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UK – the heat of the moment

25/11/2014 The UK is waking up to the importance of heat in the bigger energy picture, and is planning a long-term project eventually to d...

Fuel cell micro-CHP systems installed in Germany and UK

25/11/2014 The SOFT-PACT consortium has recently completed the penultimate phase of a European demonstration project of stationary fuel ce...

Gas-fired power plant failure threatens UK capacity margin

25/11/2014 Peterhead power plant’s unexpected failure to fire last week has placed Britain’s ability to avoid power blackouts under fresh ...

Ukrainian energy security exposed as Russia suspends coal supply

25/11/2014 Just 12 days after Ukraine’s energy minister admitted his country would have to rely on Russian coal to make it through the win...

Coal to remain dominant despite decline says report

21/11/2014 A study by consultancy Frost & Sullivan predicts coal is set to generate nearly 34 per cent of global electricity in 2030, ...

UK Power Reserve submits 1.8 GW of new build distributed generation

20/11/2014 UK Power Reserve (UKPR), an independent developer and operator of flexible, smart and affordable power generation, has more tha...

German environment minister refutes Spiegel claim on fracking

20/11/2014 A report by top German current affairs magazine, Der Spiegel, that the German government is set to soften its stance on frackin...

Coal plant shutdowns good news for German gas

20/11/2014 Shutting down Gernany's aging coal-fired power plants could increase profits for the nation’s ailing gas power sector, accordin...

Update: E.ON in talks to sell Spanish assets


E.ON has reportedly begun talks aimed at selling its Spanish operations.

Aggreko acquires English critical power provider

19/11/2014 Global temporary power specialist, Aggreko, has announced the acquisition of Golden Triangle Generators (GTG), based in Frodsha...

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