The consortium formed by IBERDROLA INGENIERÍA and the South African company GROUP FIVE has been selected by Jasper Power Company for the construction of a 96-megawatt (MW) photovoltaic plant in South Africa.
The contract, which was signed today in Johannesburg, is worth around 150 million…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/iberdrola-lands-a-contract-for-the-construction-of-a-96-mw-photovoltaic-plant-in-south-africa-for-150-million-renewable-ipp-programme-of-south-africas-energy-department/ Iberdrola, Iberdrola lands construction, photovoltaic plant, photovoltaic PV South Africa, Renewable IPP Programme, south africa, South Africa’s Energy Department
In December 2011 countries agreed in Durban, South Africa to secure a new international legal agreement by 2015. This is not the first time that countries agreed to finalize such an agreement. Cynics point out that countries continually agree to formulate something new in the next couple of…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/climate-change-and-5-reasons-we-need-a-new-global-agreement-by-2015-countries-agreed-in-durban-south-africa-to-secure-a-new-international-legal-agreement/ Carbon and De-carbonization, Climate, climate change, countries agreed in Durban, Energy and Economy, Energy Policy, Energy Security, Environmental Policy, International Climate Conferences, New Global Agreement 2015, new international legal agreement, south africa, UNFCCC, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Johannesburg, South Africa – South African metalworkers’ pension funds will invest 1 billion rand ($109 million) in renewable- energy projects as a power-capacity shortage in the continent’s largest economy threatens outages as early as this winter.
The Metal Industries…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/south-africa-metalworkers-to-invest-1-billion-rand-in-renewables-energy-projects-as-a-power-capacity-shortage-in-the-continents-largest-economy/ Johannesburg, power-capacity shortage, renewable energy projects, south africa, South African
No, it’s not China.
If you only glance at clean energy investment in the past year, you’ll see a marked decline in most areas of the globe. But not all.
In the Pew Charitable Trust’s fourth annual report, Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race? 2012 Edition, Pew and Bloomberg New…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/which-country-saw-a-20000-increase-in-clean-energy-investing-pew-charitable-trusts-fourth-annual-report/ China, clean energy investment, Cleantech, Energy and Economy, energy investment, Finance, Green Jobs, New Energy Finance found, pew research, Renewables, south africa, Subsidies
World Bank President Dr. Kim has spoken repeatedly about the damages that climate change will inflict on our children and grandchildren and the poorest throughout the world. This is a welcome signal that he understands the consequences of climate change, so now is the time for Dr. Kim to lead…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/dear-world-bank-stop-funding-climate-change-our-children-and-grandchildren-and-the-poorest-throughout-the-world/
LAHORE – The business community has asked the caretaker government to encourage private sector investment in coal gasification projects that offer one of the most versatile and clean way to produce electricity.
They said that 175 billion tones of Thar coal reserves could provide guaranteed…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/caretakers-asked-to-encourage-investment-in-coal-gasification-projects-offer-versatile-and-clean-produce-electricity/
What’s the hottest trend in energy that’s causing some countries to jump on the bandwagon? Fracking. The process of shooting a water-sand-chemical mix into shale formations in order to release natural gas or oil is quickly spreading across the globe. Despite its controversial…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/who-will-jump-on-the-fracking-bandwagon-next-u-s-energy-information-administration-eia-estimates/