Solar just passed 1% of U.S. electricity generation, and globally, it's still scratching the surface of its potential -- but that's changing. Led by... Read more
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Philly.com
Replace fossil fuels? 'All of the above'strategy is bestdioxide emissions dropped 12 percent below 2005 levels last year, "mostly becau
Replace fossil fuels? 'All of the above'strategy is best
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
dioxide emissions dropped 12 percent below 2005 levels last year, "mostly because of ... increased use of natural gas for electricity generation." Energy-related carbon reductions contribute to overall carbon decreases that make the United States... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Ecotricity gains planning permission for 'future of energy' hybrid parkssector were being threatened by current Government energy policy. “Wind and so
Ecotricity gains planning permission for 'future of energy' hybrid parks
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 3 days ago
sector were being threatened by current Government energy policy. “Wind and solar made up around 13% of the UK’s entire electricity generation last year – while all renewables together contributed 25% – but we need to be doing more,” Vince said.... Read more
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News.com.au
Unlikeliest tourist attractionbalance up electricity demands between day and night, but as renewable sources
Unlikeliest tourist attraction
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
balance up electricity demands between day and night, but as renewable sources of energy have taken an increasing share of electricity generation, it now contributes to the stabilisation of the power grid, which has to cope with the unpredictable... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Nuclear fission begins at TVA's Watts Bar Unit 2 reactorof the Unit 2 reactor at the Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant near Spring City, Te
Nuclear fission begins at TVA's Watts Bar Unit 2 reactor
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
of the Unit 2 reactor at the Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant near Spring City, Tenn., will add 1,411 megawatts of carbon-free electricity generation, or enough power to supply two cities the size of Chattanooga. It marks the first new nuclear plant to... Read more
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The Financial Express
Electricity generation in April records highest growth in 22 monthsbe seen as the twin impact of record-breaking temperatures this summer and a po
Electricity generation in April records highest growth in 22 months
The Financial Express / Posted 3 days ago
be seen as the twin impact of record-breaking temperatures this summer and a possible revival of industrial growth, the electricity generation for April recorded the highest growth in nearly 22 months. The electricity generated in April stood... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Coal industry executive Ben Hatfield found dead in Mingo County, WVfrom coal and toward natural gas and renewable energy sources for electric powe
Coal industry executive Ben Hatfield found dead in Mingo County, WV
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 3 days ago
from coal and toward natural gas and renewable energy sources for electric power generation, carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation have been on the decline. CO2 emissions from electricity generation totaled 1,925 million metric tons... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Czech hydro plant atop hill becomes top tourist attractionbalance up electricity demands between day and night, but as renewable sources
Czech hydro plant atop hill becomes top tourist attraction
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
balance up electricity demands between day and night, but as renewable sources of energy have taken an increasing share of electricity generation, it now contributes to the stabilization of the power grid, which has to cope with the unpredictable... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Attorney General tries to halt Clean Power Plan compliance effortsfrom coal and toward natural gas and renewable energy sources for electric powe
WV Attorney General tries to halt Clean Power Plan compliance efforts
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 3 days ago
from coal and toward natural gas and renewable energy sources for electric power generation, carbon dioxide emissions from electricity generation have been on the decline. CO2 emissions from electricity generation totaled 1,925 million metric tons... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Time to revamp structure of state governmentfacilitate a more comprehensive, coherent energy policy that would make the gov
Time to revamp structure of state government
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
facilitate a more comprehensive, coherent energy policy that would make the governor responsible for the regulation of electricity generation and distribution, telecommunications, and oil and gas development. The last time the state undertook... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Umeme to Pay ERA Suit Coststhe suit. ERA made the amendments to reconcile the projected and the actual re
Umeme to Pay ERA Suit Costs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
the suit. ERA made the amendments to reconcile the projected and the actual revenue Umeme gets from energy sales. Because electricity generation and consumption are increasing, the use of a preceding year's energy sales to project the subsequent... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Govt rolls out scheme for development of solar parks & projectsnetwork, etc. This scheme will facilitate and speed up installation of grid con
Govt rolls out scheme for development of solar parks & projects
Central Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
network, etc. This scheme will facilitate and speed up installation of grid connected solar power projects for electricity generation on a large scale. The scheme would enable states to bring in significant investment from project... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Permission for hybrid energy park in Torridgeand the potential for Britain’s energy independence is huge. “Wind and solar m
Permission for hybrid energy park in Torridge
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 4 days ago
and the potential for Britain’s energy independence is huge. “Wind and solar made up around 13 per cent of the UK’s entire electricity generation last year – while all renewables together contributed 25 per cent – but we need to be doing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Don't Confront My Administration, Buhari Warns Niger Delta Militantsenvironment . He urged the company to do its best to end gas flaring in the Ni
Don't Confront My Administration, Buhari Warns Niger Delta Militants
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
environment . He urged the company to do its best to end gas flaring in the Niger Delta quickly and produce more gas for electricity generation to support manufacturing and job creation in the country. Mr. Brown had appealed for an urgent... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Ratings agencies should hold off on condemning SAentrepreneurship fund to support high-growth small and medium enterprises; • B
Ratings agencies should hold off on condemning SA
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
entrepreneurship fund to support high-growth small and medium enterprises; • Burgeoning public-private partnerships in electricity generation are also a cause for optimism and provide a template for co-operation in other sectors; • Our... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Provides Lessons On How to Narrow Energy Deficitaim to connect 70% of the population to electricity by the end of 2017. Over th
Rwanda Provides Lessons On How to Narrow Energy Deficit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
aim to connect 70% of the population to electricity by the end of 2017. Over the same period, the strategy aims to increase electricity generation from approximately 100MW to 1,160MW using hydropower, solar photovoltaic cells, geothermal energy,... Read more
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The Age
Onset of winter rain helps lift Tasmania power rationingA water pipeline inTasmania for hydro-electricity generation Photo: Bruce Mille
Onset of winter rain helps lift Tasmania power rationing
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
A water pipeline inTasmania for hydro-electricity generation Photo: Bruce Miller, AFR The onset of winter rain in Tasmania has boosted dam storage levels sufficiently to enable the resumption of full production at constrained aluminium and minerals... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Onset of winter rain helps lift Tasmania power rationingA water pipeline inTasmania for hydro-electricity generation Photo: Bruce Mille
Onset of winter rain helps lift Tasmania power rationing
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
A water pipeline inTasmania for hydro-electricity generation Photo: Bruce Miller, AFR The onset of winter rain in Tasmania has boosted dam storage levels sufficiently to enable the resumption of full production at constrained aluminium and minerals... Read more
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Canberra Times
Onset of winter rain helps lift Tasmania power rationingforward planned maintenance which helped reduce electricity consumption for a t
Onset of winter rain helps lift Tasmania power rationing
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
forward planned maintenance which helped reduce electricity consumption for a time. A water pipeline inTasmania for hydro-electricity generation Photo: Bruce Miller, AFR Concerns over blackouts were exacerbated by the loss of the undersea power... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Mutharika's SONA Speechand supply of electricity. In this respect, ESCOM will be responsible for trans
President Mutharika's SONA Speech
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
and supply of electricity. In this respect, ESCOM will be responsible for transmission and distribution and a separate Electricity Generation Company will be responsible for generation of electricity. An enabling Bill will be presented to this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe's Platinum Industry Calls for U.S.$2.8 Billion in New Investmentthe permanent secretary in the ministry of power and energy development, said t
Zimbabwe's Platinum Industry Calls for U.S.$2.8 Billion in New Investment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
the permanent secretary in the ministry of power and energy development, said the country would be self-sufficient in electricity generation by 2019 at the latest. Zimbabwe's power demand stands at 1,400 megawatts (MW) a day, while generating... Read more
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