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Firms queue up for new Czech nuclear plant


Five companies have expressed their interest in a developing a new nuclear reactor planned by the Czech government.

Coal-fired power plant under construction in North Korea

26/11/2014 The North Korean government is attempting to address its chronic power shortage problems through the construction of a coal-fir...

Asia to drive solar PV boom

26/11/2014 The global cumulative installed capacity of solar photovoltaic modules will more than treble from 135 GW in 2013 to 413 GW by 2...

Coal power is Thailand's only choice, official says

26/11/2014 An official with Thailand’s Electricity Generating Authority (Egat) has said building new coal-fired power stations is the only...

$1.5bn ‘roof of the world’ power plant operational

25/11/2014 The Zangmu Hydropower Station in Tibet, which is positioned over 3,300 meters above sea level, has commenced operations with fi...

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’s biggest nuclear operator looks to raise $3.16bn


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

Coal to remain dominant despite decline says report

21/11/2014 A study by consultancy Frost & Sullivan predicts coal is set to generate nearly 34 per cent of global electricity in 2030, ...

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


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

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...

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