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  • Utility companies welcomed the Government’s commitment to 10 new nuclear power stations but raised concerns that plans to clean up the coal industry may be unrealistic as a key consortium of investors withdrew their bid to build a new carbon capture and storage plant. money, the government having pu...

  • Total and the Chinese energy group China Power Investment Corporation (CPI) have unveiled plans to build a coal-based petrochemical plant in China. Total will bring to the partnership its expertise in the methanol-to-olefins (MTO) and the olefin cracking process (OCP) technology that Total Petrochem...

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  • Fast pyrolysis of rice husk was conducted to produce bio-oil. The physical-chemical properties of the bio-oil were analysed. The results show that bio-oil has relatively high water content (47·05%), high ash content (0·29%), high carbon residue (5·84%) and low higher heating value (16·42 MJ kg-1). T...

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  • Investment in low-carbon, large-scale sources of electricity - from tidal to nuclear to clean coal - are key to future energy policy in the UK, recommends a new report published by the Council for Science and Technology (CST). The report - entitled An Electricity Supply Strategy for the UK - is avai...

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  • The government’s policy to close all coal-fired power stations by 2025, combined with the retirement of the majority of the UK’s ageing nuclear fleet and growing electricity demand, will leave the UK facing a 40–55% electricity supply gap, according to a report by the Institution of Mechanical Engin...

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  • RWE and E.ON pull the plug on UK nuclear new build Plans for a new generation of new nuclear power stations were rocked in March as the two major Germany-based utilities RWE and E.ON announced that they would seek new investors for their 50-50 UK joint venture Horizon Nuclear Power, which was establ...

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  • The German government’s recently released 40-year energy plan is a ‘revolution in the field of energy supply,’ according to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Merkel stated that the ‘far-reaching and comprehensive’ plan will see the country’s energy supply become the most efficient and environment...

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  • EDF of France has agreed to buy British Energy, the firm which operates eight UK nuclear power plants, for £12.5bn. In addition, British Gas parent company, Centrica, is understood to be in talks with EDF to take 25% of all power generated by British Energy once it is in French hands.

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  • The Lithuanian government is reported to have approved a programmed shutdown of units No 1 and 2 of the Ignalina nuclear power plant during 2005-2009. It has also redefined the stages of the plant's decommissioning - a second stage (2005-2009) will cover preparation for the dismantling of superfluou...

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  • The reduced levels of energy consumption witnessed during this recession have created an opportunity to reduce future investment in energy infrastructure by as much as £35bn up to 2025, according to a new study published by Ernst & Young. The study also underlines the urgency with which £90bn of inv...

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