Category: World

Energy Consumption, World

The Renewable Revolution Will Allow The World To Sustain Climate Without Damming Free-Flowing Rivers

May 15, 2019

Via: Forbes

A trio of publications in the past 10 days paints a grim picture of the state of the world’s ecosystems and the species they support, including the significant toll on rivers from the world’s drive to generate electricity. At the […]

Commercialization, Energy Consumption, Renewable Energy, World

Saudi windpower market set for 6 GW growth

April 12, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

Saudi Arabia will become a regional heavyweight in windpower by the early 2020’s, according to new research. A report by analysts at Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables states that developers will build 6.2 GW of wind capacity between now and […]

Electric, Energy Consumption, World

As Global Energy Demands Grows, So Does Appetite For Offshore Wind

March 26, 2019

Via: Forbes

Global energy demand is now increasing at its fastest pace in over a decade, with fossil fuels meeting 70% of that growth in electricity consumption. As fossil fuel emissions continue to exacerbate the effects of climate change, carbon-free solutions like […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, Energy Consumption, World

Oil demand is beating bearish forecasts and will push prices above $70: Goldman Sachs

March 15, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

The world’s appetite for oil and gasoline is growing faster than many forecasters expected, putting Brent crude on pace to top $70 a barrel, Goldman Sachs says. The investment bank says oil demand grew by 1.55 million barrels per day […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Energy Consumption, World

US refiners ramp up fuel exports

January 3, 2019

Via: Petroleum Economist

Surging fuel production will leave refiners well placed in 2019 to meet both domestic and external demand Major trends in new US refining capacity are adhering to Tier 3 (clean fuel) regulations, processing the wave of lighter crudes produced by […]

Energy Consumption, News and Policies, World, World

ESAI: China’s oil demand will surprise to the upside in 2019

December 28, 2018

Via: Energy Global

Contrary to some observers who focus intently on trade data as a proxy for demand, China’s total oil product demand rose by only 150 000 bpd in 2018. This is part of the reason why the global oil market is […]

Energy Consumption, World

Why Access To Energy Should Be A Basic Human Right

December 10, 2018

Via: Forbes

In the UK and across Europe, we take electricity for granted. At the flick of a switch, push of a button or increasingly when sensors communicate we have light, heating, communication. We rarely even think about, let alone appreciate the […]

Electric, Energy Consumption, World

Electricity is the ‘new fuel of choice’ says IEA

November 14, 2018

Via: Power Engineering

According to the International Energy Agency, “2018 is the year of electricity” and global electricity supply “is being transformed by the rise of renewables”. “Electricity has been the fastest growing element of final demand and is set to grow much […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Energy Consumption, World

Forecasts Of Peak Oil Demand Overstated

September 18, 2018

Via: Forbes

There will come a time in the future when oil demand stops growing, but recent forecasts putting that date in 2023, five years from today, should be viewed with skepticism. Long-term forecasts about oil market behavior are notoriously wrong and […]

Energy Consumption, World

Asia’s Insatiable Oil Demand

July 19, 2018

Via: Forbes

Last month the 2018 BP Statistical Review of World Energy revealed that global oil production has now grown for eight straight years. Oil consumption rose to a new high as well, and has increased in 31 of the past 34 […]

Electric, Energy Consumption, World

Could TaaS Offset EV Impact On Oil Demand Growth?

July 11, 2018

Via: Forbes

While there is concern about the potential for growth in electric vehicles (EVs) to suppress oil demand growth, a recent report argues that Transportation as a Service (TAAS) could provide an alternative source of fossil fuel demand. Kimmeridge Energy has […]

Energy Consumption, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy, World

Half Of All Power Set To Come From Renewable Energy By 2050, While Coal Recedes To Just 11%

June 22, 2018

Via: Forbes

Renewable energy is set to go from strength to strength in coming years and it will be generating 50% of global electricity by 2050, according to one of the most authoritative voices in clean energy. However, President Trump’s battle to […]

Energy Consumption, World

Bloomberg: Coal Is Dead In The Ground While Renewables Will Rise. But That Could Change

June 20, 2018

Via: Forbes

Bloomberg New Energy Finance is now out with its yearly outlook — one that puts green energy in the driver seat and coal deep in the ground. But cutting edge technologies could easily alter those predictions. The research firm is […]

Electric, Energy Consumption, World

Air conditioning use emerges as one of the key drivers of global electricity-demand growth

May 15, 2018

Via: International Energy Agency

The growing use of air conditioners in homes and offices around the world will be one of the top drivers of global electricity demand over the next three decades, according to new analysis by the International Energy Agency that stresses […]

Energy Consumption, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy, World

These Water-Stressed Countries Have the Most Solar and Wind Potential

May 11, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

Most power generation consumes water, whether to cool steam in thermoelectric plants or power turbines for hydropower. And the global demand for both water and electricity will continue to increase substantially in the coming decades. Although growth is generally a […]