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    1. August 13, 2013

      Eon warns of more plant closures as first-half profits fall 42%

      Eon blamed a decline in European wholesale power prices and the boom in renewable energy for a fall in first-half earnings...

    2. July 31, 2013

      Fiat effort to buy full control of Chrysler hits legal speed bump

      Fiat is likely to go to trial to settle a dispute over the price of shares in Chrysler owned by a retirement fund in a move...

    1. July 28, 2013

      Northeast awaits offshore wind policy

      The government will publish its offshore wind strategy this week. People in the industry have expressed hopes that, after...

    2. July 12, 2013

      UK’s nuclear sector to be boosted by NuGen stake sale

      Bids for a stake in NuGen, the nuclear joint venture between Spanish utility Iberdrola and France’s GDF Suez, are expected...

    3. July 4, 2013

      Batista begins shake-up of troubled empire

      Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista on Thursday kicked off what is expected to be a wholesale restructuring of his heavily...

    4. June 29, 2013

      PPF to take on UK Coal pensions

      The bulk of Britain’s coal industry is set to end up in the hands of the Pension Protection Fund with UK Coal Operations,...

    5. June 27, 2013

      RWE set for Gazprom rebate

      RWE is set to receive a rebate from Gazprom after an arbitration tribunal ruled the German utility had overpaid since 2010...

    6. June 26, 2013

      TAP clinches Azeri gas pipeline deal

      Nabucco West, one of Europe’s most ambitious infrastructure projects, has lost out to a rival in the contest to supply...

    7. June 5, 2013

      A cap on Gazprom’s ambitions

      It is more than 20 years since Lithuania broke free from the Soviet Union. But the Baltic state remains tethered to Moscow,...

    8. June 2, 2013

      German court ruling sparks fall in voting at annual meetings

      International fund managers are refusing to use their share votes at annual meetings of German listed companies following a...

    9. May 23, 2013

      Urenco privatisation given go-ahead by Dutch authorities

      The Dutch government on Thursday removed the final obstacle to a full privatisation of Urenco, saying it would join other...

    10. May 22, 2013

      Commodities traders acquire power stations

      The Swiss-based commodities traders are expanding into assets, buying or leasing anything from refineries to pipelines and...

    11. May 10, 2013

      Hochtief helps Dax make further gains

      European stocks climbed to their highest level in nearly five years this week, with ACS and Nokia among the biggest gainers....

    12. May 8, 2013

      Batista sells $850m stake in troubled oil assets to Petronas

      Eike Batista has sold a $850m stake in his troubled oil assets to Malaysia’s state-run Petronas as Brazil’s once richest man...

    13. May 8, 2013

      Eon’s earnings weighed down by fossil-fuelled operations

      Eon reported a small drop in first-quarter earnings, reflecting lower margins in fossil-fuelled power generation and lower...

    14. May 6, 2013

      Weak German data soften cement groups

      Europe’s stocks slipped off five-year highs as a sharp reminder of the continent’s growth problems helped to stall a...

    15. May 3, 2013

      Germany’s Eon relaunches in-house commodities trading arm

      Eon, the largest German utility by sales, is relaunching its in-house trading business, aiming to build a global presence at...

    16. April 30, 2013

      UK Coal Operations seeks liquidation after colliery’s closure

      UK Coal Operations, the company that runs two of the last three deep pits in Britain, has warned that it is in danger of...

    17. April 28, 2013

      Urenco: cue the nostalgia

      It’s been ages since we had a good old-fashioned privatisation. The trend during the past few years has been in the opposite...

    18. April 22, 2013

      Physics of splitting nuclear group

      It has been under discussion for years but the sale of Britain’s stake in Urenco, the uranium enrichment company, is likely...

    19. April 18, 2013

      CVC buys back German metering group

      British-based private equity investor CVC Capital is buying back a German metering company it sold to rival Charterhouse six...

    20. April 16, 2013

      EU carbon vote dooms plan for market fix

      The European parliament’s rejection of a proposal to prop up sagging prices in the world’s largest carbon market was in...

    21. April 11, 2013

      UK makes case for EU carbon plan

      Rejecting a plan to shore up the EU’s troubled carbon market will imperil investments in green technologies, said Ed Davey,...

    22. April 11, 2013

      Inside Business: Hungary a nightmare for foreign groups

      Hungary has made headlines recently for constitutional changes that critics say could weaken democracy. For investors,...

    23. March 28, 2013

      Germany’s Eon boosts struggling Batista

      Germany’s largest utility, Eon, has agreed to invest up to R$2bn ($991m) in Eike Batista’s power company MPX as the...

    24. March 27, 2013

      Allianz to buy Turkish insurer for €684m

      Allianz has boosted its position in Turkey through a €684m deal to buy non-life and pensions businesses from Yapi Kredi bank...

    25. March 20, 2013

      Batista struggles to win over investors

      In his autobiography the Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista praises his two most important business partners: Brazil and the...

    26. March 17, 2013

      European gas projects falter on low demand

      The eurozone crisis has set back European Union plans to diversify gas supplies by more than a decade, according to one of...

    27. March 13, 2013

      Eon and RWE: picking between the pair

      It is tricky having to choose between Laurel and Hardy, say, or Bogart and Bacall. They go so much better together. But if...

    28. March 13, 2013

      Eon calls for action on gas-fired plants

      Eon, the German utility, has called on European governments to help operators of gas-fired power plants, who are suffering...

    29. March 5, 2013

      RWE to quit oil and gas exploration

      RWE, the German utility, is pulling out of oil and gas exploration to help cut debt and capital expenditure as it grapples...

    30. March 4, 2013

      Urenco chief radiates zeal for innovation

      Helmut Engelbrecht has spent the best part of his career working in one of the most tightly regulated industries in the...

    31. March 3, 2013

      Statoil warns of political danger to gas

      Europe’s second-largest supplier of natural gas has warned that future investment in new production is at risk because of...

    32. February 18, 2013

      Natixis soars on special dividend hopes

      Shares in French investment bank Natixis soared on Monday after it announced the sale of its stake in the regional savings...

    33. February 17, 2013

      Bristol Port diversifies away from coal

      Bristol Port will lose one of its biggest customers in the next few weeks, when the last coal shipment bound for the Didcot...

    34. February 10, 2013

      Dong eyes partial sale of London Array stake

      Denmark’s Dong Energy is on the brink of selling a £500m stake in its London Array offshore wind farm to one of the world’s...

    35. February 4, 2013

      EDF insists nuclear plans on track

      EDF Energy has insisted its plans to build up to four nuclear reactors in the UK would not be derailed by the decision of...

    36. February 4, 2013

      Nuclear power: fission for investors

      Is there nobody willing to pay up to keep the lights on? The decision by Centrica on Monday not to invest in new UK nuclear...

    37. January 30, 2013

      Fiat scraps dividend to save money

      Fiat’s European woes showed little sign of let up as the Italian carmaker that owns US Chrysler said it would scrap its...

    38. January 30, 2013

      Eon eyes closure of gas-fired power plant

      Eon, Germany’s biggest utility by revenues, is considering the closure of one of Europe’s most modern gas-fired power...

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