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Arab Nations Act Against Iran-Israel Escalation

Arab Nations Act Against Iran-Israel Escalation

Arab states, including Jordan, Saudi…

U.S. Attracts Europe’s Beleaguered Solar Companies

U.S. Attracts Europe’s Beleaguered Solar Companies

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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…

Energy Resources of Australia Uranium Reserves Cut 46 Percent

Energy Resources of Australia Uranium Reserves Cut 46 Percent

Aug 07, 2011 at 09:25 | Charles Kennedy

Since the 11 March Fukushima catastrophe, nuclear energy companies worldwide have been pummeled by the new market realities, as more and more countries turn away from nuclear power. Australia's…

Thailand, Cambodia Restart Talks on Overlapping Gas Claims

Thailand, Cambodia Restart Talks on Overlapping Gas Claims

Aug 06, 2011 at 10:41 | Joao Peixe

While international attention has largely focused on China’s disputes with its neighbors the Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei over the offshore riches of the contested Spratly islands, other energy…

China Introduces a Unified Grid Feed-in Tariff for Solar Power

China Introduces a Unified Grid Feed-in Tariff for Solar Power

Aug 06, 2011 at 10:39 | Charles Kennedy

China’s government has introduced a unified grid solar power tariff, which analysts believe may produce a quickened pace for introducing solar power to private residences, along with boosting the stock…

Lebanon’s Parliament Passes Maritime Border Law

Lebanon’s Parliament Passes Maritime Border Law

Aug 06, 2011 at 10:38 | Joao Peixe

Concerned about possible Israeli encroachment upon recently discovered offshore natural gas fields, Lebanon’s Parliament has passed draft legislation demarcating its maritime borders with Israel. The 18-article law was drafted in…

Pakistan Seeking Wavier on Iranian Natural Gas Pipeline Project

Pakistan Seeking Wavier on Iranian Natural Gas Pipeline Project

Aug 04, 2011 at 20:05 | Charles Kennedy

Pakistan had applied to Iran for a six-month wavier in beginning a bilateral natural gas pipeline project in order to avoid a $200 million penalty fee. The $3 billion Iran-Pakistan…

Russian Pipeline Monopoly in Legal Dispute with China

Russian Pipeline Monopoly in Legal Dispute with China

Aug 04, 2011 at 20:04 | Charles Kennedy

Following an impasse in negotiations between state-owned Russian pipeline monopoly Transneft and China Development Bank, Transneft is willing to repay early its $10 billion, 20-year loan from the China Development…

Despite Fukushima, Japan Still Bids for Turkish Contract

Despite Fukushima, Japan Still Bids for Turkish Contract

Aug 04, 2011 at 18:59 | Joao Peixe

Despite the March nuclear debacle at Japan’s Daichi nuclear power complex, Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Company is continuing to bid for a Turkish nuclear power plant contract. According to…

Filipino Insurgents Oppose Privatization of Hydropower Facilities

Filipino Insurgents Oppose Privatization of Hydropower Facilities

Aug 04, 2011 at 18:57 | Joao Peixe

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front has expressed opposition to the privatization of the Agus and Pulangui hydropower plant facilities in Mindanao. The MILF has also urged the government to suspend…

Indian Company Investigating Seaweed as Possible Biofuel

Indian Company Investigating Seaweed as Possible Biofuel

Aug 04, 2011 at 18:56 | Charles Kennedy

An Indian startup company based in Chennai, having spent several fruitless years investigating microalgae, more commonly referred to as simply algae, as a possible source of biofuels, has turned its…

Australia Investigates Agave as a Super Biofuel

Australia Investigates Agave as a Super Biofuel

Aug 03, 2011 at 18:56 | Joao Peixe

A new study by University of Sydney and England's Oxford University researchers is investigating the possibility that the agave plant could be farmed as a fuel source in the Australian…

Mozambique Exports First Shipment of Biofuels to Europe

Mozambique Exports First Shipment of Biofuels to Europe

Aug 03, 2011 at 18:55 | Charles Kennedy

Sun Biofuels Mozambique has exported its first batch of 30 tons of jatropha oil, raised in the central Mozambique’s Manica province, to Europe for evaluation by the German airline Lufthansa.

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