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Siemens invests in cyber-security company


Siemens is to invest in a cyber-security start-up called CyActive which can offer protection to power plants.

Japan’s Obuchi to oversee nuclear restart programme

17/09/2014 Japan's first female economy, trade and industry minister, Yuko Obuchi, is set to be a lightning rod for the nation's nuclear d...

Global demand response capacity to reach 196 GW by 2023

17/09/2014 The total worldwide capacity of demand response programmes is expected to grow from 30.8 GW in 2014 to more than 196.6 GW by 20...

Sri Lanka opens first coal plant and cuts energy prices

17/09/2014 Sri Lanka's president formally opened the nation’s first coal-fired power plant this week, as well as announcing a cut to energ...

Global offshore wind to grow fivefold says report

16/09/2014 The global offshore wind market is expected to increase more than fivefold from 7.1 GW in 2013 to 39.9 GW by 2020, according to...

Alstom wins $16m hydro deal in Vietnam

16/09/2014 Alstom has won a contract worth around €13m ($16.8m) from Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) to carry out an extension project to Tha...

China tops renewables investment poll but UK slips down


China is now the top destination for renewables investment in the world according to an influential poll published today.

Is public acceptance a business risk for the nuclear industry?

12/09/2014 Having spent a day at the World Nuclear Association’s (WNA) annual Symposium in London, this reporter came away with the view t...

Pakistan's third private hydro project underway


Pakistan’s third privately-developed hydropower project is underway with the award of a contract for owner’s engineer.

“Sustainability is about more than CO2 – it’s about economic growth”


The boss of a Malaysian power firm today said that “sustainability is about more than CO2 – it’s about economic growth”.

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