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French government may row back on nuclear plant decision

01/10/2014 The French energy minister appears to have left the door open for retaining the services of the country’s oldest nuclear power ...

European nominee for energy commissioner faces protest

30/09/2014 Europe's controversial nominee for Energy and Climate Action commissioner, the Spanish politician Miguel Cañete, is facing prot...

IEA calls for solar policy clarity to deliver huge gains

29/09/2014 Solar technologies could provide more power generation than fossil fuels, wind, hydro and nuclear by 2050 if policymakers provi...

Siemens chief: Economies to rely on fossil fuels for next 20 years

29/09/2014 The chief executive of Siemens infrastructure group says that the world’s economies will continue to be powered by fossil fuels...

Unease in Finland over Russian-designed nuclear reactor

29/09/2014 The Finnish government has come under fire for approving a Russian-built nuclear reactor despite reservations over its design a...

Flowserve wins $30m deal for ultra-supercritical coal plant in Poland

26/09/2014 US company Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS) has won a $30m order to provide multiple pumping systems to a new ultra-supercriti...

Austrian environment minister backs blocking UK nuclear plan

26/09/2014 An Austrian minister is calling on the European Court of Justice to prevent the UK from pursuing its plan to pay a guaranteed p...

Trump says wind farm policy lost Scottish independence vote for SNP

26/09/2014 US billionaire Donald Trump believes that the Scottish National Party lost last week’s vote for independence because of its ene...

Biomass to make up 60 per cent of global renewables use by 2030 - report

25/09/2014 Biomass could make up 60 per cent of the world’s renewable energy use by 2030, according to new analysis, as well as providing ...

Alstom's 6 MW offshore wind turbine generates first kWh


Alstom’s 6 MW offshore wind turbine, the Haliade 150, has produced its first kWh of power, the company has announced.

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