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  • JOHANNESBURG, June 19- Eskom hailed a milestone in its efforts to overcome South Africa's chronic electricity shortages on Sunday, saying it had linked up the last of four units at its new Ingula hydro-electric power plant to the grid. "We look forward to Ingula rapidly nearing commercial completion and meeting the 2017 deadline, thereby enhancing the security...

  • MADRID/ FRANKFURT, June 17- Siemens and Spain's Gamesa agreed on Friday to combine assets to create the world's biggest builder of windfarms, with the German company paying 1 billion euros cash to Gamesa's shareholders to take a majority stake. Months in the making, the joint venture will overtake Denmark's Vestas to become the world's largest wind farm...

  • MADRID/ FRANKFURT, June 17- Siemens and Spain's Gamesa agreed on Friday to create the world's biggest builder of windfarms, with the German company paying 1 billion euros for a majority stake in the combined business. Months in the making, the venture would overtake Denmark's Vestas to become the world's largest wind farm manufacturer by market share, operating...

  • June 17- Japan is set to release a long-term plan aimed at making thermal power generation cleaner and more efficient to help the world's fifth-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases meet a pledge to cut emissions under a global climate agreement. Japan has also been trying to boost exports of its thermal power technology, sparking criticism from environmental...

  • *Japan burning record amounts of coal after Fukushima disaster. *Study warns of risk of huge writedowns of Japan coal assets. TOKYO, June 17- As most developed economies turn their back on coal, Japan is burning record amounts for electricity generation and plans to use even more of the dirtiest fossil fuel to fill the gap after the Fukushima disaster paralysed its...

  • *Bulgaria would have to pay for one nuclear reactor: PM. SOFIA, June 16- An international court has ruled that Bulgarian state energy firm NEK should pay nearly 550 million euros in compensation to Russia's Atomstroyexport for a cancelled nuclear power project, Bulgarian officials said on Thursday. Bulgaria, a European Union country, had been under pressure from...

  • *Bulgaria would have to pay for one nuclear reactor: PM. SOFIA, June 16- An international court has ruled that Bulgarian state energy firm NEK should pay nearly 550 million euros in compensation to Russia's Atomstroyexport for a canceled nuclear power project, Bulgarian officials said on Thursday. Bulgaria, a European Union country, had been under pressure from...

  • SOFIA, June 16- An arbitration court has ruled that Bulgarian state energy firm NEK should pay nearly 550 million euros in compensation to Russia's Atomstroyexport for a canceled nuclear power project, Bulgaria's energy minister said on Thursday. Atomstroyexport had sought more than 1 billion euros at the Paris- based International Court of Arbitration...

  • SOFIA, June 16- An arbitration court has ruled that Bulgarian state energy firm NEK should pay nearly 550 million euros in compensation to Russia's Atomstroyexport for a cancelled nuclear power project, Bulgaria's energy minister said on Thursday. Atomstroyexport had sought more than 1 billion euros at the Paris- based International Court of Arbitration...

  • *UK referendum on EU membership set for June 23. *Britain faces looming energy supply crunch. LONDON, June 16- A British vote to leave the European Union next week would make UK energy infrastructure investment costlier and delay new projects at a time when the country needs to plug a looming electricity supply gap.

  • *UK referendum on EU membership set for June 23. *Britain faces looming energy supply crunch. LONDON, June 16- A British vote to leave the European Union next week would make UK energy infrastructure investment costlier and delay new projects at a time when the country needs to plug a looming electricity supply gap.

  • *UK referendum on EU membership set for June 23. *Britain faces looming energy supply crunch. LONDON, June 16- A British vote to leave the European Union next week would make UK energy infrastructure investment costlier and delay new projects at a time when the country needs to plug a looming electricity supply gap.

  • *UK referendum on EU membership set for June 23. *Britain faces looming energy supply crunch. LONDON, June 16- A British vote to leave the European Union next week would make UK energy infrastructure investment costlier and delay new projects at a time when the country needs to plug a looming electricity supply gap.

  • SOFIA, June 16- An arbitration court has ruled that Bulgarian state energy firm NEK should pay nearly 550 million euros in compensation to Russia's Atomstroyexport for a cancelled nuclear power project, Bulgaria's energy minister said on Thursday. Atomstroyexport had sought more than 1 million euros at the Paris- based International Court of Arbitration...

  • SOFIA, June 16- An arbitration court has ruled that Bulgarian state energy firm NEK should pay nearly 550 million euros in compensation to Russia's Atomstroyexport for a canceled nuclear power project, Bulgaria's energy minister said on Thursday. Atomstroyexport had sought more than 1 million euros at the Paris- based International Court of Arbitration...

  • KARIBA, Zimbabwe, June 15- Zimbabwe, which endured power cuts almost daily last year, is on track to start generating additional power supplies at its Kariba hydro plant in December 2017, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Power cuts in Zimbabwe last year often lasted 18 hours a day after output at Kariba slumped due to low dam water levels.

  • GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, June 14- C hina's Sinohydro and China Railway Group will finance a $660 million hydroelectric plant in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo which is being built to reduce the copper-mining region's power deficit. Sicomines is the mining side of a $6 billion minerals-for-infrastructure deal signed in 2007, under...

  • SEATTLE, June 14- For Seattle, home to cloud technology powerhouses Amazon Inc and Microsoft Corp, the process of upgrading the city's data systems is moving more at glacial dial-up speed than lightning-fast broadband. In 2014, Seattle hired a chief technology officer to move its aging data infrastructure to the cloud, meaning using remote servers run by...

  • Tesla charger finding port

    All new vehicles will be electric by 2025 on economics rather than a green revolution, entrepreneur and author Tony Seba told a Nomura investment forum.

  • TransCanada said on Monday the Sur de Texas- Tuxpan pipeline project would be built through a joint venture with a unit of Sempra Energy and be backed by a 25- year transportation service contract with Mexico's state-owned power company. Spectra Energy Corp said on Monday its unit won a contract to build and operate a $1.5 billion natural gas pipeline in Texas,...