Ukraine’s ports to reopen under deal to be signed Friday, Turkey says

UN, Turkey worked to broker Ukraine-Russia grains export deal Hopeful sign global food crisis could be eased Ukraine’s Zelenskiy sees potential for battleground gains July 22 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine will sign a deal on Friday to reopen Ukraine’s Black Sea ports to grain exports, Turkey said, raising hopes that an international food crisis … Read more

Russia restarts major gas pipeline, expands Ukraine war goals

Nord Stream pipeline restarts with reduced capacity Moscow says southern Ukraine is also in focus now US says any annexations would not go unchallenged US estimates 15,000 Russian forces killed in war so far July 21 (Reuters) – Russia is resuming supplies of gas via a major pipeline to Europe on Thursday, the pipeline operator … Read more

Europe braces as Nord Stream Russian gas link set to restart

Annual maintenance scheduled to end at 0600 CET on July 21 Differing signals about resumption Extension could disrupt gas storage refilling LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) – Europe is on edge about the restart of the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline from Russia after annual maintenance is set to end on Thursday, with governments bracing for … Read more

Biden stops short of declaring climate emergency, takes steps on wind power

SOMERSET, Mass./WASHINGTON, July 20 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that climate change is an emergency but stopped short of a formal declaration, announcing a modest package of executive actions and promising more aggressive efforts. Biden made the comments during a visit to Massachusetts and as a historic heat wave batters Europe … Read more

Europe races to cut Russian gas usage amid new Putin warning

Nord Stream 1 pipeline out of action for maintenance Pipeline due to resume pumping on Thursday EU says states must act now to reduce gas consumption Germany, others have rationing and other plans in place BRUSSELS / LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) – The European Union will set out emergency plans on Wednesday to curb gas … Read more

As EVs go mainstream, a rush for share of home charger market

BEDFORD, England, July 20 (Reuters) – With electric vehicles (EVs) catching on, the scramble for market share among startups selling home chargers is heating up and that will feed further dealmaking in the sector as tens of millions of units are installed globally over the next decade. According to a Reuters analysis, more than 100 … Read more

Exclusive: Russia seen restarting gas exports from Nord Stream 1 on schedule

This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, July 19 (Reuters) – Russian gas flows via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline are seen restarting on time on Thursday after the completion of scheduled maintenance, two sources familiar with the export plans told Reuters. The pipeline, … Read more

France to pay $ 10 billion to take full control of EDF

PARIS, July 19 (Reuters) – France’s government is offering to pay 9.7 billion euros ($ 9.85 billion) to take full control of EDF (EDF.PA), in a buyout deal that gives it a free hand to run Europe’s biggest nuclear power operator as it grapples with a continent-wide energy crisis. The finance ministry said in a … Read more

France, UAE sign energy cooperation deal

PARIS, July 18 (Reuters) – The governments of France and the United Arab Emirates signed on Monday a strategic agreement to cooperate in the energy sector, the French government said. The partnership aimed to identify joint investment projects in France, the UAE or elsewhere in the sectors of hydrogen, renewable and nuclear energy, the French … Read more

Gas crisis spurs Germany to mull extending life of nuclear plants

A general view of the nuclear power plant, whose last unit will be shut down at the turn of the year, in Gundremmingen, Germany, December 29, 2021. REUTERS / Lukas Barth Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register BERLIN, July 18 (Reuters) – Germany may extend the life of its three remaining nuclear … Read more