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Utilities Nuclear Energy

  • ZURICH, May 17- Switzerland votes on Sunday on a new energy law, titled "Energy Strategy 2050," that includes billions of Swiss francs in subsidies to support new renewable supplies and energy efficiency, while banning new nuclear power plants. *Bans new nuclear power plants ahead of the eventual phase out of Switzerland's five plants, with the first closing in...

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  • *Power prices in Britain, Germany seen lower, more stable. *Norway- Germany cable to run below capacity for 5 years. Statnett is building two 1.4 gigawatt subsea cables to Germany and Britain to start up in 2020 and 2021 respectively, with each cable costing up to 2 billion euros.

  • ESSEN, Germany, May 15- RWE has sold the bulk of its 2018, 2019 and 2020 power generation from nuclear and brown coal-fired plants in Germany, the utility's first-quarter earnings report showed on Monday. *For 2018 it hedged more than 90 percent of German power volumes at around 27 euros per megawatt hour, for 2019 more than 80 percent at 26 euros/ MWh and for 2020 over...

  • JOHANNESBURG, May 13- South Africa plans to sign new, more transparent nuclear power agreements with five foreign countries after a high court blocked a deal with Russia due to a lack of oversight, the energy ministry said on Saturday. South Africa signed intergovernmental agreements with Russia, France, China, South Korea and the United States in 2014 as part of...

  • JOHANNESBURG, May 13- South Africa's energy ministry will not appeal a high court ruling blocking an agreement with Russia to build nuclear power reactors but will sign revised pacts and continue with nuclear plans, it said in a statement on Saturday. South Africa signed intergovernmental agreements with Russia, France, China, South Korea and the United States...

  • JOHANNESBURG, May 13- South Africa's energy ministry will not appeal a high court ruling blocking an agreement with Russia to build nuclear power reactors but will sign revised pacts and continue with nuclear plans, it said in a statement on Saturday. South Africa signed intergovernmental agreements with Russia, France, China, South Korea and the United States...

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  • SOFIA, May 11- Bulgaria is seeking private investors to build a nuclear power plant on the Danube River, which was cancelled five years ago, Prime Minister Boiko Borisov said during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. Sofia cancelled the Belene project in 2012 after failing to find foreign investors and under pressure from Brussels...

  • SOFIA, May 11- Bulgaria is seeking private investors to build a nuclear power plant on the Danube River, which was cancelled five years ago, Prime Minister Boiko Borisov said during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. Sofia cancelled the Belene project in 2012 after failing to find foreign investors and under pressure from Brussels...

  • SOFIA, May 11- Bulgaria is seeking private investors to build a nuclear power plant on the Danube River, which was canceled five years ago, Prime Minister Boiko Borisov said during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. Sofia canceled the Belene project in 2012 after failing to find foreign investors and under pressure from Brussels and...

  • SOFIA, May 11- Bulgaria is seeking private investors to build a nuclear power plant on the Danube River, which was canceled five years ago, Prime Minister Boiko Borisov said during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. Sofia canceled the Belene project in 2012 after failing to find foreign investors and under pressure from Brussels and...

  • TOKYO, May 11- Japan's Tokyo Electric Power Co said on Thursday it will seek partners for its nuclear business as part of a recovery plan after the Fukushima disaster of six years ago brought the utility to its knees and put it under state control. Central to its efforts to boost profits and pay for the costs of the disaster is the restart of its Kashiwazaki-Kariwa...

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  • *UK to host two of Europe's largest projects. LONDON, May 10- Britain is emerging as a hotbed for utility-scale battery development, with two of Europe's three biggest projects under way there and several companies joining a race that could shake up the energy market. In the UK the challenge is especially acute because the buffer between supply and demand is...

  • FRANKFURT, May 9- Energy groups E.ON and EnBW are tearing down their nuclear plants at massive cost following Germany's decision to abandon nuclear power by 2022, but they are seeking to turn a burden into business by exporting their newfound dismantling skills. Germany is the only country in the world to dump the technology as a direct consequence of Japan's...

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  • *Startup of first UAE nuclear reactor delayed by months. *UAE nuclear operator Nawah struggling to get licence. When the deal was negotiated in 2008-09, the APR1400 reactor model that KEPCO offered in Abu Dhabi existed on paper, but the first model of the new series was set to go online at South Korea's Shin Kori nuclear station in 2013, well ahead of the planned...

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