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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.

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 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BERLIN, November 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week the European Commission said: "The EU pays the price for its outdated and poorly interconnected energy infrastructure".

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 EWEA...

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.

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.


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