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August 31, 2014 (3:20)
Uranium prices have been showing some life, with electric utilities paying about $31.50 a pound. This comes after the price fell 20 percent earlier this year and remained flat. But some analysts say there's reason to see upward price pressure. Platts senior editor Jim Ostroff explains.
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UK's National Grid tenders for extra balancing reserve for winter
London (Platts)--2 Sep 2014 625 am EDT/1025 GMT
National Grid has opened a tender for supplemental electricity balancing reserve for winter 2014/15 because of the current high rate of unscheduled power station outages, the UK transmission system operator said Tuesday.
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Regional price spreads: predicting the future of LNG
Looking at how the precipitous jump in demand for LNG from post-Fukushima Japan changed the global gas market irrevocably.
Miners become leaner and meaner to thrive in lower price environment
While large companies continue to work on reducing costs, aspiring miners and developers are doing all they can merely to survive.
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Will US coal be left out in the cold this winter?
August 21, 2014 - Platts editor Andrew Moore explains how prices for Powder River Basin and Central Appalachian coal didn't react quite as expected this winter, and now transportation issues are compounding issues for utilities.
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Turkey targets 50% power generating capacity hike by 2023
August 11, 2014 - Assessing the need for 100 GW of installed power in Turkey by 2023, with demand forecast to more than double during this period.
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EPA CO2 rules could boost nuclear power
June 25, 2014
The Environmental Protection Agency's recently released plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants could provide a boost to nuclear power.
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Special Report: Can shale gale save the naphtha crackers?
According to a report from Platts unit Bentek, over the five-year period to 2016, the development of shale gas exploration in the United States is expected to increase natural gas liquids production by more than 40%. Jim Foster examines the how the changing dynamics of NGL product might play out for naphtha crackers.
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