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Energy roundup this week: Solar exhibition to signing multi-mln contracts

Exhibition for Solar Industry in Pakistan to Prysmian signing USD 61 mln contract for Italy's power grid; week has been buzzing with energy news


Energy roundup this week: Solar exhibition to signing multi-mln contracts

This week has been buzzing with energy news ranging from International Exhibition for Solar Industry in Pakistan to Prysmian signing USD 61 mln contract for Italy's power grid. The news roundup covers reflections on Southeast Asian countries' vulnerability to climate change, Zambia aiming at one million tonnes copper output this year, Canada's Brookfield to sell bonds in Brazil for financing gas pipelines and much more.

Enjoy reading weekly news roundup below:

News UN SDG 7, Pakistan on road to Affordable and Clean Energy; International Exhibition for solar industry from March 29

Pakistan is set for the seventh International Exhibition for Solar Industry, it will be a three-day ...

News When the Maasai met the Maori: Kenya seeks to end geothermal land conflicts

As the semi-nomadic Maasai of Kenya's Great Rift Valley prepare to lose more land to a geothermal pl...

News Government of Nigeria to provide universities with solar energy: AfDB to provide USD 410 million

Despite the sectoral challenges, the Buhari administration will complete major projects that will im...

News Nigeria is looking beyond oil and will follow the planned reforms: IMF

Growth in Nigeria recovered to 0.8 percent in 2017 after a historic collapse in oil prices...

News IAEA Completes Nuclear Security Advisory Mission in Ecuador

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today completed a nuclear security...

News IAEA Director General visits Pakistan, Highlights nuclear power and SDGs

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano commended efforts by Pakistan to increase nuclear safety...

News Prysmian signs USD 61 mln contract for Italy's power grid

Prysmian, the world's biggest cable maker, said on Monday it had signed a 50 million euro...

News Villages in Ghana to get 570 dams under "one village one dam" plan

As part of the New Patriotic Party Government's manifesto pledge, three northern regions of Ghana...

News Record output from British wind power

Power generation from Britain's wind farms hit a record 14.2 gigawatts (GW) on March 17, National...

News Africa's power-starved mining sector targeted by Total Eren

Renewable energy company Total Eren said on Monday it had opened the world's largest solar-thermal...

News Projects in Panama - Spanish, Italian, Chinese construction firms interested, says VP

Construction firms from Spain, Italy and China are interested in public works in Panama, Vice President...

News Southeast Asian countries most vulnerable to climate change

India is the most vulnerable country to climate change, followed by Pakistan, the Philippines...

News Poland's PGNiG teams up with Pakistani gas firm on upstream projects

Poland's leading gas company, PGNiG, has agreed with Pakistan's Mari Petroleum Company to cooperate...

News Shri R K Singh dedicates 4,611 smart LED streetlights to Ara, Bihar

Shri R K Singh, Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Government of India...

News Saudi Iran conflict leads to rising oil prices

Oil prices rose by almost 1 percent on Tuesday, lifted by a weak dollar, tensions in theMiddleEastan...

News SDG 13:TWR Nuclear Reactors can help nuclear energy push

New nuclear reactors that are still in the development stages are traveling-wave reactors (TWR)....

News SDG 7:Coal will stay even with rise in price says study

The world is dependent on oil and coal. The coal consumption is on the decline worldwide due to...

News SDG 13: Hydro Power aids sustainability and clean environment, says study

The world is in fear of global warming with an increase in carbon emission. The global warming of 2 ...

News SDG 7: New Technologies can help reduce emissions, says study

IRENA has anticipated in their recent report that by 2022 cost of renewable energy will be at par wi...

News SDG 13: Russia's constant push towards nuclear growth shows study

Vladimir Putin has been re-elected in Russia as President for next 6 years and its implication for ...

News Zambia aims at one million tonnes copper output this year

Zambia expects to produce more than one million tonnes of copper this year after revising its 2017...

News Denmark added record Wind Energy capacity as support scheme ends

The government of Denmark has set a goal of meeting at least 50% of energy needs by renewables by 20...


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