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More fun than solar: The sun shines on ACEEE's energy efficiency conference in Arizona

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17 November 2017 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

ACEEE’s 2017 National Conference on Energy Efficiency as a Resource, held October 30-November 1 near Phoenix, Arizona, explored several emerging areas in the field, such as the health-related benefits of saving energy. This ninth biennial...

Nigeria:Govt Comes Up With Action Plan for Takeover of Distressed DISCOs

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17 November 2017 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Nigeria | Sectors: Power sector
[This Day] Abuja -The Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP) recently developed by the federal government and the World Bank to revive Nigeria's ailing power sector, has come up with an action plan for the sweeping restructuring of the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) that would enable government to take over any Disco found to be insolvent.

Sudan:President Al-Bashir Inaugurates Electricity Power Station and Obstetrics Hospital in Medani

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17 November 2017 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Sudan | Sectors: Power sector
[SNA] Medani -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, Thursday inaugurated in the context of his current visit to Gezira State Eastern Medani Electricity Power Distribution Station which was established at the cost of 55 million pounds.

Fuel economy is going up. Vehicle prices are holding steady.

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16 November 2017 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

In responding to an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) action on vehicle standards,...

Uganda:Umeme Wants Lifeline Increased to Shs200

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15 November 2017 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Uganda | Sectors: Power sector
[Monitor] Kampala -Power distribution company Umeme Uganda Limited has proposed an increment of the lifeline tariff from Shs150 per unit to Shs200.