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China General Nuclear Power Blacklisted by US blacklists

The US has taken steps to blacklist the Chinese firm China General Nuclear Power (CGN), which a partner with EDF energy in...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Enhanced Geothermal Power Plants

Using enhanced geothermal energy systems could be the answer to achieving net zero emissions. The technology provides a very low carbon energy and if used the amount of electricity to be produced is abundant. However, for all its advantages, experts warn that using such systems might increase the chance and risk of earthquakes.

National Grid: Backup Plan Required

Following the UK's power cut that affected almost one million electricity users on Friday the government has promised a full investigation into...

Coal Power Plants In Europe Face Losses of €6.6 Billion

Due to the reduced costs of renewable energy and cheap sources of natural gases, coal power plants have seen record losses of up to...

World’s Longest 12 Megawatts Capacity Wind Turbine Blade Being Tested in Northumberland

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult will have the benefit of testing the longest world wind turbine blade stretching 107 metres long. Designed by LW Wind...

Cummins offers free webinar on Paralleling

Cummins Inc, is offering free webinars to engineers who would like to increase their product knowledge in the area of paralleling. This...

UK national grid uses more STOR and frequency response.

The UK National Grid’s has recently released an annual Power Responsive report which shows the electricity system operator relied more heavily demand-side response in...

UK Diesel Generator Business Wins Queens Award

UK based diesel generator manufacturer Welland Power accepted the Queens Award for enterprise from Mr Toby Dennis, Lord-Lieutenant and High Sheriff...

Abandoned UK Coal Mines Could Be Turned Into Geothermal Heating System

The UK has many now unused coal mines which have been filling with flood water and are slowly being heated from the Earths core. This geothermal energy could be used to heat UK homes.

Hampshire’s Solar Farm-powered Railway Line First of Its Kind Globally

In a railway track in Aldershot, a solar farm (photovoltaic power station) is for the first time in the world charging...