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  • In UK, Ricardo is taking overall responsibility for the development of a hybrid delivery van employing a downsized diesel engine aimed at cutting fuel costs and emissions. The project is based on the Ricardo I-MoGen mild hybrid diesel vehicle using a downsized 1.2 L turbo diesel engine giving the po...

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  • Solar developer 35 Degrees has secured the go ahead from Cornwall Council to build the UK’s first solar photovoltaic park at a disused tin mine near Truro in Cornwall. The site at Wheal Jane will use around 5,000 solar panels to generate 1.34 GWh of zero-carbon solar power annually. 35 Degrees will ...

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  • Power stations for Scotland, Wales Government approval has been granted for two proposed power stations: a coal-to-gas conversion in Scotland and a biomass-fuelled plat in Wales. Plans to replace the coal-fired power station at Cockenzie in East Lothian, Scotland, with a high efficiency gas station ...

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  • Damage after an explosion on 17 August at the Sayan-Shushenskaya hydroelectric plant in south eastern Siberia will need 40bn roubles (US$1.25bn) and several years to repair, plant operator RusHydro has estimated. Total economic costs of the accident, including losses in coal and aluminium export rev...

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  • ‘The subsea oil and gas sector is now one of the fastest growing sectors of the UK economy,’ said David Pridden, Subsea UK Chief Executive, when he recently unveiled a new study of the sector. ‘To meet global demand, the UK subsea sector immediately needs 1,000 people and the number of new jobs that...

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  • The events of recent months have exposed the differing approaches to energy as practiced by China and the US, notes market analyst Douglas-Westwood. China has lent Brazilian oil giant Petrobras $10bn to further its offshore exploration work in return for a flow of oil equalling 160,000 b/d. It has l...

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  • Large-scale solar farms beat the tariff reductionTwo pioneering major solar photovoltaic ‘parks’ started generating green power in July - a 1.4 MW scheme from solarcentury and Lightsource Renewable Energy in Cornwall and a 1 MW scheme opened by Ecotricity in Lincolnshire.Both schemes connected to th...

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  • More solar installations beat the feed-in tariff reduction Reports continue to flow in of large-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) installations being connected to the grid ahead of the reduction made on 1 August to the government feed-in tariff applicable to schemes over 50 kW in size (see news story in...

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  • BP is to collaborate with DaimlerChrysler in field-testing fuel cell vehicles in the US beginning this year. The vehicle test programme is part of a five-year ‘Controlled Hydrogen Fleet and Infrastructure Demonstration and Validation Project’, funded in part by US DoE. The project is designed to gai...

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  • Most International Energy Agency (IEA) countries are liberalising their electricity markets, shifting the responsibility for financing new investment in power generation to private investors. No longer able to automatically pass on costs to consumers and with future prices of electricity uncertain, ...

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