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CCS less effective than previously thought, researchers say

30/01/2015 Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology may be less effective at mitigating power plant emissions than previously thought, ...

GE and Statoil in oil and gas clean energy pact

29/01/2015 GE has joined forces with oil major and Statoil to develop more environmentally and economically sustainable energy solutions.

Global renewables investment grows to $310bn in 2014


Global investment in renewables rose by 16 per cent to $310bn in 2014, according to findings released this month.

Smart grid venture capital funding hits $383m


Venture capital funding into smart grid technology companies hit $383m in 2014, according to new research.

Q&A briefing – DNV GL energy efficiency surveys

26/01/2015 DNV GL was last week requested by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to undertake analysis of the country’s capacity for energy effici...

Exit by utilities from EU CCS project 'a matter of great concern'

19/01/2015 A decision by four of Europe’s largest utilities to opt out of a decade long carbon capture and storage (CCS) project is "...

Asia to dominate $1.2trn nuclear investment to 2030

09/01/2015 The international market for suppliers in the nuclear power sector could be worth $30 billion per year, according to data ...

Toshiba eyes $1.65bn China nuclear deal


Toshiba is said to be poised to clinch a $1.65bn deal to provide equipment for up to eight new nuclear reactors in China.

Small and medium wind installations to climb to 3.2 GW by 2023

06/01/2015 A report by Navigant Research predicts installations of wind turbines in the small and medium space to grow to 3.2 GW over the ...

Colorado brewery invests in more on-site solar

18/12/2014 New Belgium Brewing is partnering with Boulder-based Namasté Solar to add an additional 96.525kW of photovoltaic solar panellin...

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