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Thanet offshore wind park in Britain

Thanet offshore wind park started its electricity generation on Tuesday, 17th of May, and it is expected to start functioning at its full capacity by September 2010.

read more... 18/05/2010


The oil price decreases bellow $76 per barrel

On Wednesday, the oil price dropped again, this time bellow $76 per barrel, due to the worries concerning the incapacity of the emerging economies to compensate the cuts of the oil consumption during the debt crisis initiated in Europe.

read more... 12/05/2010


SunPower will add 40 MW capacity to California Valley Solar Ranch

SunPower agreed with Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to add 40 MW of capacity to Sun Power’s existing contract with PG&E for 210 MW, executed in August 2008, as to develop a 250 MW solar photovoltaic power plant in San Luis Obispo County, CA.

read more... 03/05/2010


Offshore wind capacity reached 1 GW in UK

At present, UK is a global leader in offshore wind energy generation, its growing offshore wind capacity reaching 1,041GW, as E.ON’s Robin Rigg wind farm and DONG Energy’s Gunfleet Sands farms started producing electricity.

read more... 28/04/2010


Lindsey refinery acquisition

Oil Refinery Petroplus, based in Switzerland, has submitted a proposal to buy Total’s refinery Lindsey in the UK. In order to reduce its total production capacity of oil, Total, the largest oil company in France, intends sell its 223 000 barrels per day Lindsey refinery. This event was rather unexpected news.

read more... 23/04/2010