Veolia Environnement SA and Electricite de France SA, locked in a dispute over their energy- services business Dalkia, are in talks on sharing investment in the venture to better reflect their holdings.
An explosion and fire at a French nuclear-waste processing site killed one person and injured four, heightening concern of safety risks from atomic energy following the disaster in Japan six months ago.
Edison SpA , Italy’s second-largest power producer, is weighing a capital increase of more than 1 billion euros ($1.32 billion) to strengthen its balance sheet as unprofitable gas-supply contracts threaten to further erode earnings, people with direct knowledge of the situation said.
EnBW Energie Baden-Wuerttemberg AG’s main shareholder has started arbitration proceedings at the Paris-based International Chamber of Commerce to determine if it paid a market price for the stake it acquired from Electricite de France SA.
Exelon Corp. , the largest operator of U.S. nuclear power plants, is near an agreement to buy Constellation Energy Group Inc . for about $7.7 billion, adding stakes in five reactors in Maryland and New York, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.