Tag: U.S. electricity

Domestic, Electric, Energy Consumption

How Will The Coronavirus Affect Energy Use In America?

March 23, 2020

Via: Forbes

There is little doubt that the world has entered a global economic recession as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Every recession lowers energy use, and this one may be a whopper. The 2008 financial crisis, and the Great Recession […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Energy commodity prices increased in the second half of 2017

January 2, 2018

Via: American Energy News

Less natural gas used in U.S. electricity generation during summer of 2017 compared with 2016 After decreasing nearly 20 per cent in the first half of 2017, the spot energy index in the Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Goldman Sachs Commodity […]

Energy Economics

Flexibility, Not Resilience, Is the Key to Wholesale Electricity Market Reform

October 31, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

U.S. electricity markets face scrutiny over revenue problems and reliability concerns as greater amounts of renewable energy come on-line. This scrutiny has intensified after the Department of Energy’s proposal to compensate coal and nuclear power plants with 90 days of […]