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German coal imports could fall 10% in 2019 in face of rising renewable power

Germany’s hard coal imports may fall for the fourth year in a row this year and by around 10% from 2018 levels, importers’ group VDKi forecast on Thursday, citing competition from renewable energy and slack demand from steelmakers.

read more... 19/07/2019

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France's Akuo Energy, IEL Energie sign MoU to develop wind farm in Serbia

France's Akuo Energy and IEL Energie have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Serbia's autonomous province of Vojvodina for the construction of the Basaid wind farm, Serbian energy minister Aleksandar Antic said.

read more... 18/07/2019

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Equinor and partners begin production from Norwegian Sea’s Trestakk field

Equinor Energy and its partners ExxonMobil and Vår Energi have started production from the Trestakk field in the Norwegian Sea on time and under budget.

read more... 17/07/2019

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Engie pushes back outage of Belgian Tihange 1 nuclear reactor

Engie Electrabel, the Belgian subsidiary of French energy group Engie, has postponed the planned outage of one of its nuclear reactors due to a delay in the delivery of some required parts, a spokesman said on Tuesday.

read more... 17/07/2019

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Aker Energy secures funding for offshore oil project in Ghana

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), an infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, has decided to finance Aker Energy’s deepwater project located offshore Ghana by investing in $100 million of convertible bond notes with a commitment to participate in follow on fund raising activities.

read more... 16/07/2019

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