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Power

CGT strike fails to buoy Week-ahead

A slightly weaker outturn on the Powernext exchange resulted in weaker OTC short-term prices on the French market on Tuesday, helped along by a drop in the value of German prompt power. But traders...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | EDEM

Power

DTI aims to secure renewables market after TXU-Maverick announcement

Following the announcement last week by British energy regulator Ofgem of a provisional enforcement order against TXU (UK) and Maverick Energy regarding the companies’ commitments under the...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | EDEM

Gas

DTI aims to secure renewables market after TXU-Maverick announcement

Following the announcement last week by British energy regulator Ofgem of a provisional enforcement order against TXU (UK) and Maverick Energy regarding the companies’ commitments under the...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | ESGM

Power

EnBW management plans to slash 3.700 jobs - reports

The management of German utility Energie Baden- Württemberg (EnBW) has reportedly presented its workers council with plans to slash about one third of its workforce in its core energy sector amid...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | EDEM

Power

ETSO outlines ‘lessons to be learned’ from Italian blackout,

The European Associaton of Transmission System Operators (ETSO) has outlined some ‘lessons to be learned’ by the European power transmission system following the blackout in Italy on Sunday night....

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | EDEM

Power

France shuts and restarts a reactor in week to 28th September

Electricite de France shut Tricastin 4 (900 MW) for maintenance on the 25th September and restarted it on 27th September. France’s total offline nuclear capacity remains at 12,575 MW, which...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | EDEM

Power

German Heren October power index falls to EUR 31.27/MWh

The October ’03 German power monthly Heren index stands at EUR 31.27/MWh, down sharply from the record September ’03 index of EUR 37.49/MWh. However it is a substantial increase from the October ’02...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | EDEM

Power

Italian attempt to rush through energy decree meets lukewarm reaction

The Italian regulator has reacted cautiously to the news that the Italian centre-right government is trying to rush through parts of an energy decree in order to address the national power blackout...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | EDEM

Power

Netherlands signs Kyoto Memorandum with three Russian regions

Despite the fact that the Russian government has yet to commit itself to ratification of the Kyoto Protocol (ESGM 9.188), the Netherlands has signed up with three Russian regions to develop...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | EDEM

Gas

Netherlands signs Kyoto Memorandum with three Russian regions

Despite the fact that the Russian government has yet to commit itself to ratification of the Kyoto Protocol (ESGM 9.188), the Netherlands has signed up with three Russian regions to develop...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | ESGM

Power

Nordic outages: Sydkraft’s Oskarshamn 2 plant returns to grid

Sydkraft said that its 600 MW Oskarshamn 2 nuclear plant returned to production at 02:29 on 30th September. PVO Pool Oy’s 220 MW coal-fired Tahkoluoto plant will be offline from 00:59 on 30th...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | EDEM

Power

October ’03 Heren French index falls to EUR 29.99/MWh

The October 2003 French Heren monthly index stands at EUR 29.99/MWh, falling sharply from September’s record EUR 38.77/MWh. The previous month’s high value reflects the effects of the heatwave that...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | EDEM

Gas

October NBP Heren Index up to 18.930p/th, Zeebrugge down to 20.001 p/th

The October ’03 Heren NBP Index —18.930 p/th — marks a substantial 4.153 p/th fall from September’s Index of 14.777 p/th, and a 2.02 p/th rise on the October ’02 Index of 16.910 p/th. The volume used...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | ESGM

Gas

Premier Oil reported to be £360 million takeover target

According to a report in UK daily newspaper The Scotsman, UK-based oil and gas exploration company Premier Oil may be the subject of a takeover, with the paper citing BG Group and Eni among potential...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | ESGM

Power

ScottishPower announces new director

UK group ScottishPower announced the appointment of Judi Johansen to its Board on Tuesday, to take effect from 1st October 2003. Johansen joined ScottishPower from Bonneville Power Administration in...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | EDEM

Power

Swiss deny responsibility for Italian blackout

Swiss power company ATEL has refuted claims that an outage on its 380 kV Lukmanier pass to Italy was the cause of the blackout which affected most parts of the country on Sunday night. In a statement...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | EDEM

Power

Trading in EU-ETS allowances continues to develop

Following the confirmation earlier in the month of trading being undertaken in the emission allowances of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EUETS), despite the allowances themselves not...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | EDEM

Gas

Trading in EU-ETS allowances continues to develop

Following the confirmation earlier in the month of trading being undertaken in the emission allowances of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS), despite the allowances themselves not...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | ESGM

Power

UK Outages: Damhead Creek Offline, Cottam 4 back on

A total of 5,495 megawatts (MW) of power station capacity was offline in the UK on Tuesday, according to data from Elexon, the Balancing and Settlement Code company. This is slightly higher than the...

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | EDEM

Gas

Wintershall expects central Romanian gas field to go online in late 2003

German Wintershall AG, the gas and oil producing arm of chemical group BASF, said on Tuesday that it expects the gas field Sighisoara in central Romania to start production at the end of this year....

30 Sep 2003 00:00 | ESGM

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