Energy & Power

Targeting oil and natural gas recovery

Shell_IBMShell and IBM have formed a research collaboration that aims to extend the life of oil and natural gas fields.

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Improving emissions for marine engines

Cat_3508_marine_engineWith thousands of engines still in operation that were produced before emissions regulations were in effect, Caterpillar Marine Power Systems and Caterpillar Emissions Solutions have been working for nearly two years to design engine retrofit kits.

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Solar power systems for Ethiopia

German development agency GTZ is installing 15,000 solar energy systems per month in Ethiopia, where only less than one per cent of the rural population uses solar power because of inadequate investment in the sector.

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The power to change

Things are looking up for Badamasi Maiwalda, 32, an iron bender in Kano, northern Nigeria. Until now Badamasi’s iron bending workshop has struggled to operate due to the worn out and damaged state of the Nigerian power sector’s generation and distribution capacity.

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Negotiating African power projects

The Mozambique Office of the African Development Bank (AfDB) recently hosted Mozambican participants who took part in the first Virtual Power Working Group Meeting on infrastructure, whose theme was on negotiating agreements on power projects in Africa.

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