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Merkel's energy transition policy is turning Germans into thieves NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Angela Merkel's energy transition policy, with spiraling electricity and gas prices, is turning Germans into thieves:With energy costs escalating, more Germans are turning to wood burning stoves for heat. That, though, has also led to a rise in tree...
Coal Losing Ground To Cheap Gas NEW
EU Energy Policy Blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
With the November’s election around the corner, everything in Washington and beyond is viewed from the highly polarized and politicized perspective with both parties trying to milk the issues for all they can. The recent demise of coal is no except...
«No hacen falta estos trámites para que el Gobierno pague las ayudas al sector del carbón» NEW
Antonio Masip 1 Year, 8 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 14 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
LA NUEVA ESPAÑA  7/ 11/ 2012Mieres / Langreo,Andrés VELASCOEl sector minero no tuvo ayer buenas noticias desde Bruselas. Es más, noticias tuvo pocas. La reunión entre los emisarios del Ministerio de Industria y los miembros de la Comisió...
La lutte contre la précarité énergétique dans l’UE NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Les personnes en situation de précarité énergétique sont confrontées à des difficultés pour satisfaire leurs besoins élémentaires en énergie domestique, du fait de revenus insuffisants, de prix élevés de l’énergie et de logements d...
Greek Cyprus ignores Turkey’s gas resistance NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Hour, 19 Minutes ago
Greek Cyprus says it will continue natural gas talks with large companies despite Turkey’s strong opposition, blaming it with ‘showing its true face’ READ MORE...
EU-Russia/CIS relations: Bridging the gap in cross-border electricity trade NEW
Powering The Debate 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 8 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Although different in terms of electricity market design, the EU and Russia are both moving towards the establishment of more open and competitive electricity markets. Nevertheless, more needs to be done to improve cross-border trade. This finding is...
Russia's Geopolitical Gazprom Blunder NEW
Judy Dempsey’s Strategic Europe 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 13 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
In the guise of a strictly legal procedure, the Gazprom case has brought into focus a geopolitical issue of the highest importance for Europe and Russia.
Time to uncork the champagne: Orders for offshore wind turbines have come to a halt in the UK NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Time to uncork the champagne!: The Financial Times reports that orders for offshore wind turbines have come to an abrupt halt in the UK. This is seen as the first clear sign of a (most welcome) slowdown in renewable energy investment. ...
Despite Threats, Macedonian Activists Fight for Fair Energy Law NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Members of the grassroots civil initiative AMAN, who are demanding fair energy legislation and an end to state-controlled price hikes in Macedonia, are facing various forms of pressure, including increasing threats. On Saturday, the police averted a...
US Elections: what no candidate says about energy and the economy NEW
3E Intelligence 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
See on Scoop.it – The Great Transition “What if tools of the past no longer fit the economy of the future? Economic growth, as we have known it, is being constrained by an unprecedented slowing of growth in world oil supply. America’...
L’Amérique avance sur son indépendance énergétique et pas nous NEW
Fabien l'Européen 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Avec avec la découverte de nombreux gisements de pétrole grâce à l’amélioration de la technique d’extraction du pétrole de schiste, les États-Unis sont devenus le deuxième producteur de pétrole mondiale. Pendant ce temps-là, l&#...
Rosneft’s Igor Sechin Q&A Transcript With WSJ NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
The Wall Street Journal interviewed Rosneft President Igor Sechin twice in late October. Following are edited excerpts of the conversations.
Energy security and NATO: a view from Washington NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 38 Minutes ago
By Dan Milstein What you see depends on where you are standing…and the view of energy security from here on...
Die Vorteile von Hybridautos – ein Überblick NEW
EU im Umbruch 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Vor allem für Stadtbewohner hat ein Hybridauto eine ganze Reihe von Vorteilen gegenüber Fahrzeugen mit reinem Benzin- oder Dieselantrieb. Durch den zusätzlichen Elektromotor sind sie nicht nur besonders umweltfreundlich in Bezug auf die Abgaswerte...
Czech President Klaus on renewable energy, Europe and the welfare state NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Klaus on the "profits" from renewable energy: This profit is not an outcome of those energy sources, but an outcome of government subsidies that are paid by taxpayers through high taxes and by consumers through high prices of energy, food and ot...
WENAG #68: Stromspeicherung in Kies NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Im Prinzip ein Pumpspeicherkraftwerk: Irgendwas mit Masse nach oben bewegen und dann bei Bewegung in die Gegenrichtung die Bewegungsenergie in Strom umwandeln. Nur wird es in diesem Fall nicht mit hochgepumpten Wasser, sondern mit Steinen gemacht. Ma...
EU Renewable Energy needs a Boost NEW
Eberhard Rhein 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 14 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
One would have thought that with its decade-long emphasis on clean energy, illustrated by the EU 2020 objective of generating 20 percent of its energy and 30 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources, the EU would also have a competitive ren...
The reality of Merkel's failed energy transition is beginning to dawn on German consumers and industry NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 41 Minutes ago
Merkel will not be re-elected unless she begins to reverse her failed energy  transition  policy.The reality of Angela Merkel's failed energy transition policy is beginning to dawn on German consumers and small and medium-sized companies:Ma...
BLUE ENERGY: THE TIDE IS TURNING NEW
Blog of Commissioner Damanaki 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Number of View: 151The power of waves Until today, despite the considerable investment, very little electricity has been generated using ocean power anywhere in the world. But the several hundreds international experts and world-leading companies in...
Giant Deal Raises Questions for Rosneft NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 7 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Russian state-controlled oil giant Rosneft’s $55 billion deal to buy TNK-BP and become the largest publicly traded oil producer has left analysts and investors scratching their heads. Where will the money come from?
Chevron Enters Lithuanian Oil and Gas Exploration NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
U.S. energy group Chevron Corp. said Thursday it has entered Lithuania by acquiring a 50% stake in local company LL Investicijos.
Eurozóna | Mario Draghi se snaží vlichotit Bundestagu NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
„Je mi velkou ctí a privilegiem moci promluvit před poslanci Bundestagu, který je srdcem německé demokracie.“ Těmito slovy zahájil Mario Draghi 24. října svůj proslov v Berlíně, který...
Morning Briefing: Polish, Czech Oil Refiners Third-Quarter Earnings NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Earnings of Polish and Czech oil refiners, PKN Orlen SA and Unipetrol AS, as well as Czech politics are in focus Thursday.
Colorado is fast turning into a showpiece for a failed renewable energy policy NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 11 Minutes ago
Colorado, the previously proud home of the "new energy economy", is fast becoming a showpiece for a failed renewable energy policy: The combined layoffs, plant closure and mothballed projects in Colorado represent the loss of more than 1,000 exi...
Gazprom Opens New Arctic Gas Field to Much Fanfare NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Russia’s largest gas producer OAO Gazprom went to great lengths Tuesday to make a launch event for a new arctic gas field as spectacular as possible, with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin speaking via a video link.
Combined Heating and Power plant privitisation – Ukraine NEW
OdessaTalk 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
This year, the combined heating and power plants (CHP’s) for Odessa, Kharkiv, Dnepropetrovsk and Kherson are all due to be privatised. None of which seems likely between now and the end of the year due to the tender process and the clauses with...
EU bioenergy policies increase carbon emissions NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Bioenergy made up over two thirds of the EU’s primary renewable energy production in 2009, according to Eurostat, and will account for more than half of EU states emissions reductions planned for 2020, according to their National Renewable Energy A...
GroenLinks vraagt het na: Wil Eurocommissaris Duitse zonne-energie stoppen? NEW
GroenLinks Europa 1 Year, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 14 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Afgelopen weekend las ik op NOS.nl dat de (Duitse) Eurocommissaris voor Energie, Günther Oettinger, bang is voor een overvloed aan zonnepanelen. Hij vindt namelijk dat er overdreven veel zonnepanelen worden geïnstalleerd in Duitsland. Maar als euro...
EU biofuels more beneficial to big industry than environment NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 1 Year, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 21 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
In the EU, the biofuels industry serves to enrich the large industrial groups more than the environment, according to a recent study published by the International Journal of Environment and Health. Because of the emphasis placed on first-generation...
EU:n kasvu- ja työllisyyssopimuksen täytäntöönpano NEW
Grahnlaw Suomi Finland 1 Year, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 21 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Kesäkuun 2012 Eurooppa-neuvosto hyväksyi kasvu- ja työllisyyssopimuksen (EUCO 76/12 päätelmien kohta 1 sekä liite sivulta 7). Lokakuun Eurooppa-neuvosto (EUCO 156/12) kehotti (itseään?) ohjelman ripeään ja päättäväiseen toimeenpanoon:...
Putin Embraces BP: More Wealth Against Democracy in Russia? NEW
The Worden Report 1 Year, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
The Russian state-owned company, Rosneft, reached separate agreements in October 2012 to buy TNK-BP from BP and a group of Russian billionaires. According to the Wall Street Journal, the deal represents “an acquisition that promises to reshape the...
Proposition décevante sur les agrocarburants NEW
Euros du Village 1 Year, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
La Commission vient de publier une proposition législative sur les agrocarburants, qui a pour but de limiter les excès d'émissions de gaz à effet de serre résultant du changement d'affectation des sols (ILUC), de la production de denrées alimen...
Why Doesn't the United States Export More Oil? NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 1 Year, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 19 Minutes ago
video By Christopher Swann America’s energy boom is...
Christopher Booker: Cameron's deluded wind energy policy driving millions into fuel poverty NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 41 Minutes ago
Christopher Booker at his best, in the Telegraph:What Mr Cameron clearly hasn’t realised is that the main reason why our energy companies need to charge us ever more for electricity lies in his own Government’s deluded policies. He and his collea...
In a Natural Gas Glut, Big Winners and Losers NEW
3E Intelligence 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
“Low prices for consumers. Big profits for bankers. But the gas glut in the United States has meant much pain for gas exploration companies and their investors.” (Source: NY Times) Brilliant article on America’s natural gas glut and the inf...
The U.S. should not waste money on ineffective wind energy - There is more than enough of shale gas NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 9 Months, 16 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
The question Americans should now ask themselves: Why waste money and resources on inefficient, expensive, bird and bat killing, landscape destroying wind energy - when there is more than enough of cheap and clean shale gas available? (And solar powe...
Interface N°80 - Octobre 2012 (Confrontations Europe) NEW
Regards citoyens 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
SOMMAIRE INTERFACE n°80 « Ne pas condamner précipitamment le biodiesel », Michel Cruciani, Université Paris-Dauphine  « Impact de l’accord de libre-échange UE/Corée sur le secteur automobile », Anne Macey, Con...
Europas Presse zur Energiewende | „Eine politische Kopfnuss“ | Blog NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Mit der Nachricht vom Anstieg der Strompreise nimmt die Energiewende eine neue Kurve. Völlig „aus dem Ruder gelaufen“, urteilt die Presse in Wien. Ein Zeichen für Nachbarn, sich vom eigenen Atomfanatismus zu verabschieden, finde...
Polish Shale Chatter: Oil Majors Dig In NEW
New Europe - WSJ 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 49 Minutes ago
Two oil majors with shale gas concessions in Poland--ConocoPhillips and Chevron--are taking actions which industry watchers are interpreting as a commitment to the sector in the central European country, in sharp contrast to ExxonMobil, which has pul...
Ansip zweifelt - ein wenig NEW
Estland 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
In verschiedenen Medien ist es nachzulesen, was der estnische Regierungschef Andrus Ansip kürzlich zu Protokoll gab: die Risiken eines gemeinsam mit den Nachbarn Lettland und Litauen zu bauenden und zu finanzierenden Atomkraftwerks seien "erhebli...
Oil and the dead cat bounce NEW
EU Energy Policy Blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 1 Minute ago
What crisis? Nymex and ICE oil price movement shows how oil prices can be moved anywhere as long as its up, except of course when its down, where fundamentals point with stubborn determination.Recent weeks, especially the last show that sometimes the...
Italien | Die Krise beflügelt Schwarzmarkt für Treibstoffe NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Angesichts der rekordverdächtigen Treibstoffpreise entscheiden sich immer mehr Italiener dafür, ihr Auto mit Schwarzmarkt-Benzin vollzutanken, schreibt La Repubblica und berichtet über die jüngste Entdeckung der italienischen Fina...
Itálie | V krizi bují černý trh s palivy NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Kvůli rekordním cenám pohonných hmot plní Italové své nádrže stále častěji na černém trhu, píše list La Repubblica, který informuje o nedávném odha...
Itália | Crise alimenta mercado negro da gasolina NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Days, 48 Minutes ago
Com o preço dos combustíveis a atingir valores recorde, os italianos dirigem-se cada vez mais ao mercado negro para atestar o depósito, adianta o La Repubblica. O diário de Roma relata a recente descoberta feita pela briga...
Kommissionen sender et stærkt signal om at fremme bæredygtige biobrændstoffer NEW
Europa 3.0 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Beskeden er klar: De dårlige biobrændstoffer skal ud af det europæiske marked til fordel for de gode – det vil sige brændstoffer, der er bæredygtige og giver en klar og positiv klimaeffekt.   af Anne Grete Holmsgaard, BioRefining Alliance...
La Comissió erra en no afrontar com cal l'impacte de la producció d'agrocarburants en el canvi climàtic NEW
Raul Romeva (MEP) 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Ahir mateix reflexionava, en aquest Bloc, de la necessitat de re-escalfar el debat climàtic per poder fer front a l’escalfament global. Casualment (bé, potser no del tot casual) la Comissió Europea ha presentat avui les sev...
Warum die INSM für die Energiewende, aber gegen das EEG ist NEW
INSM BLOG 1 Year, 9 Months, 4 Days, 2 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Für die Energiewende, aber gegen das EEG: Geht das? Ja, das geht. Eine Antwort auf den Carta-Post „Wie die Initiative Neue Soziale Marktwirtschaft die Energiewende attackiert“. Selten hat die Initiative Neue Soziale Marktwirtschaft (INSM) mehr A...
Merkel's renewable energy policy driving up electricity bills by 50% NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 9 Months, 5 Days, 4 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Germany's switch to renewable energy is getting expensiveGerman consumers are beginning to feel the impact of chancellor Angela Merkel's failed energy transition policy:Germany's switch to renewable energies is driving up electricity bills across the...
Kicking the car industry out of the driving seat NEW
David Cronin - Campaigning Journalist 1 Year, 9 Months, 6 Days, 11 Minutes ago
Imagine a band of brigands so depraved, it steals food from the poor and gives it to the better-off. Imagine that the band has been condemned by all kinds of "respectable" organisations but waits for several years before making any amends. The Euro...
The important role of DSOs in the future energy system NEW
Powering The Debate 1 Year, 9 Months, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Europe’s electricity distribution systems are set to change dramatically. The low-carbon energy transition and decarbonisation of European society, the integration of vast amounts of renewable energy sources into distribution grids, and new and cha...
In northern Poland, villagers are struggling against shale gas exploration that threatens to transform their lands and livelihoods. NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Shale gas exploration, or ‘fracking’, is on the rise, and is not without controversy with many concerned about its potential for environmental damage. In northern Poland, gas and oil exploration companies are increasingly making use of the techni...
An oil bonanza, but not for the Irish people | Michael Burke NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Britain's North Sea oil boom was hardly a model of sustainable growth, yet Ireland looks set to make the same mistakesDiscovery of oil off the southwest cost of Ireland has prompted talk of it being great news for the Irish economy. It could certainl...
Tschechische Republik | Russisch-amerikanische Manöver um AKW Temelín (Ekonom , Prag) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 42 Minutes ago
Bauprojekte neuer Kernkraftwerke sind eine Seltenheit in Europa, was den Ausbau von Temelín für die Unternehmen umso attraktiver macht. Russen und Amerikaner liefern sich einen Konkurrenzkampf, für den Politiker, Lobbyisten und Geheimdienste mobil...
Česká republika | Rusko-americké manévry kolem elektrárny (Ekonom , Praha) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 42 Minutes ago
Projekt na dostavbu jaderné elektrárny je v Evropě ojedinělý. Temelín je tím zajímavější, že do tendru na jeho dostavbu se přihlásili jak Rusové, tak Američané. Soutěží spolu nejen nabídky ale i lobbing, tajné služby, politika...
Re energising Europe NEW
Blogactiv 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
By the WWF Tomorrow morning, WWF’s new online debate forum poses the following question: “European Commission energy roadmap 2050: Will it lead to a resilient and sustainable energy system?” Some of the leading lights of EU energy polic...
Faisons comme les Allemands, fermons nos centrales nucléaires ! NEW
L'Europe décalèe 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Les tests de résistance effectués par l’UE fournissent plus de raisons qu’il n’en faut de fermer les vieux réacteurs. Mais la Commission n’a pas le courage de suivre l’exemple de l’Allemagne et préfère miser sur de coûteuses moderni...
Another cold front on the way from Europe? NEW
Open Europe blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Ofgem's 'Electricity Capacity Assessment', published today, makes for some interesting reading as we enter the winter.This is from the executive summary:The high level of spare capacity in the GB electricity market is set to end quite rapid...
Confirmation de la non-conformité du parc nucléaire français aux exigences de l'UE NEW
Regards citoyens 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Si les réacteurs nucléaires français sont globalement en bon état, ils ne résisteraient pas aux nouvelles formes de menaces prises en compte par les tests de résistance post-Fukushima. En effet, l'Ensreg (European nuclear safety r...
EU-rapport: Atomkraftværker er fulde af fejl NEW
Folkebevægelsens Fælles Blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
NYT FRA EU-FRONTEN: Lækket rapport fra EU viser, at europæiske atomkraftværker er fulde af fejl. Udbedringer vil koste 25 milliarder euro. - Nyheder / Atomkraft, Søren Søndergaard, Nyt fra EU-fronten, Euratom...
Svenskt kärnkraftverk pekas ut för säkerhetsbrister NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Det svenska kärnkraftverket Forsmark anges ha bristande säkerhetssystem i EU-kommissionens stresstest, enligt en läckt rapport till europeisk media.Enligt den läckta rapporten som tysk och fransk media har tagit del av ska två kärnkraftverk av...
Stress ohne Ende NEW
Lost in EUrope 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 4 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Die meisten Atomkraftwerke in Europa müssen nachgebessert werden. Dies ist das Ergebnis des groß angelegten Stresstests, wie die "Welt" meldet. Allerdings werden die Ergebnisse dieses... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
TAP Pipeline Crosses a Hurdle NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
A political statement backing one of the two remaining pipeline contenders in the battle to bring natural gas from the Caspian Sea to Europe.
Market coupling does not lower prices! NEW
EU Energy Policy Blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Market coupling is one of the key-policies for achieving the EU single electricity market. The EU Commission praises the price-lowering effects of market integration in the first draft of the Internal Market Communication of August 30th: “wholesale...
Många brister i Europas kärnkraftverk NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Praktiskt taget alla kärnkraftverk i EU behöver förbättra sin säkerhet, till en kostnad av upp emot 210 miljarder kronor. Det är en av slutsatserna av EU:s omstridda stresstester av kärnkraftsindustrin, rapporterar tyska Die Welt.Efter jo...
Greenpeace UK endorsing a bigger role for coal? NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
John Sauven, Executive Director, Greenpeace UK, has found a way to save the world:"What man-made, man can undo. First stop exploring for unconventional fossil fuels in Canada’s tar sands or underneath the Arctic. When in a hole, stop digging.&...
Schiefergas: Es ist nicht alles grün was glänzt NEW
Reinhard Bütikofer 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 5 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Schiefergas ist umstritten. Darin ist man sich einig. Doch wie weiter? Die neuesten Studien der EU, des Umweltbundesamts und des Umweltministeriums in NRW kommen zu dem Schluss das Regelwerk müsse für die Förderung von Schiefergas angepasst werden...
Konzentrierende Photovoltaik erzeugt mehr Strom aus Sonnenlicht - SPIEGEL ONLINE NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Konzentrierende Photovoltaik erzeugt mehr Strom aus Sonnenlicht - SPIEGEL ONLINE: Die Idee ist uralt. Es wurde bereits vor Jahren mit Fresnel-Linsen vor den Solarzellen experimentiert. Idee: Man packt hinter 40 qcm Glasoberfläche nur 10 qcm Silizium...
The end of Gazprom - and the Putin era - is near NEW
The New Nostradamus of the North 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
The demise of the Russian energy giant Gazprom - to be followed by the the fall of dictator Vladimir Putin - now appear almost certain, even if it will take a few years: Gazprom, the natural gas company controlled by the Russian state, is in cri...
{News-Scanner} Gas gegen Europa NEW
Title of theH.eimat✔ P.olitik✔ M.enschen✔ blog ... 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Russland erwägt Energieminister Alexander Nowak zufolge einen Gasrabatt für Moldawien im Tausch gegen Zugeständnisse. Bedingung dafür sei, dass das Land den Vertrag mit der Europäischen Energiegemeinschaft kündigt. „Das ist eine Vorausse...
Besoffener Ölhändler kauft 70% des Ölmarkts auf NEW
Egghat's not so micro blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Don’t drink and trade. (Die für Trader gültige Version meiner Regel: Don’t drink and tweet …) Passiert ist es im Juni 2009 bei PWM Oil Futures. Kaufvolumen 7 Millionen Barrel im Wert von 520 Millionen Dollar. (70% des Ölmarkts, w...
Compare and contrast, crude stock edition NEW
FT Alphaville 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
From BNP Paribas’s Harry Tchilinguirian and Gareth Lewis-Davies on Friday.The latest crude and product stock position in the United States:And now the latest crude...
Driving the transition to the low carbon economy NEW
Blogactiv 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Back in 2009 the European Commission published a recommendation on ICT which promoted the adoption of ICT and ICT-enabled technologies to deliver emissions reductions. In return, the sector agreed to a number of undertakings, one of which was the de...
As the EU falters a new “empire” could rise in eastern Europe NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
By Przemek Skwirczynski One pact which seemed firmly consigned to the history books as recently as f...
Energy Resources in the Eastern Mediterranean: Promise and Peril NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
A year ago, a tempest was looming in the Eastern Mediterranean. A Turkish exploration vessel named Piri Reis accompanied by warships and jets approached a contested area of newly discovered naturalRead more…...
Solar power soon to go mainstream NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Europe's demand for electricity is increasing and this power will have to come from more varied sources – including solar, which is no longer a niche product, writes Reinhold Buttgereit...
Solar power soon to go mainstream - Public Service Europe NEW
www.publicserviceeurope.com, 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger: Gas Prices Must Be The Same In All EU Countries NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
President Dalia Grybauskaitė and EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger discussed the progress made by Lithuania and all Baltic countries in integrating themselves into the EU's energy system and the creation of regional gas and electricity marke...
Hydrocarbures | Zentralasien besorgt über Spannungen zwischen EU und Gazprom NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
„Der plötzliche Anstieg der Spannungen zwischen der EU-Kommission und Gazprom beunruhigt die Staaten in Zentralasien, die von den Mineralölexporten in die EU stark abhängig sind“, erklärt Le Temps. In den Hauptstä...
Bergbau: Was treibt die EBRD? Teil II. NEW
Reinhard Bütikofer 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
In der EBRD hat die Europäische Kommission erheblichen Einfluß. Schließlich verfügt sie zusammen mit den EU-Mitgliedsstaaten bis zu 60 Prozent der Anteile der EBRD. Nutzt die Kommission die sich daraus ergebenden Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten, um...
Market coupling does not lower prices! NEW
Bruegel blog 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 32 Minutes ago
Authors: Georg ZachmannMarket coupling is one of the key-policies for achieving the EU single electricity market. The EU Commission praises the price-lowering effects of market integration in the first draft of the Internal Market Communication of Au...
Energising development: we can enlighten the world NEW
Andris Piebalgs 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 43 Minutes ago
Number of Views :20Back in New York for the regular rendez-vous at the UN general Assembly week. This year, my agenda is topical as I will attend events related to my priorities. The first day was dedicated to the Sustainable energy for all initiativ...
Shine light on oil and gas industries, say MEPs NEW
PublicServiceEurope.com editor's blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Large gas, oil, mining and logging companies should be required to disclose information about payments to foreign governments, MEPs say...
Milieucommissie Europarlement waarschuwt voor schaliegas NEW
GroenLinks Europa 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Eu-landen moeten voorzichtig omspringen met schaliegas totdat de risico's van schaliegasboringen ingeperkt zijn. Dat vindt de milieucommissie van het Europees Parlement. GroenLinks-Europarlementarier Bas Eickhout is tevreden dat de commissie zich uit...
Moratorium op olieboringen op de Noordpool NEW
GroenLinks Europa 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
EU-lidstaten mogen geen vergunningen afgeven voor olieboringen in het Noordpoolgebied, aldus de milieucommissie van het Europees Parlement. Het Europees Parlement eist op initiatief van GroenLinks-Europarlementariër Bas Eickhout een moratorium op ol...
Slumping trade growth – and more oil Jedi mind tricks? NEW
FT Alphaville 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Is Saudi Arabia having to again resort to Jedi mind tricks? Does the central bank of oil still have such a big problem with its policy transmission mechanism that it can’t...
Gazprom and EU to meet face to face NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Days, 45 Minutes ago
By Alexander Kilyakov The EU was not set on levying fines, but rather was interested in establishing...
Giantgrafik: Energiewende in Deutschland NEW
INSM BLOG 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Wie entwickelt sich der Strompreis in Deutschland? Glauben die Deutschen, dass die Energiewende gelingt? Profitiert davon die Wirtschaft? Aus unserer nächste Woche erscheinenden Publikation “Wohlstand in Zahlen” haben wir interessante Fa...
Schiefergas: Industrie-Ausschuss verwechselt Hoffnung und Realität NEW
Reinhard Bütikofer 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
PM zur Abstimmung des Industrie-Ausschusses.
A negative spin to crude’s mysterious slide NEW
FT Alphaville 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
People are still scratching their heads over what possibly sparked crude oil’s sell-off in the middle the US trading day on Monday.Explanations in contention include: fat fingers,...
Salvador Garriga acude a la mesa del carbón NEW
Salvador Garriga 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
18th European Round Table on Coal EU Emissions Trading Scheme: fit for purpose,Se celebra hoy en el Parlamento Europeo.
Burnt, oily hands NEW
FT Alphaville 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Days, 9 Hours ago
Brent crude, tumbling at pixel. (The USO fund too.)Without any public SPR news, we’re scratching our heads over this…...
Rusko-Moldavsko | Plyn nebo EU: nutná volba? NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Moldavsko, které je dlouhodobě rozpolceno mezi svým přáním vstoupit do Evropské unie a snahou zachovat si dobré vztahy s Ruskem, na němž je energeticky zcela závislé, se nyní ocit&aac...
Moldawien | Gas oder Russland? Das ist hier die Frage! NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Moldawien befindet sich in einer immer brenzlicheren Situation. Es sitzt zwischen zwei Stühlen: Einerseits würde es gern der Europäischen Union beitreten, sich andererseits aber auch gute Beziehungen zu Russland sichern, zumal es vom e...
Quotenmodell versus Einspeisevergütung: Aus der Praxis lernen NEW
INSM BLOG 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Die Initiative Neue Soziale Marktwirtschaft (INSM) ist der Überzeugung: Die Energiewende ist richtig, aber viel zu teuer. Die bessere Alternative wäre das so genannte Quotenmodell. Gegner sagen, das Quotenmodell habe sich nicht bewährt und verweis...
Rússia-Moldávia | O gás ou a UE, será preciso escolher? NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
A Moldávia, que oscila entre o desejo de integrar a União Europeia e o de manter boas relações com a Rússia, da qual depende totalmente do ponto de vista energético, está numa posição cad...