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ー July 25, 2012 ー Myanmar in the dark over hydropower for Asia          

July 25, 2012 - Myanmar in the dark over hydropower for Asia 

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●12072501 Laos, Bangkok Post - ?Jul 21, 2012?
Construction forges ahead at Xayaburi Dam project
Ninety-five percent of the electricity generated by the dam is to be sold to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand at a price of about two baht per kilowatt per hour. The Mekong River Commission _ comprising Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and

●12072502 Indonesia, Platts - ?21 hours ago?
Indonesia's Pertamina seeks to be sole operator of Mahakam gas block
Indonesia's oil and gas company Pertamina seeks to be the sole operator of the giant Mahakam gas block in East Kalimantan, a top official said Monday.

●12072503 天然ガス,ロイター
... ただ現実的には火力発電への依存を高めるほかなく、二酸化炭素排出量も少ない天然ガスの安価な調達が課題となっている。 そのためには ... 原油価格連 ...

●12072504 Myanmar, Reuters AlertNet - ?16 hours ago?
Myanmar in the dark over hydropower for Asia
This story is part of AlertNet's special multimedia report on water. Visit "The Battle for Water" for more**. BANGKOK (AlertNet) - On a hot, humid evening in late May, hundreds of people holding candles gathered in the city of Mandalay to protest over ...


◯Himachal hydropower woes ? more generation, lesser returns
Hill Post - ?10 minutes ago?
Shimla: Tapping into every potential hydro power generation site has saddled the state with a problem of plenty for even though a late spurt in per unit electricity prices has made up for some of the revenue losses for energy surplus Himachal but early ...

◯Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to launch 24 hydropower generation schemes soon
Business Recorder (blog) - ?7 hours ago?
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance, Mohammad Hamayun Khan has said that the provincial government had evolved strategy for overcoming the problem of power shortage on war-footing and will launch work on 24 hydropower generation schemes.

◯Nimo Bazgo hydropower project
Pakistan Daily Times - ?7 hours ago?
ISLAMABAD: The Water and Power Ministry and the Environment Ministry let Pakistan down over the 45MW controversial Nimo Bazgo hydropower project, constructed in Indian-held Kashmir. Sources privy to the development said that both ministries had ...

◯Tensions over water at Kashmir border
TODAYonline - ?9 hours ago?
KANZALWAN (INDIA) - As the silver waters of the Kishanganga rush through this north Kashmir valley, Indian labourers are hard at work on a hydropower project that will dam the river just before it flows across one of the world's most heavily ...

◯Ganga river panel to meet on Thursday
Livemint - ?12 hours ago?
The first meeting of an inter-ministerial committee set up to prepare a report that could potentially have a bearing on at least eight under-construction hydroelectric projects on the river Ganga and its tributaries is likely to be held on Thursday ...

◯Pantabangan in the dark due to unpaid bills
Business Mirror - ?19 hours ago?
RESIDENTS in Pantabangan town in Nueva Ecija, host to one of the biggest dams in the country, were denied electricity services since noon Monday by the First Gen Hydro Power Corp. (FGHPC) because of P80 million worth of unpaid bills since 2007.

◯SJVN - Q1FY13 Resut First-Cut - Microsec Research
Equity Bulls - ?22 hours ago?
Hydro power producer, SJVN, posted a marginal decline in profit to Rs 315.27 crore for the three months ended Jun, 2012.In the year ago period, the entity registered a profit of Rs 348.21 crore, according to a regulatory filing.

◯Over 38 pc of HP's hydropower potential tapped
Deccan Herald - ?Jul 23, 2012?
Over 38 pc of HP's hydropower potential tapped. Shimla, Jul 23, 2012, IANS: Public and private sector companies have harnessed 8824 MW of hydropower of the estimated potential of 23000 MW in Himachal Pradesh, a government official said on Monday.

◯SJVN's Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station achieves highest PAF - ?Jul 23, 2012?
Shimla, Jul 23 (PTI) The 1500-MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydro power station of Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) has achieved the highest Plant Availability Factor (PAF) of 108 per cent during the quarter ending June 2012.

◯Electricity Shortage Hits Indonesia's Ore Ban Plan
Jakarta Globe - ?5 hours ago?
As much as 74 percent of Indonesia's population was connected with electricity as of March, according to data from PLN.

◯Indonesia offers highest return on equity of investment on power plant
Global Times - ?21 hours ago?
Moody's upgraded Indonesia's credit rating status to investment grade on January 18 after similar suit was done by Fitch's on December 15, putting the nation on the radar of global investors.

◯Indonesia May Require LNG Buyers to Invest in Renewable Energy
Bloomberg - ?21 hours ago?
Indonesia May Require LNG Buyers to Invest in Renewable Energy. By Fitri Wulandari - 2012-07-24T09:00:09Z. Indonesia, the world's third-largest exporter of liquefied natural gas, may require importers of the fuel to invest in its renewable-energy projects.

◯Rappler Animate: Why electricity rates in Philippines are high
Rappler - ?Jul 21, 2012?
MANILA, Philippines - The country's high power costs have plagued the Philippines' ability to compete in the manufacturing sector and burdened Filipinos for decades.

◯Stronger Second Quarter Growth Seen
Manila Bulletin - ?Jul 13, 2012?
MANILA, Philippines - Higher electricity sales growth, easing inflation rate, improving exports, better agricultural output and the creation of a million jobs are pointing towards an even faster output growth in the second quarter of 2012 from the 6.4 ...

◯'42 Indian N-plant workers contaminated' Radiation exposure 'was well under ...
Arab Times Kuwait English Daily - ?7 minutes ago?
JAIPUR, India, July 24, (AFP): More than 40 workers at a nuclear power station in northern India have been exposed to tritium radiation in two separate leaks in the past five weeks, company managers said on Tuesday.
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◯Pak's plan to set up nuclear plant in Sri Lanka sets off alarm bells in India
TruthDive - ?1 hour ago?
New Delhi, July 25 (TruthDive): India Today on Tuesday reported that discussions are soon to begin with Sri Lanka for setting up a nuclear power plant by Pakistan at Sampur, Trincomallee. Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Ashok Kantha is supposed ...

◯PIAF raps government's power production policy
Pakistan Observer - ?3 hours ago?
The PIAF Chairman said that Pakistan is the most resourceful country in the community of developing states but the electricity is the severest in comparison to other nations. Engineer Sohail Lashri said that Africa, Poland, India and China were ...

◯Gail inks deal with ONGC for sale, purchase of gas for 3 years
Oman Tribune - ?4 hours ago?
Gail inks deal with ONGC for sale, purchase of gas for 3 years. NEW DELHI State-run gas utility Gail India on Monday said it has signed an agreement to buy all natural gas produced by Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) from its existing and new fields.

◯Government making all-out efforts to resolve energy crisis: Khosa
Business Recorder (blog) - ?8 hours ago?
Now without addressing the concerns of the business community of Pakistan with regard to opening trade with India, the government would only put the residual industry on further risk.

◯LNG has drawn more attention from a general realisation that gas import ... (subscription) - ?8 hours ago?
And given the fact that the Pakistan Peoples' Party and Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf have limited time to show performance before next general elections, short-term policy options are being finalised quickly to make another attempt to start LNG ...

◯East China power plants coal purchase price down for over 2 months
SteelGuru - ?2 hours ago?
The purchase price for thermal coal by power plants in eastern China has been on the downside for more than two consecutive months since mid-May as their inventories still stayed at a relatively high level recently despite the increasing daily ...
PIAF raps government'

◯Coal Power Loses Its Luster in India as Costs Rise
National Geographic - ?11 hours ago?
Along India's narrow coastal belt of Mundra in Gujarat State, 500 miles (805 kilometers) northwest of Mumbai, several coal-fired power plants generate electricity so cheaply that authorities for the most part have overlooked damage to fishing and ...

サーチナニュース - ?3 hours ago?
南シナ海の西沙、南沙、中沙の各諸島の領有権を主張するために中国が24日に「三沙市」を設置し、記念式典を実施したことについて、早くもフィリピンやベトナムから抗議の声があがった。中国新聞社が25日伝えた。 記事は、フィリピン現地メディアが「中国が正式に三沙市を ...

日刊スポーツ - ?5 hours ago?

ロイター - ?1 hour ago?
[北京 25日 ロイター] 国際通貨基金(IMF)は25日に発表した報告書で、世界的に逆風が強まってはいるものの、中国経済はソフトランディング(軟着陸)に向かっているとの見解を示した。 また、人民元は通貨バスケットに対して「やや過小評価(moderately ...

◯大飯4号機フル稼働 「関西に電力安定供給」
中国新聞 - ?8 hours ago?
関西電力大飯原発4号機(福井県おおい町、118万キロワット、加圧水型軽水炉)が25日午前1時、フル稼働に達した。経済産業省の牧野聖修副大臣は同日、おおい町で会見し「トラブルなく3、4号機ともフル稼働できたことは大きな意義がある。関西へ安定した電力供給ができ、 ...

◯カナダ、石油で中国と接近か CNOOC買収劇、米国と距離
SankeiBiz - ?11 hours ago?
中国の海洋石油・ガス探査最大手、中国海洋石油(CNOOC)は23日、加エネルギー大手ネクセンを現金151億ドル(約1兆1800億円)で買収することで合意した。中国企業による海外での買収案件としては過去最高。カナダが石油・ガス取引の伝統的な取引相手で主要な輸出 ...

◯政府事故調 最終報告要旨
東京新聞 - ?4 hours ago?
2011年3月11日、東京電力福島第一原発、第二原発は東北地方太平洋沖地震と津波によって被災し、極めて重大で広範囲に影響を及ぼす原子力事故が発生した。当委員会は事故、被害の原因を調査・検証し、被害の拡大防止、再発防止に関する政策提言を行うことを目的に ...

◯脱原発 「たかが電気」「されど電気」
MSN産経ニュース - ?8 hours ago?
感情的な原発反対が叫ばれていたが、直ちに原発廃止を主張している連中は電力不足がもたらすパニックを想定しているのか」(17日)▽「『たかが電気のため』と発言した音楽家の坂本龍一氏に衝撃を受けた。されど電気だ。立場はどうあれ皆が電気を使っている。簡単に結論 ...

EE Times Japan - ?4 hours ago?
同コンソーシアムは、水素貯蔵施設と、スマートグリッド向けの高度なICTを用いた電解装置を組み合わせたシステムを提案することで、再生可能エネルギーの利用を促進したい考えだ。 建設される予定の貯蔵施設には、McPhyの水素貯蔵技術(注)と、Hydrogenicの電気分解 ...


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