Tag: price

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op – The role of nuclear energy in the price of electricity in Ontario

August 28, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

The cost of generating electricity has come under considerable scrutiny in recent years. A recent breakdown of an average residential Ontario electricity bill in 2016 is as follows. The total was $176 per month. About half of the bill is […]

News and Policies, World

Crude jumps 5%, but oversupply still damps outlook

February 12, 2016

Via: CNBC energy

Crude oil prices jumped more than 5 percent on Friday after comments by an OPEC energy minister sparked hopes of a coordinated production cut, yet analysts said such a move remained unlikely and that oversupply would persist. International benchmark Brent […]

Energy Economics

Average U.S. gas price drops 8.2 cents in two weeks – Lundberg

February 8, 2016

Via: Reuters US Energy

The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States fell 8.2 cents in the past two weeks to its lowest level in seven years, according to a Lundberg survey released on Sunday. Regular grade gas fell to […]

News and Policies, World

Oil rises 5% as cold snap boosts demand

January 22, 2016

Via: CNBS energy

Oil rose nearly 7 percent on Friday to above $31 in its largest weekly rally in three months, as a cold front sweeping the United States and Europe as well as firmer financial markets gave traders reason to cash in […]

News and Policies, World

Can oil go lower? You bet it can: IEA

January 19, 2016


The International Energy Agency warned on Tuesday that a further drop in oil prices is likely as supply continues to exceed demand, placing “enormous strain” on the ability of the oil system to absorb it efficiently. Brent crude futures have […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Crude oil prices started 2015 relatively low, ended the year lower

January 7, 2016

Via: US Energy Information Administration

Crude oil prices ended 2015 below $40 per barrel (b), the lowest level since early 2009. Spot prices for the international crude oil benchmark Brent averaged $52/b in 2015, 53% below the level in 2014 and 49% below the average […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Fall in 2015 average annual natural gas spot price

January 6, 2016

Via: Energy Global

Natural gas spot prices in 2015 at the Henry Hub in Louisiana averaged US$2.61/million Btu, the lowest annual average level since 1999. Daily prices fell below US$2/million Btu this year for the first time since 2012. Henry Hub spot prices […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

US banks hit by cheap oil as OPEC warns of long-term low

December 24, 2015

Via: CNBS energy

US banks face the prospect of tougher stress tests next year because of their exposure to oil in a sign of how the falling price of crude is transforming the outlook not just for energy companies but the financial sector. […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar Energy from Discarded Car Batteries

December 24, 2015

Via: Energy Collective

MIT researchers have developed a simple procedure for making a promising type of solar cell using lead recovered from discarded lead-acid car batteries — a practice that could benefit both the environment and human health. As new lead-free car batteries […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

US oil tumbles 5.1% as investors take profits

October 13, 2015


Oil prices retreated from their highest levels in more than a month on Monday as investors took profits after several days of sharp gains and oil markets remained over-supplied despite talk of stronger demand next year. Oil has been on […]

News and Policies, U.S.

So how much would buying a Tesla really cost you?

October 12, 2015


Tesla Motors’ rise as a competitive automaker selling exclusively electric powertrains — with an alluring, even sexy, aesthetic — has come amid a flurry of electric vehicle (EV) models from traditionally internal-combustion automakers. Now Tesla is bringing an SUV to […]