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Domestic market for distributed wind turbines faces several challenges

August 27, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on U.S. Department of Energy 2014 The domestic market for distributed wind turbines has weakened since the record capacity additions in 2012. Last year’s installations of mid-size and small wind turbines were the lowest in a decade. Relatively low electricity prices, competition from other , and […]

South Africa: Nation Faces More Widespread Power Cuts

Johannesburg – With the increase in electricity demand, load shedding remains a reality for the near future for South Africa, says power utility Eskom. Speaking to the media on Thursday, Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona said the country had just about exhausted the electricity reserve margin and any slight pressure might trigger power cuts. Matona spent […]

Uganda: Oil Sector Faces Criticism Over Transparency

By Lizabeth Paulat Kampala — Uganda’s oil sector is ramping up and many have high hopes for its economic impact on the country. But some in Uganda are noting concerns over the lack of governmental transparency and help for people affected by oil development projects. The discovery of oil in Uganda in 2006 was followed […]

Oil Industry in Iraq Faces Setback to Revival

Oil Industry in Iraq Faces Setback to Revival After a long history of wars and sanctions, Iraq re-emerged as a critical source of oil in recent years. Mounting Iraqi production helped to ease world oil prices despite the tightening restrictions on Iran and tanking exports from Libya. And Western … Read more on New York […]

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