News Headlines : First Peaceful Transfer Of Power

SOLAR IMPULSE PLANE BEGINS FIRST SUN-POWERED FLIGHT AROUND THE WORLD BUT HOW DOES IT WORK... AND WILL IT?


Two Swiss pilots began the first ever attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane this morning... READ MORE

9th March, 2015 378

JAPAN RESTARTS FIRST NUCLEAR REACTOR SINCE FUKUSHIMA DISASTER


Sendai nuclear plant in southern Japan is first to begin operation since 2011 Fukushima meltdowns, despite anti-nuclear protests... READ MORE

10th August, 2015 642

JAPAN RETURNS TO NUCLEAR POWER FOR THE FIRST TIME IN TWO YEARS


Before the disaster, when 30 percent of Japan's energy came from nuclear sources, a majority of citizens supported expanding nuclear power, according to polls... READ MORE

13th August, 2015 7

Recent News Headlines : First Peaceful Transfer Of Power

'END OF THE WORLD' VS. 'END OF THE MONTH'


Emmanuel Macron's highly anticipated speech on transitioning his country's energy mix was always going to be a delicate balancing act... READ MORE

27th November, 2018 801

CHINA DELIVERS PARTS FOR 'ARTIFICIAL SUN' REACTOR


The Hydrogen bomb is based on thermonuclear fusion, but it releases huge amounts of uncontrollable energy... READ MORE

12th June, 2018 68

HINKLEY POINT: THE DREADFUL DEAL BEHIND THE WORLDS MOST EXPENSIVE POWER PLANT


When it is finally completed, Hinkley Point C will be the most expensive power station in the world... READ MORE

21st December, 2017 9529

'GROUNDBREAKING': CORNWALL GEOTHERMAL PROJECT SEEKS FUNDS


Perhaps most importantly, the the project, if successful, could pave the way for geothermal power finally taking off across Cornwall... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 2198

CHINA JUST BUILT A CUTE SOLAR PLANT SHAPED LIKE A PANDA


The first phase of the plant was completed on June 30, PV magazine reported and it has started delivering power to a grid in North Western China... READ MORE

8th July, 2017 17160

WINDS OF CHANGE: GUSTS ACROSS EUROPE HELP SET RENEWABLE POWER RECORD


For the windfarm developers, the attraction of bigger turbines is that they reduce the quantity of foundations, cables and other infrastructure... READ MORE

7th June, 2017 2380

SOLAR POWER BREAKS UK RECORDS THANKS TO SUNNY WEATHER


Buckley said the grid could handle a far greater proportion of solar power than currently seen, because gas power stations could be ramped down... READ MORE

27th May, 2017 7015

U.K. JUST WENT WITHOUT COAL POWER FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1880S


Coal plants by 2025 How to Hit the Brakes on Climate Change The U.K... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 26456

BLAST HITS FRENCH NUCLEAR POWER PLANT BUT NO RADIATION LEAK OR INJURIES REPORTED


An explosion at a nuclear power plant on France's northwest coast on Thursday caused minor injuries, but the authorities said there was no risk of radiatio... READ MORE

9th February, 2017 20

SOLAR PANEL RESEARCHERS INVESTIGATE POWERING TRAINS BY BYPASSING GRID


Imperial College London has partnered with the climate change charity 10 10 to investigate the use of track-side solar panels to power trains, the two organisations announced yesterday... READ MORE

10th January, 2017 9174

CORNISH VILLAGE MARKS 25 YEARS OF UK WIND POWER


The Delabole windfarm marked its 25th anniversary in December, having produced enough power to boil 3.4bn kettles since the blades began spinning... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 2009

NEW BLOW FOR HINKLEY POINT CONTRACTOR EDF AFTER FRENCH SAFETY CHECKS


Safety issues force many reactors offline with warnings of power cuts across France, higher energy prices and a rise in emissions... READ MORE

3rd December, 2016 1231

JAPAN, INDIA SIGN AGREEMENT ON CIVIL NUCLEAR POWER


Energy-hungry India wants to increase nuclear power generation to support its strong economic growth... READ MORE

12th November, 2016 3231

ABOUT 50,000 CUSTOMERS LOST POWER IN NOVA SCOTIA AFTER WEEKEND STORM


Nova Scotia Power has opened its emergency operations centre in Ragged Lake, N.S., for the first time since the winter... READ MORE

11th October, 2016 1575

U.K. APPROVES STALLED CHINESE-FUNDED NUCLEAR POWER PLANT DEAL


The British government has approved the construction of the country's first new nuclear power plant in decades, which will be built with French and Chinese... READ MORE

15th September, 2016 0

BRITAIN APPROVES FIRST NEW NUCLEAR POWER PLANT IN DECADES


The delay prompted Liu Xiaoming, China's ambassador to Britain, to warn that the nations were at a crucial historical juncture... READ MORE

15th September, 2016 108

POLICE QUESTION POWER PLANT OWNER AFTER BLAST KILLS 21 IN CHINA


Four of the injured were transferred to the provincial capital Wuhan by helicopter for treatment... READ MORE

12th August, 2016 0

STEAM-PIPE EXPLOSION AT CHINA POWER PLANT KILLS AT LEAST 21


Steam-pipe explosion at China power plant kills at least 21 - Asia Times... READ MORE

11th August, 2016 2

'GOOD MORNING SEVILLE' AS SOLAR PLANE LOGS 71-HOUR ATLANTIC SOLO FIRST


The Solar Impulse 2 landed in Spain Thursday after completing a 71-hour flight from New York in the first magical solo trans-Atlantic crossing in a solar... READ MORE

24th June, 2016 9

UK SOLAR ECLIPSES COAL POWER OVER MONTH FOR FIRST TIME


In 2015, 286bn ?196 was invested in renewable energy, more than double that invested in fossil fuel power stations... READ MORE

8th June, 2016 1039

BELGIUM FEARS NUCLEAR PLANTS ARE VULNERABLE


Experts say the most remote of the potential nuclear-related risks is that Islamic State operatives would be able to obtain highly enriched uranium... READ MORE

26th March, 2016 2081

HINKLEY POINT C: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NUCLEAR POWER PROJECT


EDF eventually plans to build four new nuclear power plants in the UK which it said could power 40 percent of British homes... READ MORE

8th March, 2016 85

CHINA 2015 POWER, STEEL OUTPUT DROP FOR FIRST TIME IN DECADES


Thermal power capacity rose 7.8 percent to 990.2 GW over the period, amounting to 65.7 percent of the total... READ MORE

19th January, 2016 24

QUEENSLAND INSTALLS AUSTRALIA'S FIRST POWERWALL BATTERY FOR SOLAR TRIAL


Energex, which is owned by the state government, launches a 12-month trial of solar batteries to investigate ways to integrate them into electricity supply... READ MORE

18th January, 2016 632


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