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Austria in talks over European natural gas capacity platform

Austrian transmission system operators (TSOs) and regulator E-control are in talks with Germany's online capacity auctioning platform TRAC-X about a possible...

30 Jul 2012 17:01 | ESGM


Belgium: Spot ticks higher as far curve finds support from oil

Late session tightness at Britain's NBP gave a bullish jolt to outright spot prices at the Zeebrugge natural gas hub on Monday, while firmness on the Brent...

30 Jul 2012 19:08 | ESGM


Britain: NBP WDNW natural gas contract drops on expectations of increased lng send-out

Prompt prices reversed their early declines on Monday, climbing higher on a sharp drop in imports of Norwegian gas. Far curve contracts were relatively flat...

30 Jul 2012 20:41 | ESGM


Bulgaria's Kozloduy to complete new electricity unit by 2022

Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant (NPP) may complete its new 1GW unit 7 by 2022 under an optimistic forecast, the company said in a statement to ICIS...

30 Jul 2012 16:46 | EDEM


CEE/SEE: Spot lifted by regional unplanned outages

Regional curve values opened the week on a bearish note, finding no support in the fuel complex. In contrast, spot values saw a moderate rally largely due...

30 Jul 2012 20:16 | EDEM

Coal swaps snapshot: Curve remains flat as liquidity dries up

Global financial coal prices held on to last week's levels on Monday. Even though crude oil prices and the euro traded weaker, the negative impact on the...

30 Jul 2012 19:18 | CSD


Daily oil summary

The crude oil markets opened little changed for Friday's closing levels and gained some ground during early hours' trading. They then went into a...

30 Jul 2012 20:25 | EDEM ESGM


Daily oil summary

The crude oil markets opened little changed for Friday's closing levels and gained some ground during early hours' trading. They then went into a...

30 Jul 2012 20:25 | EDEM ESGM


Edison clean generation drops

Despite falling carbon prices, Edison highlighted negative spark spreads in Italy for the first six months of 2012 in its results on Monday. Spark...

30 Jul 2012 18:05 | EDCM


Electricity plants boost Germany's hard coal demand in H1

Germany's electricity production mix continues to shift towards renewables and coal-fired plants, the latest data from the country's energy study group AGEB...

30 Jul 2012 17:03 | EDEM


France: Prompt bearish while far curve natural gas finds support from oil

Prompt prices ticked lower at all three French natural gas hubs on Monday, with market participants seemingly unconcerned by the reduction in interruptible...

30 Jul 2012 18:50 | ESGM


Germany/Austria: NCG prompt and curve natural gas contracts start on bullish note

Natural gas prompt contracts at both German hubs started the week on a bullish note, influenced by supply fears. NCG Day-ahead posted a €0.20/MWh...

30 Jul 2012 20:51 | ESGM


Germany/France: Curve contracts soften amid subdued market interest

The German and French wholesale electricity markets began the week on a bearish note with curve contracts shedding value amid thin market interest, traders...

30 Jul 2012 19:03 | EDEM


Italy: August rises on strong electricity spot and short-covering

Higher spot levels and position-closing movements ahead of delivery provided support to the Italian wholesale electricity front month on Monday, with the...

30 Jul 2012 20:44 | EDEM


Italy's A2A to sell renewable electricity subsidiary

Italian energy utility A2A has received a €76.5m offer for 100% of its French renewable and district heating subsidiary Coriance Group, the Italian company...

30 Jul 2012 17:54 | EDEM


Mainstream Renewable Power applies for Scottish offshore wind electricity farm licence

Developer Mainstream Renewable Power has applied for an offshore licence for the 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind project, off the coast of Fife, Scotland.The...

30 Jul 2012 17:16 | EDEM


Netherlands: TTF natural gas market shows continued strength

Wall-to-wall increases were recorded on the TTF hub on Monday despite shippers pointing to a drop in volumes and a lacklusture day's trading.The Day-ahead...

30 Jul 2012 20:52 | ESGM


Polish government proposes new renewable electricity subsidies

The Polish economy ministry has announced plans to change its support scheme for renewable electricity technologies. Under the new bill, support for biomass...

30 Jul 2012 17:57 | EDEM


Turkish high bilateral electricity trade volumes may lower system fee - sources

Turkish market participants are expecting to pay low zero balance fees in August as a large share of the electricity that changed hands in July was traded...

30 Jul 2012 17:21 | EDEM


UK: Soft electricity prompt pulls front winter below front summer

Shorter- and longer-dated seasonal contracts diverged on the UK electricity market on Monday, as the back end of the curve was supported in the afternoon...

30 Jul 2012 19:17 | EDEM


UN CER issuance falls to 1.56m week on week

Carbon credit issuance continued on its downward path for a third successive week during week 30, falling by 58% to reach 1.56m. Last week's figures are...

30 Jul 2012 18:10 | EDCM

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