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Transgreen: The Trans-Med supergrid

 Pierre Kayoun of Nexans explains how the Transgreen initiative intends to export 5 GW of energy produced by renewable sources in the Mediterranean Basin to Europe. 

The pain in Spain falls mainly on the plain

Spain is the world’s third largest producer of wind power, ranks second in solar energy development and is seen widely as a model for the creation of a genuinely green economy.

Equipment Roundup

Belzona Polymerics Limited, providing solutions to industry for over 55 years through the design and manufacture of polymer repair composites and industrial protective coatings, has announced a proven solution to prevent the detrimental effects of erosion corrosion within heat exchangers.

Companies

Mitsubishi expands network Four new subsidiaries are to be added to Mitsubishi’s global network, the company has announced....

Sharing the power

The Spain-Morocco II contract, which is split on a 50:50 basis between Pirelli and Nexans, was the largest contract awarded to the submarine power industry in 2003.

International World News

Bahrain: Alstom has signed a contract valued at around g40m ($51m) with Alba Aluminium Bahrain to supply six top mounted combustor chambers equipped with Alstom's advanced burner technology.

Americas – World News

A think tank in Brazil has said that the country's power sector needs over $82bn to avoid power shortages in 2007.

Europe World News

The Dutch government has said that it will delay full opening of the country's gas and electricity markets by six months in order to give companies more time to prepare for full competition.

Companies – World News

Alstom admitted that 1000 jobs may go at its French energy division due to slack demand for its products.

Peruvian power companies sold to ISA for $241.6m

The bidding for Peru's Peruvian electricity transmission companies Etecen and Etesur has been won by Colombia's state-run Interconexion Electrica SA (ISA), the government announced on Wednesday.

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