The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved new financing worth €12.4 billion for projects in transport, including a new metro line in Paris, infrastructure and energy, the bank said on Tuesday (18 July).
Activities such as segregation, composting, refuse-derived fuel (RFD) making and setting up of waste-to-energy plants up to 15 megawatt capacity at existing landfill sites.
The Energy Information Administration is forecasting Brent crude oil spot prices to average $51 per barrel by the end of this year and $52 a barrel in 2018.
Rolling back restrictions on financing coal projects overseas is part of President Trump’s road-map to a “new era of American energy dominance,” he said a speech at the Department of Energy’s headquarters on Thursday.
The government will on July 1 commence the first bidding round for oil and gas through an open acreage licensing policy (OALP), allowing bidders to select where they want to drill.
The recently-released Energy Conservation Building Codes can save as much as 50% of conventional energy consumption, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) director general Abhay Bakre said in an interview.
A news item on US public service broadcaster, PBS’s News Hour, has explored the waste management situation and the role of waste to energy in Delhi, India.
Reliance Industries (RIL) and British energy major BP on Thursday annnouced the creation of a joint venture energy vertical to work across the entire value chain, involving investment of $6 billion, or Rs 40,000 crore.
India which aims to go 100% electric vehicles by 2030, has its tasks cut out as this target is an ambitious one. However, with the cost of batteries plunging by 60% by 2020, right policy framework could help meeting this target.
“Energy is vital to our lives […] Access to energy helps children to study at night, farmers to grow more crops and hospitals to provide better care,” said the Secretary-General in his message to EXPO 2017, which opened today in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana.