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Wednesday, June 19, 2002
World Bank Approves Extra Measures at Bujagali
: WB is backing both sustainable and unsustainable energy in Uganda: "The World Bank announced its approval of financial assistance totalling up to US $225 million to support the building of a large-scale dam near Bujagali Falls on the River Nile in December 2001, although the project has been criticised by environmental groups, which say the dam could cause irreversible social and environmental damage to the area The project consists of a 200-MW hydropower station.." 12:23:31 AM
Monday, June 17, 2002
Power trading fiascos:
"Perot Systems Corp [allegedly] coached energy companies on how to manipulate the systems it helped build to run the state’s energy market" for California's ISO. Also, the country is facing electricity oversupply: "Now, according to a report by Standard & Poor’s, the industry is facing a supply glut in generation capacity that demand in some regions may not catch up to supply until sometime in 2009. " 12:38:38 AM