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  • BOSTON, Jan 6- A quasi-governmental U.S. electric industry group last week advised members to review network defenses following reports that 80,000 customers of a Western Ukraine utility lost power for six hours following a cyber attack. The Electricity Information Sharing and Analysis Center, or E-ISAC, urged members to "do a better job" at implementing...

  • Jan 4- U.S. federal energy regulators want the power grid operator for the Midwest region to tweak its market rules for an upcoming capacity auction as the authorities investigate Dynegy Inc on allegations of market manipulation. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order on Dec. 31 in response to four complaints against the Midcontinent...

  • Jan 4- A central European security software firm said on Monday that a cyber attack last month in Ukraine was broader than initially reported last week when the nation's secret police blamed a power outage on Russia. Ukraine's SBU state security service responded by blaming Russia and the energy ministry in Kiev set up a commission to investigate the matter.

  • KIEV, Dec 31- Ukraine will investigate a suspected cyber attack on its power grid, the energy ministry said on Thursday, an incident the country's secret service has blamed on Russia. A power company in western Ukraine, Prykarpattyaoblenergo, said on Dec. 23 that a swath of the area it serves had been left without energy, including the regional capital...

  • KIEV, Dec 31- Ukraine will investigate a suspected cyber attack on its power grid, the energy ministry said on Thursday, an incident the country's secret service has blamed on Russia. A power company in western Ukraine, Prykarpattyaoblenergo, said on Dec. 23 that a swath of the area it serves had been left without energy, including the regional capital...

  • KIEV, Dec 31- Ukraine will investigate a suspected computer malware attack on its energy grid, the energy ministry said on Thursday, an incident the country's secret service has blamed on Russia. A power company in western Ukraine, Prykarpattyaoblenergo, said on Dec. 23 that a swath of the area it serves had been left without energy, including the regional capital...

  • Dec 30- General Electric Co said it would separate its renewable energy business from its power unit, following the acquisition of Alstom's energy business. The new unit, called renewable energy, will include wind- and hydro-power businesses acquired from Alstom, the company said. GE's shares were little changed at $31.18 on the New York Stock Exchange in...

  • NEW DELHI, Dec 30- India confirmed on Wednesday that it was on track to seal a deal in 2016 with Westinghouse Electric Co LLC to build six nuclear reactors, in a sign the country's $150 billion nuclear power programme is getting off the ground. India also said that it had a deal to build at least 12 other reactor units with Russian collaboration, and that the federal...

  • LONDON, Dec 28- Uranium prices are expected to outperform other commodities in 2016 and beyond as a global climate change deal and growing demand from Asia bolster the prospects of the nuclear industry. Nuclear power stations currently provide around 11 percent of the world's electricity but the share is likely to increase as China and India expand their...

  • *Rulings a victory in Japan's slow move to resume atomic power. *Kansai Electric stock falls despite victory. FUKUI, Japan, Dec 24- A Japanese court on Thursday cleared the way for Kansai Electric Power Co to restart four nuclear reactors, rejecting legal claims against Japan's second-biggest utility to keep the reactors idled over safety concerns.

  • *Rulings a victory in Japan's slow move to resume atomic power. FUKUI, Japan, Dec 24- A Japanese court on Thursday cleared the way for Kansai Electric Power Co to restart four nuclear reactors, rejecting legal claims against Japan's second-biggest utility to keep the reactors idled over safety concerns. The ruling signals judicial support for Japan's beefed up...

  • FUKUI, Japan, Dec 24- A Japanese court on Thursday cleared the way for Kansai Electric Power Co to restart four nuclear reactors, rejecting legal claims against Japan's second-biggest utility to keep the reactors idled over safety concerns. The Fukui District Court overturned an injunction that has prevented the restart of two reactors at Kansai's Takahama...

  • *India set to ratify global treaty on compensation. NEW DELHI, Dec 23- India expects to seal a contract with Westinghouse Electric Co LLC to build six nuclear reactors in the first half of next year, a senior government official said, in a sign its $150 billion dollar nuclear power programme is getting off the ground. But hopes that reactor makers would get billions...

  • LONDON, Dec 18- Britain's last deep coal mine closed on Friday, bringing the curtain down on an industry that once employed more than 1 million miners at over 3,000 collieries. Coal helped Britain become the first modern industrial power, fuelling her factories, steel works, ships and railways in the 19th century, when the country became famous as the workshop of...

  • KALUNDBORG, Denmark, Dec 18- What do the world's largest manufacturer of diabetes drugs, the biggest industrial enzymes producer and a leading offshore power company have in common? Their success has attracted attention globally, with more than 30 corporate and municipal delegations from 20 countries visiting the town this year, including mayors from...

  • *Indian PM turns to Russia for "Make-in- India" push. Russia and India will manufacture 200 Kamov-226T helicopters in a joint venture, a Russian and an Indian government official said, in the first big step for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's campaign to build a domestic industrial base and reduce the military's dependence on expensive imports.

  • MOSCOW, Dec 17- President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia's decision to participate in the construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey would be based on purely commercial considerations. "Questions about this project should be decided on a corporate level... We will not take a single step that would damage our own economic interests, "Putin...

  • BEIJING, Dec 16- China's cabinet approved major clean energy projects including hydropower and nuclear installations, according to a statement issued on Wednesday. The State Council, China's cabinet, gave approval to construction of a nuclear power plant in Fangchenggang in the southern province of Guangxi, and approved the expansion of a nculear power...

  • *Japan, S.Korea plan 61 new coal plants in next 10 years. SEOUL/ TOKYO, Dec 16- Less than a week since signing the global climate deal in Paris, Japan and South Korea are pressing ahead with plans to open scores of new coal-fired power plants, casting doubt on the strength of their commitment to cutting CO2 emissions. Japan, in particular, has been criticised for its lack...

  • *Japan, S.Korea plan 61 new coal plants in next 10 years. SEOUL/ TOKYO, Dec 16- Less than a week since signing the global climate deal in Paris, Japan and South Korea are pressing ahead with plans to open scores of new coal-fired power plants, casting doubt on the strength of their commitment to cutting CO2 emissions. Japan, in particular, has been criticised for its lack...