Tag Archives: World

Electric generator capacity factors vary widely across the world

September 8, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Note: Capacity factors reflect actual generation as a percent of continuous operation at full capacity. The technologies used to generate electricity are similar across regions of the world, but the pattern of use for those generating technologies can be significantly different. Analysis of electric generating plant utilization […]

Kenya: World Bank Warns On Slow Trickle Down of Cheaper Oil Price

By Lola Okulo Kenya’s economy could expand by six per cent this year, the World Bank has forecast, but sluggish transmission of lower oil prices locally could reduce anticipated growth to 5.6 per cent. In its Kenya Economic Update released yesterday, the lender revised the country’s growth outlook from an earlier projection of 4.7 per […]

Africa: New Software to Help World Go Green

By Jan Piotrowski New software could help the world go green efficiently – while minimising environmental damage. Called SWITCH, the tool was presented by a team from the US-based University of California, Berkeley, at the International Alliance of Research Universities’ Sustainability Science Congress in Copenhagen, Denmark on 23 October. The program determines the most efficient […]

Africa: Creating an “Energy Revolution” Across the Developing World

document Brussels — Friends, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me begin by extending a very warm welcome to you all. I’m delighted to see so many of you here at this meeting of the Sustainable Energy for All Access Committee. Our task today is an important one: to build on the crucial recommendations put forward in […]

Senegal: World Bank Group Finances 96 megawatt Tobene Power Plant in Senegal

press release The World Bank Group today signed agreements for the Tobene Independent Power Project in Taiba Ndiaye in Senegal. These included a 93.4 million euro financing agreement arranged by IFC and a $ 40 million equivalent IDA partial risk guarantee project agreement. The project will provide power to over one and half million residents […]

Ethiopia: World Bank Approves Loan for Geothermal Project

The World Bank’s board of directors, based in Washington DC, US, has approved two hundred million dollars of credit for the Ethiopian government to develop its potential geothermal sites at Aluto and Alalobad, in the rift valley of Afar Regional State, on Thursday, May 29, 2014. The loan will be financed by the International Development […]

Not Ready to Buy or Sell Your Equipment?

Join our international network of oilfield buyers & sellers! 
We respect your privacy as well as your time and that's why we only send our newsletter no more than TWICE A MONTH.
 
ADD ME TO THE LIST
Two emails per month (maximum). No ads. No affiliate links.
close-link