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Carnegie wave technology

World’s first grid-connected wave power station activated in Australia

03/03/2015

The world’s first grid-connected wave power station has been activated in Australia.

Maria McCaffery

Wind industry survey shows negative media impact on public understanding

03/03/2015 A survey of 2,000 adults carried out by OnePoll and commissioned by trade association RenewableUK has found that the British pu...
Vattenfall

German union identifies potential buyer for Vattenfall lignite assets

02/03/2015

Steag GmbH has emerged as a potential buyer for Swedish utility Vattenfall’s German lignite power assets.

Enel plants

Italy’s sale of share in Enel predicted to reap $2.5bn

26/02/2015 The Italian government has commenced selling a 5.74 percent stake in state-controlled utility Enel in a deal that could earn it...

The modern solution for every girth gear drive

25/02/2015

Why soft starters are gaining market share over variable frequency drives.

Marie Donnelly

European Commission renewables chief highlights importance of heating ahead of power

25/02/2015 The head official at the European Commission’s renewable directorate says the EU’S focus needs to shift away from electricity t...

Pattern Development and Cemex in Mexican renewables JV

24/02/2015 US firm Pattern Development, parent company of Pattern Energy, has signed an agreement with Mexico's Cemex Energía to create a ...
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Nuclear power group Areva announces $5.6bn loss

23/02/2015

Areva, the nuclear reactor builder has announced losses of $5.6bn for 2014.

India's coal-fired power plants

India's coal-fired power plants "underperforming", study finds

23/02/2015

India's coal-fired power plants are underperforming in a number of key areas, a study released on Saturday has found.

West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm

RES Offshore wins O&M contract for Duddon Sands met mast

20/02/2015 RES Offshore has won a contract from Dong Energy and Scottish Power Renewables to carry out the operation and maintenance (O&am...

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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