Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO)'s President Toshio Nishizawa ...
Oct 21st, 2011
(Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO)'s President Toshio Nishizawa speaks during a news conference in Tokyo October 21, 2011. Tokyo Electric Power Co said on Friday that it is considering buying liquefied natural gas in spot markets to meet peak demand this winter. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN - Tags: DISASTER ENERGY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS HEADSHOT) -
LONDON (Reuters) - British energy watchdog Ofgem set out proposals on Wednesday for "a more level playing field" so smaller suppliers could compete with the 'big six' firms. Proposed reforms would involve forcing the large suppliers to post the prices at which they buy and sell wholesale electricity up to two years in advance. &... [Full Article]
LONDON (Reuters) - British electricity prices may be almost double those in Germany within three years due largely to the impact of a new tax aimed at supporting renewable power generation, a report by bank Credit Suisse showed on Wednesday. Rises in retail prices have become a popular bugbear in Britain at a time when wages are falling in real ter... [Full Article]
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli and global leaders, local celebrities and Hollywood superstars celebrated under one roof Tuesday to honor Israeli President Shimon Peres for his upcoming 90th birthday, reflecting world respect for one of the country's peace pioneers. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]