US power plants vulnerable to climate change

Climate change will hit nuclear and coal-fired power production in the US and Europe by forcing more temporary shutdowns, say researchers.

GE wind turbines take off

Since its May launch, wind power developers have committed a total of $2.7 billion - and placed more than 2 gigawatts (GW) in orders - for the 1.6-100 wind turbine from General Electric (GE).