| Nov 24, 2015 -- Ghanaian Chronicle/All Africa Global Media
The European Union (EU) has endorsed, both at regional and national levels, the ambitious goal of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to increase its share of renewable energy to 31% of its energy mix, and also achieve 100% access to sustainable energy by 2030.
Head of the Republic of Crimea Sergei Aksyonov has dismissed Fuel and Energy Minister Sergei Egorov due to the unsatisfactory operation of the ministry amid the cessation of electricity supplies by Ukraine, a failure to set up and meet schedules of rolling blackouts, and unfair distribution of energy being produced directly in Crimea, Kryminform news agency reported.
Hanford Challenge is calling for a halt to work on the Hanford vitrification plant after the Department of Energy proposed a new court-enforced deadline that would not require all parts of the plant to be operating simultaneously until 2039.
| Nov 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Paul Feely The New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester
Christopher Piccolo stares at the computer screen in front of him, showing a high-level view of Lancaster, and zeroes in on a neighborhood. The Eversource distribution system operations supervisor is watching a power outage unfold in real time.
Coal output in China, the world's largest coal producer, continued to decline in the first ten months of 2015, as the impact of clean air and renewable energy policies began to weigh on the industry, official data showed on Tuesday.
Six days after an epic windstorm toppled hundreds of trees, knocked down dozens of utility poles and killed two people amid near hurricane-force gusts, more than 35,000 households remained without power in the Spokane area Monday as a winter blast pushed into the region.
| Abuja, Nov 24, 2015 -- The Guardian/All Africa Global Media
Work is set to start on the first phase of Ondo State's proposed 1050 mega watts Independent Power Project, as the Mimiko administration sealed a Memorandum of Understanding with POSCO E & C of South Korea for the engineering, procurement and construction of the facility.