The landmark of the first GW of installed offshore UK wind energy capacity has been reached as two wind farms off the coast of Britain began generating electricity: Robin Rigg, operated by EON; and Gunfleet Sands, operated by Dong Energy.
The Welsh Assembly Government’s new energy policy statement is more “idealistic than realistic”, according to wind energy developer West Coast Energy.
GE has announced that it will invest €340 million ($450 million) in offshore wind technology in Europe until 2020.
The tender for the privatisation of 52 hydropower plants owned by the Turkish state-run Electricity Generation Holding Company (EUAS) is scheduled for April.
Entergy asked Louisiana state regulators for approval to continue early development of a new nuclear power generator in St Francisville, Louisiana, USA.
US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has signed an agreement with Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE), Poland's largest power company, to collaborate on a plan to build nuclear power plants in Poland.
European carbon emissions futures have risen following the return of very cold weather, boosting demand for electricity generation and thereby carbon permits.
Britain’s first factory making turbine blades for offshore wind farms will go into production in Newcastle this year, the US renewables group Clipper Windpower said.
Britain and India have agreed on the text of a deal that will allow British companies to compete to supply nuclear power equipment worth $150 million to India.