Ukraine cuts gas imports by 35% this year

Ukraine has reduced its imports of natural gas by more than 35% in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period last year. New figured from the State Statistics Service revealed the country imported 10,296 billion cubic metres of gas in the first six months this year, for which it paid $4.33 billion […]

Ukraine doubles gas imports from Europe

Ukraine has more than doubled its gas imports from Europe to five million cubic metres a day as it reduces imports from Russia. The figure is two and a half times more than the previous amount of two million cubic meters per day, according to Ukrtransgas, a Ukrainian gas transmission company. The boosted gas supply […]

Satellites improve solar panels’ energy

A Slovakian-based firm claims it has made technology which detects underperforming solar panels – using satellites. GeoModel Solar claims its solar tool uses solar modelling to improve solar panels’ energy production in Europe and South Africa. The firm says its system beats typical practices which use data from cheap sensors or nearby meteorological stations because […]