James Fontanella-Khan Spot news

Energy news from elsewhere:

- Commodities may have already reached bottom, Credit Suisse says  (Bloomberg)

- Motorists to receive government grants for electric cars (Guardian)

- BP looks outside for solar cells in bid to drive down its costs (WSJ)

- ConocoPhillips said to plan halt of German refinery (Bloomberg)

- Florida to get first solar-powered city (Reuters)

- EPA puts brakes on 3 more mountaintop mining permits (Greenwire via NYT)

- Nuclear is not an easy option but the alternative could be a ‘dark’ (The Times)

- Nuclear installations inspectorate under pressure with too few staff (The Times)