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Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, State

Energy Transitions And Local Action: The Case Of Colorado’s Coal Transition

August 21, 2019

Via: Forbes

The energy transition is underway. While this transition is occurring across many dimensions of the energy value chain having a dynamic impact on consumers and producers alike, it is often simply described as a move to a cleaner, low- or […]


News and Policies, State

Massachusetts to Incorporate 6 New Energy Storage Projects of More Than 20 MW

August 20, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

NEC Energy Solutions (NEC ES) recently announced six additional energy storage projects of more than 20 MW at municipal power plants throughout New England including Madison, Maine, and Ashburnham, Templeton, Wakefield, Middleton and Taunton, Massachusetts. The new projects follow the […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

The Oil And Gas Situation: A Mixed Bag Of Interesting Developments

August 20, 2019

Via: Forbes

A mixed bag of interesting news events have been percolating up to the surface for the domestic oil and gas industry this week: A new study blaming the industry for rising methane emissions comes from old and predictable sources. – […]


News and Policies, State

Texas’ Power Price Spike and Designing Markets for a Carbon-Free Grid

August 19, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Last week as Texas’ ERCOT grid reached its price cap of $9,000 per megawatt-hour and the price map on ERCOT’s home page became a solid and deep red, many energy market wonks highlighted that this is a feature, not a […]


News and Policies, World

Off-Grid Solar Power Is Making Africa’s Emerging Economies A Little Brighter

August 19, 2019

Via: Forbes

Things around the world are looking a little bit brighter thanks to off-grid solar technologies. They are, for example, allowing those in Nigeria and the Ivory Coast to get clean electricity for notably less than keeping a generator on hand […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Can Newly Oil Rich Nations Avoid The Resource Curse?

August 14, 2019

Via: Forbes

Google “oil” and “curse” and you get about 25 million hits, which is pretty good considering “michael lynch petroleum idiot” only gets a quarter of a million. (To which my daughter once said, “Dad, if all those people think you’re […]


News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. Energy Companies Are Not Winning The American Trade War With China

August 14, 2019

Via: Forbes

Trying to keep up with the latest counter offensives in the U.S.-Chinese trade war is dizzying. But all that works to China’s favor, which only has to keep the thumb screws on Donald Trump for a few months longer before […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Kroger Announces its Largest Solar Energy Project to Date

August 13, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

Ralphs, a subsidiary of The Kroger Co., recently announced the installation of a photovoltaic solar power array at its automated distribution center in Paramount, Calif., a 555,000-square-foot building that provides products to 190 Ralphs stores and 95 Food 4 Less […]


News and Policies, State

US industry acts to unblock disputed 584MW solar pipeline

August 12, 2019

Via: PV Resources

A dispute holding up a solar project backlog of nearly 600MW in Michigan is now one step closer to resolution, under a truce brokered with the help of industry representatives. Last Friday, US solar body SEIA urged the Michigan Public […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil rises despite fears of a global economic downturn

August 12, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Oil prices rose on Monday despite worries about a global economic slowdown and the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, which has reduced demand for commodities such as crude. International benchmark Brent crude futures were at $58.65 a barrel, up 10 cents […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil Prices Undervalued Amid US-China Trade Fight

August 8, 2019

Via: Forbes

Oil prices have tumbled in the past month well into bear-market territory. The market-opening price for WTI on Thursday was slightly above $52 a barrel. The Brent international benchmark price was just above $57 a barrel. The oil sector is […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Forecast shows continued decline for coal

August 7, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released its Short Term Energy Outlook for 2019 and we have summarized the key highlights for you below. Electricity, coal, renewables and emissions EIA expects the share of U.S. total utility-scale electricity generation […]


Chemical, Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Global Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR / IOR) Market 2019-2025

August 7, 2019

Via: PR Newswire

The “Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR / IOR) – Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Chemical Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR / IOR) market worldwide is projected to grow by US$329.2 Thousand, guided by a […]


Energy Economics

Here’s why the worst isn’t over for energy stocks, technician says

August 6, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

It’s been a painful few days for stocks, but one corner of the market has had it even worse. Energy has plummeted more than 6% to start August, the worst S&P 500 performer and only sector in a bear market. […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. Department of Energy – Energy Department Invests $40 Million in Enhanced Oil Recovery

August 5, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) selected five projects to receive approximately $39.9 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects under funding opportunity announcement (FOA), Advanced Technologies for Enhanced Oil Recovery. DOE […]