Tag: Lockdown

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil Was A Strategic Prize In 1940. It Likely Will Be In 2040 As Well

April 6, 2020

Via: Forbes

Recent commentaries have been quick to peg the unfolding coronavirus pandemic as the second, or perhaps third, ringing of oil’s death knell. To be sure, the lockdowns are destroying oil demand at an unprecedented scale. Yet trying times demand perspective. […]

Electric, Energy Consumption, Global

Electricity Demand Decreases Due to Coronavirus Lockdowns

March 30, 2020

Via: Power Magazine

A study published by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) shows peak demand and energy use decreased as much as 21% in some areas as a result of actions taken to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The report—COVID-19 Bulk System […]