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‘Imported coal, LNG-based power to deepen financial stress’

Bangladesh’s current masterplan to increase power-generating capacity, that accommodates increasing dependence on expensive, imported coal and LNG, puts it on course for even deeper financial stress emanating from the power sector and percolating through the entire economy, similar to the strains already being felt amid the Covid-19 pandemic in some other countries as well. Read More »

Rosatom’s nuke plants prevent 210m mt co2 emission a year

Russia’s state atomic energy corporation Rosatom reaffirms its commitments to care for the common home for all- the planet while celebrating the World Environment Day this year. Nuclear energy is a reliable source of low-carbon electricity, which makes a huge contribution to protecting the planet from the climate change, and is one of the global partnership tools to preserve, protect ... Read More »

The crises of 2020 will delay the transition to clean energy

By Humberto Márquez CARACAS, Apr 29 2020 (IPS) – The oil slump, global recession and uncertainty about the magnitude of the COVID-19 pandemic will fuel the appetite for cheaper fossil fuel energy and delay investments in renewables, affecting the targets of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read More »

Rooppur NPP construction sees further progress

Despite corona threat construction works at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant continues. As the 7th of April out of 12 prestressed mounting blocks, under the third phase of inner containment construction of reactor building at unit-1 has been installed. Construction of 14.5 meters of the inner containment is underway at the moment. Read More »

Snam, RINA team up to accelerate the development of hydrogen

Agreement seeks to launch infrastructure tests and experiment with new technologies San Donato Milanese (MI), Genoa, 8 April 2020 – Snam, one of the world’s leading energy infrastructure companies, and RINA, global testing, inspection, certification and engineering consultancy services firm, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in the hydrogen sector, in order to realize the significant potential of ... Read More »

Poland quadruples solar energy output – 5th largest producer in EU

The European Union increased its solar energy market by more than 100% making 2019 the most successful year so far. Being one of the five countries contributing to this growth the most, Poland has almost quadrupled its solar capacities in one year to reach 784MW. The leading solar developer in the region, Sun Investment Group, credits the self-consumption model and ... Read More »

Rosatom for further cooperation with Bangladesh

Package of documents signed on operation, maintenance and fuel supply for Rooppur NPP Russia’s state atomic energy corporation Rosatom looks forward to develop cooperation with Bangladesh. Alexey Likhachev, Director General of Rosatom called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday, March 16 at her office to discuss issues of bilateral cooperation related to use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes. Read More »

First set of steam generator vessels for Rooppur NPP soon

A set of four steam Generator Vessels for unit-1 of Rooppur Nuclear Power Project are being manufactured at Volgodonsk Branch of AEM-Technology in Russia. The first steam generator will be ready soon for installation of primary circuit header. The other three vessels are on different stages of production- machining, inspection performance. Read More »