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  1. News - World - ENERGY

    Electricity blackouts a warning of crisis as demand exceeds supply

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 09:44pm by GDN

    ... towards frequent blackouts, academics warn. China, Brazil and Italy have all had significant power failures in the past decade but these are just "dress rehearsals for the future" ... particular blackout which took place in Italy in 2003, when the whole nation was left without power because of two fallen trees. This reality is particularly alarming when you consider ...

  2. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Solar industry bouncing back on mainland China after prolonged downturn

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 05:29am by Reuters

    ... and Japan and force them to cut subsidies, which will then hit demand, just as happened with previous big solar users Germany, Spain and Italy. "The key is whether the Chinese government ...

  3. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Investment in clean energy falls

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 10:44am by Reuters

    ... billion was invested in European renewable energy projects in the quarter, owing to subsidy cuts in Germany, Spain, Italy, Romania, Poland and the Czech Republic over the past year. ...

  4. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Nuclear power popular despite Fukushima: OECD boss Luis Echavarri

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 03:13am by Eric Ng

    ... That is despite some nations, including Germany, Italy and Switzerland, having decided to phase out nuclear power after a powerful earthquake and tsunami triggered equipment failure and a prolonged ...

  5. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Solar powers ahead

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... which until this year had underpinned soaring demand in the global photovoltaic industry. But it is still a key market for solar panels, led by Germany, Italy and France. Solar's ... more than they expected. In absolute terms, the biggest overachiever has been Italy, which by the end of last year had deployed some 12.4 GW more than it had projected, or the equivalent ...

  6. News - World - ENERGY

    World Bank urges end to polluting gas flaring

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Practice among oil giants contributes as much to climate change as a major economy like Italy World Bank urges end to polluting gas flaring Gas flaring by oil and gas drillers contributes as much to climate change as the entire economy of Italy, according to data released by the World Bank, which called for an end to the practice. While flaring to burn off excess gas ...

  7. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    China leads the world in sales of solar modules

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... like Germany and Italy, with Italy- the world's biggest market in 2011- witnessing the biggest decline of about half, according to research house IHS Solar. Lian said that thanks to strong ...

  8. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Reaping a mainland fuel harvest

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Heilongjiang plant is the mainland's first commercial-scale factory that uses agricultural waste as raw material. Globally, a plant being built in Italy by chemicals group Mossi & Ghisolfi ...



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