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A British design firm has big plans for its latest project. Out of fashion for 80 years, the airship could be about to rise again

Hybrid colossus takes to the sky

A British design firm has big plans for its latest project. Out of fashion for 80 years, the airship could be about to rise again

Social network participation among Fortune 500 CEOs Positive trends point to a US embrace of solar power

Energy

Energy China’s breakneck industrialisation has benefited those with a stake in pollution control, yet the country’s clampdown on emissions could extinguish the anti-pollution opportunity

China profits from pollution

China’s breakneck industrialisation has benefited those with a stake in pollution control, yet the country’s clampdown on emissions could extinguish the anti-pollution opportunity

Energy To meet rising energy needs many developing nations are looking to nuclear power. Overshadowed by past nuclear accidents, many are sceptical of this

What’s next for nuclear power in the developing world?

To meet rising energy needs many developing nations are looking to nuclear power. Overshadowed by past nuclear accidents, many are sceptical of this

Energy Billionaire Martin E Franklin expands speciality chemicals arm of investment firm with $2.1bn deal for Alent

Platform billionaire buys chemicals firm Alent

Billionaire Martin E Franklin expands speciality chemicals arm of investment firm with $2.1bn deal for Alent

Energy Low prices may last until 2016 after OPEC maintains high production levels

Oil prices may fall further, says IEA

Low prices may last until 2016 after OPEC maintains high production levels

Energy Kenya has begun building the continent’s largest wind farm, which promises to provide 20 percent of the country’s electricity

Kenya to build Africa’s biggest wind farm

Kenya has begun building the continent’s largest wind farm, which promises to provide 20 percent of the country’s electricity

Energy SoftBank is to take part in a plan to deliver 20GW of solar capacity and set India on its way to becoming a leader in the renewables market

SoftBank invests $20bn in India solar energy

SoftBank is to take part in a plan to deliver 20GW of solar capacity and set India on its way to becoming a leader in the renewables market

Energy Following a deal struck between the two states last year, the bi-directional supply of electricity between Finland to Russia will commence this week

Russia turns to Nordic neighbour for electricity

Following a deal struck between the two states last year, the bi-directional supply of electricity between Finland to Russia will commence this week

Energy

Turkish infrastructure embraces nuclear future

How important is nuclear energy to Turkey considering its energy demands are growing more than any other European country? Come back later for a full …

Energy Despite a reputation for inaction, the SFC has announced a probe into China’s largest solar power company

The rumour was true! Hanergy is under investigation

Despite a reputation for inaction, the SFC has announced a probe into China’s largest solar power company

Energy Three years after operations were suspended due to safety concerns, Shell has been given the go ahead to resume drilling

Shell resumes Alaskan oil drilling

Three years after operations were suspended due to safety concerns, Shell has been given the go ahead to resume drilling

Energy Fairfield Energy has become the latest name to scale back its North Sea operations, and plans to shut down production entirely come June

Fairfield Energy puts the plug in North Sea oil

Fairfield Energy has become the latest name to scale back its North Sea operations, and plans to shut down production entirely come June

Energy Innovative technologies are making better use of our cities’ leftovers. Arthur Kay spoke to The New Economy about how he is turning our waste coffee into clean green biofuels

Turning city waste into biofuels

Innovative technologies are making better use of our cities’ leftovers. Arthur Kay spoke to The New Economy about how he is turning our waste coffee into clean green biofuels

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