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Colorado brewery invests in more on-site solar

18/12/2014 New Belgium Brewing is partnering with Boulder-based Namasté Solar to add an additional 96.525kW of photovoltaic solar panellin...

Micro-CHP 'underperforming' in Europe, says report

18/12/2014 Despite the technology’s potential for energy savings, micro-CHP is 'underperforming’ in European markets, a new report has fou...

Austrian PM in renewed protest against British nuclear

18/12/2014 The inclusion of significant nuclear power projects by the UK in an ambitious European Union investment plan has drawn the ire ...

E.ON plays down rouble effect on Russian business

18/12/2014 Germany’s top utility says its plans to spin off its Russian business in 2016 remain on course despite the 20 per cent plunge i...

Germany seeks $21bn to fund nuclear ‘bad bank’

17/12/2014 The German government is to set up a fund into which nuclear power generators would pay $21.2bn to ensure the long-term costs o...

Still a risky proposition


As the first steps are taken toward large-scale energy storage, complex technology and market considerations emerge.

The point about Hinkley

16/12/2014 As the EC approves plans for Hinkley Point C, PEi looks at what the decision means for the UK and the global nuclear market.

Lubrication challenges for the biogas industry


The role of lubricants in optimizing gas engines is vital as the biogas industry grows in importance.

"The power supply of the future"

16/12/2014 PEi reviews the progress of the world's first grid-integrated superconducting power cable, which has been connected to Germany'...

A holistic approach to rethinking energy

16/12/2014 With renewables now part of the mainstream, new approaches are needed to electricity systems' planning, market design, policy f...

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