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Atlantis signs 25-year seabed lease with The Crown Estate for MeyGen
12 September 2014 Atlantis, which owns the world's largest planned tidal stream energy project MeyGen, has signed a seabed lease for 25 years with The Crown...

Malaysia’s YTL in talks to acquire stake in India-based NSL’s thermal power units
12 September 2014 YTL Corporation, a Malaysian infrastructure group, is holding negotiations with India-based NSL Group to acquire up to 49% equity in NSL's thermal power...

MHPS-led consortium to design IGCC systems for TEPCO’s project
12 September 2014 Tokyo Electric Power Company, Incorporated (TEPCO) has awarded a contract to a Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) led consortium for the design work of an integrated coal...

Google invests $145m in California solar power project
11 September 2014 Google is investing $145m in 82MW solar power facility, located in Kern County, California, US....

Foster Wheeler to set up heat recovery steam generators for Saudi power project
11 September 2014 Foster Wheeler has announced that a subsidiary of its Global Power Group has won a contract from Al-Toukhi Company for the design and delivery of four heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs)....

TenneT and Energinet.dk approve 700MW Danish-Dutch cable interconnector
11 September 2014 TenneT and Energinet.dk have approved the 700MW Copenhagen Brussels Amsterdam (COBRA) cable interconnector between the Netherlands and Denmark....

Russia to build eight thermal power plants in Iran
10 September 2014 Iran and Russia plan to jointly build eight thermal power plants in Iran that are worth over $10bn....

Japan’s nuclear regulatory authority gives nod for reactor restart
10 September 2014 Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has given a formal safety approval for restarting Kyushu Electric Power's two-reactor Sendai plant in south-western part of the...

Israeli firm SolarEdge expects to raise $100m through IPO in 2015
10 September 2014 Israeli-based photovoltaics company SolarEdge Technologies intends to raise over $100m through an initial public offering in...

EDF EN Canada sells 12.5% stake in 300MW Lac-Alfred wind project
09 September 2014 EDF EN Canada has sold its 12.5% interest in the 300MW Lac-Alfred wind project to the MRCs of La Matapédia and La...

Canadian Solar, Sichuan Development to set up $800m solar investment fund
09 September 2014 Canadian Solar, a solar power firm, has signed an agreement with Sichuan Development Investment Management to set up an investment fund, which can finance the development, construction...

Geothermal energy contributed 0.4% to total US power generation in 2013: EIA
09 September 2014 Geothermal energy contributed 0.4% to the total electricity generation in the US in 2013 and this figure has remained consistent since 2001, according to a report released by the US...

Construction work begins on $1bn 250MW solar power project in Nevada
08 September 2014 The construction of the $1bn 250MW solar power project, called Silver State South, has begun in the Mojave Desert, Nevada, the...

Deepwater wins final US approval for Block Island offshore wind project
08 September 2014 The US Army Corps of Engineers (ACORE) has approved Deepwater Wind’s 30MW Block Island offshore wind farm in Rhode...

Siemens receives order to handle grid connections for Dudgeon wind farm in UK
08 September 2014 Siemens has received a contract from the Norwegian firms Statoil and Statkraft for the delivery of grid connections to be set up at 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm in the...

Northland Power acquires 85% stake in three wind projects from RWE Innogy
05 September 2014 Toronto-based Northland Power has signed an agreement with German utility firm RWE Innogy to acquire 85% stake in three North Sea offshore wind...

UK’s Heysham 1 and Hartlepool nuclear power stations may remain closed until year-end
05 September 2014 EDF Energy said that two nuclear stations, Heysham 1 and Hartlepool, which played a crucial role in providing power to the UK, could remain closed until the end of this...

Vestas to deliver 21 V90-2.0MW turbines for Polish power project
05 September 2014 Danish wind energy firm Vestas has received an order from ERG Renew for the supply of 21 V90-2.0MW turbines for a wind power project in kujawsko-pomorskie in Radziejow province,...

Trina Solar acquires majority stake in Yunnan Metallurgical New Energy
04 September 2014 Trina Solar has acquired a 90% stake in the Chinese solar project developer Yunnan Metallurgical New Energy through a share purchase agreement with Yunnan Metallurgical Group, Kunming Yeyan...

Duke Energy to build 110MW wind power project in Texas
04 September 2014 Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial unit of Duke Energy, will construct, own and operate a 110MW wind power project, Los Vientos V, in Starr County in Texas, the...

Siemens receives E360m order for South Korean power plant
04 September 2014 Siemens has received a €360m order to deliver H-class gas turbine technology for Dangjin 4 combined cycle power plant in South...


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