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IFC provides $97m to boost renewables in Turkey

27/04/2015 The International Finance Corporation is providing a $97m package to increase lending to energy efficiency and renewable power ...

Statkraft selects Alstom for Sheringham offshore wind contracts

27/04/2015 Alstom has received a three-year service contract from Statkraft for the substations of the 317MW Sheringham Shoal offshore win...

Irish flywheel storage project could prove crucial tech for EU green ambitions

24/04/2015 The first grid-connected hybrid flywheel project in Europe could potentially be rolled out across the rest of the European Comm...

German coal levy decision delayed until review concluded

24/04/2015 On Friday afternoon, German Minister Sigmar Gabriel stated that a decision on the proposed coal levy would be postponed until a...

One week left to enter Pei EMEA Projects of the Year

24/04/2015 Power Engineering International has launched the EMEA Projects of the Year, which will seek to highlight the best in power plan...

Proposed coal levy impacting on Vattenfall lignite power plant sale

24/04/2015 The German government’s plans to introduce a levy on the most polluting power generators is having an impact on Swedish utility...

GDF Suez wins power purchase agreements for UK biomass plants


GDF SUEZ Energy UK has been awarded two new power purchase agreements (PPAs) for biomass power plants in England.

Fitch Asia chief – industrialisation will cancel out decarbonisation push

22/04/2015 The Asia-Pacific chief of Corporate Ratings Group Fitch has told an energy summit in London that decarbonisation efforts may no...

Brussels approves revised plans for Hungarian nuclear power plant


The Hungarian government says the last major hurdle to the country’s new nuclear reactors has been removed.

811 MW Greek gas-fired power plant enters service


The giant Megalopolis gas-fired power plant has commenced operation ahead of schedule in Greece.

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