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Protesters interrupt coal debate in Swedish Parliament

- Unruly protesters briefly interrupted a debate Tuesday in the Swedish Parliament on the future of state-owned utility Vattenfall's coal assets in Germany. More...

Puerto Rico seeks power bill increase, sparking outrage

- SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's heavily indebted electric company announced Tuesday that it is seeking a more than 20 percent increase in the island's already high power bills, sparking outrage among many. More...

Israels largest solar energy array inaugurated

By Hedy Cohen, Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel - May 24--The largest solar energy array in Israel was inaugurated this week. More...
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Lopez firm to double wind-power capacity

- THE First Philippine Holdings Corp. (FPH) on Monday said it will aggressively double its wind-power capacity in the next three years. Francis Giles B. Puno, the company's president and COO, said at the moment, the company has a 150-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Burgos, Ilocos Norte. Doubling that could result in another 150-MW capacity. One megawatt costs between $2.5 million and $3 million, so ... More...

600 Tonnes of Highly Radioactive Melted Uranium Missing from Fukushima Plant

Jocelyn Aspa - 600 tonnes of melted radioactive fuel from three nuclear reactors in Fukushima remains missing. More...

Jordan in negotiations with potential partners in nuclear project

- Jordan is in talks with several international companies to be partners in the country's first nuclear plant by providing necessary turbines and systems for the plant, according to Khaled Toukan, the chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC). 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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