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USTDA Supports Brazil Smart Grid Communications, Opportunities for U.S. Industry

Targeted News Service - SAO LUIS, Brazil, Sept. 19 -- The U.S. Trade and Development Agency issued the following news release:The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant to develop a smart grid telecommunications support plan for Brazilian energy and utility investment More...

Reed Smith Assists Electricite Du Cambodge in 2,400-MW Energy Deal

Targeted News Service - SINGAPORE, Sept. 19 -- Reed Smith, a law firm, issued the following news release:Reed Smith is pleased to have supported Electricite du Cambodge ("EDC"), Cambodia's main electricity supplier, with two significant agreements to purchase power from two independent power producers More...

Fukushima disaster: Japanese power company chiefs cleared of negligence

Justin McCurry in Tokyo and agencies - Three former executives at the company that runs the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been acquitted of failing to prevent the March 2011 nuclear meltdown, in the only criminal action resulting from the disaster.Tsunehisa Katsumata, a former chairman More...
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Nigerians 'Eagerly Waiting for Improvement in Power Sector' - Buhari

Ebuka Onyeji - President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that Nigerians are eagerly looking forward to investments in the power sector "that will illuminate their homes and stimulate businesses".He said this while receiving German and Ethiopian diplomats, Birgitt Ory and Azanaw Tadesse Abreha More...

China's power consumption continues to grow in first 8 months

By Liu Yukun - In this undated photo, engineers replace capacitors at a power transmission facility in Chuzhou, Anhui province. More...

Lack of Cost-Reflective Tariffs Discouraging Investment in Nigeria's Electricity Sector

Taiwo-Hassan Adebayo - The lack of cost-reflective tariffs is discouraging investments in the ailing Nigerian electricity sector, a firm involved in power generation in the country has said.Azura Power, which in 2018 delivered Nigeria's first privately-financed power plant in Edo State, has acquired More...

Articles 

By Rafael Herzberg
On: March 10, 2016
The Brazilian people are becoming aware of the crisis. more...
By Rafael Herzberg
On: February 26, 2016
I live in the largest city in Latin America: Sao Paulo (Brazil). This February, our neighborhood (about 300 homes, a hospital, two country clubs, etc) had no power for 40 hours. more...
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: December 16, 2015
Many years ago, interrupting my return from Sydney to Stockholm, I stopped in Brisbane (Australia) to give a half-dozen amateur and half-baked lectures on environmental economics. more...
By Rafael Herzberg
On: September 21, 2015
Industrial, commercial and institutional energy users complain about the high regulated rates granted by ANEEL to the utility companies. The power bills have increased considerably with respect to the total operating costs. more...
By Nishant Jain
On: July 31, 2015
Indian parliament has tabled Electricity Amendment Bill 2014 to simplify the implementation of Open Access in India Power Industry. more...

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