The German finance ministry said that plans to tax reserves set aside by utilities for closing nuclear plants would cost power companies around DM13.5bn over 10 years. A spokesman said DM13.5bn was
Plans to build a $1.6bn coal-fired power station on Teesside in north-east England, which could provide electricity to Britisih Steel, are being considered by a large US energy
The agency responsible for screening environmental impactassessments (EIAs) has admitted overlooking a coral reef off the proposed site of a power plant in Ban Krut, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand.
The International Finance Corporation(IFC) will fund a solar photovoltaic (SPV) market development project in India which is estimated to increase annual sale of solar photovoltaic devices and
France, is to build two gas-fuelled power stations in Egypt, in a $760m deal signed by Electicite de France and the Egyptian government. Construction of the two power stations will begin next year on
Govt told to check land acquisition: Private sector entrepreneurs setting up wind farms for generating power are acquiring prime land far in excess of requirement. Pointing out this disturbing trend,
LPG-run automobiles seem to be the craze now. Nearly 40,000 motor vehicles in the state have already been fitted with LPG cylinders. But a major drawback is that there is no governing authority to
Pakistan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan agreed on Thursday to speed up work on a stalled gas pipeline project and asked the Centgas consortium to find a project leader to replace US oil firm Unocal.
China has ruled out starting any new nuclear power projects in the next three years in response to the weak electricity demand of a slowing economy. The ban on fresh construction of nuclear plants
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