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Green light set for $2.6 billion Scottish wind power project

Scotland’s Court of Session approved the Scottish offshore wind power project Neart na Gaoithe after a two-year court battle with the Royal Society for the Protection of the Birds (RSPB).

read more... 20/07/2017

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Norway government wins court appeal over lowered gas pipeline tariffs

A lawsuit brought by Solveig Gas, Silex Gas, Njord Gas Infrastructure and Infragas against the Norwegian government was ruled in favour of the government. The plaintiffs argued that Norway’s cut in gas pipeline tariff would cost them 15 billion Norwegian crowns ($1.8 billion) in lost earnings through 2028, which was illegal.

read more... 03/07/2017

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German utilities to get several billions of euros in nuclear tax refunds

Germany's Constitutional Court ruled that the nuclear fuel tax is illegal on 7 June, raising the prospect of 6.3 billion euros refund to utilities and up to 1.5 billion euros in interest payments.

read more... 13/06/2017

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Iberdrola price fixing claim examined by Spain's high court

Spain's High Court declared on Thursday it is inspecting a claim by the anti-corruption prosecutor of supposed electricity price manipulation by utility Iberdrola in late 2013.

read more... 11/05/2017

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Italy gives the go-ahead to TAP pipeline

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), the final piece of the $40 billion Southern Gas Corridor which will transport Caspian natural gas to Europe, received the green light from one of the top Italian courts despite appeals by local authorities in southern Italy who wanted to move the landfall.

read more... 28/03/2017

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