New concerns about inefficiencies in the energy sector, aging infrastructure - Guardian Nigeria

New concerns about inefficiencies in the energy sector, aging infrastructure – Guardian Nigeria

Eight years after the privatization of Nigeria’s electricity sector, system deficiencies, particularly high aggregate, technical and commercial (ATC&C) losses, aging infrastructure, poor customer relationship management, and a history of cost-reflective low tariffs continue to sour the growth of the country. sector. This is according to a new report highlighted in a quarterly report published by …

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Apple, FedEx and More Industry Working to Become Carbon Neutral - ThomasNet News

Apple, FedEx and More Industry Working to Become Carbon Neutral – ThomasNet News

Welcome to Thomas Insights – every day we publish the latest news and analysis to keep readers informed of what’s happening in the industry. Subscribe here to get the latest news of the day straight to your inbox. according to The state of the global climate, 2020 was one of the three warmest years on …

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Editorial - Lower Energy Costs: State Program Helps Communities Save Electricity - NNY360

Editorial – Lower Energy Costs: State Program Helps Communities Save Electricity – NNY360

Residents and small businesses across upstate New York can save money on their energy needs by encouraging their municipal governments to take advantage of the state’s initiative. The Community Choice Aggregation Program, overseen by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, allows cities and villages to tap into their collective resources for electricity. …

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Australians 'panicked' as energy prices soar, consumer advocates say - ABC News

Australians ‘panicked’ as energy prices soar, consumer advocates say – ABC News

Robert Meggs likes to keep a close eye on how much electricity his family uses. the main points: Human rights advocates say growing numbers of consumers are facing an “unprecedented” energy price hike. Regulators intervened in the domestic gas market after prices rose 50 times higher than usual New Energy Secretary Chris Bowen has warned …

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State economic development officials are eyeing a 1,700-acre plot of farmland in Calhoun County near Marshall for large-scale industrial development.  But a CEO of DTE Energy Co says the massive site lacks infrastructure improvements to make it shovel-ready for a company looking to invest in Michigan.

Whitmer, lawmakers seek funding to get sites ready for factory building – Detroit News

Mackinac Island – There is a persistent reluctance among economic developers trying to put Michigan into big investments in auto plants and semiconductor manufacturing facilities: the country needs large sites ready for immediate construction to win projects. This requires roads, access to highways, railways, water and sewage, and electrical infrastructure capable of powering high-voltage manufacturing …

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Who is paying to keep India's offshore wind ambitions afloat?  - BQ Prime

Who is paying to keep India’s offshore wind ambitions afloat? – BQ Prime

Seven years. Two goals. However, there is no project in sight. This is the story of India’s ambitions in offshore wind. It has been more than half a decade since the country announced a policy to build large wind turbines to produce electricity in the open sea. Nobody took off. The country has planned 5 …

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The electricity promise issued by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company falls short - Business Day

The electricity promise issued by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company falls short – Business Day

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, has delivered far less electricity to homes and businesses than it pledged seven years ago as supplies continue to fluctuate. The country’s beleaguered energy sector is seen as moving at a slow pace despite the interventions of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, which lasted for seven years this …

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Covid-19 hampers efforts to achieve global energy access by 2030: Report – Business Standard

The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed progress toward universal access to electricity, fuel and clean cooking technology, according to a United Nations-sponsored report. Globally, 733 million people lack access to electricity, and 2.4 billion people still cook with fuels that are harmful to their health and the environment, according to the report published on Wednesday. The …

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Toyota and Woven Planet Have Developed a New Prototype of a Portable Hydrogen Cartridge - Business Wire

Toyota and Woven Planet Have Developed a New Prototype of a Portable Hydrogen Cartridge – Business Wire

Tokyo – (work wire) – TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (“Toyota”) and its subsidiary Woven Planet Holdings, Inc. (“Woven Planet”) has developed a working prototype of its portable hydrogen cartridge. This cartridge design will facilitate the everyday transportation and supply of hydrogen power to power a wide range of everyday applications both indoors and outdoors. Toyota and …

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As summer approaches, Pacific Power offers tips for preparing for wildfire season, plans for next webinar - KTVZ

As summer approaches, Pacific Power offers tips for preparing for wildfire season, plans for next webinar – KTVZ

Portland, OR. (KTVZ) — As the weather turns to summer, Pacific Power is encouraging customers to prepare for wildfire season. Fire weather conditions, such as severe drought accompanied by summer storms or active wildfires, may lead to power outages for safety reasons. “We are building our system to be more resilient over the long term …

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