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Half of France’s Nuclear Plants Are Off-Line

An army of engineers has fanned out through nuclear power plants across France in recent months, inspecting reactors for signs of wear and tear. Hundreds of expert welders have been […]




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China Is Burning More Coal, a Growing Climate Challenge

China is poised to take advantage of the global urgency to tackle climate change. It is the world’s dominant manufacturer and user of solar panels and wind turbines. It leads […]




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Europe Braces for a Winter Without Russian Gas

Countries across the continent have taken extraordinary steps to decrease energy use and ramp up supply, moving swiftly away from their longtime primary provider, Russia. Read More







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France Seeks to Weather an Energy Crisis as Russia Cuts Gas Supplies

Life in France will soon feel a little chillier: Thermostats turned down to 19 degrees Celsius (66 degrees Fahrenheit). Cooler showers in homes and hotels. No hot water in the […]




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Europe’s Energy Crisis Forces Factories to Go Dark

The furnace, heated to 1,500 degrees Celsius, was glowing red. Workers at the Arc International glass factory loaded it with sand that slowly pooled into a molten mass. Nearby on […]




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The Days of Energy Deregulation Are Over in Europe

After decades of promoting a free-market approach to the electricity and natural gas industries, European governments are taking back control of these vital functions. Record-high energy prices, partly the result […]




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As Russia Chokes Europe’s Gas, France Enters Era of Energy ‘Sobriety’

A factory making iconic French bistro glasses is idling its furnaces to offset soaring energy costs. Cities around France are turning off streetlamps and other outdoor lighting to curb electricity […]




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Britain’s Pubs Are Threatened by ‘Alarming’ Rise in Energy Bills

LONDON — With every day that passes, Lindsey Armstrong’s dilemma gets worse as Britain’s energy crisis closes in on her pub.By the beginning of October, she must renew her electricity […]