Govt planning to generate 50,000 MW power
GADANI, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday said his government has made a 25-year long-term plan to generate 50,000 MW power to end the energy crisis in the country and meet Pakistan’s future needs.Addressing a gathering here after attending a…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/pakistan-news/gadani-power-park-project-in-balochistan-first-coal-fired-plant-to-be-set-up-by-government-announced-prime-minister-of-pakistan/ coal fired power plants, first power project, Gadani Power Park Project in Balochistan
LAHORE: The government of Punjab has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Power International (CPI) Holding Limited, a private company, to generate 2,400 megawatt (MW) electricity in Pakistan within the next two to three years.
Speaking to the media, Punjab Chief Minister…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/coal-energy/power-generation-punjab-government-china-to-invest-in-balochistan-china-power-international-cpi/ China Power International (CPI), coal fired power plants
The rumors have turned to reports. President Obama will release climate change policy initiatives in the coming weeks, or maybe even next week, according to remarks made by White House senior officials on Wednesday.
The regulations will focus on on carbon dioxide emissions from existing…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/coming-very-soon-obamas-climate-strategy-could-coal-be-on-the-chopping-block/ carbon legislation, clean air act, climate change, climate policy, Coal, coal fired power plants, emissions regulations, obama, power plant emissions
The Navy got its first ever solar powered electric vehicle charging station last week, and though it’s a drop in the bucket compared to the Navy’s overall fuel consumption it is yet another demonstration of a slow but steady transition out of petroleum dependency by the US military. The news…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/electric-vehicle/us-navy-opens-first-solar-electric-vehicle-ev-charging-station-opens-closes-last-coal-power-plant/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Cleantech, coal fired power plants, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, Energy Security, ev charging stations, Finance, natural gas, News, Solar Power, solar powered electric vehicle charging station, Sustainability, u.s. navy, very last coal power plant
Sonja van Renssen, leading environment journalist for viEUws – the EU Policy Broadcaster, provides a story on the future of an EU Shale Gas Policy, with an overview of how the US is conducting its own shale gas policy.
Last March, the European Commission launched a Green Paper with the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/videos/can-europe-join-the-shale-gas-revolution-video-european-commission-launched-a-green-paper-with-the-2030-goals-for-energy-and-climate/ coal fired power plants, Energy and Economy, Energy Security, Environment, Environmental Policy, eu, EU Policy Broadcaster, EU Shale Gas Policy, natural gas, Politics & Legislation, Shale gas, Tech, Water
Climate activists amassed an impressive army to march on Washington against the Keystone XL pipeline and the dirty oil it would bring from Canada to U.S. refineries and world energy markets. In this fight, however, a relatively small volume of carbon-dioxide emissions is at stake: the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/the-keystone-xl-pipeline-distraction-the-dirty-oil-it-would-bring-from-canada-to-u-s-refineries-and-world-energy-markets/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Cleantech, Climate, climate change, Coal, coal fired power plants, dirty oil, Electricity Grid, energy markets, Environment, Environmental Policy, Geothermal Energy, Keystone XL Pipeline, News, Politics & Legislation, Public Health, U.S. refineries
Last fall, a startling new report revealed that air pollution caused an estimated 3.2 million premature deaths worldwide in 2010. Now, thanks to a new analysis by our friends at the Health Effects Institute (HEI), we understand that nearly 40 percent of the world’s premature…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/air-pollution-in-china-the-kids-arent-alright-air-pollution-caused-an-estimated-3-2-million-premature-deaths-worldwide-in-2010/
As recently as 2007, the Energy Information Administration projected that the fuel mix for producing electricity in the U.S. would persist largely unchanged through 2035. According to that estimate, a little more than half of the country’s electricity would come from coal, about 20 percent…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/ontario-shuts-down-coal-fired-power-eia-projected-that-the-fuel-mix-for-producing-electricity-in-the-u-s/
By Kristin Meek, via World Resources Institute
New data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reveals a troubling trend: Coal-fired power generation — and its associated greenhouse gas emissions — were on the rise as 2012 came to an end.
According to the data, which…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/new-data-reveals-u-s-coal-use-rising-again-u-s-eia-reveals-a-troubling-trend-coal-fired-power-generation/
Utility companies that operate both coal and nuclear power plants rarely use the important communications techniques of comparison and contrast to help people understand the benefits of nuclear energy. There is some business logic behind that policy. I have a different set of interests and am…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/how-much-material-does-a-3600-mwe-coal-plant-really-use-video/