India offers to help Sudan develop renewable energy

India has offered to provide its assistance in developing renewable energy sources in Sudan. Dr Farooq Abdullah, India’s Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy held a meeting for co-operation in renewable energy with a delegation from Sudan and discussed ways of promoting clean energy sources in the two nations. “The talks focused on the […]

International economic woes hit gas prices

Negative employment figures in Germany and US industry weaknesses affected gas prices, according to npower’s fortnightly market report. Magali Hodgson, npower Optimisation Desk Manager said “poor German employment data, disappointing US manufacturing data and low UK demand” meant gas prices finished down. In contrast oil prices “continue to make strong gains”, trading consistently above $120/bbl, […]

Zuma says look beyond national interests

Opening the global climate change summit in Durban today, South African President Jacob Zuma called on members of the international community to come together for the good of those that will suffer as a result of climate change. Speaking to delegates Mr Zuma said global warming was already causing conflict in Africa due to droughts […]