Archive for November 2011

Tea tariffs: How much it costs to make a cuppa

Ever wondered how much it costs to boil the kettle when making your cup of tea? Well, Andrew Moir of bigmouthmedia has been in touch to let you know. Working with price comparison site, bigmouthmedia came up with this graphic, comparing each of the Big Six’s prices with those of Europe (as of November 2011) to show the annual … Continue reading »

Namibia to tender 800 MW Kudu CCGT project in January 2012

Namibia will tender in January a $1 billion, 800 MW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant project as part of a novel gas-to-power project which will be the southern African nation’s largest ever engineering project, according to head of state utility NamPower. The integrated $2 billion gas-to-power Kudu project, equivalent to 15 per cent of … Continue reading »

British Geological Survey: Cuadrilla’s shale gas estimate unreliable, to release new figure

The British Geological Survey (BGS) is working on a new estimate of the amount of shale gas in Lancashire’s Bowland Basin after suggesting Cuadrilla Resources’ figure of 200 trillion cubic feet (tcf) – enough to meet national natural gas demand for 56 years – could be flawed. Head of energy Mike Stephenson said it is … Continue reading »

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