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Sharp departs Italy to end overseas solar panel production

24/07/2014 Sharp Corporation has decided to withdraw from overseas solar panel making entirely, with the news that it has pulled out of it...

Watchdog launches probe into UK electricity market


An investigation of the UK energy market has been launched by UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

EU approves UK capacity market and renewable energy support scheme

24/07/2014 The European Commission has approved the UK’s proposal for a national energy capacity market as well as its Contracts for Diffe...

Babcock & Wilcox to build 280 MW biomass plant in Denmark


Dong Energy has awarded Babcock & Wilcox and $80m contract to build a biomass power plant in east Denmark.

Japan to increase support for coal power

24/07/2014 Japan is to increase its support for coal-fired power plants built in other countries that use the latest coal technologies, th...

Sanctions on Russia have potential for nuclear impact

23/07/2014 Recent events in the Ukraine has put Europe’s energy security again under scrutiny, and while there is great concern about the ...

Solar market revenues predicted to hit $137bn


Revenues from the global solar market are predicted to more than double in the next five years according to a new report.

EIB makes further cash injection to assist Polish renewables effort

23/07/2014 The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a fourth consecutive financial loan to Poland’s second largest energy producer ...

Wind power wins in Denmark

23/07/2014 The Danish Energy Association (DEA) has released analysis showing that wind power has overtaken all other fuel sources as the c...

Leaked document shows EU states falling short of efficiency target

22/07/2014 A leaked European Commission document shows that the bloc’s member states are not on target to reach the EU’s 20 per cent energ...

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