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French nuclear power safety under scrutiny following drone incidents

30/10/2014 France’s biggest power utility, EDF, is investigating potential threats to its nuclear power fleet, following a spate of incide...

E.ON turns to Spanish power asset sale in bid to reduce debt

30/10/2014 In its latest bid to reduce a $37bn debt, E.ON is asking for bids for its Spanish power business, with plenty of interested par...

Denmark plans independence from coal by 2025

30/10/2014 Danish Climate and Energy minister Rasmus Helveg Petersen says his department is considering the prospect of completely removin...

Tougher taxes spell the end for older Swedish nuclear fleet

30/10/2014 Higher taxes being imposed by Sweden’s new left-wing government, coupled with higher maintenance costs, are likely to lead to t...

Further delays hit E.ON’s $3bn power assets sale

29/10/2014 Germany’s biggest utility’s attempts to reduce its debt, through the sale of its Italian assets is being frustrated by more del...

Power Engineering International Newscast

29/10/2014 This week's Power Engineering International Newscast features stories from Europe, China, India, North Africa and North America.

Building integrated organic thin-film PV system installed

28/10/2014 The largest BIOPV (Building Integrated Organic PV) installation of its kind has been commissioned at the Helitek headquarters i...

National Grid confident of preventing blackouts

28/10/2014 A spate of unexpected power plant closures will not lead to power blackouts in Britain this winter, according to the country’s ...

Cold winter threat to Europe’s power supplies

28/10/2014 Europe is under grave threat of blackouts this winter, particularly if the season proves to be particularly cold, according to ...

UK treasury responds to EU Commission criticisms on nuclear plan

27/10/2014 The UK treasury has responded to critical European Commission remarks related to the costing of the Hinkley Point C nuclear pow...

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