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Our new three-part video series explores the health impacts of energy efficiency

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12 December 2017 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

In a new three-part video series, ACEEE explores how energy efficiency can improve people’s health. We hear the stories of homeowners in three states. To look at efficiency’s impact in rural areas, Part One takes us to McDowell County, West Virginia.

In the southernmost tip of West...

Nigeria:Fashola Says Power Generation Hits 7,000 Megawatts, 5,155 Megawatts Transmitted, 2000 Megawatts Stranded

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12 December 2017 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Nigeria | Sectors: Power sector
[Guardian] Abuja -Electricity generation in the country has reached an all-time 7,000 megawatts while transmission stands at 5,155 megawatts, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said.

Commission calls on GREECE and MALTA to correctly implement EU rules on energy performance of buildings

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08 December 2017 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Greece | Sectors: Buildings
  On 7 December 2017, in the context of its December infringements package, the European Commission announced that it  has send letters of formal notice requesting Greece and Malta to ensure the correct implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (Directive 2010/31/EU).   [http%3A]

Looking for New Solar Markets? Think Water.

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08 December 2017 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: United States | Sectors: Transport
So if solar won’t be growing in the United States, where should developers look for new markets? One place is in disaster relief. Yung Wong, engineering manager with WorldWater and Solar Technologies explained that when disaster hits, the first thing that the Red Cross and the military do is fly in water bottles. He said that the cost to transport water comes out to about $1.85 per gallon whereas his company can provide drinking water for just a few cents per gallon though a mobile self-...

Nigeria:Gencos - Eligible Customers' Bye-Law Will Break DISCOs' Monopoly

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07 December 2017 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Nigeria | Sectors: Power sector
[This Day] Abuja -Power generation companies (Gencos) in Nigeria have said the eligible customers' regulation recently passed into operation by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has the potential to break the monopolistic tendencies of the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos).