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Houston (Platts)--30 Aug 2016 520 pm EDT/2120 GMT
Midcontinent Independent System Operator stakeholders have questioned the results of a survey regarding the priorities assigned to various market issues in a draft 2016 Market Roadmap, which is used to develop a work plan for market enhancements.
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July 27, 2016
The long-awaited final investment Decision (FID) for EDF Energy’s planned 3,200-MW Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in western England could also serve as the starting gun for a total of 16,000 MW of new nuclear capacity due to be built in the country.
July 26, 2016
It's business as usual from the EU side on energy issues. Fears that the UK might miss out on EU funding for energy projects are so far unfounded.
June 30, 2016
Spot market prices for Australian thermal coal delivered to power stations in southern China have shrugged off their aura of doom and gloom.
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Feature: Mexico Energy

Mexico's first-ever power capacity auction suffered a setback March 30 when an erroneous winning bid was disqualified from preliminary results, which caused the need for a rerun that yielded different winners.
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US gas exports to Mexico set record in January
Data released by the EIA in March showed that US exports to Mexico reached a new high in January, highlighting the continued strength of the Mexico market and pointing to another strong year for exports in 2016.


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UK day-ahead power contracts rose March 21 amid stable power demand as forecasts for falling wind and solar power generation tightened surplus margins, sources said.




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EU gears up to drive oil out of transport
August 02, 2016
- With the EU looking to cut its transport emissions and high oil import dependency, we discuss whether biofuels or renewable electricity could really displace oil on a large scale.
Why are UK power prices higher than the rest of Europe?
June 21, 2016
- As the UK votes on whether to leave the EU, we ask if UK or EU policies are more important for UK power prices.
The EU's nuclear option: white elephant or essential low carbon generation?
April 15, 2016
- With far-reaching changes in the EU power market design looming, and European baseload power prices heading for new lows, does nuclear have a long-term future in the EU's energy mix?
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