Tag: natural gas

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

IEA forecasts fossil fuel peak this decade

October 27, 2022

Via: Power Engineering

For the first time, global demand for each of the fossil fuels shows a peak across all World Energy Outlook scenarios, with Russian exports, in particular, falling significantly as the world energy order is reshaped. This is one of the […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

CPV Announces New 1.8-GW Gas-Fired Plant for West Virginia

September 16, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

A Maryland-based power generation group said it will build an 1,800-MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant in West Virginia, a project that will utilize carbon capture and storage to take advantage of a government tax credit. Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

U.S.’s Natural Gas-Fired Power Plants Set Daily Production Records in July Despite High Fuel Prices

August 25, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that electricity generated by natural gas–fired power plants in the lower 48 states reached 6.37 TWh on July 21, setting a new record high for a day. In fact, the previous high, set […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

World Energy launching sustainable aviation fuel hub in Houston

August 22, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

World Energy announced plans to convert its existing facilities in Houston to a sustainable aviation fuel hub capable of producing 250 million gallons of cleaner jet fuel annually by 2025. World Energy’s current biofuel facilities, acquired in 2016, are located […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

A New Approach for Gas-Insulated Substations

August 11, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

For decades, gas-insulated substations (GIS) have been used primarily in densely populated metropolitan areas. They take up only 10% of the footprint of outdoor or air-insulated substations and provide reliable medium- and low-voltage service where space needed to service areas […]

Energy Consumption, Global

Europe May Need Temporary Coal, Oil Power Increase to Ready for ’Hard’ Winter, IEA Warns

July 18, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

European leaders should minimize gas use in the power sector and temporarily ramp up coal- and oil-fired generation while accelerating low-carbon sources to guard against energy market turmoil that has grown “especially perilous,” the head of the International Energy Agency […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Shell confirms taking part in Qatar’s LNG expansion

July 7, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Shell has been selected by QatarEnergy as a partner in the North Field East expansion project in Qatar, one of the largest projects in the history of the LNG industry. The oil company will hold a 25% share in a […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Egypt: Government launches digital system for fuel supply management

June 28, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The Government of Egypt announced the launch of a digital platform for oil fuel and natural gas management at service stations. The new service is part of a wider integrated programme for the digital transformation of the fuel infrastructure in […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Bloom Energy Converts U.S. Fuel Cell Fleet to ‘Certified’ Low-Leak Natural Gas 

April 21, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Bloom Energy’s U.S. fuel cell installations deployed at 700 sites will over the next two years use certified, “responsibly sourced” natural gas from EQT Corp. The development marks a pioneering effort by a power generator to bolster its commercial and […]

News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. Agrees to Ramp Up LNG Exports to Europe, Actively Reduce Natural Gas Demand

March 30, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The Biden administration and the European Commission launched a multi-pronged effort that will dramatically ramp up U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to the European Union (EU) but also reduce overall natural gas demand in the U.S. and EU through […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

GE Turbines Will Power New 2-GW Gas-Fired Plant in China

March 7, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

A new 2-GW natural gas-fired power plant in China, being built to support the coming retirement of a large regional coal-fired complex, will feature three GE 9HA.01 gas turbines. GE Gas Power and Harbin Electric on March 7 announced that […]

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Hit With High Natural Gas Prices, France Vows To Build More Nuclear Energy

February 15, 2022

Via: Forbes

The threat of war in Ukraine coupled with the supply chain crunch is causing France to consider expanding its nuclear energy program. It will build as many as 14 nuclear reactors by 2050 — not just to resist natural gas […]

News and Policies, World

Natural Gas Is The Exception To Mexico’s Push For Energy Self-Sufficiency

February 14, 2022

Via: Forbes

Much of Mexico’s current energy strategy revolves around beating the drum of self-sufficiency – when it comes to oil. Yet when it comes to the natural gas that is increasingly driving the country’s economy, not so much. Instead, natural gas […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Nuclear, Natural Gas Included in EU Taxonomy—With Potentially Problematic Conditions

February 3, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Handing a muted victory to proponents of nuclear and gas, the European Commission (EC) on Feb. 2 adopted a measure that labels some nuclear and gas energy activity as climate-friendly investments. However, it set out strict, potentially limiting technical screening […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

FERC should grant Voltus petition for a technical conference on Order 2222

February 2, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Independent System Operator (ISO) compliance plans for FERC Order 2222 are on their last stretch, with PJM and ISO-NE filing coming up here in February and MISO and SPP plans due in April. Voltus, an energy aggregator, petitioned FERC for […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

New hydropower awards announced from Niagara Power Project

January 31, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the New York Power Authority (NYPA) Board of Trustees has approved economic development awards to three companies that will create 79 new jobs and spur nearly $46 million in capital investments. The NYPA […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Entergy to weigh renewable energy options to power LNG export facility expansion

January 28, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Sempra Infrastructure signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Entergy Louisiana to develop renewable energy to power Sempra Infrastructure’s facilities in the state, including the Cameron LNG liquefied natural gas export facility. Entergy said that a proposed expansion of the […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

New GE Digital Software Designed to Optimize Gas Turbine Performance

January 20, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

A new product from GE Digital will improve the operation of gas turbines through artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), resulting in lower fuel consumption and reducing emissions, the company announced Jan. 20. GE Digital in its announcement said […]

Energy Economics

Renewables’ Share of U.S. Power Will Keep Upward Trajectory

January 18, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Renewable energy’s share of U.S. power generation continues to rise, and the percentage of electricity produced by burning natural gas and coal continues to fall, according to the latest “Short-Term Energy Outlook,” or STEO, from the U.S. Energy Information Administration […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Global Infrastructure backs solar + storage developer, AES fossil fuel project

January 11, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and co-investors closed on a $500 million investment in independent power producer BrightNight, LLC, a Florida-based solar and energy storage developer. The investment includes preferred equity and a letter of credit facility. GIP made the investment […]