Rouhani government blames stalling of nuclear talks on “unorthodox interference” by Iran’s hardline parliament
The world’s largest global debt and equity investors are continuing to invest in renewable energy despite the pandemic, driven by the wealth of investment opportunities, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said.
Japan is to increase its 2030 target for renewables’ share of power generation to 36-38%, up from the current 22-24%, as it looks for ways to meet its 2030 Paris climate targets.
South Korea’s power networks are in danger of failing to meet demand during the present hot weather, with the difference between supply margin falling to a low of 10% this week.
Iberdrola has acquired Asian green developer Sowitec Vietnam in a move that gives it access to a 550-MW renewables pipeline, including a floating solar project and five onshore wind farms.
Cheniere Energy’s supply deal with Tourmaline Oil takes the LNG producer a step closer to sanctioning its Corpus Christi Stage III expansion project.
Renewables will soon account for 7% of Pakistan’s power output, with 2,000 MW of green capacity currently operating in the country.
Dismay in Ukraine as agreement allows controversial gas pipeline to be completed without further US sanctions.
The Association of Power Generation Companies (APGC), a Nigerian industry association, has urged NNPC to assume responsibility for supplying fuel to natural-gas fired thermal power plants (TPPs).
Nigeria’s Waltersmith Petroman Oil Ltd has reiterated its commitment to establishing an industrial park adjacent to its modular refinery, which is near the Ibigwe oilfield in Imo State.
Angola’s National Oil, Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANPG) is ready to begin reviewing all the bids it has received in this year’s onshore licensing round, which covers nine onshore blocks in the Lower Congo and Kwanza basins.
Australia’s Woodside Energy is preparing to begin development drilling at Sangomar, an oil-bearing block located offshore Senegal.
Tullow Oil (UK/Ireland) reported last week that its drilling programme in Ghana’s offshore zone was moving forward as planned.
Police officer shot dead in Khuzestan. Military starts shipping water tankers to the province as unrest continues for sixth night.
Uganda Railways Corp. (URC) completed a trial shipment of petroleum products via Lake Victoria last week, marking the first use of the route in 16 years.
Siemens Gamesa has won a 322-MW turbine supply deal from India’s ReNew Power for the Tondehal wind farm in the southern state of Karnataka.
Zimbabwe’s Chinese-funded $1.5bn expansion to the Hwange coal-fired power station is now 68% complete, despite delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.