Game over?

Hawkins, Nigel
April 2010
Utility Week;4/2/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p15
Trade Publication
In this article, the author discusses a possible shortage of power generation capacity and a series of events that led to such a situation. The electricity market was declared open in 1998 and consolidations followed but EDF, Eon and RWE from Europe have been able to maintain their dominance. The economic crunch has brought financial challenges to the three players and the author feels that the target completion of a nuclear plant in 2017 is optimistic. He also suggests that the European companies will prioritize investing in their own countries.


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