Australia The 'self-inflicted' electricity crisis is set to 'get much worse'
Finland: New unexpected for the OL3 EPR, one more risk for the winter
Copenhagen (Reuters) - The latest postponement of the EPR Finnish nuclear reactor, Olkiluoto 3 (OL3), increases The already high uncertainty for the country's electricity supply this winter, the operator of the national network said on Tuesday.
Sky News host Chris Kenny says the nation’s “self-inflicted electricity cost and supply crisis” is set to “accelerate and get much worse under Labor's climate-driven renewable energy crusade”.
“Governments have subsidised renewables, paying out money to help build big solar and wind farms and encouraging households to stick solar panels on their rooves,” he said.
“That's why the government is looking right now at a package of subsidies to pay households and businesses public funds – taxpayers' money – or really, more taxpayer-funded debt, to help them pay for their high power prices.
Why Stadtwerke only pay the discount in March
Düsseldorf. The Federal Government improves: Energy customers should already be relieved at the beginning of the year, but municipal utilities only have to refund in March. The city and municipal association thinks this is good, but demands clarity about the details. © Marijan Murat Gas customers will receive the reimbursement in March. The Federal Government improves the price brakes: Gas customers should now benefit from caps caps from January - but only retrospectively.
“But cop this – they then find the country can't power itself.
“The outcomes they have deliberately delivered have left us with expensive power and not enough of it when the wind doesn't blow and the sun doesn't shine.”
Electricity prices. "We will not drop any baker in France," says Bruno Le Maire .
© Thomas Samson / AFP Bruno Le Maire, on November 22 in the National Assembly. The Minister of the Economy said he would support bakeries but did not retain the socialist proposal to set up a tariff shield for these companies. “We will not drop any baker in France. Interviewed in the Assembly on the rise in prices of electricity and in particular its impact on bakeries, Bruno Le Maire praised the solutions put in place by the government to help small and medium -sized enterprises.