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Wind industry survey shows negative media impact on public understanding

03/03/2015 A survey of 2,000 adults carried out by OnePoll and commissioned by trade association RenewableUK has found that the British pu...

Nordic power market a success, but faces challenges

02/03/2015 The Nordic energy market needs “even more far-sighted and continuous policies” if its success it to continue, according to new ...

STA –Solar eclipse should not affect grid stability


The solar eclipse later this month will not affect Europe’s grid stability, according to the Solar Trade Association.

Top Austrian lawyer says Commission unlikely to be challenged on UK nuclear power project

02/03/2015 One of Austria’s foremost legal experts in the field of energy believes Vienna will not go through with its proposed legal acti...

World-first tidal lagoon power project in the works


Plans are in the works for the world’s first tidal lagoon power project, to be built in the UK.

German union identifies potential buyer for Vattenfall lignite assets


Steag GmbH has emerged as a potential buyer for Swedish utility Vattenfall’s German lignite power assets.

Statistic reveals five-year power generation trend for UK

26/02/2015 Fossil fuel power has been on the wane in the UK over the last five years, while output from wind power has more than trebled.

Alstom eligible to compete for hydropower projects after bar lifted


Alstom Hydro France can compete once more for projects financed by the World Bank.

German government tensions over Energiewende progress

26/02/2015 The junior partner in the German government, the Social Democrats, says that the country’s energy transition cannot be held up ...

How remotely operated aerial vehicles are changing the view of power and utility inspections


Remotely operated aerial vehicles are increasingly being adopted as a site inspection tool.

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