Energy Risk - 2008-05-01

Unclear for US nuclear

Uncertainty surrounding the US government's role in project finance for new nuclear generation is threatening to hold back the renaissance. David Watkins reports

Rising suns

Asia's rapidly growing and energy-intensive economies are driving a global nuclear renaissance, writes Lauren Hilgers

A man with a mission

The future of Russian energy under president-elect Dmitri Medvedev largely depends upon his ability to navigate the country's Byzantine political climate, writes Robert Amsterdam

Building for the future

As US electric utility companies strive to meet soaring power demand, they are also coming under increasing pressure to lower carbon emissions. Richard McMahon of the Edison Electric Institute looks at how firms plan to meet these two potentially…

The rise or fall of CDM

European Commission proposals to limit the use of Clean Development Mechanism credits post-2012 came as a surprise to many carbon market participants. Kristian Tangen and Kjetil Røine of Point Carbon discuss the implications

Joining forces

After several false starts the Iberian electricity market, Mibel, finally launched last year, linking the power markets of Spain and Portugal. Andrew Holt looks at what changes it has brought about

Brenda Boultwood

Brenda Boultwood, Constellation Energy's chief risk officer, talks to Roderick Bruce about doing anything you set your mind to

Automating energy markets

Automation in physical energy markets - far behind that of financial markets - is now within striking distance, writes James Caffrey, VP Strategic Consulting, TradeCapture

A new generation of risk

The UK government recently committed to a new generation of nuclear power stations - the first in the UK for 13 years - funded by the private sector. Roderick Bruce examines the financial and regulatory risks facing potential stakeholders

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