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  • Leaders to discuss SAARC electricity grid

    Leaders to discuss SAARC electricity grid

    Leaders of member countries are to discuss setting up a SAARC electricity grid during the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Summit to be held in Kathmandu, Nepal, from 26-27 this month.

    November 16, 2014
  • STO launches ‘Energy Save’ campaign

    STO launches ‘Energy Save’ campaign

    State Trading Organization (STO) on Thursday launched its ‘Energy Save’ campaign, in celebration of World Energy Day.

    October 23, 2014
  • $48 trillion needed by 2035 for energy needs

    $48 trillion needed by 2035 for energy needs

    LONDON, June 03, 2014 (AFP) - More than $48 trillion must be invested by 2035 to meet global energy needs as current technologies go offline and demand rises in emerging nations, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a report launched in London on Tuesday.

    June 03, 2014
  • €3 mln in German energy aid to Maldives

    €3 mln in German energy aid to Maldives

    The German government on Wednesday announced a grant of EUR3 million (MVR63 million) to energy projects carried out in the Maldives.

    December 18, 2013
  • No end in sight for Pakistan's energy crisis

    No end in sight for Pakistan's energy crisis

    India may claim the world's biggest blackout, but in neighbouring Pakistan an endemic energy crisis blamed on years of mismanagement cripples the economy and makes millions of lives a daily misery.

    August 09, 2012
  • High oil prices could trim Indian growth

    High oil prices could trim Indian growth

    High energy prices could trim India's economic growth Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee warned on Friday.

    April 21, 2012
  • Nepal on empty as energy crisis deepens

    Nepal on empty as energy crisis deepens

    Deepesh Aryal and two of his restaurant staff set out in the dead of night and brave Kathmandu's biting wintry chill to meet a carefully-cultivated contact.

    February 22, 2012
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