NEW YORK-- Shares of Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. rose in heavy trading Friday after the Chinese company said it reached a deal to supply modules for a solar project in Southeast Asia.» Read More
PARIS, April 25- French nuclear group Areva. said on Thursday it had signed an agreement with China to build a nuclear fuel recycling facility there and raised the possibility of building a new reactor type with the Chinese.
Cement stocks were strong after positive announcements from Maple Leaf Cement and Fecto Cement. Hub Power Company Ltd and Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd also announced healthy results, said dealer Samar Iqbal at Topline Securities. Maple Leaf Cement rose 3.45 percent to 19.50 rupees and Hub Power Company Ltd was up 1.51 percent to 54.50 rupees.
NEW DELHI, April 25- State-run Coal India, which produces around 80 percent of the country's coal, will import the fuel in 2013/ 14 for the first time, two senior company sources said on Thursday, after a pricing deal on its supply obligations with power producers.
OSLO, April 25- Nordic spot power prices eased slightly as imports increased from Germany, which was partly offset by expected lower wind output, analysts at Point Carbon said on Thursday. Friday delivery came out at 40.18 euros per megawatt-hour on the Nordic power exchange, slightly less than 40.72 euros for Thursday.
In over-the-counter trade, Czech day ahead fell 3.4 percent to 31 euros, representing about a 70 cent discount to neighbouring Germany. Further along the curve, the Czech Cal' 14 tracked carbon higher, gaining 15 cents to 38.80 euros on the Prague- based Power Exchange Central Europe.
SARAJEVO, April 25- International Finance Corporation will decide in May whether to grant 104 million euros in loans to wind projects that will help Serbia and Croatia boost their energy mix and rely less on imports.
April 25- For a full statement on the results of Datang International Power Generation Co Ltd, which operates coal-fired power plants that supply electricity to Beijing and industrial cities in northern China, please click on:.
SARAJEVO, April 25- Britain- based trading and investment group Energy Financing Team received a permit on Thursday to build a 35 megawatt hydro-power plant on the Neretva river in southeastern Bosnia at a cost of 120 million Bosnian marka.
WARSAW, April 25- Owners at Poland's state-controlled utility, Enea, decided on a dividend payout at 0.36 zlotys per share from 2012 profits, in line with the management's board recommendation, the company said on Thursday.
FRANKFURT, April 25- E.ON' s modern but unprofitable Irsching gas-fired power station in Bavaria, southern Germany, looks set to remain open as a reserve power plant under a deal hammered out with regulators and politicians, sources close to the talks said.
*Coal revenue was down 17 percent. April 23- Coal shipments by Norfolk Southern Corp fell sharply in the first quarter, but the U.S. railroad still posted a higher profit on increased transport of goods. Coal revenue was down 17 percent in the quarter for Norfolk, due to lower prices and demand.
April 23- The operator of the U.S. Midwest power grid said Tuesday it expects to have enough power to serve homes and businesses this summer. In its summer assessment, the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, the grid operator, forecast it would have a 28.1 percent reserve margin, which is nearly double the grid's 14.2 percent requirement.
CARACAS, April 23- President Nicolas Maduro's government declared a 90- day "emergency" in Venezuela's electricity sector on Tuesday to speed up infrastructure work and equipment imports needed to prevent politically-contentious power cuts.
TOURNEMIRE, France, April 23- A long slow retreat from nuclear power in France or indecision over policy could be very risky as skilled staff retire and young people reject careers with an uncertain future, the state-funded atomic safety research institute said.
*Signed nuclear cooperation deals with France, Korea, China, and Argentina. DUBAI, April 23- Saudi Arabia's atomic energy ambitions are grand enough to grant several reactor vendors multi-billion dollar contracts to keep them busy building in the desert for decades.
LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 23- Asia's coal markets are starting to resemble Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett's absurdist play where the main characters wait in vain for something that doesn't happen.
The test's location at Three Mile Island outside Harrisburg, Pennsylvania- the site of the worst commercial nuclear accident in U.S. history- had no special significance, according to state and federal officials.
Revenue up slightly to $35 billion, beats Street. April 19- General Electric Co cut the profit growth estimate for its core industrial businesses on Friday, citing weakness in Europe and sliding wind turbine sales, unnerving Wall Street and pushing its stock down in morning trading.
General Electric Co cuts its estimate for profit growth in its core industrial units, citing weakness in Europe and sliding wind turbine sales, unnerving Wall Street and pushing its stock down in morning trading. (GENERALELECTRIC-RESULTS/, moving shortly, by Ernest Scheyder, 1,000 words). McDonald's sees no restaurant rebound in April.
April 18- The New York Public Service Commission on Thursday approved a plan to build the Champlain Hudson transmission line, which will be capable of moving 1,000 megawatts of hydropower from Québec to New York City.