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    1. November 26, 2014

      Changing of the guard at the top of the French energy sector

      Power of four There is a rarely seen simultaneous changing of the guard taking place at the top of the powerful French...

    2. November 18, 2014

      EDF in fresh delay for flagship nuclear plant

      French state-owned nuclear company EDF has delayed by a year construction of its flagship next generation plant in...

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    1. November 18, 2014

      Saudi Electric in talks to acquire stake in Hinkley Point C

      One of Saudi Arabia’s biggest power companies is in talks to acquire a stake in a new UK nuclear power plant, potentially...

    2. October 17, 2014

      Week in Review, October 18

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. UBS in talks over forex investigation...

    3. October 15, 2014

      French government ousts Proglio at EDF

      France’s socialist government is to oust Henri Proglio as chief executive of EDF, replacing him with Jean-Bernard Lévy, the...

    4. October 9, 2014

      The best in-house legal teams are coming up with revenue-generating ideas

      The annual publication of law firms’ fees and profits are an exciting event for partners. They use the infamous PEP (profits...

    5. October 8, 2014

      German energy market a disaster, says EDF chief

      Germany’s energy market is a “disaster” and one of its two biggest power companies is “more or less dead”, the head of the...

    6. October 8, 2014

      Brussels backs Hinkley Point C as cost forecasts soar

      Britain won EU approval for a new nuclear power plant in Somerset on Wednesday, allowing the government to commit to 35...

    7. October 3, 2014

      Coal-fired generator qualifies for UK standby power list

      Coal-fired power producer, Drax, and French energy group, EDF, have qualified for a UK scheme to reward power companies for...

    8. October 2, 2014

      Tougher terms planned for Hinkley Point nuclear power plant

      Tougher profit clawback clauses are to be added to Britain’s Hinkley Point nuclear power plant contract, as ministers try to...

    9. September 28, 2014

      Nerves of steel and taking the long view are useful attributes of energy groups

      As if the technical challenges of managing oil and gasfields, nuclear power stations and electricity grid systems were not...

    10. September 22, 2014

      UK agrees deal with EU on new Hinkley Point nuclear power plant

      Britain has agreed terms with Brussels to secure approval for billions of pounds of public funding for Hinkley Point, the...

    11. September 4, 2014

      Nuclear power plant warning puts spotlight on UK supply plans

      A warning from EDF Energy that four of its nuclear reactors might be out of action until the end of the year has refocused...

    12. FT Alphaville

      September 4, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Dear eurozone, why can’t we all just get along?: David brings us some pre-ECB musings...

    13. September 4, 2014

      Nuclear outage heightens UK energy supply fears

      Concerns over Britain’s energy capacity shortage deepened on Thursday when EDF Energy warned that the impact of shutting...

    14. September 2, 2014

      UK seeks emergency electricity supplies

      Emergency supplies of electricity are being sought by the National Grid for this winter because of the threat of shortages...

    15. August 11, 2014

      EDF Energy shuts down four UK nuclear reactors

      EDF Energy has shut down four of its UK reactors – a quarter of its total nuclear generating capacity – after discovering a...

    16. July 31, 2014

      EDF boosted by higher nuclear output

      EDF held steady its full-year guidance despite last month’s decision by the socialist French government to block a planned...

    17. July 14, 2014

      Nestlé warns water scarcity ‘more urgent’ than climate change

      World leaders must make water scarcity a bigger priority than climate change because the problem is far more urgent than...

    18. May 28, 2014

      Green bond credentials under scrutiny

      What makes a “green” bond green? The question has arisen with renewed force since GDF Suez, the French power company, this...

    19. May 26, 2014

      Chinese project points way ahead for EPR nuclear technology

      When Chinese planners decided to build a nuclear power plant on a rain-lashed cove in the south of the country, they simply...

    20. May 26, 2014

      EDF: on standby

      Traders like surges and blackouts. Investors prefer a nice steady flow of economic energy. EDF shares have returned 65 per...

    21. May 20, 2014

      Bond markets join the green revolution

      The corporate green bond market is forecast to reach $20bn this year, double the size of last year’s issuance, according to...

    22. May 7, 2014

      Veolia chief quashes Suez Environnement merger rumours

      The chief executive of Veolia, the world’s biggest water and waste utility by sales, shot down rumours that the company was...

    23. May 7, 2014

      Europe’s nuclear sector looks worldwide to keep skills sharp

      In a few weeks two 500-tonne steam generators will be hoisted into the reactor hall at Europe’s first next-generation...

    24. February 28, 2014

      Big six energy companies told to hand back customers’ cash

      The UK’s big six energy suppliers have to been told to redouble their efforts to hand back more than £400m owed to domestic...

    25. February 26, 2014

      Energy regulator Ofgem forces trading rules on ‘big six’ suppliers

      The UK energy regulator will next month force the “big six” suppliers to trade wholesale power twice daily in an attempt to...

    26. February 13, 2014

      EDF investment spending to peak in 2015

      French state-owned utility EDF said its investment spending would start to fall from next year as new projects came online...

    27. January 31, 2014

      UK nuclear deal with EDF could waste £17.6bn, says Brussels

      Britain is potentially wasting up to £17.6bn of taxpayer support on a new nuclear plant that would be profitable without it,...

    28. December 23, 2013

      Commodities rush loses lustre for Wall Street

      The veteran banking analyst Brad Hintz published a set of research reports in 2005 about commodities trading at Goldman...

    29. December 18, 2013

      Brussels launches probe into UK nuclear guarantee offered to EDF

      Brussels has launched a full investigation into whether Britain is providing up to £17bn of potentially illegal public...

    30. December 15, 2013

      Westinghouse to buy 50 per cent stake in NuGen

      Westinghouse, the Japanese-owned engineering group, will announce within days that it is buying a big stake in one of the...

    31. November 29, 2013

      Big six to limit rise in household energy bills in return for reforms

      Most of Britain’s big energy companies will announce within days that household power bills will rise by less than expected...

    32. November 25, 2013

      French mood cools on nuclear question

      The oil shock of the early 1970s prompted a revolution in the French energy sector. With few natural energy resources of its...

    33. November 12, 2013

      Energy companies feel the heat amid anger over price increases

      Energy companies are now trusted less than banks and car salesmen amid increasingly hostile political attacks which on...

    34. November 12, 2013

      EDF says UK price rises contingent on ‘Eco’ green scheme costs

      EDF Energy called for a “comprehensive review” of the costs of government green schemes, as the company announced a...

    35. November 12, 2013

      EDF’s price increase of 3.9% lower than rivals

      EDF Energy, one of the UK’s big six energy suppliers, said on Tuesday that it would raise its gas and electricity prices for...

    36. October 30, 2013

      Labour intensifies attack on UK energy prices

      Labour kept up the pressure on the government over rising energy bills with a new party political broadcast on Wednesday...

    37. October 21, 2013

      Deal offers distant benefits for consumers and security for EDF

      Why is the government’s deal with EDF to build a new nuclear plant in Somerset so important? The two new reactors at Hinkley...

    38. October 21, 2013

      Coalition goes cold on lower bill claims as nuclear deal is sealed

      David Cameron hailed an agreement with French and Chinese investors to build the UK’s first new nuclear power plant for a...

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