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Atlantic storm approaching Europe may slam power price

Spanish windmills owned by Iberdrola SA and Endesa SA may generate a record amount of electricity this week, forcing local power prices to three-year lows, calculations from Bloomberg weather data show. An Atlantic Ocean storm is forecast to generate winds averaging 17.4 miles an hour across the peninsula. Lighter winds, at 13.6 miles an hour,… Read more »

Platts 3rd annual central and eastern European power conference

Platts 3rd Annual Central and Eastern European PowerFebruary 2-3, 2009Marriott WarsawWarsaw, Poland Register now: {pagebreak} Register before December 19, 2008 and save €300Quote ref: PESE2 There are still places remaining at the Platts 3rd Annual Central and Eastern European Power conference! Book yours now to come and hear from the following speakers and more:… Read more »

Germans buy into mega-wind farm plan

A 50 per cent stake in what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm has been bought by German utility giant RWE. The deal, worth £308m, was brokered between RWE and Scottish and Southern Energy for the Greater Gabbard wind farm, 15 miles off the Suffolk coast. Under the terms of the deal SSE… Read more »

Top Spanish renewable energy firms move in on burgeoning US market

Spain’s leading renewable energy firms have visited California this week to help meet the State’s surging demand for renewable energy. Spanish companies have committed more than US$5 billion to the US market this year alone, and delegates have met with major utilities, economic development officials, legislators, regulators, private firms and the Governor regarding further investment… Read more »