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Europe to invest in energy efficient buildings

Buildings account for 40 percent of Europe’s final energy consumption, and thus represent a key focus in efforts to improve overall energy efficiency 

Last wind turbine placed at DanTysk offshore wind farm

The offshore wind farm, erected by Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München, will have a production capacity equivalent to the consumption of up to 400,000 households 

Iran redesigning nuclear reactor to make less plutonium

Iran's nuclear power chief said Wednesday that workers have begun redesigning its nearly completed Arak heavy water reactor to limit the amount of plutonium it can make  

Australia’s Ergon Energy picks Pulse Energy for energy efficiency program

The program is designed to help customers increase their energy efficiency and run their businesses better

NV Energy wins OK to tap into western energy market

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada approved on August 26 NV Energy’s request to participate in the expanded Energy Imbalance Market  

Indiana solar power project switches on

A utility says its latest solar energy project in eastern Indiana has started generating electricity 

Duke Energy files with FERC for hydroelectric project

The license would allow Duke Energy to continue operating Lake Jocassee, Lake Keowee and their associated hydropower stations in the Upstate region of South Carolina 

GE opens fuel cell facility in New York

GE believes these so-called oxide fuel cells could generate from one to 10 MW of power

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