Mozambique solves its power problems – for now

Mozambique’s power supply will be getting a boost of 18MW of electricity to support its strained power supply. The first 11MW has been successfully commissioned in the port of Nacal, Northern Mozambique, with a further 7MW on its way in the coming weeks. Aggreko, who provide temporary power supply solutions to customers who either need […]

Nepal gets $180m to tackle power shortages

A loan worth $180 million (£105m) has been granted to Nepal to help the nation tackle its crippling power shortages. The cash will be used by the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to upgrade and expand transmission and distribution lines and substations, allowing the transfer of up to 2,000MW of power to main load centres in […]

South Korea could face ‘worst power shortage’ this summer

All public offices in South Korea (pictured) will have to cut their electricity usage by as much as 20% this summer in an effort to prevent power disruptions, according to reports. They claim the nation’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) have announced householders could be offered incentives, such as cuts in utility bills, […]

Korean firm to build solar plant in Pakistan

A Korean energy firm has signed an agreement to install a 300MW solar power plant in Pakistan. The project, which will be built by CK Solar Korea, is expected to cost around $900 million (£595.5m) and will be completed by 2016. The Government of the Balochistan province is believed to have leased 1,500 acres of […]

India has potential for 89GW wind capacity by 2020

India could see around 5MW of new wind capacity installed every year, hitting 89GW by 2020 but it depends on the Government’s policies. It could help the country attract around $16.5 billion (£10.2bn) of annual investment, create 179,000 jobs and save 179 tons of carbon emissions every year, according to a new report by the […]