Latest Nordic energy market Stories

2008-10-08 15:00:33

By DOUGLAS HAMILTON BRITISH Energy said yesterday that its power output in the first half fell compared with the same period in 2007 because of repairs at two of its power stations, although it still met management forecasts. The nuclear power generator, which has agreed to a GBP12.5bn takeover by the French state-owned power group EDF, said total output during the six months to September 28 was 22.7 terawatt hours (TWh), of which 19.2 TWh was nucleargenerated and 3.5 TWh came from the...

2006-04-21 00:30:00

By Simon Johnson STOCKHOLM -- Twenty years after Sweden alerted the world to the meltdown at Chernobyl, it aims to phase out nuclear power and end dependency on fossil fuels, putting the country in the vanguard of green energy policy. With soaring oil prices, rising demand, uncertain supply and the need to cut greenhouse gas emissions, energy is in focus and the European Union is calling for coordinated policy. But the Nordic region -- united by history, a shared concern for the environment...

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The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.