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Welders wanted: France steps up recruitment drive as nuclear crisis deepens

PARIS, Nov 29 (Reuters) – French power giant EDF ( EDF.PA ) is looking to recruit a new generation of welders, pipe-fitters and boiler makers to fix its aging nuclear reactors and build more of them, as Europe’s energy crisis rekindles the allure of atomic power. The problem is that in France such skilled workers …

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Following the judge’s ruling, Alberts spells out metrics linked to Scott Frost’s contract

Hours after a Lincoln judge gave the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seven days to turn over the metrics — two paragraphs — agreed to as part of former Husker football coach Scott Frost’s restructured contract, athletic director Trev Alberts spelled out the plain-and-simple, yet closely held standard. Win six games and get to a bowl game. …

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Was Tepper right about Panthers’ lack of winning culture?

The Carolina Panthers’ best three-year stretch came from 2013-2015, when teams led by Cam Newton (left) and Luke Kuechly went 34-13-1, won the NFC South three years in a row and made the Super Bowl once. CHARLOTTE Because of something that happened at the end of Panther owner Dave Tepper’s news conference Monday after he …

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Was Tepper right about Panthers’ lack of winning culture?

The Carolina Panthers’ best three-year stretch came from 2013-2015, when teams led by Cam Newton (left) and Luke Kuechly went 34-13-1, won the NFC South three years in a row and made the Super Bowl once. CHARLOTTE Because of something that happened at the end of Panther owner Dave Tepper’s news conference Monday after he …

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Exclusive: Europe braces for mobile network blackouts

PARIS/STOCKHOLM/MILAN, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Once unthinkable, mobile phones could go dark around Europe this winter if power cuts or energy rationing knocks out parts of the mobile networks across the region. Russia’s decision to halt gas supplies via Europe’s key supply route in the wake of the Ukraine conflict has increased the chances of …

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Europe races to prepare for energy crunch this winter

Spain may shut energy-intensive industries at peak times France prepares to send gas to Germany in October Germany to sign LNG contracts in UAE Berlin still working on Uniper bailout BERLIN/LISBON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Germany was pressing on Monday to secure liquefied natural gas contracts with Gulf producers and other European states outlined measures …

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The EU seeks $140 billion to insulate consumers from the energy crisis

Russia has steadily cut gas supplies to Europe European governments fork out billions to help businesses EU’s von der Leyen says aid so far ‘will not be enough’ BRUSSELS/DUESSELDORF, Sept 14 (Reuters) – The European Union’s executive outlined plans on Wednesday to raise more than $140 billion from energy firms to help shield households and …

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Germany keeps two nuclear reactors on standby to weather the gas crisis

A general view shows the nuclear power plant Isar 2 by the river Isar in Eschenbach near Landshut, Germany, August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Christian Mang/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register All nuclear reactors still to go offline at year-end Two reactors to remain in reserve in case of shortages Crises in …

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EU races to shield industry as Russia gas stoppage shakes markets

European gas price up about 400% on a year ago EU states race to support struggling power firms Disruptions hinder EU efforts to fill storage EU says Moscow weaponized gas, Russia blames sanctions LONDON/OSLO, Sept 5 (Reuters) – European gas prices surged, stocks slid and the euro sank on Monday after Russia halted gas flows …

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