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Ghana Energy Sector Recovery Programme Steering Committee

The Government of Ghana inaugurated the Energy Sector Recovery Programme Steering Committee, comprising members across various sectors and ministries.  The Committee proceeds from the collaborative consultation process between the Government and each Independent

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Rafael Grossi visits Egypt

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, received, on December 16th, the new Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency. El-Sisi confirmed to the Director

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Finland increased electricity imports from Russia

Mina Neninen, employee of the Finnish Statistics Center, told Russian news agency Sputnik on December 12th that her country had increased electricity imports from Russia in 2018 from 6 to

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120% increase in Iran’s exports of electricity

The CEO of the Iranian Electricity Production, Transmission and Distribution Company (Tavanir) announced that during the current Iranian year (starting March 21st, 2019), the volume of Iranian electricity exports has

Latin America Other Topics

Costa Rica hosted the training in plant breeding programs

Representatives from more than 12 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean attended a training in the city of San Isidro de El General, in Costa Rica, where they addressed

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Iran negotiates with Russia to resume work at Fordow nuclear facility

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has announced that talks are ongoing with Moscow on ways to resume implementing the joint Iranian-Russian research project, for the production of stable

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British Aggreko causes blackout in Yemen

Britain’s Aggreko announced on 27 November that all its generators working at Shabwa power plant have been turned off as a result of the Yemeni government’s failure to meet its

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China cuts subsidies of renewable energy

China’s Ministry of Finance has announced that the country will cut subsidies on renewable energy to 5.67 billion yuan ($ 806.50 million) in 2020 compared to 8.1 billion yuan in

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Iran asks Russia for more money

Iran has asked Russia for an additional $ 2 billion loan to finance projects including the construction of thermal power plants, hydroelectric power plants, railways and subway carriages, Russian Energy