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EDF chief admits Hinkley Point C to be delayed

03/09/2015 Jean-Bernard Levy, EDF's chief executive, has confirmed that the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant has been delayed...

E.ON continues solar power expansion in Germany and US

03/09/2015 E.ON has announced the start of construction on its 20 MW Maricopa West solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in California, in t...

German plan to close nuclear loophole a blow to utilities

03/09/2015 Germany’s government is attempting to change the law with regard to nuclear liability in order to fund its phasing out of the s...

Another UK coal-fired power plant set for closure

03/09/2015 A 53-year old coal-fired power plant in northern England is being considered for closure as the owners say carbon taxes have ma...

New sensor tech could reduce tidal power costs


A major cost involved in developing tidal power projects could be reduced thanks to a new type of sensor. 

Energy firms back global climate deal

02/09/2015 A majority of the major carbon emitters in the global energy sector have backed a world climate deal, according to information ...

Gas-fired power plants growing in influence as balancer in Austria

02/09/2015 Austrian energy utility EVN has expressed positive forecasts about the prospects of its gas-fired power plants after requests f...

Vattenfall overcomes opposition to open coal plant block

02/09/2015 Swedish utility Vattenfall has finally opened the second block of its new Moorburg coal-fired power station near Hamburg in Ger...

Dutch ambition for rail system to be powered entirely by wind


The Netherlands is seeking to run its entire electric rail system on 100% wind power within three years.

RWE moves closer to $2bn British wind power park deal

28/08/2015 RWE Innogy anticipates that it will have sewn up a $2bn (£1.3bn) deal to finance the Galloper offshore wind park project by Nov...

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