About: energy price

Electricity 12-11-2018

Think-tank: Artificially low electricity prices ‘not good for EDF’ nor consumers

Artificially low energy prices in France are one of the reasons why former state monopoly EDF loses money, says Thomas Pellerin-Carlin. Moreover, regulated prices are useless to protect vulnerable consumers from energy poverty and “almost never leads to low energy bills,” he argues.
Armenia 29-06-2015

Armenian president tries to defuse electricity protests

Armenian authorities threatened Sunday (28 June) to forcefully break up a protest against rising electricity prices and police brutality after the president announced concessions in a bid to calm tensions.
Armenia 26-06-2015

Armenian government stands firm against protestors

The Armenian government yesterday (25 June) refused to reverse a controversial electricity price hike, sparking fresh anger among thousands of demonstrators who have rallied in the capital for the seventh day in a row.
Trade & Society 17-04-2015

Greek industry puts hope in EU to ease the grip of national monopolies

Greece’s state electricity supplier should negotiate its tariffs and not impose them unilaterally, according to a European Commission decision that paves the way for a “new deal” on energy pricing in heavy industry.
Central Europe 09-02-2015

Commission fleshes out energy strategy for Southeast Europe

As energy ministers of eight countries from Southeast Europe meet in Sofia today (9 February) to discuss the countries’ needs and ambitions, a leaked paper has shed light on the European Commission’s plans to help the region overcome its various problems.
Putin on 29 August
China 07-11-2014

Putin: ‘Politics prevails in the oil pricing’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested that the fall in global oil prices that is hurting Russia's economy was caused in part by political manipulation.
Energy 13-10-2014

Report: In EU, renewable energy is the first recipient of state aid

The European Commission published a study on Monday (13 October) providing the first full dataset on energy costs and subsidies for the 28 member countries across the different power generation technologies, revealing that the largest share of public intervention in the energy sector has been in favour of solar and on-shore wind energy.

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