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Ukraine

Unrest continues to impact on Ukrainian power plants

02/10/2014

The Ukraine’s coal-fired power plants are being severely disrupted as a result of the conflict in the east of the country.

Call for ‘system architect’ to lead UK decarbonisation

02/10/2014

A report published today calls for a “system architect” to oversee the decarbonisation of the UK electricity sector.

Markus Tacke

EWEA chooses Siemens chief as new chairman

01/10/2014 The European Wind Energy Association has elected Dr. Markus Tacke, chief executive officer of Siemens Wind Power, as its new ch...

Abu Dhabi firm to build Egypt's first coal power plant

01/10/2014 A consortium led by a company based in Abu Dhabi has signed a memorandum of understanding to build Egypt's first coal-fired pow...

European nominee for energy commissioner faces protest

30/09/2014 Europe's controversial nominee for Energy and Climate Action commissioner, the Spanish politician Miguel Cañete, is facing prot...
Roland Busch

Siemens chief: Economies to rely on fossil fuels for next 20 years

29/09/2014 The chief executive of Siemens infrastructure group says that the world’s economies will continue to be powered by fossil fuels...
India HEP

$1.6bn hydroelectric power plant deal cancelled in India

26/09/2014 The Reliance Group has opted to pursue the purchase of three hydropower plants in India, citing regulatory issues for its decis...

24 MW solar park underway in Honduras

26/09/2014

Construction work is underway on Honduras's largest solar power plant.  

Japan to add 8 GW of solar PV this year

24/09/2014 Japan will add a total of 8 GW to its solar PV installations this year, with just over 5.1 GW coming online in the second half ...

Fossil fuel-based projects to lose $50bn in investment

22/09/2014 A coalition of philanthropic organizations is to announce today that its members have pledged to divest $50bn from fossil fuel-...

From the Wires

Pinnacle Asset Integrity Services Honored at the 9th Annual Aggie 100

Pinnacle Asset Integrity Services Honored at the 9th Annual Aggie 100

Electric Vehicles in Canada: Surprising Gains or Missed Opportunity? New WWF Report Shows Both

Electric Vehicles in Canada: Surprising Gains or Missed Opportunity? New WWF Report Shows Both

Building Turbines Completes Installation of a New Version Rooftop Wind Turbine

Building Turbines Completes Installation of a New Version Rooftop Wind Turbine

Specialized Turning Precision Machined Valve Components Assure Tight Sealing

Specialized Turning Precision Machined Valve Components Assure Tight Sealing

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