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Dong Energy hits 3000 MW offshore wind milestone


Dong Energy is hailing a wind power milestone as it has today installed 3000 MW of offshore wind capacity.

Ener-Core’s ‘elegant’ solution to the carbon emissions problem

22/05/2015 While there is no shortage of players involved in the destruction of carbon emissions, a California-based company is beginning ...

UK National Grid chief says access to EU energy market vital

22/05/2015 Chief Executive Steve Holliday says that National Grid is to perform analysis on the value it exchanges with other EU countries...

1600 jobs to go at Magnox nuclear power stations


UK nuclear power group Magnox has announced that it is to shed 1600 jobs.

CEZ pledges to be a zero-emissions company by 2050

21/05/2015 The head of one of Europe’s largest power companies has revealed that the business is aiming to halt all carbon emissions withi...

Turkey plans doubling of coal-fired power capacity by 2020

21/05/2015 The Turkish government is planning to double its coal power capacity over the next four years, making it the country with the w...

Groundbreaking begins at 500 MW lignite plant in Poland


A groundbreaking ceremony has taken place in Poland on the site of a €800m lignite power plant in Turów.

Germany and France announce full decarbonisation ambition

20/05/2015 Angela Merkel and François Hollande have pledged to strive for an end to fossil fuel pollution as part of a “profound transform...

Alstom wins steam turbine order for UK biomass plant

19/05/2015 Alstom has signed its third contract this year with Denmark’s Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC) for a geared...

EDF to make offer on Areva ‘within days’


Jean-Bernard Lévy, chief executive of EDF, says a formal bid will be made for Areva this week.

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