New Combined Electricity Project Connect Spain and France

Ahead of a crowdfunding campaign, the Spanish company Vortex Bladeless is reaping publicity for a fascinating new concept for capturing wind energy. As the company name implies, their device would do away with the bladed turbine, instead using a flared tower alone to take advantage of oscillating wind turbulence. It’s said to be quieter, cheaper,… Keep reading →

Oil And Gas Industry Forms Backbone Of Brunei Economy

Italian firm Eni won rights to develop the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) block in Ghana that is expected to start up in 2017. “This project promises to deliver up to 170 million cubic feet of gas per day for the next 20 years and put Ghana on its way to a future where one… Keep reading →

U.S. President Barack Obama

A couple of firsts, and one sloppy second… Some citizens of Sub-Saharan African countries may get access to reliable electricity for the first time. President Obama has announced plans to invest $7 bln over five years to expand access to electricity in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria and Tanzania, mostly as loans to buy US… Keep reading →