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Westinghouse wins UK reactor approval from nuclear regulator

LONDON Toshiba's  Westinghouse, which filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, has won approval for its AP1000 reactor design, Britain's nuclear regulator said on Thursday.

4:42am EDT

Green bond issuance could hit $125-150 billion this year-SEB

LONDON, March 30 Global green bond issuance could reach $125-150 billion this year as demand for low-carbon infrastructure investment continues, Swedish banking group SEB said on Thursday.

Mar 29 2017

EDF Energy says no impact on UK nuclear project from Areva issues

EDF Energy's nuclear project in Britain will not face any impact from issues related to the discovery of manufacturing irregularities at French nuclear group Areva , a supplier to the new plant, EDF's CEO said on Wednesday.

Mar 29 2017

BRIEF-EDF Energy says no impact on UK Hinkley project from Le Creusot issues

* EDF Energy Chief Executive Vincent de Rivaz says there will be "no impact" on its nuclear project Hinkley Point C in Britain from issues at Areva's Le Creusot factory in France.

Mar 21 2017

Coal plant pipeline shrinks globally in 2016 -research

LONDON, March 22 Construction of new coal plants fell sharply last year due to a clampdown on projects in China and less finance available in India, a report by three environmental groups said on Wednesday.

Mar 17 2017

Energy carbon emissions in 2016 flat for third year -IEA

LONDON A greener energy mix helped keep energy-related carbon dioxide emissions flat in 2016 yet more needs to be done to avert a harmful rise in global temperatures, International Energy Agency (IEA) data showed on Friday.

Mar 17 2017

Energy carbon emissions in 2016 flat for third year: IEA

LONDON A greener energy mix helped keep energy-related carbon dioxide emissions flat in 2016 yet more needs to be done to avert a harmful rise in global temperatures, International Energy Agency (IEA) data showed on Friday.

Mar 14 2017

Utilities consider closures, M&A as gas storage sites struggle

LONDON/FRANKFURT European utilities are losing billions of euros from gas storage facilities, potentially triggering site closures and divestments in a market suffering from oversupply and weak demand.

Mar 01 2017

Investment fund launches legal challenge to UK Green Investment Bank sale

LONDON Investment firm Sustainable Development Capital LLP (SDCL) has launched a legal challenge to the British government's choice of preferred bidder for a stake in its green energy bank, it said on Wednesday.

Feb 28 2017

Financing in UK energy sector rose in 2016 despite Brexit - investors

LONDON Investment in Britain's energy sector rose last year, despite uncertainty over the country's decision to leave the European Union, investors told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday.

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