ISLAMABAD, The US Secretary of State John Kerry Thursday said that the US will extend every possible assistance to Pakistan to help it execute more power projects and overcome energy crisis. He made these remarks during his visit to Islamabad Electric Supply Company’s Grid station here where he w…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/pakistan-news/us-to-assist-pakistan-for-more-power-projects-kerry-execute-more-power-projects-and-overcome-energy-crisis/ electricity generation, Grid station, Islamabad Electric Supply Company’s, Pakistan’s electricity distribution system.
The Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) held a kick-off meeting on Uch-II Development Project with contractors at the Royal Palm Golf and Country Club the other day, said the spokesman of Zealcon, a leading construction firm of the project. The meeting was informed that the Uch-II…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/pakistan-news/400-megawatts-electricity-generation-oil-and-gas-development-company-ltd-ogdcl-holds-meeting-on-uch-ii-development-project/ Country Club, Development Project carries, electricity generation, OGDCL, Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd, Royal Palm Golf
Wind Power in South Korea is being seen as the potential driver of renewable energy development in the country. Electricity generation through wind power has already progressed to significant levels and most of this has been developed onshore. The present onshore capacity installed in South…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/wind-energy-power/south-korea-wind-energy-sector-the-potential-driver-of-renewable-energy-development-in-the-country/ electricity generation, f renewable energy development, South Korea Wind Energy Sector, Wind Power in South Korea
Two questions for you: how many countries in the world source their electricity 100% from renewable sources? And which major European nation that is well-endowed with renewable energy resources, is the worst at exploiting them?
The answers can be gleaned from the recently…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/eu-100-percent-renewable-energy-is-here-updated-international-energy-statistics-of-electricity-generation-from-the-energy-information-administration-eia/ Electricity, electricity generation, Energy and Economy, Energy Information Administration (EIA), enewable energy resources, eu, International Energy Statistics, renewable energy, renewable sources, Solar Power, US Department of Energy, Wind
In federal waters in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, there is a 164,750 acre area with a potential power generation capacity of 3.5 GW. It is to be auctioned in two parts in July.
The areas will be leased as the North Lease Area, and the South Lease Area by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/first-commercial-offshore-wind-lease-coming-soon-bureau-of-ocean-energy-management-boem/ (BOEM), Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, electricity generation, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
In the litany of bad numbers about power generation in Pakistan, there is one statistic that sticks out more than the rest: state-owned power companies account for 51% of installed capacity but only around 46% of actual production. That difference may sound minor, but in that…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/pakistan-news/electricity-generation-private-sector-independent-power-producers-ipps-carry-the-base-load-for-power-production/ base-load for power production, Cheaper fuel choices result, cheaper tariffs, electricity generation, IPPs, load-shedding, namely furnace oil, power crises, private-sector independent power producers, thermal power plants
Generation of electricity through hydel source is the best option to produce cheaper electricity and construction of large dams including Kalabagh Dam (KBD) is inevitable, said Chaudhry Muhammad Boota, Acting President Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI). He urged the incoming…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/electricity-generation-through-hydel-sources-stressed-faisalabad-chamber-of-commerce-industry-fcci/ coal reserves, construction of large dams, electricity generation, Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry, FCCI, hydel sources, produce cheaper electricity
I have said on numerous occasions that the inspiration for “Nuclear Green” came from David Roberts on Grist. Roberts maintained that the cost of nuclear energy was significantly higher than the cost of renewable energy. I decided to test Roberts’ claim by investigating the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/the-cost-of-wind-energy-part-i-inspiration-for-nuclear-green-came-from-david-roberts-on-grist-cost-of-nuclear-energy-was-significantly-higher-cost-of-renewable-energy/ cost of nuclear energy, Cost of Wind Energy, Efficiency, electricity generation, Energy and Economy, energy costs, Finance, higher cost, nuclear energy, Nuclear Green, Nuclear Power, renewable energy, Tech, Wind
Back in 2011, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission passed Order 745, a rule that allowed demand response to bid into electricity markets and be treated as a dispatchable resource. Practically speaking, this opened the door for companies like EnerNOC and Comverge to aggregate on-demand…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/demand-response-cuts-need-for-new-generation-in-pjm-grid-about-9000-megawatts-of-retirements-in-net-capacity/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Cleantech, Climate, Efficiency, Electricity, electricity generation, Energy and Economy, Federal Energy Regulatory, peak demand, Politics & Legislation, Smart Grid, Storage, Utilities
Spanish Electricity generation from renewables in April set a new record, beating March’s previous record.
PV Magazine notes renewables accounted for 54% of the country’s electricity generation in April, outpacing last month’s total of 51.8%.
Image Credit: Wind turbines in Andalusia,…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/54-of-spains-electricity-generation-in-april-from-renewables/ electricity generation, Renewables, Spanish Electricity generation