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Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Energy firm backed by Warren Buffett to build a $150 million wind farm in Canada

October 16, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Construction work on a 117.6-megawatt (MW) wind farm in the oil-rich province of Alberta, Canada, will start next year. In an announcement Tuesday, BHE Canada — a wholly owned subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Energy — said the Rattlesnake […]


News and Policies, World

UK introduces low-carbon plans

October 15, 2019

Via: World Nuclear News

The bill outlines proposals to strengthen the UK’s standards of environmental protection post-Brexit with the establishment of a new public body – the Office for Environmental Protection – which will also hold government and other public bodies to account on […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Slowing Permian Oil Supply Might Be Reversed Soon

October 15, 2019

Via: Forbes

Turmoil in the oil market is nothing new, and recent events in the Middle East, including the missile attack on Abqaiq and the apparent attack on an Iranian tanker, have overshadowed developments in the oil market fundamentals, but further out […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

The Caribbean Shows the Way to a Renewable Future

October 14, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

In just a few short years, the focus at the annual Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation conference has shifted from issues around producing electricity from thermal capacity — usually oil — to what blend of renewable options are the best […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Hydrogen Could Become A $130 Billion U.S. Industry By 2050. It Could Also Be A Major Way To Cut Emissions

October 14, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

As countries seek to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while providing cost-effective energy to businesses and consumers, hydrogen is emerging as a key technology – and it could soon be a multi-billion industry in the United States. Two scenarios […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Following Saudi Oil Attack, Aramco Pushes Ahead With IPO Plans and Restoring Oil Production

October 9, 2019

Via: Forbes

Topline: In the wake of last month’s attack on Saudi Aramco oil facilities, the state oil giant has quickly recovered, aiming to restore full production and forging ahead with its plans for what would be the world’s largest-ever IPO later […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Energy Economics

Trump’s pledge to save US coal is failing, leaving coal country in crisis

October 8, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Pledges by President Donald Trump to save the U.S. coal industry and boost so-called clean coal technology are proving to be no match for the free market. Competition from lower-cost natural gas and renewables has led to a wave of […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

The Oil And Gas Situation: Is The Industry Dying? Not Hardly.

October 8, 2019

Via: Forbes

In a famous scene from the 1971 film “Big Jake,” Richard Boone’s character, John Fain, responds to being shot by John Wayne’s character, Jacob McCandles, by saying, “I thought you were dead.” To which McCandles responds, “Not hardly.” It’s a […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, Energy Economics

Energy just fell 4% in a week—here’s the biggest area of weakness, according to one strategist

October 7, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Talk about losing energy. Now the only S&P 500 sector in the red for 2019, energy has had a difficult week, falling more than 4% as soft economic data reignited fears around slowing global growth and the impact of intercontinental […]


Energy Economics

US solar industry gets unlikely boost from the Trump administration

October 7, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Some U.S. solar stocks could get a boost after the Trump administration announced that it will impose tariffs on bifacial solar panels. This special type of panel, which absorbs light on both sides, will be subject to a 25% tariff […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

New Natural Gas Advocacy Group Hopes To Fill Void Once Occupied By Producers

October 2, 2019

Via: Forbes

A new non-profit advocacy group is planning to weigh in on behalf of U.S. natural gas, and many are wondering why natural gas producers are not doing that for themselves. The spokesman for the new group calling itself The Empowerment […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

GE Wins Second Massive Order for 12MW Offshore Turbines

October 1, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

GE has won another huge deal for its 12-megawatt Haliade-X offshore turbine, this time for the 3.6-gigawatt Dogger Bank trio of projects in the U.K. The project’s co-developers, Equinor and SSE Renewables, named the technology their preferred choice, with the […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Coal’s Future Is Murky But The Need For Investment In Carbon Capture Is Clear

October 1, 2019

Via: Forbes

The world may recognize that burning coal is adding greenhouse gases. But the fuel is still set to grow as a percentage of electricity generation: For two straight years it will tick up before flattening out for five years. While […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil will hit levels ‘we haven’t see in our lifetimes’ if Iran isn’t stopped, Saudi crown prince says

September 30, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

DUBAI — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has warned of astronomical oil prices in the event that tensions escalate in the Persian Gulf, two weeks after his country was hit by a drone and cruise missile attack that […]


Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, World

The World Begins To Slowly Cooperate On New Nuclear Energy

September 30, 2019

Via: Forbes

Canadian and United States nuclear regulators have signed a first-of-a-kind Memorandum of Cooperation that will see our two countries collaborate on the technical reviews of advanced reactor and small modular reactor technologies. Kristine Svinicki, Chair of the United States Nuclear […]