Bloomberg BNA — Senior Environmental Protection Agency officials consulted with at least 210 separate groups representing a broad range of interests in the Washington, D.C., area and held more than 100 meetings and events with additional organizations across regional offices as the agency prepared its carbon pollution regulation for existing power plants.
South African President Jacob Zuma is guilty of misconduct over the spending of 215 million rand ($20 million) on work at his home that included building a pool and an amphitheater, the nation’s graft ombudsman said.
New power company to be carved out of Public Power Corp and sold to investors, as part of privatization plans of Greece’s largest electricity provider, will have total production capacity of 2,690 MW, Kathimerini newspaper reports, without citing anyone.
Public Power Corp SA won a European Union court ruling that allows it to maintain preferential access to cheap fuel for power generation, potentially helping the Greek government in talks with creditors on an economic overhaul needed to qualify for more emergency loans.
Public Power Corp. SA rose for the first time in over two weeks in Athens trading after the company agreed on terms of a 960 million-euro ($1.3 billion) bank loan to help it overcome liquidity problems and refinance debt.
Greece and the European Commission will complete an agreement this week to open up 40 percent of Public Power Corp. SA’s lignite-fueled capacity to competitors, Energy Minister George Papaconstantinou said.