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Capacity market set to provide UK's back-up plan

An important part of UK Electricity Market Reform is the launch of a capacity market, with the first auction due to take place in December 2014. Despite initial opposition, market participants have gradually come around to the idea. Stella Farrington…

Nabucco could be postponed to 2011

Future Western European gas supplies could be at risk, as the Nabucco pipeline, which is designed to relinquish the European Union’s dependence on Russian gas imports, maybe delayed until the start of 2011

Obstacles in the UK power market

An uncertain landscape for the UK power market is discouraging the participation of smaller electricity companies and preventing the development of healthy liquidity levels, say experts. Katie Holliday investigates the market’s prospects