West Texas Intermediate crude fell for the third time in four days as speculation that fuel demand will decline outweighed concern that Middle Eastern exports may be disrupted by political unrest.
Futures slid as much as 0.9 percent after the World Bank yesterday cut its forecast for global…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/wti-falls-for-third-time-in-four-days-on-world-bank-cuts-that-middle-eastern-exports-may-be-disrupted-by-political-unrest/ Canada, Commodities, Energy Industry, energy markets, Germany, global economic growth, Middle East, West Texas Intermediate crude fell, World Bank Cuts
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) and Soitec (Euronext Paris ) today Announced That They Will Collaborate on a California Energy Commission-funded, two-phase program to Demonstrate the cost and efficiency benefits of combining an energy storage system with Soitec’s Concentrix…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/maxwell-technologies-soitec-join-forces-to-demonstrate-benefits-of-integrating-energy-storage-with-concentrating-photovoltaic-cpv/ California Energy Commission, concentrator photovoltaic systems (CPV), CPV system, energy storage system, France, Germany, Maxwell Technologies, Singapore, solar power plant in Southern California, United States
Operations at the new rotor blade factory for Enercon’s E-101/3 MW series started up in record time. Construction of the approximately 26,600 m² production facility started in summer 2011 and test operations began just slightly over a year later. In the meantime, Aero Ems GmbH is now…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/wind-2/enercon-opens-new-wind-turbine-factory-building-a-high-tech-rotor-blade-factory-on-greenfield/ Enercon, Germany, Wind energy
German solar energy plants produced a world record 22 gigawatts of electricity per hour – equal to 20 nuclear power plants at full capacity – through the midday hours on Friday and Saturday, the head of a renewable energy think tank said.
The German government decided to abandon nuclear…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/wind-2/germany-sets-new-solar-power-record-european-energy-exchange-eex/ European Energy Exchange (EEX), Fukushima nuclear disaster, Germany, Germany new solar power record, photovoltaic, PV solar energy, Solar Power
India‘s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has released a draft national offshore wind energy policy for 2013.
The draft policy was written with input from a steering committee on offshore wind energy. According to the draft, onshore wind energy has reached a stage of deployment…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/india-releases-draft-offshore-wind-energy-policy-national-offshore-wind-energy-policy-for-2013/ Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, India energy policy, India wind energy policy, India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Norway, sweden, The Netherlands, U.K., wind market
West Texas Intermediate crude fell a fifth day, the longest run of declines this year, as the United Arab Emirates said global demand will stay “relatively weak.” OPEC is forecast to keep its supply target unchanged on May 31.
Futures slid as much as 1 percent in New York after capping a…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/wti-falls-a-fifth-day-before-opec-meets-as-united-arab-emirates-u-a-e-sees-weakness/ Africa, Asia, Australia & New Zealand, China, Commodities, Eastern Europe, Energy Industry, energy markets, Germany, India & Pakistan, Middle East, United Arab Emirates
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told German business leaders his country is confronted by “huge challenges” as it seeks 7 percent annual growth this decade, down from more than 10 percent in the previous 10 years.
China needs growth of about 7 percent to double per capita gross domestic…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/oil-gas-energy/li-tells-germany-china-targets-7-growth-for-decade-economy-confronted-by-huge-challenges/ China, Commodities, Economy, Energy Industry, Europe, German business leaders, Germany
11th International Exhibition for the Energy Industry-POGEE 2013 is scheduled from May 30 to June 01, 2013, at Expo Centre, Lahore. The exhibition is geared up for an extensive display of technological advancement and innovative services and is attracting a good number of visitors from cities…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/international-exhibition-for-energy-industry-pogee-2013-from-30th-at-expo-centre-lahore/ China, Expo Centre Lahore, Faisalabad, Germany, Gujranwala, India, International Exhibition for Energy Industry-POGEE 2013, Iran, Italy, JAPAN, KARACHI, Lahore, Multan, Muzzafargarh, PAKISTAN, Rawalpindi, Shaikhupura, Sialkot, technological advancement, UAE, UK, USA
The investigation into possible oil-price fixing gathered pace as trading houses from Glencore Xstrata Plc, the $70 billion mining firm, to Gunvor Group Ltd. were asked to provide information to European regulators.
Glencore Xstrata, Gunvor and Vitol Group, which aren’t under investigation,…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/oil-fixing-probe-accelerates-as-eu-asks-traders-for-help-university-of-houstons-global-energy-management-institute/ Australia & New Zealand, Commodities, Eastern Europe, Energy, Energy Industry, energy markets, Europe, France, Germany, Italy, Law, Sustainability
Enron Corp.’s 2001 collapse revealed the extent of its manipulation of spot gas prices. Twelve years later, European Union regulators may discover energy traders never learned the lessons of the scandal.
BP Plc (BP/), Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) and Platts were visited by EU…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/oil-gas-energy/enron-no-lesson-for-traders-as-price-manipulation-probed-european-union-regulators-may-discover-energy-traders-never-learned-the-lessons-of-the-scandal/ Commodities, discover energy, Eastern Europe, Energy, Energy Industry, energy markets, Enron No Lesson, Environment Law Canada, Europe, European Union regulators, Financial Advisers, France, Germany, India & Pakistan, Italy, JAPAN, Latin America, lessons of the scandal, Manipulation Probed, Sustainability, traders never learned, Traders Price, U.K. & Ireland, U.S.