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March 2009 issue of the Scientific American (www.SciAm.com) discusses five methods of generating carbonless power and the available technology.

The Siddhirganj Peaking Power Project (SPPP), Bangladesh's first integrated gas-to-power project would add 300MW electricity to national power grid, which was scheduled to be completed by 2011.

Federal Minister for Water and Power Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that an amount of $3.5 billion is needed to overcome the prevailing 3,500MW power shortage.

President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI Sultan Ahmed Chawla) and Chairman Pakistan-Turkey Business Council, Amjad Rafi Thursday welcomed the installation of first wind power generation plant by Turkish Company, Zorlu Energy, which was launched by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Sunday.

A front page report covering over forty column-inch was published in a local English daily on 11th April on the subject. It deserves national attention and urgent action by the government; if it is really serious to go ahead to provide more power within the next two years (by December 2012).

Paris city authorities are planning to build small wind turbines into one of the world's most famous skylines to take advantage of the strong winds which sometimes sweep high points such as Montmartre.

Britain unveiled 1.4 billion pounds ($2.04 billion) of initiatives to encourage investment in green energy on Wednesday and also gave tax breaks to help squeeze the remaining oil from the declining North Sea.

General Electric unit GE Wind, a maker of wind turbines, expects to return to double-digit growth rates in 2010, after being flat in 2009, the head of GE Wind's German business said on Tuesday.

GE Wind's European business is expected to double this year thanks to the launch of new products, Rainer Broering told Reuters on the sidelines of the Hanover industry fair.

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