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Fallon says ‘get ready for shale’ but warns of wind cuts

24/04/2014 The UK’s Energy and Business Minister Michael Fallon today said it was time for Britain “to get ready for shale” after a report...

Siemens to provide wind turbines to Kniphagen onshore wind plant

24/04/2014 Siemens Energy is to provide the Kniphagen wind power plant in Ostholstein, Germany with five modern direct drive wind turbines.

GE’s $13bn takeover of Alstom could be finalised next week

24/04/2014 General Electric (GE) is on the verge of pulling off what would be the company’s biggest acquisition ever, as it emerged that i...

Only three countries set to meet EU energy savings target

23/04/2014 Just three EU countries are on track to hit mandatory energy savings targets, according to a new report on implementation of th...

UK unveils eight renewable projects under new market regime

23/04/2014 The UK government today unveiled eight renewable energy projects which it is backing under its new Electricity Market Reform st...

Power plant closure applications rise in Germany

17/04/2014 BNetzA, the German grid regulator, has revealed that German power plant operators have filed applications to shut a combined ca...

Power Engineering International Newscast

17/04/2014 This week’s Newscast stories lead with the RWE AGM – primarily the speech made by chief executive Peter Terium in Essen, Germany.

Areva retained for UK nuclear waste project

16/04/2014 Areva announced this week that it has been retained as part of a consortium set to take charge of a major nuclear waste project...

Germany may have to pay back $3bn to nuclear utilities

16/04/2014 Another court ruling has found against the German government for decisions made, which had a detrimental effect on the country’...

Sanctions won’t have impact on Finnish nuclear – Rosatom

16/04/2014 Russian state-owned Rosatom says it believes international sanctions are unlikely to have an effect on the company’s work at Py...

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