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Red tape threatens GE Hitachi's nuclear bid

The US-Japanese joint venture bidding to build nuclear power plants in the UK could struggle to rush its reactor designs through Britain's notoriously lengthy licensing process.

Red tape threatens GE Hitachi's nuclear bid

The US-Japanese joint venture bidding to build nuclear power plants in the UK could struggle to rush its reactor designs through Britain's notoriously lengthy licensing process.

Explosives found near Swedish nuclear plant

Security at Sweden's three nuclear power plants has been tightened after explosives were found on a truck at Ringhals atomic power station in the south-west of the country.

Explosives found near nuclear plant in Sweden

Sweden has raised the security level at its nuclear power plants after explosives were found on a truck at the south-western Ringhals atomic power station.

Energy giant E.ON in price pledge

Energy giant E.ON today reassured its five million customers after it pledged to keep residential energy prices on hold this year.

James Moore: Some issues for Ofgem to fix before the winter

Outlook Utilities aren't usually regarded as exciting but they're doing their best to change that. In the City there's an entertaining little face-off between the French giant GDF Suez, which owns most of International Power, and its minority shareholders who have clearly had enough of utilities being sold off on the cheap.

Ofgem launches investigation into E.ON sales

Ofgem has opened an investigation into energy supplier E.ON to establish whether it is complying with selling obligations, the regulator has announced.

Nuclear power plans hit as German utilities pull out

Britain's nuclear plans were dealt a massive blow yesterday when two German power giants shelved their £15bn aim to build two nuclear power plants that would have powered six million homes.

Nuclear power plans damaged as the Germans pull out

RWE and E.ON blame impact of Fukushima and lack of finance as they walk away from two new plants

RWE npower and E.ON abandon nuclear plant development

The Government's plans for a nuclear-power renaissance were in disarray tonight after two of the "big six" energy giants pulled out of a venture to build new reactors.

E.On's profits down to £304m

One of the UK's big six energy suppliers reported a slide in UK profits today as milder weather hit consumption and rising wholesale prices squeezed earnings.

Greenpeace claimed nine activists climbed on board the ship just after midnight as it travelled along the River Medway to the Kingsnorth Power Station in Kent.

Kingsnorth power station closure confirmed

Energy giant E.ON has announced the closure of a power station, leading to the loss of more than 100 jobs.

Overwhelming public support for windfall tax on energy firms

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The dominant companies - EDF, E.on, British Gas, Scottish and Southern,Scottish Power and Npower - will have to overhaul their confusing and expensive tariffs this year to escape tougher action, it said

Energy watchdog tells big firms: cut prices or else

Big Six suppliers could face mandatory price controls, says Ofgem, as public anger mounts over exorbitant fuel bills

Big Six accused in costly tariffs row

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