BELGRADE, Aug 31 Serbia will increase retail electricity prices by 3.8 percent, Energy Minister Aleksandar Antic said on Wednesday, announcing a rise of about half the level demanded by the International Monetary Fund in return for a loan.
BELGRADE, Aug 31 Serbia's government agreed a 3.8 percent electricity price increase to comply with conditions set by the International Monetary Fund in return for a 1.2 billion euro ($1.34 billion)loan, Energy Minister Aleksandar Antic said on Wednesday.
MADRID/FRANKFURT/PARIS, Aug 31 French nuclear power engineering group Areva has rejected a non-binding offer from General Electric for assets belonging to the Adwen offshore wind power joint venture between Gamesa and Areva, sources close to the talks have told Reuters.
LONDON, Aug 31 U.S. power producers burned an unusually large amount of natural gas in June and their gas consumption will almost certainly hit an all-time record in July as a result of the heat wave that hit much of the country.
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