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Haliade X-12 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Has Another Record-Breaking Day

The HaliadeX-12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype in the Port of Rotterdam has set a new world record by being the first wind turbine ever to generate 288MWh of electricity continuously over the course of 24 hours, GE Renewable Energy said.

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Belarus plans to buy Russian oil at world prices

Belarus doesn’t need any special exclusive terms, Belarusian First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Krutoi says

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Spain's Powertis, Total ink 1-GW solar JV deal

Madrid-based solar developer Powertis SA has signed a co-development deal and a power purchase agreement (PPA) with French energy group Total SA (EPA:FP), covering up to 1 GW worth of photovoltaic (PV) projects in Spain.

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Uniper power plant in Gelsenkirchen-Scholven: Groundbreaking ceremony for new gas and steam plant

Uniper has begun construction of two new gas turbines and a steam boiler at the Scholven power plant site after the Münster district government granted approval before Christmas. The new gas and steam plant is to replace the existing plants in the future. The conversion of the site to operate with natural gas will not only massively reduce the emission of climate-damaging substances such as CO2. Also, the noise impact from the plant itself and from fuel supply trucks will be significantly reduced, as the gas will be delivered by pipeline.

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France faces tough Arenh reform talks with EC – minister

Talks with the European Commission over plans to reform sales of French nuclear output to rivals will be no “walk in the park” as Brussels has “state aid and competition distortion” concerns, said France’s energy minister. “You can imagine that when we propose a regulatory mechanism for prices at a European level, there are indeed fears of state aid, fears of distortion of competition, but that is what we must respond to,” Elisabeth Borne told Montel on the sidelines of an energy conference in Paris.

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