Poking out of the ground near the smokestacks of the Mountaineer power plant here are two wells that look much like those that draw natural gas to the surface. But these are about to do something new: inject a power plant

Canada's wind power companies are getting a lift from rising oil prices, a healthier economy and energy-friendly government policies, even as tight capital markets continue to curb the recovery of the fledgling sector.

According to the FKCCI, there is a disparity between the actual amount of monthly solar rebate being given by the Escoms to consumers and the potential for the Escoms to earn carbon credits, by showcasing these solar water heaters as sources of green energy that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

B.S. Satish Kumar

The Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) has appealed to the State power regulator to extend the rebate on solar energy to those who use other alternative sources of energy such as biofuels and agricultural waste, to heat water.

Kolkata, Sept. 20: The country

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending $780 million to Pakistan through a multi-tranche financing facility for priority energy efficiency projects that will secure the country's growing energy needs and reduce its reliance on costly, polluting fossil fuels, said Bayanjargal Byambasaikhan, energy specialist with ADB's Central and West Asia Department.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday sought cooperation of the German government in coal mining and introducing solar-energy system on a massive scale in Bangladesh.

She made the request when new German Ambassador in Dhaka Holger Michael paid a courtesy call on her at the PM's office.

Denmark on Thursday inaugurated the world's biggest offshore wind farm in time to serve as a showcase of its green technological prowess before a global climate conference in Copenhagen in December.

The 91-turbine Horns Rev 2 wind farm off the west coast of Jutland in the North Sea will generate enough electricity for 200,000 Danish households.

Solar power makers will get a boost in California, already their largest U.S. market, as it sharpens its focus on small-scale projects as part of efforts to get a third of its power from renewable energy.

Energy conscientious Germans taking power production into their own hands may give a wake-up call to established utility firms, as innovators roll out new competition on the clean energy front to grab market share.

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