Keyword: electricity

Coal-fired UK energy plants export electricity to France

Britain, which usually imports power from France, has been exporting it across the Channel in November, as operators of the eight remaining British coal power stations appear to be taking advantage of higher purchase prices and outages of French nuclear reactors.

France develops 'cheese power' as new energy source

Bacteria bred in whey, the liquid strained to make cheese, generate a clean, renewable energy source that can also be used to produce electricity.

French power station turning cheese into electricity

The skimmed whey of Beaufort cheese from the French Alps is mixed with bacterias which transform the greenish liquid into biogas.

French power tariffs 'could rise 30% by 2016'

French regulated electricity tariffs could rise by 30% by 2016 given current investment plans, energy regulator CRE estimates.