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Nigeria: Indian Energy Firm Enters Nigeria's Power Sector

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18 March 2019 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Nigeria | Sectors: Power sector
[Guardian] Feedback Energy Distribution Company (FEDCO), an Indian-based technology firm, says it has launched an indigenous high-tech Information Technology (IT) solutions system in Nigeria.

Event: 10th Meeting of the Monaco Blue Initiative

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16 March 2019 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Monaco | Sectors: Cross cutting
The 10th meeting of the Monaco Blue Initiative will be held in Monaco from 24-25 March 2019, under the presidency of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. The event will provide the opportunity to focus on solutions to develop Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), in terms of percentage but also level of protection and efficiency in view of the post-2020 Aichi Biodiversity Targets. The meeting will address three themes: How can we - collectively - achieve and go beyond the Aichi targets of developing the...

South Africa: How Historical Use of Poor-Quality Coal Has Affected Eskom's Efficiency and Brought Us Load Shedding

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15 March 2019 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: South Africa | Sectors: Cross cutting
[Daily Maverick] The quality of coal is essential for the adequate functioning of an electrical generation unit. In South Africa, some of it is mixed with sand and rocks.

India Hosts National Dialogue on Phase-down of HFCs

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14 March 2019 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: India | Sectors: Buildings, District energy, Equipment and appliances
India’s Council on Energy, Environment and Water and the Norwegian Environment Agency hosted a national dialogue on phasing down HFCs in India. The dialogue highlighted findings an independent study on incentives and regulations to phase-down HFCs in India. India’s Draft National Cooling Plan was highlighted as an example of a successful policy approach to phasing down HFCs.

Event: UNEA-4 Leadership Dialogue 2: Life-cycle Approaches to Resource Efficiency, Energy, Chemicals and Waste Management

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12 March 2019 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Kenya | Sectors: Cross cutting
The high-level segment (HLS) on the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) will include three interactive Leadership Dialogues, taking place on 14 and 15 March, on issues of relevance to the theme of the Assembly, ‘Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production’. The second Dialogue will address life-cycle approaches to resource efficiency, energy, chemicals and waste management. UNEA-4 convenes in Nairobi, Kenya, from 11-15...