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Spain to extend the lifespan of its oldest nuclear power plant

Spain's nuclear security agency CSN has given the approval for the extension of the 468 MW Santa Maria de Garoña nuclear power plant until 2019.

read more... 21/02/2012

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It is official: Turkey approves the construction of South Stream pipeline

Turkey has announced in December that it gives all necessary approvals for the South Stream pipeline project, allowing the construction to proceed and to be executed on schedule, before the end of 2015. The news was officially confirmed by Moscow on January, 9, stating that the pipeline will be built through Turkey’s Black Sea exclusive economic zone, en route to central Europe.

read more... 20/01/2012

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Tule Wind Power Project approved

The US Department of the Interior gave approval to the construction of a 186 MW Tule Wind Power Project owned by Iberdrola Renewables. The project is the first one approved for public lands among the other five wind projects agreed on by Secretary Ken Salazar and then by the governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2009. The wind project will be built in the In-Ko-Pah Mountains of San Diego County, California (USA).

read more... 23/12/2011

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Greece to invest 1 billion euros in solar power

According to the Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Greece, Evangelos Venizelos, the country will attempt to accelerate the approval of three PV large-scale photovoltaic projects worth 1 billion euros.

read more... 18/10/2011

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Four energy majors in a huge North Sea investment

The UK oil giant, BP, alongside its partners Chevron, ConocoPhillips and Shell have won the British government approval to invest US$15.7 billion (GBP10 billion) in the development of a huge oil field in the North Sea over the next five years.

read more... 17/10/2011

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