In connection with the publishing of its interim report for the first half of 2009, French power group Areva has threatened to stop work at the Olkiluoto nuclear power plant building site in Finland if Finnish power company Teollisuuden Voima (TVO) does not agree to its terms.
In recent years, Uruguay has been importing significant quantities of electricity from its neighboring countries, in particular Argentina. However, the Uruguayan president Jose Mujica is increasingly concerned about this energy dependence and the high costs it incurs.
CLP Holdings today announced that CLP Power International (CLP-PI), its wholly-owned subsidiary, has acquired controlling stakes in power generating assets in India and Australia from Powergen UK Plc. and other companies.