All articles tagged "energy"

Russia to build more nuclear power plants despite crisis – Putin Russia to build more nuclear power plants despite crisis – Putin

16 Apr, 10:57 PM 4 comments

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said that, in spite of the current financial crisis, Russia is going to move forward with its plans to build new nuclear power units.

Tags: Vladimir Putin, nuclear, energy

New law orders Tajikistan citizens to use energy saving light bulbs New law orders Tajikistan citizens to use energy saving light bulbs

27 Apr, 11:23 PM 7 comments

Tajikistan’s president has signed a decree obliging the country’s citizens to replace every ordinary light bulb in the republic with an energy-saving one.

Tags: energy, Tajikistan

Former Czech president calls on EU to end Russia's “energy blackmail” Former Czech president calls on EU to end Russia's “energy blackmail”

17 Jun, 01:46 PM 3 comments

Vaclav Havel, the dissident playwright who led his countrymen in revolt against their Soviet-backed regime, has said that Central Europe should reject Russian energy supplies rather than be “blackmailed” by Moscow.

Tags: energy, EU

Germany targeted by Russian commercial spies –official Germany targeted by Russian commercial spies –official

22 Jun, 10:35 PM 78 comments

Russian spies are targeting the German energy sector to help Russian firms gain commercial advantages, the head of Germany's domestic counter-espionage unit has announced.

Tags: Russia, Germany, spy, commercial, energy, KGB,

Russia may ban powerful incandescent light bulbs in 2011 Russia may ban powerful incandescent light bulbs in 2011

3 Jul, 12:26 PM 14 comments

Russia may ban the use and production of powerful incandescent light bulbs in 2011.

Tags: energy, environment



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