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GE’s $13bn takeover of Alstom could be finalised next week

24/04/2014 General Electric (GE) is on the verge of pulling off what would be the company’s biggest acquisition ever, as it emerged that i...

Hitachi exit means consortium sole bidder for $1.16bn coal plant

23/04/2014 A Chinese consortium, which includes China Gezhouba Group and Guandong Electric Power Design, is the sole bidder to build the 4...

82 MW solar power plant operational in Japan

23/04/2014 Tokyo-based Marubeni has announced its 82 MW solar power plant at Oita is operational. It is Japan’s largest solar plant to dat...

Geothermal power installations reach 17-year high

23/04/2014 The drive by developing nations towards using cleaner sources of energy has seen geothermal power generation installations grow...

Taiwan PM resolute in sticking to nuclear power plan

22/04/2014 The Prime Minister of Taiwan, Jiang Yi-huah, says his country will forge ahead with plans to build a nuclear power plant, despi...

EDF in joint venture for new generation coal-fired plant

22/04/2014 EDF has joined forces with China Datang Corporation to operate an ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plant at Fuzhou in south...

China reinforces clean energy message

22/04/2014 Already the world’s biggest investor in renewable power generation, China has emphasised that focus with a renewed statement of...

China's developing gas-fired CHP market


Why China is ripe for a bright CHP market which will open doors for foreign gas turbine manufacturers.

Industry Highlights


As we enter the second quarter and into springtime a couple of good news coal stories caught my eye - a rarity these days.

Germany may have to pay back $3bn to nuclear utilities

16/04/2014 Another court ruling has found against the German government for decisions made, which had a detrimental effect on the country’...

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