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#PEGAS to launch time spread products on its futures markets in January

#PEGAS to launch time spread products on its futures markets in January

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, has announced the introduction of time spread contracts on its futures markets on 24 January in order to further support its growth in derivatives. The new products will be available through the Trayport Global Vision trading platform, as well as the Straight Through Processing (STP) registration […]

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In #Belarus, #Rosatom is ‘building a crematorium’

In #Belarus, #Rosatom is ‘building a crematorium’

| December 12, 2016 | 4 Comments

A huge new building is currently under construction in a greenfield part of Belarus. It is surrounded by rolling agricultural land and situated in an ecologically pristine region of the country’s north, writes Martin Banks. But, even before it has been completed, this latest addition to the Belarus skyline is already the subject of fierce […]

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EU nations near compromise on how to counter #Russia gas supply risks

EU nations near compromise on how to counter #Russia gas supply risks

| December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

EU nations are edging toward a compromise on a proposal to guard against gas supply disruptions, agreeing to share details on contracts and cooperate across borders, the Slovak presidency said on Monday (5 December), writes Alissa de Carbonnel. Cuts in gas supplies from Russia in 2006 and 2009 exposed the bloc’s vulnerability – particularly in […]

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Commission puts #EUClimate targets at risk

Commission puts #EUClimate targets at risk

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Commission’s energy package could slow down renewable energy growth. Companies, but also private consumers and citizen’s cooperatives need clarity for their investments into renewable energies, warns S&D-Member of the European Parliament Jo Leinen ahead of tomorrow’s presentation of the Commission’s energy law proposals. “Market access for renewable energies should not be hampered. And […]

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#OPEC – will it or won’t it?

#OPEC – will it or won’t it?

| November 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is currently at the centre of a fierce “will it, won’t it” debate, writes Martin Banks. The question is: will it agree a cut in production at its summit on Wednesday? The oil price is predicted by the International Energy Agency to jump to as much as $60 […]

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Commission clears Czech support scheme for #RenewableEnergy

Commission clears Czech support scheme for #RenewableEnergy

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has approved a support scheme for installations producing renewable energy built in the Czech Republic between 2006 and 2012 under EU state aid rules. The Commission concluded the measure would further EU energy and climate goals without unduly distorting competition. In December 2014, the Czech Republic notified to the Commission a support […]

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#Trump to ‘free up’ and ‘fire up’ clean coal

#Trump to ‘free up’ and ‘fire up’ clean coal

| November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

US President-Elect Donald Trump has said that among his first actions when sworn in as president on 1 January will be to “free up” and “fire up” clean coal, writes Martin Banks.  Trump has vowed to “cancel job-killing” limitations on the production of American energy, including clean coal, creating “many millions” of high paying jobs […]

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