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Key talking points come to fore ahead of EU energy summit

22/10/2014 The spectre of Russian gas, quota transfers and the fears of energy intensive industry are the major issues ahead of the EU 203...

Ansaldo Energia scores Abu Dhabi power plant projects

22/10/2014

Abu Dhabi’s Mirfa combined cycle power plant is to benefit from works to be carried out by Ansaldo Energia.

Areva chief Oursel steps down

21/10/2014

The chief executive of Areva has stepped down ahead of a management reorganisation at the nuclear group.

Return of high winds set to boost UK capacity margin

20/10/2014 The fire that saw half of the Didcot B power plant taken off the grid this week will not threaten the UK’s energy security as h...

IEA predicts significant African gas-fired power growth

20/10/2014 The International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its first Africa Energy Outlook this week that it expects the continent's electri...

French greens say Fessenheim closure ‘a presidential promise’

17/10/2014 France’s Green Party says it has received assurances from President Francois Hollande that the country’s oldest nuclear power p...

Vattenfall sells Dutch power assets

17/10/2014 Swedish utility Vattenfall’s subsidiary Nuon Energy has agreed to sell its thermal power assets in the Netherlands to Dutch ene...

Siemens to cut further jobs at power unit

16/10/2014 Siemens is cutting around 1200 jobs in its German energy operations according to local radio reports in Bavaria, southern Germa...

Blow for E.ON as GDF opts not to pursue Italian assets

16/10/2014 E.ON’s plans to reduce its debt have suffered a blow after GDF-Suez stated it was no longer interested in acquiring the German ...

Vattenfall demands $6bn in compensation from Germany

16/10/2014 Swedish power company, Vattenfall, is the latest to file for damages against the German government for the shutting down of its...

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