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World Resources Institute issues shale gas ‘wake-up call’


The World Resources Institute has published what it calls “a wake-up call for countries seeking to develop shale gas”.

Fuel cell power scales up


A look at the world's biggest fuel cell energy park in South Korea and the company behind it, US-based FuelCell Energy.

Ivanpah giant solar plant incinerates birds in mid-air

20/08/2014 Heat from the giant Ivanpah solar plant in the Mojave Desert is incinerating birds in mid-air as they fly over the 393 MW facil...

Ocean energy "costing more and taking longer" than predicted

14/08/2014 Development and commercialization of marine energy technology is “taking longer than hoped and costing more money than expected...

Interest grows in E.ON’s Spanish assets

06/08/2014 Germany’s top utility is examining the possibility of offloading its Spanish assets, with interest already being shown by a num...

Enel leads project to examine hybrid power system

04/08/2014 Italy’s Enel Green Power has announced its partnership in a US-based project amied at exploring the potential of the company’s ...

Agreement sees Bulgarian nuclear plant move a step closer

01/08/2014 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has signed a shareholder agreement following consultations with all Bulga...

GE wind chief says governments noting wind’s increasing competitiveness

30/07/2014 12 years after entering the wind power market, GE says that the industry is rapidly innovating to the extent that governments a...

Babcock & Wilcox to build 280 MW biomass plant in Denmark


Dong Energy has awarded Babcock & Wilcox and $80m contract to build a biomass power plant in east Denmark.

Study reveals Germany as world’s most energy efficient nation

21/07/2014 The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has published a study ranking the world’s 16 major economies accor...

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