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Power

Airtricity to appeal to Scottish Executive on Invercassley wind farm decision

Irish wind generator Airtricity has lodged an appeal with the Scottish Executive over a decision by the Highland Council to refuse permission for its 46 MW Invercassley wind farm in the Scottish...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

Power

British regulator Ofgem publishes final National Grid SO incentives

British energy regulator Ofgem published its final proposals for the system operator incentives for electricity network operator National Grid on Tuesday. Under the arrangements, applicable from...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

Power

Cost of France-UK capacity jumps for April as UK power returns to premium

The cost of capacity from France to England was up sharply in the first tranche of auctions for April held on Tuesday. The climb reflects the fact that the cost of UK power for the month is again at...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

Power

Cross border auctions boost French TSO’s 2006 profits to EUR 431 million

French grid operator RTE announced on Wednesday a net profit of EUR 431 million for 2006, a 40% year-on-year (yoy) increase. The boost in profits was principally attributed to a hike in revenues from...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

Power

Czech Republic and Austria agree on Temelin safety committee

The Czech Republic and Austria have agreed to set up a parliamentary committee to supervise the Temelin nuclear power plant. Following a meeting between Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek and...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

Power

EDF Energies Nouvelles starts construction on 52 MW wind farm

French renewable energy producer EDF Energies Nouvelles (EEN) has taken the first step towards construction of its planned 52 MW wind farm in central France, the company announced on Wednesday.The...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

Emissions

France to launch tender for JI projects in June - CDD

France will launch a tender for Joint Implementation (JI) projects in June, Yves André, head of domestic projects at the French state-owned financial institution Caisse des Dépôts (CDD) told Heren...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDCM

Power

French reservoirs stable in Week 9

French reservoir levels fell by one percentage point in Week 9 to 70% fullness, according to data on the French grid operator’s website RTE on Wednesday. Reservoirs rose from 77% in Week 1 of 2007 to...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

Gas

French stocks 43.5% full; Spanish stocks down sharply

French stocks fell to 43.5% fullness in the week to 26th February, down from 47.2% in the previous week, according to the latest figures from storage operators GDF and Total. There is now 57.5 TWh in...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | ESGM

Gas

German RWE Energy eyeing Austrian expansion

German gas and power supplier RWE Energy is looking to expand in Austria, according to remarks made by c.e.o. Berthold Bonekamp in a press conference on Friday. “We are building up several contacts,”...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | ESGM

Power

German RWE Energy eyeing Austrian expansion

German gas and power supplier RWE Energy is looking to expand in Austria, according to remarks made by c.e.o. Berthold Bonekamp in a press conference on Friday. “We are building up several contacts,”...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

Power

Italian exchange operator offers green certificates registration platform

The Italian power exchange operator GME is now offering a new service on its Green Certificates Market to enable participants to record and settle bilateral transactions on its trading platform,...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

Power

Italy’s Enel takes 9.99% stake in takeover target Endesa

Italian power supplier Enel entered the fray over Spanish takeover target Endesa on Wednesday, announcing it had bought a 9.99% stake in the company.Enel could lift this to a 25% stake, the maximum...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

Emissions

No decision on Belgium

The European Commission (EC) told Heren Energy on Wednesday it had not yet made a final decision on the Belgian NAP II following receipt of a letter from the Belgian government requesting a cap...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDCM

Power

Nordic reservoirs fall in Week 8, Norwegian levels down by 3.3 points

Norwegian reservoir levels were down by 3.3 percentage points, to 49.3% fullness in Week 8, according to the latest data from the Nordic power exchange, Nord Pool. The levels are 2.9 percentage...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

Power

Prebon registers as broker on French Powernext

UK broker Tullet Prebon is the latest broker to register on French energy exchange Powernext ahead of its OTC clearing launch on 1st March, the bourse announced on Wednesday.Powernext said on Tuesday...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

Power

SSE delivers promised price cuts to become UK’s cheapest supplier again

Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has become the fourth of the six major UK energy suppliers to announce a cut in its gas and power tariffs for residential customers. From 1st March SSE will cut its...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

Power

Swiss EGL announces c.e.o. resignation

Swiss-based utility EGL announced on Friday that its c.e.o. Emanuel Höhener has tendered his resignation and will be leaving the EGL Group at the beginning of the current 2006/2007 financial year....

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

Gas

Swiss EGL announces c.e.o. resignation

Swiss-based utility EGL announced on Friday that its c.e.o. Emanuel Höhener has tendered his resignation and will be leaving the EGL Group at the beginning of the current 2006/2007 financial year....

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | ESGM

Power

Swiss reservoirs fall 3.0 percentage points in Week 9

Swiss hydropower reservoir levels fell by 3.0 percentage points in Week 9, to 44.8% fullness in Week 8 (20th-26th February), according to data from the country’s federal energy office, BFE — its...

28 Feb 2007 00:00 | EDEM

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