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Scottish Power to use 100% wind power after sale to Drax

Scottish Power will become the first major UK energy company to generate all its electricity from wind power instead of coal and gas, after selling its final gas and hydro stations to Drax.

read more... 16/10/2018


IEA warns of challenges from Swiss nuclear phase-out

Switzerland's phased withdrawal from nuclear power presents challenges for maintaining its electricity security, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says in the report “Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Switzerland 2018 Review”.

read more... 10/10/2018


Norway household electricity prices increase 35% in 2Q18

The average price of electricity for Norwegian households excluding taxes and grid rent increased by 35 percent in the second quarter of 2018, compared to the same period of last year, according to the Statistics Norway (SSB) on Monday.

read more... 24/09/2018


Daily (21.09.2018): German spot electricity price plunged by 30% on Thursday, on forecasts for higher wind generation

Oil crude futures dropped on Thursday, as President Donald Trump urged Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to reduce prices. Brent crude was 0.9% down at $78.70 a barrel. WTI crude lost 1.1% to 70.32 a barrel, despite a draw in inventories.

read more... 21/09/2018


Daily (18.09.2018): Electricity prices on the curve surged by around 5% on Monday, tracking bullish carbon markets

Oil crude prices fell slightly on Monday, as trade tensions between U.S. and China could have an impact on the global demand. Brent crude ended 0.1% down at $78.05 a barrel, but losses were capped by a cut in Iranian outputs. WTI crude also slipped by 0.1% to $68.91 a barrel.

read more... 18/09/2018