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Norway may tax power exports to keep domestic prices down

Norway's government said on Wednesday it would consider taxing electricity exports and impose other changes to its energy market to preserve more power for domestic use and keep a lid on prices.

read more... 16/02/2023


Countries warn EU against 'crisis mode' overhaul of energy market

Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Estonia, Finland, Luxembourg and Latvia have warned Brussels not to rush into major changes to the European Union's electricity market in response to the energy crisis, calling instead for limited tweaks to the system.

read more... 14/02/2023


Norway to apply new energy-saving measures

The Norwegian government will introduce stricter energy-saving measures for power producers in circumstances when hydropower reservoir levels are anticipated to be low, with the possibility of reducing power exports during periods of shortages.

read more... 30/01/2023


UK must review decision to block UK-France power cable project

Britain must review its refusal to grant development consent for a high-voltage undersea power cable project linking Britain and France, London's High Court ruled on Tuesday.

read more... 26/01/2023


Germany's electricity price cap to cost 14.5 bln eur until May

Germany plans to spend 14.5 billion euros ($15.75 billion) to finance its electricity price cap until May, a government document seen by Reuters showed, as part of a relief package Berlin set out last year to shield households and firms from surging energy prices.

read more... 25/01/2023