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Maine Governor Urges FERC to Address New England 'Energy Crisis'

Natural Gas Intelligence    - ‎Sep 30, 2014‎   
Maine Gov. Paul LePage on Monday asked FERC to address electricity prices in New England, which he said are poised to increase 37% this winter compared with winter 2013-2014.

Phys.Org    - ‎Sep 28, 2014‎   
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court cancelled over 200 coal mining permits because the licensing process was deemed illegal, making the need for alternative energy sources yet more pressing. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made nuclear a priority as ...

InSerbia News    - ‎Sep 29, 2014‎   
As the Apex Court has made the need for alternative energy sources more pressing, New Delhi is turning to nuclear energy in order to resolve the power crisis. However, the Indian government is facing scepticism at home and abroad. The PM has already ...

India's Modi eyes privatization windfall, but risks energy crisis

Fortune    - ‎Sep 12, 2014‎   
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is aiming to raise up to $7 billion through the sale of stakes in some of the country's lumbering energy giants, cashing in on record stock-market valuations in an effort to keep the country's budget deficit under ...

The Daily Telegraph    - ‎Sep 23, 2014‎   
“In NSW we've got 1.1 million families that rely on natural gas as their prime source of heating and cooking,” Mr Baulderstone said.

Time to address the energy crisis: Egypt to invest $14.5bn in petrochemicals ...

Al-Bawaba    - ‎Sep 29, 2014‎   
Egypt plans to invest $14.5 billion in developing its refining and petrochemicals sectors over the next five years, its oil minister said, as part of efforts to overcome an energy crisis that has led to near-daily power cuts and hit company profits. It ...

VICE News    - ‎Sep 4, 2014‎   
A massive blackout in the Egyptian capital of Cairo caused travel chaos and knocked TV stations off air this morning, in the largest event yet in an ongoing energy crisis that lawmakers are struggling to deal with. The power failure began at 6 am local ...

Energy crisis takes toll on Chambishi

The Southern Times    - ‎Sep 28, 2014‎   
Lusaka - Erratic power supply coupled with an outstanding US$23 million owed by the government in value added tax (VAT), has forced Zambia's Chambishi Metals Plc - a unit of Enya Holdings Ltd - to incur losses during the just-ended financial year, ZCCM ...

The Express Tribune    - ‎Sep 19, 2014‎   
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) praised the government for placing high priority on the energy crisis despite the prevalent political turmoil.

PNoy formally seeks powers to solve Luzon energy crisis

ABS CBN News    - ‎Sep 15, 2014‎   
MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino has formally asked Congress for authority to contract additional power capacity to counter a looming power crisis in the summer of 2015. In a letter dated September 12, 2014 addressed to House Speaker Sonny ...

Innovative thinking to save Africa from an energy crisis    - ‎Sep 24, 2014‎   
It has been more than 150 years since the light bulb was invented yet most of the African continent is still in the dark after nightfall.

To tide over the energy crisis, look to the sun

Hindustan Times    - ‎Sep 13, 2014‎   
In the excellent documentary film Katiyabaaz, Loha Singh of Kanpur is a thief who steals electricity by tapping overhead cables and sells it to those who don't have legal power connections.

India PM turns to nuclear power as energy crisis continues to grow

China Post    - ‎Sep 28, 2014‎   
“Concerns of power disruptions raised post the Supreme Court judgment on the coal issue show how reliance on single source of energy is unhealthy,” said Amit Bhandari, energy and environment fellow at Gateway House, a Mumbai-based think tank.

Government data belie 2015 energy crisis forecast – solons

Manila Bulletin    - ‎Sep 7, 2014‎   
With the government's own data showing good energy prospects for next year, there is no need for emergency presidential powers to address a forecasted energy crisis in 2015, two opposition lawmakers said yesterday. In separate statements, Reps.

Energy crisis: Needs urgent action now

Jakarta Post    - ‎Sep 18, 2014‎   
Present day oil and gas production levels, which are around 2.2 million boepd, and declining, should alert the government that urgent action is needed to secure Indonesia's future energy supply if the country is to avoid getting deeper into the energy ...

Ghana's energy crisis one of generation – GRIDCo boss

Vibe Ghana    - ‎Sep 26, 2014‎   
Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) William Amuna has put the cause of the energy crisis of the country on generation rather than distribution.

Energy crisis

Baking Business (registration)    - ‎Sep 19, 2014‎   
Authorities recommend carbohydrates be consumed in much larger quantities than both protein and fat combined because the key role of carbohydrates is to deliver energy to the body. According to the World Health Organization, 55 to 75% of energy intake ...

The Energy Crisis No One is Talking About

The Market Oracle    - ‎Sep 5, 2014‎   
Dr. Kent Moors writes: As everyone remains focused on the price of crude, the wider energy market is headed for a serious shortfall.

Palace clarifies emergency powers to avert energy crisis

ABS CBN News    - ‎Sep 6, 2014‎   
MANILA -- Malacanang doused speculations the emergency powers President Benigno Aquino III is mulling to avert the energy crisis has something to do with charter change. “For the malicious, this has nothing to do with the charter change some quarters ...

Daily Times    - ‎Sep 25, 2014‎   
This was stated by Dr. Ansar Parvez, Chairman, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) while addressing the 58th IAEA General Conference at Vienna, Austria, says a statement issued by PAEC here on Thursday.
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