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Why nuclear power for African countries doesn’t make sense
Why nuclear power for African countries doesn’t make sense
Over the last few years reports have surfaced...
Clean energy crucial for poor countries
Clean energy crucial for poor countries
Developing countries in Africa received less in overseas aid last year than they paid for oil imports, figures published this week indicate.
Iran lashes out at Western motives
Iran lashes out at Western motives
Iran on Wednesday condemned what it said was the use of oil as a political tool against producers, referring to Western sanctions over Tehran's...
Tight budgets put a damper on renewables investment
Tight budgets put a damper on renewables investment
A global economic slowdown and the eurozone debt crisis have curbed government investment in renewable energy, experts warned on Tuesday.
SA nuclear power could be worth at least R1-trillion
SA nuclear power could be worth at least R1-trillion
South African Energy Minister Dipuo Peters confirmed that a tender proposal for construction of 9 600 megawatts of nuclear power by 2030,...
Well now, it's only going to get worse
Well now, it's only going to get worse
The world's oil woes were on show again recently when the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) announced that it was tapping member...
Energy efficiency a key driver of ABB products and services
Energy efficiency a key driver of ABB products and services
Concern about the risk of climate change is growing. It requires action by governments, industry and consumers to reduce carbon emissions.
A spoonful of sugar (could) make the world go around
A spoonful of sugar (could) make the world go around
The current frank discussions internationally and in South Africa on the role of biofuels are both timely and welcome -- because biofuels, along...
International Energy Agency brings SA in from the cold
International Energy Agency brings SA in from the cold
An agreement between the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the energy department will help South Africa become more energy efficient, minister...
Emissions turn heat on COP17
Emissions turn heat on COP17
Evidence that greenhouse gas emissions last year were the highest in history has put pressure on South African negotiators to deliver a binding...
Fixing buildings
Fixing buildings
Buildings account for almost a third of energy consumed globally and at the same time contribute significantly to climate change-causing carbon...
Barriers to transformation
Barriers to transformation
Using energy more efficiently is the best solution to the triple challenge of increasing the global supply of energy while lowering the environmental impact and costs, the head of ABB's Power Systems division, Peter Leupp, said in a keynote address at the World Energy Congress in...

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