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NGVs left in the dust by electric competition

The window of opportunity for NGVs to operate as a bridge from oil-fuelled to electric vehicles is fast disappearing.

By The Wildcat 22 September 2017
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US coal-fired generators work to remain operational as mercury limits tighten

Several coal-fired power generators in the US installed equipment to reduce mercury output just before compliance deadlines in 2015 and 2016.

21 September 2017
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Indian Oil Corp and LanzaTech to build world’s first gas-to-bioethanol plant

Indian Oil Corp. and LanzaTech plan to build the world's first gas-to-bioethanol production facility.

21 September 2017
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Saudi Arabia nuclear power studies continue

Saudi Arabia is still carrying out feasibility studies for its first nuclear power stations.

20 September 2017
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Japanese communities planning decentralised generation

Japanese communities affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami are rebuilding by creating a decentralised grid.

19 September 2017
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India turns to gas power as coal shortages hit

Indian coal-fired power plants have faced fuel shortages this week leading power producers to turn to gas-fired plants.

15 September 2017
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Drax to convert two coal units to gas

UK power generator Drax has advanced its plans to convert two of its remaining coal-fired power units to use gas.

14 September 2017
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China’s phase-out of fossil fuel cars will benefit gas – analyst

China’s plans to start phasing out cars that run on petrol and diesel will benefit the gas industry.

12 September 2017
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Price of UK wind energy halved in the last two years

The cost of subsidising offshore wind farms in the UK has halved in the past two years.

12 September 2017
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Egypt approves nuclear plant contracts

The Egyptian government has approved contracts to build the El Dabaa nuclear power plant with assistance from Russia’s Rosatom.

6 September 2017
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Finland to introduce new law to phase out coal – Huttunen

Finland will introduce a new law in 2018 to phase out coal by 2030, Riku Huttunen, director general of Finland’s energy department, has said.

1 September 2017
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Coal to remain part of Poland’s energy mix – prime minister

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo has said that coal will remain an important part of the energy mix because of the importance of the mining industry.

1 September 2017
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US coal revival owes more to gas prices than to Trump

The ramp-up in US coal consumption has more to do with market dynamics than politics, experts say.

1 September 2017
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Three nuclear inspection applications filed in Japan

Japan’s Kyushu Electric Power Co. and Kansai Electric Power Co. filed applications for pre-service inspections of their reactors.

31 August 2017
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Hydro gives way to gas and renewables in Lat Am

The share of hydropower in Latin America’s power mix has fallen, clearing the way for gas and renewables.

30 August 2017
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Japanese consortium wins EPC contract for Bangladeshi power plant

A consortium of Japanese companies has secured an engineering, procurement and construction contract to build a power plant and deepwater sea port in Bangladesh.

29 August 2017
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Gas important to future of US power grid – DOE study

Domestically produced gas is an important fuel source for the future of the United States, the DOE said in a recent study.

25 August 2017
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Polish law change marks new setback for renewables

Poland is reducing subsidies for existing wind farm operators, threatening the country’s renewables growth potential.

24 August 2017
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Southern Europe expects higher gas-for-power demand

Gas-for-power demand in southern Europe is expected to increase over the coming years as coal is displaced from the power mix.

23 August 2017
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Reliance Industries plans power storage projects

India’s Reliance Industries is planning to become involved in the power storage sector with its partner BP.

22 August 2017
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US nuclear projects in jeopardy despite official support

President Donald Trump’s administration has made nuclear a key part of the United States’ energy strategy, but two major projects are in serious trouble.

21 August 2017

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