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Energy

​Radioactive leak as fire strikes Scottish nuclear plant
A fire at a Scottish nuclear power plant has caused the release of radioactive particles “via an unauthorized route.” Site officials insist the leak poses no threat to the public.

21.11.2014 11:44

‘OPEC can easily decide to do nothing about oil prices’
There are three possible outcomes to the OPEC meeting: either they leave the situation as it is, or stick to a 30 million barrel per day ceiling, or cut oil production, Stuart Elliott, Senior Managing Editor of Europe & Africa Oil News, told RT.

20.11.2014 13:10

​Russian hydro power generator to sell troubled Far East asset to Asian buyer
Russia’s largest hydroelectric company RusHydro says it is looking for an Asian buyer for its share of a loss-making energy distribution business in the Far East. Media reports say Chinese company Sanxia is a likely candidate.

21.11.2014 07:11

​Dump ‘n’ ride: Poo-powered, eco-friendly bus hits UK streets
Britain’s first poo-powered bus has done the business - making its maiden journey through the west of England. The bus service, which will run between Bristol and Bath, is completely powered by treated sewage and food waste.

20.11.2014 13:51

​Iran refuses to address Arak reactor claims, nuclear energy needs cited
Iran is not budging over negotiations surrounding its Arak reactor, Tehran’s nuclear chief said Thursday as the IAEA boss stated that the country has failed to provide details and explanations over suspected atomic weapons research.

20.11.2014 11:29

Ukraine's coal reserves 'unprecedented' low, not enough for another month - Deputy Energy Minister
Two out of ten coal-fired power plants in Ukraine only have enough stock for a few days, as the key coal mines supplying the plants are located in Donbass where Kiev and self-defense forces are fighting, says Ukraine's Deputy Energy Minister Yury Zyukov.

19.11.2014 15:25

Ex-CEO indicted for deaths of 29 coal miners
Donald Blankenship, former chief executive of Massey Energy Co., was indicted Thursday on charges that he violated mine safety laws ahead of an April 2010 blast that killed 29 miners at the company’s Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia.

14.11.2014 17:11

Zero tolerance: Labour vows to tackle tax avoidance and inequality
Harsh penalties will be enforced on multinationals and top earners that engage in aggressive tax dodging should Labour secure victory in the upcoming general election. The party has also vowed to tackle so-called ‘zero-hours’ contracts.

14.11.2014 14:34

US House poised to approve Keystone XL tar sands pipeline
The US House is expected to vote and pass legislation on Friday that would finally sanction the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, which would move heavy crude oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.

13.11.2014 15:14

‘EU may become an increasingly declining part of the world’
The eurozone has huge problems and is holding back the global economy from growing, however the world in general is doing ok, Jim O'Neill, former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, told RT.

13.11.2014 12:05

​Ukraine out in the cold this winter without coal from Russia, Donbass – Energy Minister
Ukraine doesn’t see other options than to buy gas from Russia, or coal from the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, to keep the country warm this winter, said Yury Prodan Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister.

12.11.2014 14:24

No quick fix: Fracking shale gas won’t make UK energy self-sufficient, says study
Government researchers claim politicians have “overhyped” the energy potential of the shale gas industry, claiming it would not necessarily result in the UK’s energy self-sufficiency.

12.11.2014 09:38