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  • UK Energy Minister Brian Wilson has given the go-ahead to AES Indian Queens Power to convert the 140 MW oil-fired power station at Indian Queens in Cornwall to allow it to be dual-fuelled by gas. Avonmouth CHP has been given consent to construct and operate a 180 MW gas-fired combined heat and power...

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  • The world's largest energy companies, including EDF, E.ON, which owns Powergen, and RWE, are hoping to be part of the government's multi-billion pound nuclear building programme. The utility companies want to parcel nuclear power and deliver it to households and business customers. The German utilit...

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  • Lake Acquisitions, in which British Gas parent company Centrica holds a 20% equity stake, is to extend the life of the Hartlepool and Heysham 1 nuclear power stations in the UK by five years to 2019.

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  • UK energy group Powergen is reported to have mothballed its power stations at Grain, Kent, and Killingholme in Lincolnshire in a bid to cut costs following a steep drop in wholesale electricity prices since the market was deregulated last year. The move, which reduces the company’s electricity produ...

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  • Bowman Power Systems has teamed up with Schneider Electric to provide the global energy market with secure power solutions in addition to more traditional CHP (combined heat and power) electricity generation solutions. Bowman also recently signed a new distribution agreement with Nedalo, a market le...

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  • UK Energy Minister Charles Hendry has given the go-ahead for InterGen’s proposals to construct a new 900-MW gas power plant at the London Gateway Logistics Park, Coryton, Essex. The plans are for a new £600mn power station comprising up to two combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) generating units, each...

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  • The 30 turbines at Scroby Sands can produce enough electricity for 41,000 houses and should cut 75,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions every year, proving wind to be the morally pure form of energy. But as wind more expensive than other forms of power, its advantages may have been overstated says...

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  • UK Energy Minister Charles Hendry has given the go-ahead for InterGen’s proposals to construct a new 900-MW gas power plant at the London Gateway Logistics Park, Coryton, Essex. The plans are for a new £600mn power station comprising up to two combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) generating units, each...

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  • Centrica, owners of British Gas, are being urged by the City to withdraw from a £4bn commitment to build new four UK nuclear power stations in partnership with EDF. Utilities analysts are concerned over soaring costs and delays at EDF's prototype reactor being built at Flamanville, France. Centrica'...

  • In December 2010 the Spanish govenment slashed the subsidy level paid to new and existing solar PV projects. Spain's three biggest utility companies - Iberdrola, Endesa and Gas Natural - had been urging the government to take action to stem the wave of subsidised renewable projects being built. In 2...

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