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Dresser-Rand and Ener-Core's integrated gas turbine technology advance

07/10/2015 Dresser-Rand and Ener-Core have made progress with scaling-up the latter's Power Oxidizer, a technology that converts normally ...

GE unveils transformational Digital Power Plant

30/09/2015 GE yesterday unveiled a digital initiative that it claims will revolutionise the power industry and save plant operators billio...

Report names markets to drive transformer sector to $14bn

29/09/2015 The value of the global power transformers market will rise from the current $11.3bn to $14bn by 2020, according to a new report.

PennWell announces leadership changes

25/09/2015 PennWell Corporation, a diversified global business-to-business media and marketing services company, announced today the retir...

Caterpillar warns it could axe 10,000 jobs


Caterpillar today warned it could shed 10,000 jobs by 2018 as part of a radical restructuring and cost reduction plan.

Drone market for T&D inspections forecast to hit $4bn

24/09/2015 The use of drones for the inspection of transmission and distribution assets is expected to grow significantly in the next deca...

Report highlights need for enlightened approach to water and power generation

22/09/2015 The International Energy Agency’s Clean Coal Centre has produced its latest insights into what is referred to as the ‘water-ene...

De Rivaz slams Hinkley Point C critics and confirms decision imminent

16/09/2015 The chief executive of EDF Energy, Vincent De Rivaz, says the final investment decision on Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant ...

US leapfrogs China to top renewables investment table

15/09/2015 The US has leapfrogged China to the top slot in a highly-regarded annual analysis of the best countries in the world for renewa...

‘World powered 100 per cent by renewables doesn’t exist'

14/09/2015 The notion that the world can reliably be powered completely by renewable energy does not stand up to scrutiny, according to a ...

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