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Barroso and Hedegaard

Mixed reaction to EU climate change agreement

24/10/2014

There has been a mixed reaction to the last night’s European Union agreement on climate change targets.

France Spain

EU energy interconnector goal set to be shelved

23/10/2014 An ongoing disagreement between Spain, Portugal and France has meant the European Union will be unable to go ahead with plans t...

India to set uniform coal price and allow foreign companies to mine

23/10/2014 In a move to address its ongoing fuel shortages and persistent power blackouts, India’s government has announced that it will s...
Gunter Oettinger

Key talking points come to fore ahead of EU energy summit

22/10/2014 The spectre of Russian gas, quota transfers and the fears of energy intensive industry are the major issues ahead of the EU 203...
Vestas V100

Vestas plans new inroads in Chinese wind market

21/10/2014 Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is strategizing to increase its market penetration in China, where it currently lags be...
Oursel

Areva chief Oursel steps down

21/10/2014

The chief executive of Areva has stepped down ahead of a management reorganisation at the nuclear group.

Swansea tidal power project

Tidal lagoon could generate 8 per cent of UK’s electricity

20/10/2014 One of Britain’s largest insurers has announced its intention to invest over £1bn ($1.6bn) in the construction of a tidal lagoo...
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Czechs consider new reactor in existing nuclear power plant

20/10/2014 The junior partner in the current Czech coalition government says adding a new reactor at the Dukovany nuclear power plant is “...

Vattenfall sells Dutch power assets

17/10/2014 Swedish utility Vattenfall’s subsidiary Nuon Energy has agreed to sell its thermal power assets in the Netherlands to Dutch ene...
Lisa Davis

Siemens to cut further jobs at power unit

16/10/2014 Siemens is cutting around 1200 jobs in its German energy operations according to local radio reports in Bavaria, southern Germa...

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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