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SSE counts the cost after blaze at Ferrybridge C

01/08/2014 Firefighters have managed to put out the flames at a landmark coal-fired power plant in West Yorkshire, England, but not before...

Setback for Germany’s green energy distribution network

31/07/2014 Germany’s plans to build a network to distribute its green energy has suffered a blow, with a network of pylons in the Halle re...

Global gas and steam turbine market to reach $43.5bn by 2020

31/07/2014 The growing availability of natural gas and its use in power production are set to give a boost to the global gas turbine marke...

GE wind chief says governments noting wind’s increasing competitiveness

30/07/2014 12 years after entering the wind power market, GE says that the industry is rapidly innovating to the extent that governments a...

Royal announces $13.4bn fighting fund to grow renewables in France

30/07/2014 The French environment minister, Segolene Royal, has announced that around $13.4bn is to garnered from tax credits and low-inte...

Iain Conn appointed Centrica chief executive

29/07/2014 Centrica has officially appointed Iain Conn as CEO. Mr Conn will leave his role as chief executive of BP, downstream, BP's refi...

Germany grows reliance on balancing market

25/07/2014 Germany is turning more than ever to utilities to help stabilize the country’s electricity grid as it endeavours to manage the ...

Wind power trade body cuts EU installation forecast


Europe’s wind power trade body has cut its forecast for installations through 2020.

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).

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