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Iran, Russia discuss new nuclear power plant

- Baku, Azerbaijan, May 26 By Emil Ilgar – Trend: Iran and Russia discussed the construction of the second nuclear power plant in Bushehr on May 26, reports the official website of Iran's Embassy in Russia. More...

Solar Power Tops Coal Use for First Time

- According to the Carbon Brief, the use of coal in the UK is close to levels last witnessed during the industrial revolution. More...

France prepares for day of strikes as nuclear workers join labour protests

FRANCE 24 - France faced an eighth day of national strikes on Thursday after workers at nuclear power stations voted to join protests against labour reforms. More...
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Nuclear power plant workers to join strike

- Workers at French nuclear power stations are due to down tools on Thursday amid growing industrial action over controversial labour reforms. More...

Strike cuts 4,000 MW in French nuclear power capacity

- French nuclear power capacity was cut by at least 4 gigawatts (GW) on Thursday after hardline CGT union workers joined a rolling nationwide strike against planned government reforms, grid operator RTE showed on its website. More...

Lopez-led units to source power requirements from clean energy

- LOPEZ-LED First Philippine Holdings (FPH) Corp. on Wednesday said its two subsidiaries will spearhead an environmental effort of the group's nonenergy subsidiaries by eventually sourcing all their power needs from the so-called low-carbon suppliers. The two subsidiaries will be Rockwell Land Corp. and First Philippine Industrial Park. They will draft roadmaps, under which all their power needs ... More...

Articles 

By Rafael Herzberg
On: March 10, 2016
The Brazilian people are becoming aware of the crisis. more...
By Rafael Herzberg
On: February 26, 2016
I live in the largest city in Latin America: Sao Paulo (Brazil). This February, our neighborhood (about 300 homes, a hospital, two country clubs, etc) had no power for 40 hours. more...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: December 16, 2015
Many years ago, interrupting my return from Sydney to Stockholm, I stopped in Brisbane (Australia) to give a half-dozen amateur and half-baked lectures on environmental economics. more...
By Rafael Herzberg
On: September 21, 2015
Industrial, commercial and institutional energy users complain about the high regulated rates granted by ANEEL to the utility companies. The power bills have increased considerably with respect to the total operating costs. more...
By Nishant Jain
On: July 31, 2015
Indian parliament has tabled Electricity Amendment Bill 2014 to simplify the implementation of Open Access in India Power Industry. more...



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