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IEA calls for solar policy clarity to deliver huge gains

29/09/2014 Solar technologies could provide more power generation than fossil fuels, wind, hydro and nuclear by 2050 if policymakers provi...

First commercial-scale CCS plant comes online

29/09/2014 The world’s first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility is set to come online this week in the Canadian pr...

Biomass to make up 60 per cent of global renewables use by 2030 - report

25/09/2014 Biomass could make up 60 per cent of the world’s renewable energy use by 2030, according to new analysis, as well as providing ...

Westinghouse opens first outage control centre

25/09/2014 Westinghouse has opened its first outage control centre to provide monitoring and response to utility outage operations at US n...

Japan to sign on to nuclear disaster compensation pact

23/09/2014 Japan is considering a move to join an international convention on nuclear disaster compensation, the nation’s chief cabinet se...

Fossil fuel-based projects to lose $50bn in investment

22/09/2014 A coalition of philanthropic organizations is to announce today that its members have pledged to divest $50bn from fossil fuel-...

Siemens makes $7.6bn bid for Dresser-Rand

22/09/2014

Siemens has made a friendly takeover bid of $7.6bn (€5.8bn) for US company Dresser-Rand.

Global demand response capacity to reach 196 GW by 2023

17/09/2014 The total worldwide capacity of demand response programmes is expected to grow from 30.8 GW in 2014 to more than 196.6 GW by 20...

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

04/09/2014

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

26/08/2014

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

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