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Peter Polak

Top Austrian lawyer says Commission unlikely to be challenged on UK nuclear power project

02/03/2015 One of Austria’s foremost legal experts in the field of energy believes Vienna will not go through with its proposed legal acti...
Merkel and Gabriel

German government tensions over Energiewende progress

26/02/2015 The junior partner in the German government, the Social Democrats, says that the country’s energy transition cannot be held up ...

Why the UK needs a 'system architect' to re-engineer its grid for decarbonisation

25/02/2015

Why the UK needs a 'smarter power system' in its quest for decarbonization of its energy sector.

The joined-up thinking of piping in power plants

25/02/2015 Which pipe-joining methods are used during piping system installation can significantly impact the running costs and efficiency...

South Africa’s Gauteng to increase capacity of existing coal-fired power plants

24/02/2015 South Africa’s Gauteng province aims to add 1200 MW to its grid by increasing the generation capacity of its existing coal-fire...
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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.

Viktor Orban and Vladimir Putin

Hungarian nuclear power plant could be blocked by Brussels

23/02/2015 The proposed plan to build two 1200 MW nuclear reactors at Paks in Hungary has come under scrutiny by the European Commission a...
Nele Scheerlinck

FANC continues to look to science for answers to reactor vessel damage

19/02/2015 Belgian energy corporation, Electrabel, is examining every available aspect of material science as it seeks to understand the r...
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Storage demonstration project set for Japanese island

19/02/2015 Takaoka Toko has selected Saft’s Intensium Max Li-ion containerised battery system to provide energy storage for a demonstratio...

Update: Eskom stops load shedding after repairs

19/02/2015 Beleaguered South African utility Eskom stopped load shedding this week after emergency repairs to its coal-fired Majuba power ...

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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