Tagged With Electricity
Jordan presses on with shale-oil plans
30 November 2011
China, Jordan and the UAE will build a 900 MW power plant in Al Lajjun
Canada primes pumps for oil export boom
24 November 2011
Canada’s net oil available for export will hit record levels by 2035, driven by increasing oil-sands production, says the country’s National Energy Board (NEB).
The slow, sure advance of the hydrogen economy
6 May 2011
Advances in hydrogen production and the fuel’s green credentials guarantee its future in the energy industry
Japanese utilities sweat over summer electricity demand
12 April 2011
Power saving and thermal plant shutdowns delay jump in fossil fuel demand
Middle East Gulf's nuclear shift begins
14 December 2010
The UAE is leading the way as the GCC states look to nuclear power to meet surging electricity demand and preserve valuable oil and gas for export, writes Ian Lewis
Renewables: Mideast Gulf states' actions yet to match words
14 December 2010
Mideast Gulf states have been bold in their rhetoric on plans to tackle global warming by developing renewable energy
Chinese grid creaks under the strain
28 October 2010
China's wind-energy programme has been a victim of its own success, as over-capacity, especially in remote areas, has put pressure on the country's under-developed electricity grid, writes Ian Lewis
Saudi Arabian power-sector expansion burns up crude
29 July 2010
SAUDI Arabia is consuming increasing amounts of crude oil in the power sector, burdening the country with an inefficient method of electricity generation
Saudi Arabian power expansion burns up crude
29 June 2010
Refinery expansions should bring perfect equilibrium to a kingdom as addicted to oil as many of its clients
Smartening-up electricity supply
1 October 2009
Google and GE are among those working on a new way of supplying electricity to homes and businesses – smart grids are hailed by some as a miracle cure for global warming, writes Conal Walsh
Getting the investment-risk balance right
1 June 2009
Nations with the most attractive subsidy and policy frameworks for low-carbon assets will have the greatest success attracting investment, write Ingrid Holmes and Tony White, senior associate and senior adviser, Climate Change Capital
Power from the earth's heat
5 January 2009
With an estimated 370 GW of untapped geo-thermal resources, US authorities are encouraging their development
SCO: More than a talking shop, just
1 October 2007
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is developing fast. But what it is becoming depends on which member you ask, writes NJ Watson
Some progress, but not enough
1 May 2006
Central and eastern European countries have made decent progress in reforming their power and gas markets compared with many Western European states – but that is not saying much. NJ Watson writes
Anger management in Brussels
1 April 2006
The European Commission has accused some utilities and states of blocking competition and pushing up gas and electricity prices. What should it do about it? NJ Watson writes
The eternal fire at Kirkuk
1 April 2006
The oil ministry has designed a plan to capture flared gas and bring new output on stream, but it is already behind schedule if it wants to supply expected power demand by the end of the decade, writes Ayesha Daya