Europe's 3 Leading Economies in 'Nuclear Policy Muddle'

Europe's 3 Leading Economies in 'Nuclear Policy Muddle'

Europe’s three leading economies are taking three radically different approaches to nuclear power, reflecting contrasting national public priorities in the transition from fossil fuels, according to an analysis published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)

Energy Efficiency Measures Save 5,056.3 Gwh in Bulgaria

Energy Efficiency Measures Save 5,056.3 Gwh in Bulgaria

Between 2014 and 2017, Bulgaria saved 5,056.3 GWh of energy as a result of the implementation of energy efficiency measures in all sectors of its economy. The country has reached 60.7% of its 2020 national energy savings target, local media reported

Iran, Oman About to Form Committee for Gas Pipeline

Iran, Oman About to Form Committee for Gas Pipeline

Iran and Oman are "about to form" a joint strategic committee to finalize a long-sought gas pipeline project, according to a report on the Iranian Oil Ministry’s news website Shana on Sunday

Turkey's Electricity Consumption Rises 3.14% in June

Turkey's Electricity Consumption Rises 3.14% in June

Turkey's electricity consumption grew by 3.14 percent in June compared to the same month last year, according to Turkey's Energy and Natural Resources Ministry on Monday

Canal Istanbul to Alleviate Oil Traffic Via Bosphorus

Canal Istanbul to Alleviate Oil Traffic Via Bosphorus

The expansion in bilateral oil trade between Russia and India will increase the already intense oil tanker traffic on the Bosphorus, making the Canal Istanbul project even more necessary, according to the director of Bilkent University Energy Policy Research Center Friday

Ireland to be First Country to Divest From Fossil Fuels

Ireland to be First Country to Divest From Fossil Fuels

Ireland is set to become the first country in the world to divest public money from fossil fuel assets following a bill passed by the lower house of the Parliament (Dail) on Thursday, local media reported

Over 5000 Gwh Have Been Saved in Bulgaria in the 2014-2017 Period

Over 5000 Gwh Have Been Saved in Bulgaria in the 2014-2017 Period

In 2014-2017, 5 056.3 GWh of energy was saved in Bulgaria, accounting for 60.7% of the national target for energy savings by 2020. The information comes from the annual report on the implementation of the National Action Plan on Energy Efficiency for 2017, approved by the Government

BMW Group to Produce Mini Electric Cars in China

BMW Group to Produce Mini Electric Cars in China

The BMW Group and Chinese manufacturer Great Wall Motor formed a new joint venture (JV) to produce an all-electric version of the iconic Mini car in China, the German utility company announced Tuesday

German Renewables Increase Share in Energy Mix

German Renewables Increase Share in Energy Mix

The share of renewable energy in Germany's power mix increased by 36.3 percent in the first half of 2018, compared to 32.5 percent during the same period last year, according to figures released by German Association of Energy and Water Industries, BDEW on Tuesday

UK Government Launches Road to Zero Strategy

UK Government Launches Road to Zero Strategy

The U.K. government released its Road to Zero Strategy on Monday, confirming its ambition to have at least 50 percent and as much as 70 percent of new car sales as ultra-low emission by 2030, in addition to up to 40 percent of new vans

HEP to Build Croatia’s Largest Solar Plant to Date on Cres Island

HEP to Build Croatia’s Largest Solar Plant to Date on Cres Island

The Primorsko-Goranska county, the Monastery of St. Frane – Cres and power utility Hrvatska Elektroprivreda (HEP) have signed an agreement on cooperation on the Orlec Trinket solar power plant project on the Cres island, in what would be the largest solar power plant in Croatia

Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan P/Line Delivers 3 Bbl Oil in 12 Yrs

Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan P/Line Delivers 3 Bbl Oil in 12 Yrs

The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline delivered 2.99 billion barrels of Azeri oil from Ceyhan marine terminal in the Adana Province of southern Turkey to international oil market since 2006, according to Turkey's BOTAS Pipeline Corporation on Saturday