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France Investigates Producing Electricity from Ocean Tides

France Investigates Producing Electricity from Ocean Tides

Aug 09, 2011 at 21:44 | Charles Kennedy

Tidal energy proponents are optimistic that the French government strategy of "investments in the future" could by the end of the summer lead to governmental support for the France Ocean…

Samsung C&T awarded $3 billion Canadian contract

Samsung C&T awarded $3 billion Canadian contract

Aug 09, 2011 at 19:23 | Joao Peixe

South Korea’s trading and construction company Samsung C&T Corp., has signed a $3 billion contract to construct wind and solar energy power plants in Canada. According to the terms of…

Tanzania Improves Energy Efficient Stoves

Tanzania Improves Energy Efficient Stoves

Aug 09, 2011 at 19:22 | Charles Kennedy

A great deal of environmental damage is inflicted in Africa by people using local resources such as wood for cooking. Now, British company co2balance is introducing innovative energy efficient stoves…

Turkey to Host Iraqi Energy Conference

Turkey to Host Iraqi Energy Conference

Aug 09, 2011 at 19:21 | Charles Kennedy

London's Energy Exchange will host an Iraqi Energy Conference in Istanbul next month. The Energy Exchange issued a press release noting that the "Iraq 2011: Future Energy" four-day conference will…

In the Aftermath of Fukushima, Japan Turns to Renewable Energy

In the Aftermath of Fukushima, Japan Turns to Renewable Energy

Aug 08, 2011 at 21:12 | Charles Kennedy

In the immediate aftermath of the 11 March nuclear catastrophe at Fukushima, which took six of Tokyo Electric Power Company’s offline, the Japanese government took immediate steps to conserve energy…

Iranian Oil Minister States That Industry Needs Massive Investment

Iranian Oil Minister States That Industry Needs Massive Investment

Aug 08, 2011 at 21:11 | Joao Peixe

Denied funding by years of U.S. imposed sanctions, more recently strengthened by UN restrictions over the country’s nascent nuclear energy program, Iran’s energy sector is in need of massive capital…

Attack Destroys NATO Fuel Tankers in Pakistan

Attack Destroys NATO Fuel Tankers in Pakistan

Aug 08, 2011 at 18:48 | Joao Peixe

Sixteen tankers carrying oil for NATO troops in Afghanistan were destroyed by a bomb at a terminal on the outskirts of Peshawar, in the latest attack by militants aimed at…

Kenya develops unique Bio-Ethanol Gel Biofuel for Kitchen Use

Kenya develops unique Bio-Ethanol Gel Biofuel for Kitchen Use

Aug 08, 2011 at 18:47 | Joao Peixe

The bio-ethanol gel is an alternative biofuel developed by Consumer's Choice Limited to reduce Kenya’s reliance on imported petroleum. Consumer's Choice Limited business development manager Mohamed Kadhi said, "The…

Angola's Kambambe Dam Being Modernized

Angola's Kambambe Dam Being Modernized

Aug 08, 2011 at 18:45 | Charles Kennedy

Angola’s Kambambe dam, on the Kwanza River in Malanje province, currently capable of producing 45 megawatts, is installing more modern turbines. When the new turbines come online later this month,…

Iranian Company to Build 10 Power Plants in Iraq

Iranian Company to Build 10 Power Plants in Iraq

Aug 07, 2011 at 09:27 | Charles Kennedy

Iranian company Ego group is to build 10 electricity generating plants in Iraq. Following an agreement with the authorities of Diwaniyah in southern Iraq, the Iranian company Ego group will…


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