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Little progress at climate talks

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-13)
  • Junior Isles

A United Nations meeting on climate change ended in Tianjin, China, with no consensus on key issues such as emissions mitigation and transparency.

Masdar City to be scaled back

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-11)
  • Junior Isles

The government of Abu Dhabi is scaling back its plans for an ambitious clean energy city as part of a wide-ranging review of the $22 billion project.

Romania looks to wind to fill renewables gap

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-10)
  • Junior Isles

Bucharest has made renewable energy its priority as it tries to meet tough EU carbon emissions goals requiring 20 percent of power generation to come from renewables by 2020.

GE acquires Dresser, Inc.

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-08)
  • Junior Isles

GE announced that it has signed a contract to acquire Dresser, Inc., a global energy infrastructure technology and service provider in a deal worth $3 billion.

European electricity prices reach new high

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-08)
  • Junior Isles

Electricity prices in Europe reached a new high in September, rising for the fourth consecutive month, according to Austrian energy regulator E-Control.

UK winter energy demand ‘manageable’ reports National Grid

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-08)
  • Junior Isles

U.K. gas and electricity demand this winter is expected to be "manageable" and should be met even in a very cold winter, the gas and power network operator National Grid PLC has said in its winter outlook report.

KKR buys 9 per cent stake in Avantha Power

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-07)
  • Junior Isles

Private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR.N) has bought a 9 percent stake in India's Avantha Power & Infrastructure Ltd for 2.17 billion rupees ($49 million) ahead of the utility's IPO.

Bushehr nuclear plant to reach full generation in early 2011

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-06)
  • Junior Isles

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi has announced that the Bushehr nuclear power plant will reach its nominal generating capacity in spring.

GE to fund $700 million Saudi power plant

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-04)
  • Junior Isles

GE Energy has signed agreements worth approximately $700 million to supply power generation equipment and long-term services for a new gas-fired, independent power plant that will help Saudi Arabia, the Middle East's largest economy, meet a growing need for residential and industrial power.

New York to approve increased wind production

  • 13 years ago (2010-10-01)
  • Junior Isles

US State New York could reliably boost power generation from wind from the current 1275 MW to 8000 MW by 2018, according to a new study by the state grid operator.