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Interconnections and smart grid vital for flexible Europe power system says report

27/01/2015 The role of interconnectors and smart grid technology in delivering a flexible power system in Europe has been highlighted in a...

Global renewables investment grows to $310bn in 2014


Global investment in renewables rose by 16 per cent to $310bn in 2014, according to findings released this month.

Report advocates binding targets for CCS

27/01/2015 A new EU guideline report delivered by the European Technology Platform for Zero Emissions Power says countries should be given...

Biogas plant in Sweden celebrates world first

27/01/2015 The world’s first large-scale demonstration plant producing biogas via biofuels and forest residues is now supplying gas to the...

Call for energy engineering strategy to be UK election focus

27/01/2015 With 100 days to go until the General Election in the UK, a new study has found that boosting training in engineering should be...

Italy ends incentives to solar power producers


The Italian government has opted to end incentives to the solar power industry.

Vattenfall jettisons nuclear power plant plan

27/01/2015 A new nuclear power plant set for Ringals, Sweden looks to have been scrapped as utility, Vattenfall continues to react to gove...

Smart grid venture capital funding hits $383m


Venture capital funding into smart grid technology companies hit $383m in 2014, according to new research.

Pentair wins valves deal for China nuclear power plant

27/01/2015 Pentair Valves & Controls has won a deal to supply more than 200 high pressure, electric operated gate and check valves to ...

MPs slam UK plans for shale gas fracking

26/01/2015 A UK government committee has today said that fracking for shale gas in Britain should be put on hold because “it is incompatib...

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