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EDF terminates nuclear electricity supply contracts

French utility EDF has notified three energy suppliers - Alpiq, Gazel Energie and Total Direct Energie - of the termination of their contracts under a mechanism that allows rival suppliers to buy electricity produced by EDF's nuclear power plants. The suppliers had sought to invoke the force majeure clause in their supply contracts with EDF.

read more... 04/06/2020

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Biomass takes record share of UK grid in May

Biomass-fired power took a record share of the UK generation mix for the second consecutive month in May. Overall UK power demand continued to decline as the country remained in lockdown to limit the spread of Covid-19.

read more... 02/06/2020

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French nuclear output slumps to multi-year low in May

French nuclear output hit its lowest point since 2012 in May, falling 22.4% year on year to 24.6 TWh, as power demand remains affected by the coronavirus crisis, preliminary data from TSO RTE data showed on Monday.

read more... 02/06/2020

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Biomass takes record 14% share of UK power mix

The previous record of UK biomass generation was set earlier this year, according to a new report.

read more... 29/05/2020

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Uniper signs contract for planned German LNG terminal

German power producer Uniper has signed a contract to build and charter an LNG terminal vessel for a planned project in Wilhelmshaven with Japanese partner Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), it said on Tuesday.

read more... 27/05/2020

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