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UN Sustainable Energy For All announces Global Bioenergy Initiative

SOURCE: Novozymes | 20 May 2015

As part of the 2nd Annual Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Forum taking place at United Nations Headquarters this week, a new multi-stakeholder coalition, co-chaired by the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), announced its intention to speed up the development and deployment of sustainable bioenergy

Brazil To Resume Building 4 New Nuclear Plants

SOURCE: U308 | 14 May 2015

In April 2015, Brazil's Mining and Energy Minister announced plans to resume the building of four new nuclear reactors, which had been temporarily shelved following the 2011 Fukushima accident. Two nuclear plants currently provide 3% of Brazil's electricity.

Jacobs Awarded Contract From EDF Energy For All Its UK Nuclear Power Stations

SOURCE: Jacobs | 12 May 2015

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it was awarded a contract by EDF Energy to provide project management resources to the company’s eight nuclear power stations and two technical centers in the United Kingdom.

Amec Foster Wheeler Wins Seven-Year Robotics Contract On World’s Largest Nuclear Fusion Project

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 11 May 2015

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a seven-year contract by Fusion For Energy (F4E), for the development and delivery of the Neutral Beam Cell Remote Handling System on the ITER fusion reactor at Cadarache in the South of France.

Energy Ministers Of The G7 Group Officially Inaugurate Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm

SOURCE: RWE | 08 May 2015

Today the Nordsee Ost wind farm will be officially inaugurated on the occasion of the meeting of the G7 Energy Ministers in Hamburg. The inauguration will be attended by the German Minister of Economics, Sigmar Gabriel, and his fellow ministers from the G7 states, as well as Peter Terium, CEO of RWE AG, Hans Bünting, CEO of RWE Innogy, and Mel Kroon, CEO of Tennet.

Silicon Ranch Selects First Solar Technology For Aerojet Rocketdyne Project

SOURCE: First Solar | 06 May 2015

Nashville-based renewable energy provider Silicon Ranch Corporation and Tempe-based First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) announce the selection of First Solar technology and products for the 12-Megawatt (MW)AC solar power project that will provide power to Aerojet Rocketdyne and Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) in East Camden, Arkansas.

Nordex Still On A Growth Trajectory In Ireland

SOURCE: Nordex | 04 May 2015

Nordex SE has received a further order from Northern Irish utility Energia Renewables. Under the contract, Nordex will be supplying and installing 38 N90/2500 turbines as well as the provision of premium service for 15 years for the Meenadreen Extension wind farm.

Dominion Acquires Solar Facility In California.

SOURCE: Dominion | 01 May 2015

Dominion (NYSE: D) today announced the acquisition of a 20-megawatt solar facility in California from E.ON North America (www.eon.com). The facility is expected to enter service in the second quarter of 2015.

Siemens Completes Three Further Power Plant Units In Record Time In South Korea

SOURCE: Siemens | 30 April 2015

Siemens, together with its South Korean customer POSCO Energy & Construction, have completed the Incheon LNG CCPP 7, 8, and 9 combined cycle power plant units. These units were erected at the existing site in Incheon, around 30 kilometers west of Seoul. Units 7 and 8 were completed on July 30, 2014 and October 21, 2014 respectively, while unit 9 went online on January 17, 2015.

Germany's DanTysk Offshore Wind Power Plant Inaugurated

SOURCE: Siemens | 30 April 2015

DanTysk offshore wind power plant in the German North Sea was officially inaugurated today. Siemens has supplied, installed and commissioned 80 wind turbines for the 288-megawatt project, each designed to generate 3.6 megawatts of power and equipped with a 120-meter rotor. Now Siemens wind turbines with a total capacity of over 1 gigawatt feed offshore wind power into Germany's power grid.