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Russia will increase taxes in gas industry.

Russia's finance minister announced on Friday it will increase the taxes in gas industry as the government needs more cash to cover its budget deficit.

read more... 22/11/2010

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Italy's coal market has overcome the crisis.

Italy's imports of steam coal for power generation is expected to increase by 3% in 2010, while imports of coal for producing steel will increase by 37%, thanks to a recovery in industrial demand.

read more... 22/11/2010

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The new regulatory framework kills Spanish renewable energy.

The Spanish government has emitted a new law that will reduce by 45% subsidized tariffs for ground-mounted solar energy projects this year, decreasing future investments.

read more... 19/11/2010

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Europe's energy chief defined the most important projects by 2012.

Europe's energy chief announced the list of gas and power distribution projects by 2012 that will benefit from public funds and fast-tracked building permits.

read more... 19/11/2010

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Czech power group CEZ to sell 300 MW contracts annually.

Czech power group CEZ is in negotiations for long-term contracts with investment banks concerning the pre-sale of its electricity output coming from coal-fired power plants.

read more... 19/11/2010

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