Protecting the environment by reducing our dependency on fossil fuels

04/06/2010 15:32 Renewable


Nowadays, energy cost continues to grow and we should avoid an anticipated energy crisis by efficiently reducing our dependence on fossil energies.

In April, natural gas prices in France increased by 10% and are likely to grow by 4% in July. As for the electricity prices, EDF eventually sees electricity tariffs up 20%. As to may efficiently reduce our dependency on fluctuating and polluting fossil energies, by cutting CO2 emissions to a fourth by 2010, France could start with making its buildings “low energy consuming” and go for renewable energies which would become profitable in less than 11 years. As almost half resources of primary energy consumed in France are used for buildings and represent 23% of national CO2 emissions.

Olkiluoto EPR start-up delayed by final checks

11/11/2019 10:17:00

Areva-Siemens has told TVO the final verification of the mechanical, electrical and the instrumentation and control (I&C) systems has to be done carefully and to a high standard.


Endesa's EGPE commissions 252 MW of Spanish PV farms

11/11/2019 10:15:00

Enel Green Power Espana (EGPE) has connected to the grid six 42-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) farms it recently finished building in the Spanish region of Extremadura, parent company Endesa SA announced today.


Daily (08.11.2019): NBP spot jumped by 5.5% on Thursday amid higher demand and weaker Norwegian pipeline supply

08/11/2019 10:11:00

Crude oil prices firmed on Thursday, amid optimistic signs from China suggesting that the trade deal with the U.S. is moving closer to a much-awaited conclusion, raising hopes for a stronger crude demand. Under such circumstances, WTI futures spiked by 1.4% to $57.15 a barrel, while Brent crude inched up by 0.9% at $62.29 a barrel.