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European Commodity Clearing (ECC) is to offer clearing services for a new natural gas exchange at Austria's Central European Gas Hub (CEGH), hosted by Vienna Stock Exchange.
Concentrating solar thermal (CST) power has the potential to provide power on the margin of the demand curve, as well as replacing coal at the core of the power mix in the US, according to a report ...
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