Tag: power sector

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

New IRENA report highlights hydropower’s evolving role

February 13, 2023


Current trends in the power sector have prompted changes in the role of hydropower, creating a need to adjust the way these assets are designed, operated and maintained, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). […]

Energy Economics

U.S., Others Tout $20 Billion Plan to Move Indonesia Away from Coal, Toward Renewables

November 15, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The U.S. and other countries have announced a $20 billion financing plan to help Indonesia more quickly shutter the country’s coal-fired power plants and decarbonize its power generation sector. “We’ve built a platform for cooperation that can truly transform Indonesia’s […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Coal Shipments to Power Sector at Lowest Level in 14 Years

May 13, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Shipments of coal to U.S. power plants in 2020 fell 22% year-over-year, according to data released May 13 by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The agency said the U.S. power sector received 428 million short tons (MMst) of coal […]

Domestic, Energy Consumption

Why Coal Lost—and Can It Recover?

July 28, 2020

Via: Power Magazine

Coal burn in the power sector has fallen off a cliff. Demand peaked at 1.045 billion tons in 2007. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates consumption in 2020 will be 377 million tons, a drop of 64% in little […]

News and Policies, U.S.

US benchmarking analysis shows growing momentum for decarbonisation

July 13, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

The Benchmarking Air Emissions analysis is a collaborative effort between Ceres; Bank of America; power producers Entergy, Exelon, and Tenaska; and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The current issue is the 16th in a series that began in 1997, […]