Tag Archives: Boost

Coal, nuclear, and renewables expected to boost Vietnam’s electricity capacity

August 3, 2015 Source: International Atomic Energy Agency, 2013 Vietnam Country Nuclear Power ProfileNote: Hydroelectricity includes pumped storage. Vietnam is poised to significantly transform its electrical power generation mix over the next two decades as it modernizes the country’s agrarian economy to become a more industrialized nation. To accommodate greater industrial expansion and to support […]

Africa: Panel Calls for Ten-Fold Boost in Power for Africa

Photo: Kofi Annan, head of the Africa Progress Report, has launched the organisation’s annual, saying: “We categorically reject the idea that Africa has to choose between growth and low-carbon development.” (file photo) Cape Town — Africa can boost its capacity to generate power – and, as a result, economic growth and jobs – without precipitating […]

Africa: Geothermal Energy Can Help Developing Countries Boost Food Security – FAO

A new report released today by the United Nations agricultural agency says that the heat energy generated by the earth’s core can be used for cost efficient, sustainable food production and processing in developing countries. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report says that geothermal energy can help prevent the huge post-harvest currently faced by […]

Angola: China Avails Loan to Boost Oil Production

Luanda — A U.S 2.0 billion credit will be granted by the China Development Bank to the Angolan Oil Company (Sonangol E.P) to boost its expansion projects in the oil and gas segments. The information is contained in a Sonangol’s press release that reached Angop on Friday. According to the source, the granting of the […]

Southern Africa: Mozisa Transmission Line to Boost Power Trading in SADC

By Kizito Sikuka Construction of a new power transmission line linking Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe is expected to improve connectivity and electricity trading in southern Africa. Commonly referred to as the Mozambique-Zimbabwe-South Africa (MoZiSa) Transmission Project, the venture involves the three countries who are all linked to the regional grid. All the power utilities […]

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