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Mixed reaction to EU climate change agreement


There has been a mixed reaction to the last night’s European Union agreement on climate change targets.

ICIS outlines winter challenges to UK wholesale market

24/10/2014 Market information provider, ICIS, is reporting a consistent influence on the UK wholesale energy market from factors such as t...

Last ditch compromises help deliver world’s most ambitious climate target

24/10/2014 European Commission President Jose Barroso told a press conference last night that other nations must “step up to the plate,” a...

EU energy interconnector goal set to be shelved

23/10/2014 An ongoing disagreement between Spain, Portugal and France has meant the European Union will be unable to go ahead with plans t...

US tells Japan overseas coal projects must include CCS

23/10/2014 Japan’s government has reportedly been challenged by US officials over its backing of overseas coal-fired power plant developme...

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


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


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...

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