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SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) POWER IN EUROPE

This European solar farms report takes a look at the current state of Europe’s solar sector and the issues it faces today. 2008, marks the “take-off” and later boom in worldwide solar PV installations fostered by the climate agenda and enabled by generous government subsidies and an 80 percent price-fall […]

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Oil majors and the world of utilities

Facing the prospect of a 25 percent increase in global electricity consumption, with bigger roles for gas, renewable power, and electric vehicles gradually replacing petrol and diesel, big oil companies are now diversifying into Europe’s power sector… BP, Eni, Shell, Statoil and Total are taking steps to compete in Europe’s power sector, a […]

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Power plant automation trends

Due to power plant automation and the switch in many countries from coal power generation to gas power, the number of staff required to run a power plant is declining. In fact, in the future, it is likely that there will be no staff on site at all. This is […]

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Preparing Qatar for the 2022 World Cup

The World Cup 2018 is now over and France, inebriated with its recent victory, is still celebrating the success of the “Bleus”. There’s no time to waste though, because preparing for a World Cup is not a piece of cake… In 2022, Qatar is set to host the 22nd FIFA World Cup, one of […]

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Key trends in Africa’s power sector

Africa has always been a land of opportunity, promise and risk for investors; however, many of its economic dreams have been handicapped by the shortage of reliable and affordable energy supplies in many areas, whilst in its rural areas over 600 million people have no access to power supplies. In addition, […]

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