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2009-11-20 12:13:00

MANILA, Philippines, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Argentina's electricity sector is in "dire straits" and the country faces major power shortages, not to mention the millions of people along with thousands of Argentine companies who are suffering from horrific garbage problems. The electric and municipal solid waste sectors clearly require "significant investments" in transmission of electricity and waste management. True Green Energy Group and NT Energy who are promoters of world...

2008-10-17 09:00:23

Spanish natural gas major Gas Natural has announced that the government of Argentina has raised the tariffs charged by its Argentine subsidiary Gas Natural BAN. The hike, which will apply to domestic and industrial customers and to vehicular natural gas, ranges from 10% to 30% depending on consumption levels, and will apply from September 1, 2008. In June 2005, the company agreed with the Argentine government to renegotiate its contract, ending the freeze on tariffs imposed in 2002....

2008-10-06 03:00:24

Italian utility Enel Energia has introduced a new range of e-light plans to increase its focus on offering guaranteed prices to electricity customers. According to the company, under the e-light plan, which fixes electricity prices for two years, prices have not changed following the recent increase in regulated rates, remaining at their launch level of E0.09 per kWh for the energy component. Under the e-light bioraria plan, the cost of the energy component per kWh is E0.07 during the...

2008-08-29 06:00:51

The French government has recently agreed for state-owned energy supplier EDF to increase its prices for both business and residential customers. This has led some analysts to point to the relatively large increase by French standards as a sign that the French government is trying to move energy prices towards a market-based price, and eventually remove regulated tariffs. While the price changes are significant for commercial users, reaching 8% for large businesses, the agreed increase is a...

2008-08-14 15:00:54

EDF has announced that effective August 15, 2008, French households will see official electricity prices rise on an average E0.22 per kWh for a tariff increase of 2%. The French utility major stated that, on an average, the impact of this price increase on a family living in an apartment or house will be less than E0.50, including valued added tax (VAT) per month without electric heating, and less than E1.50 per month including VAT with electric heating. The price increase is in...

2008-07-26 00:00:34

By David Prosser Deputy Business Editor EDF ENERGY, one of the UK's biggest suppliers of gas and electricity, confirmed customers' worst fears yesterday with swingeing increases in the cost of its energy bills that are almost certain to be followed by rivals. EDF, which has five million customers in the UK, is to raise gas bills by 22 per cent with immediate effect, while electricity bills will rise by 17 per cent. Ann Robinson, the director of consumer policy at the price comparison...

2008-07-25 18:00:51

ENERGY supplier EDF has increased its electricity prices by 17 per cent and its gas prices by 22 per cent, it announced today. The company blamed record wholesale energy costs for the increases, which come into effect immediately. Eva Eisenschimmel, chief operating officer of EDF Energy customers branch, said: "Record world oil prices have continued to drive up wholesale gas prices. "Alongside unprecedented rises in wholesale coal and electricity costs, this has impacted hugely on the...

2008-07-25 18:00:51

ENERGY supplier EDF has increased its electricity prices by 17% and its gas prices by 22%, it announced today. The company blamed record wholesale energy costs for the increases, which come into effect immediately. Eva Eisenschimmel, chief operating officer of EDF Energy customers branch, said: "Record world oil prices have continued to drive up wholesale gas prices. "Alongside unprecedented rises in wholesale coal and electricity costs, this has impacted hugely on the cost of...


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