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TEPCO asks removal of "Pokemon Go" character from nuclear plant

- Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. has requested the operator of the popular "Pokemon Go" smartphone game to change the settings so that the game's virtual characters will not appear at a nuclear power plant, the utility said Tuesday. TEPCO said it has detected at least one Pokemon character within the premises of one of the three nuclear power stations it has tested. The plants are ... More...

First nuclear plant to take to the seas

Lyu Chang - Visitors look at the stand of China National Nuclear Corp at an industry expo in Beijing. More...

Additional power and lower electricity tariff for Nigerians as 14 solar developers sign a $1.75bn deal with the federal government

- Yesterday, 14 solar developers signed a Front- Runner Solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) of 1.75 billion dollars with the federal government to build power infrastructures and generate 1,125 megawatts capacity of renewable energy in Nigeria. More...
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China built thermal power plant on trial in Vietnam

- Unit 1 of Vietnam's Duyen Hai 3 Thermal Power Plant, which is built by Chinese contractor, has just experienced the first fire furnace, a preparation to run trial before the unit is put into operation. More...

Vattenfall to Invest £300m in Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm

- Vattenfall’s investment decision triggers an agreement for the European energy company to acquire the Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group’s 25% share for an undisclosed sum and become the 100% owner of Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Limited, the company behind the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm. More...

DOE allows 4 power firms to conduct GIS

Business Mirror - THE Department of Energy (DOE) has cleared the proposed power projects of four companies for the conduct of a grid-impact study (GIS). 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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