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GE wind chief says governments noting wind’s increasing competitiveness

30/07/2014 12 years after entering the wind power market, GE says that the industry is rapidly innovating to the extent that governments a...

Royal announces $13.4bn fighting fund to grow renewables in France

30/07/2014 The French environment minister, Segolene Royal, has announced that around $13.4bn is to garnered from tax credits and low-inte...

Iain Conn appointed Centrica chief executive

29/07/2014 Centrica has officially appointed Iain Conn as CEO. Mr Conn will leave his role as chief executive of BP, downstream, BP's refi...

Germany grows reliance on balancing market

25/07/2014 Germany is turning more than ever to utilities to help stabilize the country’s electricity grid as it endeavours to manage the ...

Wind power trade body cuts EU installation forecast

24/07/2014

Europe’s wind power trade body has cut its forecast for installations through 2020.

Sharp departs Italy to end overseas solar panel production

24/07/2014 Sharp Corporation has decided to withdraw from overseas solar panel making entirely, with the news that it has pulled out of it...

Watchdog launches probe into UK electricity market

24/07/2014

An investigation of the UK energy market has been launched by UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

EU approves UK capacity market and renewable energy support scheme

24/07/2014 The European Commission has approved the UK’s proposal for a national energy capacity market as well as its Contracts for Diffe...

Babcock & Wilcox to build 280 MW biomass plant in Denmark

24/07/2014

Dong Energy has awarded Babcock & Wilcox and $80m contract to build a biomass power plant in east Denmark.

Japan to increase support for coal power

24/07/2014 Japan is to increase its support for coal-fired power plants built in other countries that use the latest coal technologies, th...

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