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2014-04-10 12:33:15

Giving the poor access to reliable modern energy offers a better route to address global challenges, climate and energy, scholars say in a new report, Our High-Energy Planet. The report is the first of the Climate Pragmatism project, led by Arizona State University’s Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes in partnership with The Breakthrough Institute. “Climate change can’t be solved on the backs of the world’s poorest people,” said Daniel Sarewitz, a report co-author...

2014-04-02 16:22:32

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Biomass Power in the UK, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy, Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles Biomass Power in the UK, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy, Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles Summary"Biomass Power in the UK, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013...

2014-01-20 04:20:14

THE HAGUE, the Netherlands, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc ("Shell") (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: RDS.B) today announced it has agreed to sell its 8% equity interest in the Wheatstone-Iago Joint Venture and 6.4% interest in the 8.9 million tonnes per annum Wheatstone liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Western Australia for a cash consideration of US$1,135 million to the Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC), subject to closing. Shell...

2013-12-17 23:27:42

As winter sets in across Europe, UK newspapers are reporting that utility companies in Britain are forecasting power blackouts as their reliable capacity drops while rising carbon taxes and subsidies for wind farms make utilities operations unprofitable and the grid unmanageable. Friends of Science say carbon taxes are an unnecessary burden as the sun is the main driver of climate change, not carbon dioxide. Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 As people are shivering under...

2013-12-09 08:22:15

NOTTINGHAM, England, December 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Dual fuel (variable) average increase: 3.7% (GBP48)(1) - Electricity only (variable) average increase: 3.7% (GBP20)(1) - Gas only (variable) average increase: 4.6% (GBP37)(1) E.ON has today announced that from 18th January 2014 its energy prices for existing standard variable dual fuel customers will be on average 3.7% higher. For the second year running E.ON has announced an...

2013-10-03 23:19:46

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Natural Gas Power Generation Market 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Report Details Natural gas is a relatively abundant commodity and is increasingly becoming more available through the growing international trade of LNG and pipeline gas. The advantages of natural gas, such as its lower environmental impact, higher efficiency and flexibility in power supply, are leading to increased demand for natural gas fired...

2013-09-25 20:20:30

LONDON, September 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to reports that the Labour Party would freeze consumer energy prices from 2015 to 2017, ICIS [http://www.icis.com/energy ] data highlights shrinking profit margins for power plants at a time when the UK faces a supply shortfall and needs new plants to be built. ICIS data shows that on average, UK gas-fired power plants are making much less money now than in 2010, and the government's carbon price floor policy, which...

2013-06-25 04:20:38

LONDON, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ICE Endex, a leading Continental European energy exchange, today announced the appointment of the Chairman, as well as a new, independent member to its Supervisory Board. Jacque Lafond, former President and CEO of Total Gas & Power Ltd has been appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Marc M. van 't Noordende, CEO, nkt cables Group has been named as an independent member. The appointments are effective immediately. The following...

2013-04-10 23:02:09

New research report “Greece Renewables Report Q2 2013” created by Business Monitor International (BMI) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 What does the renewables industry in Greece look like? What are the major projects related to the industry? How sustainable energy policy and infrastructure in the country can be characterized? How does the competitive environment look like? What is the capacity of electricity generating in...

2013-04-08 12:22:12

ALLENTOWN, Pa., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With its United Kingdom subsidiary Western Power Distribution preparing for the next price control period, PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) has posted a Web page for investors providing information about the new review process and access to key filings and documents. "Regulated businesses are integral to PPL's long-term growth, and WPD is the largest of our regulated businesses," said Joseph P. Bergstein, Investor Relations vice president. "The new...