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World’s largest wind turbines to be built on artificial island off Yorkshire coast

Britain’s homes are set to be powered by the world’s largest wind turbines towering 853ft tall with blades that extend 351ft.

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Endesa to close entire Iberian coal fleet

Endesa plans to close all its Iberian coal-fired power stations, ending production from two of Spain's largest power stations, the 1.4 GW As Pontes and 1.1 GW Litoral de Almeria plants, it said late Friday.

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Sempra Energy to sell Peruvian businesses to China Yangtze for $3.59 bln

Sempra Energy said on Monday it would sell its Peruvian businesses to a unit of China Yangtze Power Co for $3.59 billion, as part of a planned exit from South America to focus on its core U.S. and Mexican markets.

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Daily (30.09.2019): European spot power prices seen in a sharp fall on Friday due to strong supply

Crude oil prices lost ground on Friday, after media reported about a potential reduction of the U.S. investment portfolio into China, raising prospects of an aggravation of the U.S.-China trade tensions. Further pressure came from a contraction in the profits earned by Chinese industrial companies in August. In addition, Saudi Arabia’s strong efforts to bring its oil output back on track sooner than expected continued to weigh on prices. Brent crude fell by 1.3% to $61.91 a barrel, while WTI futures inched down by 0.9% at $55.91 a barrel.

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Fessenheim plant to shut by mid-2020

Units 1 and 2 of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant in eastern France will permanently shut down in February and June 2020, respectively, Secretary of State for Ecological and Solidarity Transition Emmanuelle Wargon said yesterday. Their closure had previously been set to coincide with the start-up of the Flamanville EPR, which has now been delayed until possibly the end of 2022.

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