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MIL-OSI Energy: Utah to host major geothermal research initiative

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, DOE, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, FORGE, Gas, Geothermal Energy, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Utah  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Utah to host major geothermal research initiative

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Salt Lake Tribune: A river of federal funding will power a large-scale experiment in rural Utah intended to develop new ways to extract geothermal energy from less-than-ideal locations. If it proves successful, this renewable resource could become a major power source throughout the nation. The U.S. […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: FERC’s commissioners in bipartisan agreement: Trump’s grid emergency is false

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  Business, Chairman McIntyre, Commodities, DOE, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, FERC, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Senate Energy Committee, Trump Coal Bailout  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: FERC’s commissioners in bipartisan agreement: Trump’s grid emergency is false

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Associated Press: Federal regulators on Tuesday disputed the Trump administration’s claim that struggles facing the coal and nuclear industries threaten the reliability of the nation’s power grid. “There is no immediate calamity or threat,” the Republican chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission told Congress. Existing power […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: DOE: No cost estimate for proposed coal, nuclear bailout

By   /  June 9, 2018  /  Bruce Walker, Business, Coal Bailout, Commodities, DOE, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, nuclear, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Rep. Don Beyer, Transition, trump, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: DOE: No cost estimate for proposed coal, nuclear bailout

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis RTO Insider: A senior Department of Energy official told Congress on Thursday his agency has no estimates on the cost of the coal and nuclear power bailout President Trump ordered last week, as Democrats blasted the proposal. Trump directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry last Friday to force […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Critics pan Trump coal, nuclear support plan

By   /  June 6, 2018  /  Business, Coal, Commodities, DOE, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, nuclear, Nuclear Bailout, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Secretary Rick Perry, trump, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Critics pan Trump coal, nuclear support plan

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis U.S. News & World Report: President Donald Trump and Republican political leaders spent close to eight years accusing the Obama administration of picking winners and losers in the energy sector, but Trump’s order to the Energy Department last week to prop up failing coal and nuclear power […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Trump Administration Plans Takeover of Utility Plants

By   /  June 2, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, DOE, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, FirstEnergy, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, National Security Council, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Subsidies, trump, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Trump Administration Plans Takeover of Utility Plants

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: Trump administration officials are making plans to order grid operators to buy electricity from struggling coal and nuclear plants in an effort to extend their life, a move that could represent an unprecedented intervention into U.S. energy markets. The Energy Department would exercise emergency authority under […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Quarter Of Nuclear Plants Are Losing Money—Bloomberg

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  BNEF, Business, Commodities, DOE, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gadomski, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, nuclear, Nuclear Power, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Steckler, Utility trends  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Quarter Of Nuclear Plants Are Losing Money—Bloomberg

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: More than a quarter of U.S. nuclear power plants don’t make enough money to cover their operating costs, raising the threat of more early retirements. Of the 66 nuclear power plants operating in the U.S., 24 are either scheduled to close or probably won’t make money […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: FirstEnergy Nuclear Closures No Threat to Grid, PJM Says

By   /  May 2, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, DOE, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, FirstEnergy, FirstEnergy Nuclear Plants, Gas, Global Economy, Grid Stability, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, nuclear, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Ott, PJM  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: FirstEnergy Nuclear Closures No Threat to Grid, PJM Says

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Cleveland Plain-Dealer: PJM Interconnection today said it has determined that FirstEnergy’s power plant subsidiary can shut down its three nuclear power plants within three years without destabilizing the 13-state power grid that PJM manages. At the same time, PJM announced its intention to look at “fuel security” […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: FirstEnergy Bailout Plea Faces Opposition From Within Trump Administration

By   /  April 24, 2018  /  Business, Coal Bailout, Commodities, DOE, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, FirstEnergy, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Ohio, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Perry, Trump administration  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: FirstEnergy Bailout Plea Faces Opposition From Within Trump Administration

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: A bankrupt power generator’s plea for President Donald Trump to help save money-losing power plants has drawn opposition from key administration officials, slowing action on the proposal, according to two people familiar with the deliberations. FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. asked the Trump administration last month to immediately […]

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