Energy

Energy minister suspends DDG – Moneyweb

South Africa Ompi Aphane was responsible for electricity planning. Chris Yelland &nbsp/&nbsp 6 August 2017&nbsp19:49 Energy minister Mmamoloko Kubayi confirmed to EE Publishers investigative editor Chris Yelland, that the Department of Energy DDG for Policy, Planning and Clean Energy, Ompi Aphane, who is also responsible for the new updated national Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity, IRP2016, has just been suspended. The ...

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Wind energy companies move Madras High Court against auction of Tamil Nadu projects

NEW DELHI: Wind energy companies have moved the Madras High Court against the Tamil Nadu electricity distribution company’s move to auction wind energy projects with a new base price, and the sector regulator’s decision to allow the auction. Indian Wind Energy Association (IWEA), an industry body of wind energy developers, has moved the high court, challenging a Tamil Nadu Electricity ...

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Boris Said final Monster Energy Series race comes at Watkins Glen

RELATED: Boris Said has a blast with fans WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – For years, the loyal “Said Heads” have robustly crowded the turns and grandstands at Watkins Glen International to cheer on their favorite driver, Boris Said, a champion road racer often hired to race stock cars on the NASCAR road courses. But in a much more understated presence Sunday ...

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Officials clash with Department of Energy on uranium plant

Updated 10:10 am, Sunday, August 6, 2017 PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio village is at odds with the U.S. Department of Energy over plans to store radioactive waste from the cleanup of a Cold War-era uranium plant. Piketon officials met with state Environmental Protection Agency representatives last month to discuss a federal plan to create an on-site disposal facility for ...

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Poor households are locked out of green energy, unless governments help

A report released this week by the Australian Council of Social Service has pointed out that many vulnerable households cannot access rooftop solar and efficient appliances, describing the issue as a serious problem. It has provoked controversy. Some have interpreted the report as an attack on emerging energy solutions such as rooftop solar. Others see it as exposing a serious ...

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Syrian forces make gains in energy-rich Homs province

Syrian forces make gains in energy-rich Homs province August 6, 2017 Updated: August 6, 2017 6:22am ‘); } BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian war monitoring group says pro-government forces have captured the last Islamic State group stronghold in the energy-rich Homs province in central Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group says 30 IS militants were killed ...

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Nevada shines in energy innovation

By Harry Reid Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017 | 2 a.m. As he does every August, Brian Greenspun is taking some time off and is turning over his Where I Stand column to others. Today’s guest columnist is former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev. Global warming is not a distant threat that might someday affect Nevada. The impacts of climate change ...

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