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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 reach EU energy savings directive

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...

Personnel drive for UK’s latest CCGT plant

16/04/2014 A recruitment drive has been launched to find suitable personnel for the Carrington combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power pla...

RWE chief outlines strategy of survival

16/04/2014 The CEO of RWE, Mr Peter Terium provided a blunt analysis of the difficulties his company is facing in 2014 at its AGM at the G...

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