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Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Energy Retrofit Systems Market to Grow 8% by 2023

November 21, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

The global energy retrofit systems market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8% from 2018 to 2023, according to a new report by Research N Reports. The report, titled “Global Energy Retrofit Systems Market Research Report 2018,” says […]


News and Policies, World

EU and Algeria meet to strengthen energy partnership

November 20, 2018

Via: Energy Global

He will meet Mustapha Guitouni, Minister of Energy of Algeria. The EU-Algeria energy dialogue covers natural gas, renewable energy and energy efficiency. Algeria is a reliable and competitive supplier of natural gas for the EU. Europe relies on Algerian gas […]


News and Policies, U.S.

US offshore wind gets ready to join the party

November 20, 2018

Via: Petroleum Economist

Danish energy firm Orsted’s October purchase of Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind represents a coming-of-age for the US offshore wind sector, which has previously lagged its European counterpart and the US onshore industry. US offshore wind’s slower progress thus far isn’t […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

US sets new record for petroleum demand

November 19, 2018

Via: Energy Global

The US also set October records for gasoline demand at 9.5 million bpd; refining and petrochemical demand for liquid feedstocks, naphtha, and gasoil at 5.1 million bpd; and refinery throughput at 16.6 million bpd. “Strong petroleum demand is a continued […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Saudi Arabia And The Future Of Oil Prices: Look To What Robots Will Do, Not What Trump Tweets

November 19, 2018

Via: Forbes

For those who think – or hope — we’re nearing the end of the age of oil, look no further than today’s media preoccupation with whether or not Saudi Arabia might cut production to manipulate price upwards. The enduring issue, […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Despite Hurdles, Offshore Wind Energy Potential Is Generating Hype In the U.S.

November 14, 2018

Via: Forbes

The potential for offshore wind energy in the United States is enormous. But so, too, are its costs. That’s why New York State is now soliciting 800 megawatts of offshore wind projects — something that it hopes will lead to […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Purple bacteria ‘batteries’ turn sewage into clean energy

November 13, 2018

Via: Science Daily Energy

Organic compounds in household sewage and industrial wastewater are a rich potential source of energy, bioplastics and even proteins for animal feed — but with no efficient extraction method, treatment plants discard them as contaminants. Now researchers have found an […]


Energy Economics, News and Policies, U.S.

Trump’s Trade Policies Could Soak The U.S. Oil And Natural Gas Industries

November 13, 2018

Via: Forbes

When Donald Trump ran for the presidency on the slogan of “America First,” he either failed to consider or failed to convey the global realities in which we live: free trade is integral to global commerce, especially for U.S. oil […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Investment-Grade Policy: De-Risking Renewable Energy Projects

November 12, 2018

Via: Forbes

Reducing the risk (de-risking) of investment in renewable energy projects is a critically important step to decarbonizing energy systems to prevent dangerous climate change, with three major components: technology risk, development risk and pricing risk. Addressing each of these risk […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Ahead Of Trump-Xi Meeting, Record-Setting Oil Exports To China At Zero For 2nd Month

November 12, 2018

Via: Forbes

For 2nd month in row, and ahead of Trump-Xi meeting this month, US oil exports to China at zero following $1B record. For the second month in a row and just three months after topping $1 billion and setting a […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Qatar As Major Competition For U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas

November 7, 2018

Via: Forbes

As the U.S. seeks to make a bigger splash into the global LNG export business, we can be sure of one thing: stiff competition persists. With the highest GDP per capita, “The Richest Country in the World” Qatar has been […]


News and Policies, World

European Battery Manufacturing to Grow 20-Fold by 2025

November 6, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Europe is on track increase its battery-making capacity by 20 times in the next seven years, hitting 90 gigawatt-hours of manufacturing output a year by 2025. The figures, from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, show Europe gaining ground on Asia, […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Oil Markets Yawn As Iran Sanctions Come Into Effect

November 6, 2018

Via: Forbes

A U.S. economic sledgehammer is falling on the Islamic Republic of Iran and global energy markets couldn’t care less – at least for now. Brent crude oil futures are up a meager $0.62 from their $72.61 open – bringing the […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Puerto Rico Mulls Shift to 100% Renewable Energy After Hurricanes

November 5, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

Regulators in Puerto Rico have introduced a clean energy bill that would put the island on the path to getting 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2050. The bill calls for 20% renewable electricity by 2025, 50% by […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Is Thorium the Fuel of the Future to Revitalize Nuclear?

November 5, 2018

Via: Power Engineering

Nuclear energy produces carbon-free electricity, and the United States has used nuclear energy for decades to generate baseline power. Nuclear energy, however, carries a dreaded stigma. After disasters such as Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and Fukishima, the public is acutely […]