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Geothermal power installations reach 17-year high

23/04/2014 The drive by developing nations towards using cleaner sources of energy has seen geothermal power generation installations grow...

English CCS scheme granted €300m from Brussels

17/04/2014 The European Union has granted €300m ($415m) towards the development of a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in North Yor...

GE chief Immelt mulling early departure

16/04/2014 The chief executive of General Electric Jeff Immelt is reported to be stepping down, well short of his 20 year tenure. Mr Immel...

Scottish grid firm opens in New York and signs US deals

08/04/2014 Scottish technology company Smarter Grid Solutions has opened its first US office and signed global pacts with two major Americ...

Global CPV market will triple by 2020 says report

25/03/2014 The cumulative installed capacity of the global concentrated photovoltaic market is expected to triple in the next six years ac...

China rushes to develop thorium power potential


The Chinese government has requested its nuclear scientists develop the world’s first thorium nuclear power plant by 2024.

Exxon Mobil plans $20bn gas-fired investment

19/03/2014 Texas, US-based Exxon Mobil Corp., the world’s largest energy producer by market value, is preparing to invest around $20bn in ...

Rewriting Plan A


The global power utility market is currently undergoing an increase in capital expenditures.

Japan takes first steps in geothermal resurgence

17/03/2014 A new geothermal power plant on Japan’s southern island of Kyushu is expected to mark the beginning of a revolution for geother...

EU power sector not quite the GE canteen but wind chiefs under no illusions

13/03/2014 Joking with one of the GE Power and Water Renewable Energy team at the European Wind Energy Association event in Barcelona this...

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