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$3.3bn loss to be posted by E.ON


Germany’s largest utility is set to post a $3.3bn net loss for 2014, according to a report by Handelsblatt.

£5bn added to Sellafield nuclear power plant clean-up bill

05/03/2015 The UK’s National Audit Office has put the cost of cleaning up the Sellafield nuclear power site in Cumbria, England at £53bn, ...

Future Russian power sector engineers -investment discussed at POWER-GEN Russia

04/03/2015 The MAKO and PennWell Youth Programme "Investing in the Future" 2015 results have been announced at POWER-GEN Ru...

RWE extends term of chief executive Terium

04/03/2015 German energy company RWE has extended the term of chief executive Peter Terium while acknowledging that “the group is still in...

Hungary passes law to classify nuclear power deal

04/03/2015 Hungary has passed a law to classify for 30 years all data and contracts related to the planned $14bn expansion of the Paks nuc...

Germany’s largest energy co-op pledges lawsuit against Commission over UK nuclear power

04/03/2015 Germany’s Greenpeace Energy has added its intention to file a lawsuit against the European Commission for approving state aid f...

Wind industry survey shows negative media impact on public understanding

03/03/2015 A survey of 2,000 adults carried out by OnePoll and commissioned by trade association RenewableUK has found that the British pu...

Nordic power market a success, but faces challenges

02/03/2015 The Nordic energy market needs “even more far-sighted and continuous policies” if its success it to continue, according to new ...

STA –Solar eclipse should not affect grid stability


The solar eclipse later this month will not affect Europe’s grid stability, according to the Solar Trade Association.

Top Austrian lawyer says Commission unlikely to be challenged on UK nuclear power project

02/03/2015 One of Austria’s foremost legal experts in the field of energy believes Vienna will not go through with its proposed legal acti...

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