GAZPROM INTENDS TO BUILD A GAS CHEMICAL FACILITY US$20BN WORTH NEAR SAINT PETERSBURG

Now the project is under development A big gas processing enterprise combined with gas chemical facility will appear near Saint Petersburg, in Ust-Luga. Project cost is estimated at about 20bn USD. Gazprom will build the enterprise, while Rusgazdobycha will act as a project partner. The project is under development now. If it gains traction, it […]

Gazprom’s Amur gas processing plant remains on schedule

Construction of the project’s main phase is progressing on schedule, with supply and assembly of Linde AG’s equipment for cryogenic gas separation installations of the complex’s first production lines now under way, with additional heavy equipment for those units to be shipped to the site via the Zeya River starting this summer, Gazprom said. The […]

Colbun to acquire 150-MW First Solar project in Chile

Chilean power company Colbun announced on Monday it will acquire a 150-MW photovoltaic (PV) project in Chile from First Solar Inc (NASDAQ:FSLR). The value of the deal was not disclosed. Named Sol de Tarapaca, the PV scheme is to be implemented in the commune of Pozo Almonte, Tarapaca region. This agreement follows the company’s plan […]

EBRD supports Tajikistan’s energy project

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the United Nations Green Climate Fund have provided Tajikistan with $88 million to complete the final stage of reconstruction of the Kayrakkum Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) and to ​​improve electricity supply in the country. “The funds will be spent on implementation of the second and final […]

Hydropower: pump up the volume

2018 marks the 75th anniversary of the Hydro Electric Development Act in Scotland, which kick-started major hydro developments across the country. MP Drew Hendry looks at the benefits of the technology. For nearly 130 years Scotland has been the home of hydro-electricity – back when the open fire was the centre of the power world […]

1.2 trillion RUB have been channelled to support agriculture over the last 6 years

Over 1.2 trillion RUB have been channelled from the federal budget to support agro-industrial complex, said Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister in an annual address at the State Duma. According to him, it is through state support the production of food grew 20% since 2012, record harvests are noted, the dependence of import decreased. “This remarkable […]

Tajikistan’s New Hydroelectric Plant Can Benefit Entire Region

In the boldest signal of bilateral amity to date, Uzbekistan’s president announced during a seminal visit to Tajikistan on March 9 that he intends to support the major hydropower project that has been a source of tension between the two nations. President Shavkat Mirziyoyev told his Tajik counterpart Emomali Rahmon that Uzbekistan is willing to […]

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