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2011-02-20 21:41:09

While a world free of nuclear weapons remains a goal for governments around the world, nuclear security constitutes a major challenge for the 21st century, as recognised at the 2010 nuclear security summit in Washington. Citizens are generally aware of international efforts to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons, but they are often unaware of nuclear security research and the important role science in this field. A new European nuclear security training centre and enhanced...

2011-02-02 09:18:00

BRUSSELS, February 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two days before the first-ever EU summit on energy, twenty European companies and associations are calling on EU Heads of State to show the courage and vision to create a single market for electricity by 2015. Companies already supporting the declaration: Acciona, Enercon, Enel Green Power, EON Climate & Renewables, GE Energy, Mainstream Renewable Power, PPC Renewables, RES, Siemens, SSE Renewables, Vattenfall and Vestas....

2010-11-24 09:56:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Wind Energy Association at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=01c85157-eb3b-4abe-9ccf-416b04c92aee# On November 24, the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) publishes a new report with a vision for a modern renewable energy power system, which sets out how the grid can integrate increasing amounts of wind energy. "Powering Europe," launched today at the GRIDS 2010 conference and exhibition in...

2010-11-24 01:00:00

BERLIN, November 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week the European Commission said: "The EU pays the price for its outdated and poorly interconnected energy infrastructure". Today the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) publishes a new report with a vision for a modern renewable energy power system, which sets out how the grid can integrate increasing amounts of wind energy. 'Powering Europe', launched today at the GRIDS 2010 conference and exhibition in Berlin organised by EWEA,...

2010-11-23 06:00:00

BERLIN, November 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The EU and Member States need to acknowledge the urgency and importance of major grid investments, according to a joint statement by the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E), the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), the German Engineering Federation (VDMA Power Systems) and the German Wind Energy Association (BWE). The statement was issued to mark the start today of a major conference organised by...

2010-06-14 05:02:00

BRUSSELS, June 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) today released its forecast for wind power installations in 2010. It expects 10 gigawatt (GW) of new wind power capacity to be installed in the EU during 2010, taking total installed capacity by the end of 2010 to almost 85 GW - an increase of 13%. Last year - a record year for wind power installation - saw 10.163 GW of new wind power capacity installed, constituting 39% of all new power capacity...

2009-03-17 03:15:00

MARSEILLE, France, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- "Wind energy can replace a large proportion of the polluting and finite fuels we currently rely on," explained Andris Piebalgs, EU Energy Commissioner, at the opening session of the European Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition (EWEC) organised by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) this morning. "It makes good sense to invest in indigenous sources of power which hedge against unpredictable fossil fuel prices and in which Europe has a...


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