Energy Sector Is the Anchor for Diversifying Growth

International | Nov 28, 2015
The energy sector in Mozambique is the anchor for diversifying the pyramid of growth and for opening new opportunities, declared the Minister of Industry and Trade, Max Tonela, on Thursday.

Dubai launches clean energy strategy

International | DUBAI, Nov 28, 2015 -- Xinhua
Dubai launched on Saturday the Clean Energy Strategy 2050 which aims to increase the share of green energy in the sheikhdom to 75 percent, state news agency WAM reported.

Zambia launches construction of China-aided hydro-power project

International | CHIKANKATA, Zambia, Nov 28, 2015 -- Xinhua
Zambia launched on Saturday the construction of a China-aided major hydro-power project, which will go a long way in boosting the country's electricity generation capacity.

Laos' Nam Khan 2 Hydropower project construction completed

International | LUANG PRABANG, Laos, Nov 28, 2015 -- Xinhua
The Nam Khan 2 Hydropower project, which was constructed by Power Construction Corporation of China, has completed for handover on Saturday in Lao northern Luang Prabang province.

Appeal for wind turbines denied

Wind | Nov 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC
An appeal filed by a firm hoping to erect wind turbines in the area was denied recently by Luzerne County Court.

Luzerne County Court denies appeal for wind farm

International | Nov 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC
An appeal filed by a firm hoping to erect wind turbines in the area was denied recently by Luzerne County Court.

Sierra Club ads blast Donnelly for coal vote

Fossil & Biomass | Nov 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Erin Blasko South Bend Tribune, Ind.
U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly is drawing heat from one of the nation's top environmental organizations for voting to block proposed federal limits on coal pollution.

South-metro school districts investing in solar energy

Solar | Nov 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC
From installing panels on rooftops to buying into solar gardens, south-metro school districts are investing in solar energy, hoping to conserve resources and improve their bottom lines.

FCPS rejects proposed solar panels for elementary school

Solar | Nov 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC
Frederick County Public Schools has rejected a proposal for solar panels at Kemptown Elementary School after the Board of Education took issue with the company's approach.

Israel to open office for renewable energy in Abu Dhabi

International | Nov 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC
Israel is to open its first ever official and visible presence in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), even though the two countries have no diplomatic relations.

Lawsuit seeks to force decision on air pollution permits

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Nov 28 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Harvey Rice Houston Chronicle
Four environmentalist groups are suing to force the state to approve or deny air pollution permit applications at eight refineries and power plants that have been languishing for years.

Ukraine buys nuclear fuel worth $452 mln from Russia's TVEL in 9M

International | Interfax Russia | 24-Nov 2015
Ukraine bought fresh nuclear fuel worth $452.105 million in January-September 2015, the Ukrainian State Statistics Service said.

Mauritania commissions 30MW wind energy plant

International | Agence de Presse Africaine | 24-Nov 2015
The Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on Tuesday presided over the commissioning of a 30-megawatts wind power plant erected in Nouakchott, the capital.

City moves ahead with utility tax

Business & Corporate | Nov 24 - Daily Gazette (Sterling, IL)
The city attorney is drawing up a utilities tax ordinance that, if passed by the City Council, could add a new revenue stream of up to $2 million -- and a new tax to residents' utility bills.

AES earmarks $700M for Masinloc plant expansion

International | Nov 24 - Philippine Star News
The local unit of American energy giant AES Corp. is earmarking at least $700 million for the initial 300-megawatt (MW) expansion of the 630-MW Masinloc coal-fired power plant in Zambales, a ranking official said yesterday.

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