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E.ON and FCE to build MW-scale fuel cell CHP plant in Germany


An agreement has been put in place to build Europe's first commercial MW-scale fuel cell power plant.

EDF announces £1.3bn worth of contracts for Hinkley Point

31/07/2015 EDF has announced a number of contracts for the development of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power project in southwest England.

German onshore wind growth slows

30/07/2015 Germany has installed about one-third less onshore wind power capacity so far this year than during the same period in 2014, ne...

German nuclear decommissioning poses ‘nightmare scenario’ - report

30/07/2015 A report by the German Green Party has warned that the funds set aside for the decommissioning of the country’s nuclear power p...

Ukrainian coal-fired power plant struck by shelling


Donbasenergo's Slovyanska power station was hit by shelling on Monday knocking it out of action.

Alstom opt to drive down sale price to ensure GE acquisition


Alstom is prepared to accept a sizeable hit on the sale of its power unit in a bid to ensure its acquisition by GE.

Siemens receives three onshore wind orders in UK and Ireland

28/07/2015 Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Division has been awarded orders, which when in place, will be capable of delivering power to...

French government ponders €5bn rescue for Areva


A rescue package for troubled French nuclear group Areva could see the French government having to pay up to €5bn.

BRUSH completes $47m manufacturing facility in Shanghai

27/07/2015 As part of a continuing business investment and development strategy, BRUSH, the largest independent manufacturer of turbogener...

Tidal power set for growth says report


Tidal power is set for growth in both the near and medium terms, according to new analysis.  

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