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Sri Lanka adds wind power to grid


August 9th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka has added 30 megawatts of wind power to its national grid in a bid to reduce power shortage in nearly 60 cities, including Colombo.The ... Read more...

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Southern power grid safe from tripping (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) Unlike India's northern, eastern and northeastern power grids which collapsed this week, the state-run Karnataka Power Corp Ltd (KPCL) Thursday said the southern power grid was ... Read more...

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‘Southern power grid safe from tripping’


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 2 (IANS) Unlike the country's northern, eastern and northeastern power grids which collapsed early this week, the state-run Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd (KPCL) Thursday claimed that the southern ... Read more...

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Mining, railways hit hard in Jharkhand due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 31 (IANS) Mining and railway services were hit hard in Jharkhand due to unprecedented tripping in the Eastern Grid Tuesday. Major mining companies - BCCL and CCL - ... Read more...

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US loans for Indian firms making solar facilities in Rajasthan


July 19th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has authorised loans totalling $57.3 million to two Indian firms to finance the export of American solar ... Read more...

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Rain eludes Delhi, power demand again peaks (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The rains again eluded Delhi Thursday leaving the residents sweltering in the heat and humidity as the weather department's forecast went awry. Respite is likely ... Read more...

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Delhi power demand reaches new high at 5,642 MW


July 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The power demand in Delhi Thursday again broke all previous records, peaking at 5,642 megawatts (MW), surpassing the projected consumption of the year, officials said."The ... Read more...

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Delhi power demand reaches new all-time high


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The searing heat in Delhi once again pushed the ever-rising power demand to a new high of 5,454 megawatts (MW) Monday, power officials said adding ... Read more...

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Delhi power demand reaches new high


June 26th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The power demand in Delhi Tuesday again broke all previous records, peaking at 5,389 megawatts (MW). This was the ninth time in June that power ... Read more...

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Power demand in Delhi reaches all-time high


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The ever rising consumption of power in Delhi again Friday broke all records, including Thursday's 5,271 megawatts (MW), to reach a new high at 5,330 ... Read more...

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IBM’s Sequoia is now the world’s fastest supercomputer


June 19th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) IBM's Sequoia has overtaken the number 1 spot as the fastest supercomputer. Fujitsu’s K Computer fell to second place on the list, which is released ... Read more...

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One killed in Pakistan violence over electricity


June 19th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) At least one person was killed and six others were injured in clashes between protesters and a politician's security guards in Pakistan's Punjab province Monday, as ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cuba seeks to boost alternative energy production


June 11th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Cuba is intending to increase its renewable energy production by 12 percent over the next eight years in a push for "energy security and sovereignty", an ... Read more...

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As Delhi sizzles, power demand reaches to all-time high (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The sweltering summer heat in the capital swelled Wednesday, pushing the maximum temperature to the season's peak of 45 degrees Celsius, five notches above average. ... Read more...

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Power demand breaks record in Delhi


May 25th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The sweltering heat forced Delhiites consume so much power that its demand, shooting up to 5,032 Megawatts (MW) Friday, broke all previous years' records."The demand ... Read more...

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Delhi power company fine-tuning supply network


May 18th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Expecting the demand for power in the capital to cross 5,400 megawatts during the peak of summer, BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) has started checking ... Read more...

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Iran n-plant supplies 940 MW electricity


April 30th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 30 (IANS) Iran's national grid Monday received 940 megawatts of electricity from the country's Bushehr nuclear power plant.The supply comes after several tests conducted at Bushehr plant, the ... Read more...

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Myanmar to buy electricity from China


April 26th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 26 (IANS) Myanmar will buy back 100 megawatts of electricity from China, a major investor in the country's hydro-power projects and receives bulk of the power generated from ... Read more...

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Cuba upgrades power plant with Chinese technology


April 16th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 16 (IANS) Cuba was renovating its oldest hydroelectric plant with Chinese parts and technology, media reports said.The Salto Piloto Plant would be upgraded with two 270 kilowatts (KW) ... Read more...

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Hamas foiling Gaza power crisis solution: Palestinian PM


March 26th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, March 25 (IANS) Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad Sunday accused Hamas of foiling an attempt to resume fuel supplies to the Gaza Strip.Fayyad said in a statement that he ... Read more...

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Hamas says political motives behind Gaza’s mounting energy crisis


March 21st, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, March 20 (IANS) Islamic Hamas movement, which rules the Gaza Strip, said on Tuesday that there are political motives behind the energy shortage that has been troubling the impoverished ... Read more...

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ADB loan to improve power distribution in India


February 27th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Monday offered a $350 million loan to improve the power distribution system in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Assam.The Manila-headquartered ADB ... Read more...

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Wind to account for 15 percent of Mexico’s electricity mix


February 16th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Total installed wind power capacity in Mexico will reach some 12,000 megawatts by 2020, equivalent to 15 percent of the country's electricity mix, an industry ... Read more...

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Mexico’s wind energy sector experiencing rapid growth


February 9th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's wind power sector is playing an expanding role in the global development of that renewable energy source, having just achieved the milestone of 1,000 ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh sign power plant deal


January 29th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 29 (IANS) India and Bangladesh Sunday signed an agreement here for constructing a 1,320 MW power plant in Bangladesh.Bangladesh's Power Development Board (PDB) signed the deal with India's ... Read more...

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China to build large offshore wind farm


January 14th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) China will construct an offshore wind farm with an installed capacity of 300 megawatts (MW) in Hebei province, making it the country's largest such project.The feasibility ... Read more...

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Power supply nearly restored in Kashmir Valley


January 9th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 9 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley, which had plunged into darkness Friday evening after two transmission lines bringing electricity from the northern power grid snapped, was in for some ... Read more...

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Power supply to return to normal Monday: Omar


January 9th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday said that efforts are on to restore the snapped power transmission lines and the situation would return to ... Read more...

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Zuma vows to achieve green growth with or without climate deal


December 4th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 3 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma Saturday endorsed the establishment of the South African Renewables Initiative (SARi) funding mechanism during the 17th Conference of Parties to the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Singapore’s power demand falls in October


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Nov 23 (IANS) Singapore's power demand in October fell by 3 percent year-on-year, reflecting a slowdown in economic activities, a media report said Wednesday.While the statistics were not yet ... Read more...

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Bengal to add 1,600 MW with Santaldih plant


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to set up two new thermal power units, with a total capacity of 1,600 megawatts, at Santaldih in Purulia district, ... Read more...

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Government to decide on ethanol price soon


November 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The government Monday said it would soon decide on the price of ethanol that is blended with petrol."We will shortly decide on ethanol price and ... Read more...

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India to have 2 GW solar power capacity by 2013


November 9th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 9 (IANS) India plans to have two gigawatts (GW) of solar power generation capacity by March 2013, a top official said Wednesday.The ministry of new and renewable energy ... Read more...

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Russia to help Bangladesh build n-power plant


November 2nd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Bangladesh signed an intergovernmental agreement Wednesday in Dhaka to build the first nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, Russia's state-controlled nuclear corporation, Rosatom, said.The ... Read more...

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Russia to build first nuclear power plant in Belarus


October 12th, 2011 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 12 (IANS) Russia and Belarus have signed a contract for constructing the first nuclear power plant in Belarus, media reports said.Russia's Atomstroyexport will build two nuclear reactors with ... Read more...

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