Italy’s antitrust body blocks ERG’s 188 million euro sale of gas, hydro plant to Enel

The new logo of Italy’s biggest utility Enel is seen in Milan, April 17, 2016. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 23 (Reuters) – Italy’s antitrust regulator on Friday blocked the sale of renewable energy group ERG’s (ERG.MI) 188 million-euro ($182.17 million) unit, which housed its gas and … Read more

China warns coal companies against dual contracts, keep prices stable

Chimneys of coal-fired power plant are seen next to residential houses at night in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China, January 28, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Sept 15 (Reuters) – China’s state economic planner on Thursday warned coal companies operating at ports in the Bohai Bay region … Read more

Czech minister wants power price limits for industry as part of broader aid

Czech Finance Minister Zbynek Stanjura takes part in a European Union finance ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium, July 12, 2022. REUTERS/Yves Herman Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PRAGUE, Sept 11 (Reuters) – The Czech government will look at putting a limit on industrial electricity bills at the same time as it … Read more

Denmark to offer $13 billion in guarantees to energy companies

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register COPENHAGEN, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Denmark plans to provide 100 billion Danish crowns ($13.4 billion) in guarantees to energy firms challenged by soaring energy prices, the government said on Thursday. The guarantees are aimed at securing the necessary liquidity for companies facing major collateral requirements triggered … Read more

Supply constraints delaying US solar sector’s boom from new climate law – market report

An aerial view shows solar panels made by First Solar, during a tour of the Overland Park Solar Array in Toledo, Ohio, US, October 5, 2021. Picture taken with a drone. Picture taken October 5, 2021. REUTERS/Dane Rhys/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 8 (Reuters) – US solar energy … Read more

PKN Orlen invests in high-tech wind turbine and infrastructure inspection companies

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GDANSK, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Poland’s biggest oil refiner PKN Orlen (PKN.WA) has invested in two companies that make systems that improve wind turbine efficiency and carry out automated infrastructure inspections. The investments are in Eologix Sensor Technology and Invert Robotics Group and were made through … Read more

US power use to reach record high in 2022 as economy grows -EIA

Power lines are shown as California consumers prepare for more possible outages following weekend outages to reduce system strain during a brutal heat wave amid the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Carlsbad, California, US, August 17, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 7 (Reuters) – US power … Read more

India to start economic partnership talks with Bangladesh

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI, Sept 6 (Reuters) – India will start talks on a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) with Bangladesh, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, aiming to finalize it when the South Asian nation graduates to become a developing country by. 2026. Bangladesh is … Read more

Italy’s industry lobby warns of “economic earthquake” from energy prices

Docks are seen during sunset at the Industrial port of Marghera in the lagoon of Venice, northern Italy, January 6, 2017. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MILAN, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Italy must respond to an “economic earthquake” from rising energy costs, the head of the country’s business lobby … Read more

China coal shares soar as investors bet economics trump emissions

Imported coal is seen lifted by cranes from a coal cargo ship at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China July 26, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Investors are snapping up China’s coal stocks, betting the country’s urgency to revive economic growth will override … Read more