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News story: Fuel poverty report shows improvement

Department of Energy - 5 hours 44 min ago
The 2013 annual fuel poverty report for England was released today.

Goldwind develops new tower designs

Wind Power Monthly - 6 hours 30 min ago
CHINA: Goldwind has announced two new tower designs targeting low wind sites and locations requiring a hub height of over 120 metres.
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Santander launches $2 billion renewables investment firm

Wind Power Monthly - 6 hours 43 min ago
UK: Spanish banking group Santander and two Canadian pension funds have launched Cubico, a renewable energy investment firm.
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News story: Fuel poverty, England 2013: statistical release

Department of Energy - 7 hours 1 min ago
A comprehensive view of the latest statistical trends and analysis relating to fuel poverty in England in 2013.

News story: Energy trends and prices statistical release: 28 May 2015

Department of Energy - 7 hours 21 min ago
The latest provisional monthly energy statistics produced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change were released on 28 May 2015 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

Vestas wins 82.5MW Turkey deal

Wind Power Monthly - 8 hours 2 min ago
TURKEY: Local utility Bak Enerji Uretimi has awarded Vestas with an 83MW order to supply a project in central Turkey.
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Wind-friendly China boosts Ming Yang Q1

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 15:21
CHINA: Ming Yang has reported revenues of CNY 1.33 billion ($215.3 million) in Q1, buoyed by pro-wind legislation in China, the company has said.
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Japan's NRA Gives Sendai NPP Final Approval For Restart

Nuclear Power - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 12:29
Barring an unforeseen event, the next headline from Japan concerning its suspended nuclear power industry could be that the lights have been switched back on at the Sendai nuclear power plant operated by the Kyushu Electric Power Company. On Wednesday, the country’s Nuclear Regulation Authority...(read more)

Report Says Areva Over-billed TVA For Assessment Work At Bellefonte Site

Nuclear Power - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:31
The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Inspector General said that French nuclear engineering firm Areva over-billed the TVA by more than $1.2 million for assessment work at the unfinished Bellefonte Nuclear Power Plant in Hollywood, Alabama. Areva has already returned $607,637 to the TVA for over...(read more)

Dong completes Borkum Riffgrund 1 installations

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:13
GERMANY: All 78 Siemens 4MW turbines at Dong Energy's 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1 have been installed.
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Offshore project progress - 27 May

Wind Power Monthly - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:02
EUROPE: Recent updates from Vattenfall's Kentish Flats Extension in the UK and the Netherland's Eneco Luchterduinen site.
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Energy Department Evaluates Potential for Wind Power in 50 States

Energy News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 07:00
The Energy Department announced the release of "Enabling Wind Power Nationwide," a report showing how the United States can unlock the potential for wind energy deployment in all 50 states.

SunShot Announces Solar Start-Up Winners

Energy News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 07:00
The Energy Department announced the five winners of the first round of the SunShot Catalyst prize competition, which were chosen out of 17 finalist start-ups that demonstrated their solar energy software solutions.

Crowder College and Drury University Aim to Withstand Tornadoes with ShelteR

Energy News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 07:00
The tornado that hit Joplin, Missouri, on May 22, 2011, provided special motivation for the Crowder College and Drury University team’s U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 project.

Connecticut Launches Nation’s First Statewide Home Energy Score Program

Energy News - Wed, 05/27/2015 - 07:00
Connecticut recently launched a statewide residential energy labeling program that will make energy efficiency labels ubiquitous across the state.

East Anglia One to include test site

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 15:18
UK: Scottish Power Renewables' 714MW East Anglia One project could include a small test site, according to information released by the Department for Energy and Climate Change (Decc).
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Two Northeast NPPs Back Online Tuesday After Upgrades And Refueling

Nuclear Power - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 14:56
Two offline nuclear power plants in the northeast returned to service following the Memorial Day weekend after routine refueling and maintenance outages that cost a total of $160 million. Unit 2 of the PPL Corporation’s Susquehanna nuclear plant in Luzerne County, Pa. returned to active service...(read more)

UN Report Says TEPCO And Japanese Regulator Did Not Respond To Tsunami Concerns

Nuclear Power - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 13:51
The final report expected from the United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident that occurred in March 2011, says the three-reactor meltdown was due, in part, to the lack of a response to concerns that a tsunami event could hit the plant...(read more)

Siemens 7MW set for Neart Na Gaoithe

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:30
UK: Siemens will manufacture its 7MW offshore turbine for Mainstream Renewable Power's Neart Na Gaoithe, following publication of the project's supply chain plan.
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Westermost Rough fully online

Wind Power Monthly - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 09:49
UK: Dong Energy's 210MW Westermost Rough project has reached full output, less than two months after the final turbine was installed at the site.
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