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Power plant closure applications rise in Germany

17/04/2014 BNetzA, the German grid regulator, has revealed that German power plant operators have filed applications to shut a combined ca...

Power Engineering International Newscast

17/04/2014 This week’s Newscast stories lead with the RWE AGM – primarily the speech made by chief executive Peter Terium in Essen, Germany.

Areva retained for UK nuclear waste project

16/04/2014 Areva announced this week that it has been retained as part of a consortium set to take charge of a major nuclear waste project...

Germany may have to pay back $3bn to nuclear utilities

16/04/2014 Another court ruling has found against the German government for decisions made, which had a detrimental effect on the country’...

Sanctions won’t have impact on Finnish nuclear – Rosatom

16/04/2014 Russian state-owned Rosatom says it believes international sanctions are unlikely to have an effect on the company’s work at Py...

Personnel drive for UK’s latest CCGT plant

16/04/2014 A recruitment drive has been launched to find suitable personnel for the Carrington combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power pla...

RWE chief outlines strategy of survival

16/04/2014 The CEO of RWE, Mr Peter Terium provided a blunt analysis of the difficulties his company is facing in 2014 at its AGM at the G...

RWE to stick with strategy despite ‘forces pushing against coal’

15/04/2014 A spokesperson for RWE says the company will continue to use lignite coal, despite the growing consensus against coal-fired pow...

E.ON keen to preserve Russian business interests

14/04/2014 E.ON is determined that external events such as sanctions will not impact on its valuable business relationships with Russia.

‘No ideal energy mix for Germany or Europe’ – BDI chief

11/04/2014 The head of the energy and climate policy unit at BDI, Germany’s largest industry body, says that without a unified approach to...

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