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Confusion reigns over Austrian challenge to Hinkley Point C

03/07/2015 I write this blog fully expecting the Austrian legal challenge to the Commission decision facilitating the Hinkley Point C nucl...

Siemens storage plant another step forward for Energiewende


Siemens launched what it says is the largest hydrogen energy storage plant in the world this week.

GE points to Chinese competition in persuading EU regulators

03/07/2015 General Electric chiefs met EU antitrust regulators on Thursday, aiming to persuade them that their acquisition of Alstom will ...

RWE teams up with HEP to target Croatian renewable potential

03/07/2015 Croatia's HEP and Germany's RWE have announced a 50-50 joint venture aiming to exploit the renewable electricity potential of t...

Danish investment fund has €2bn for renewable financing

02/07/2015 A Danish company has set up a €2bn ($2.2bn) investment fund which will focus on renewable energy projects in Europe and North A...

German and Austrian utilities set to file lawsuit impacting on Hinkley Point C

02/07/2015 Greenpeace and nine German and Austrian utilities selling renewable energy have announced today that they are launching legal a...

RWE commissions Amec Foster to fit out coal-fired power plant

02/07/2015 RWE Power has selected Amec Foster Wheeler to commission two 550 MW ultra-supercritical circulating fluidized-bed (CFB) steam g...

Czechs compete E.ON Italy asset purchase

02/07/2015 EPH has completed the purchase of E.ON's coal- and gas-fired power plants in Italy after agreeing to the deal in January.

Forging ahead

01/07/2015 A new 100,000-tonne press for forging turbine wheels for power generation applications, located in Italy, is the world's larges...

Fuel-flexible utility-scale CFB

01/07/2015 CFB technology has been typically associated with small-scale industrial boilers using difficult fuels. But with the emergence ...

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