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Areva, Schneider Electric to jointly research energy storage

Funded by the European Union, the project aims to optimize the existing 50 kW flow battery prototype designed by EnStorage to a 150 kW demonstration module 

Alstom installs controls systems at South Africa power plant

Alstom’s work on Eskom’s Medupi power station in South Africa took a step forward for Eskom’s target date for synchronization in December 2014 with the completion of a site integration test 

Smart technologies change market for programmable DC power supplies

The rise of new smart technologies, energy applications and consumer electronics will further encourage investments in programmable DC power supplies and electronic loads

NRG Energy buys Pure Energies Group

The purchase complements NRG’s acquisition earlier this year of Roof Diagnostics Solar, which is involved with home solar direct sales and installation

State investment in wind power dwindling

Now that wind turbines stand tall across many parts of the nation's windy heartland, some leaders in Oklahoma and other states fear their efforts succeeded too well 

SaskPower coal plant pipes captured carbon dioxide to oilfields

The $1.35 billion Boundary Dam carbon capture and storage project has completed its CCS chain by piping captured carbon dioxide to a nearby oilfield 

Supercritical coal power plant synchronised to Malaysian power grid

Alstom and TNB Janamanung Sdn Bhd successfully achieved the synchronization of the 1,000 MW Manjung supercritical coal-fired power plant in Perak to the Malaysian grid 

PECO installs reclosers to distribution system for better reliability

Specifically, 88 projects were completed on 25 circuits to further improve service to customers

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