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Sigmar Gabriel and Angela Merkel

German energy minister denies plan to shut down coal power plants

25/11/2014 German Energy and Economic Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel responded to speculation regarding Germany’s coal industry to say th...
Yuriy Prodan

Ukrainian energy security exposed as Russia suspends coal supply

25/11/2014 Just 12 days after Ukraine’s energy minister admitted his country would have to rely on Russian coal to make it through the win...
David King

Top nuclear advocate recommends renewables plus storage

24/11/2014 A leading advocate of nuclear power as a means of reducing global emissions has recommended investment in storage so as to make...
China nuclear power

China’s biggest nuclear operator looks to raise $3.16bn

24/11/2014

China General Nuclear Power Group is raising up to $3.16 billion in an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong.

Obama and Jinping

Nuclear and renewables to benefit in $2trn Chinese anti-pollution drive

21/11/2014

The practicalities behind the China-US agreement on emissions last week are coming into focus.

Turkey and US sign wind power deal

21/11/2014

Turkey and the US have signed a memorandum of understanding which aims to increase their co-operation on wind power.

Maria Van Der Hoeven

IEA chief advocates reactivation of Japanese nuclear plants

20/11/2014 The executive director of the International Energy Agency has warned that Japan’s CO2 emissions will grow significantly without...
Flamanville

EDF blames Areva for delay in next generation nuclear plant

19/11/2014 Embattled Areva is being blamed for EDF’s decision to postpone its flagship Flamanville nuclear power plant for an additional y...
Pylons

‘Diffidence’ of investors to power sector set to continue

18/11/2014 New analysis of the power market undertaken by top global insurance company Marsh shows that diffidence by the investment commu...
Nuclear waste disposal in Germany

Leaked plan shows true extent of Germany’s nuclear waste disposal

18/11/2014 A leaked German government document has revealed that the country’s nuclear power industry will have to dispose of almost twice...

From the Wires

Covanta Honors Indiana Attorney General and Drug Enforcement Administration for Exceptional Leadership in Protecting People and the Environment From Improper Disposal of Drugs

Covanta Honors Indiana Attorney General and Drug Enforcement Administration for Exceptional Leadership in Protecting People and...

Intergraph(R) Webinar on November 5th to Feature New CAESAR II(R) Nuclear With ASME Quality Assurance Certification

Intergraph(R) Webinar on November 5th to Feature New CAESAR II(R) Nuclear With ASME Quality Assurance Certification

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