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MIL-OSI Energy: BNP Paribas to end ties with coal-dependent Polish electricity producers

By   /  May 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, BNP Paribas SA, Business, Climate Risk, Coal Industry Financing, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Laurence Pessez, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Poland, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: BNP Paribas to end ties with coal-dependent Polish electricity producers

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): BNP Paribas SA will no longer finance electricity producers in Poland because of their dependence on the coal industry, Laurence Pessez, the bank’s head of corporate social responsibility, said May 23. The French bank had placed the producers under surveillance in 2017 […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Florida utility begins construction on 745MW of new solar generation

By   /  May 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Florida, Florida Power and Light, Florida Public Service Commission, FPL, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, solar, SolarTogether, Transition, Utility trends  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Florida utility begins construction on 745MW of new solar generation

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis PV Magazine: If Florida Power and Light (FPL) had already been off and running with the handful of projects related to the “30 by 30” plan, then the utility has now entered a dead sprint. Today the utility announced that it is beginning construction on 10 projects […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Senegal starts work on 138MW wind farm, largest in West Africa

By   /  May 25, 2019  /  Africa, AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, EKF, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Lekela, Macky Sall, Massaer Cisse, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, OPIC, Overseas Private Investment Corp., Renewables, Senegal, Taiba Ndiaye, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Senegal starts work on 138MW wind farm, largest in West Africa

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Senegal started importing turbines for its first large-scale wind farm on Thursday, the biggest such project in West Africa that will supply nearly a sixth of the country’s power. Privately-owned British renewable power company Lekela expects the wind farm, located in Taiba Ndiaye, about 100 km […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Developer drops plans for China Stone thermal coal mine in Australia’s Galilee Basin

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Adani, Alpha North, AM-NC, AU, Australia, BHP, Business, China Stone Coal Mine, Clive Palmer, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Galilee Basin, Galilee Basin, Queensland, AU, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MacMines Austasia, Meijin Energy Group, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Queensland, Tim Buckley  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Developer drops plans for China Stone thermal coal mine in Australia’s Galilee Basin

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Guardian: The backer of a massive coal proposal in the Galilee Basin, adjacent to Adani’s Carmichael mine site, has quietly abandoned its plans amid growing doubts about the long-term profitability of Australian thermal coal exports. The ABC reported this morning that the proponents of the $7bn […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IHS Markit: U.S. to see strong growth in solar-plus-storage projects through 2023

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  AM-NC, Battery Storage, Business, Camron Barati, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, FERC, Gas, Global Economy, IHS Markit, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, LG Chem Ltd., MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Samsung SDI Co., solar, South Korea, U.S. Solar-Plus-Storage Installations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IHS Markit: U.S. to see strong growth in solar-plus-storage projects through 2023

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): The United States is on pace to lead the global market for grid-connected battery storage in 2019, overtaking 2018 leader South Korea, driven by accelerating solar-plus-storage projects and peaking capacity requirements, according to a May 21 research note from IHS Markit. U.S. […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Germany earmarks almost $45 billion to ease hardships of coal phaseout

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, German Coal Phaseout Plan, Germany, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Peter Altmaier, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Germany earmarks almost $45 billion to ease hardships of coal phaseout

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Xinhua: The German cabinet adopted plans on Wednesday to provide 40 billion euros (44.7 billion U.S. dollars) of financial support to federal states undergoing the structural changes needed for Germany to achieve its planned phase out of coal by 2038. According to the German government’s plans, detailed […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: New Maryland state law establishes 2030 deadline for 50% renewable energy generation

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  50% Renewable Energy Goal, AM-NC, Brian Feldman, Business, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Larry Hogan, maryland, 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, solar, Transition, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: New Maryland state law establishes 2030 deadline for 50% renewable energy generation

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Washington Post: Maryland must get 50 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources such as wind and solar by 2030 under a bill that will become law without Gov. Larry Hogan’s signature. Only the District and nine states, including California, New Jersey and Hawaii, have […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: BHP: Thermal coal investments not in company’s future plans

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  AM-NC, BHP, BHP Thermal Coal Investments, Business, Cerrejon Coal Mine, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Mt. Arthur Coal Mine, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Peter Beaven, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: BHP: Thermal coal investments not in company’s future plans

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Australian Financial Review: BHP says it has no appetite for new investments in thermal coal, regardless of how lucrative those investments may be, but has also signalled it is unlikely to invest in commodities like lithium and cobalt. The hardening of BHP’s attitude toward the type of […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Owner considers converting last New York coal plants to renewable-run data centers

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  AM-NC, Beowulf Energy LLC, Blackstone Group LP, Business, Cayuga Coal Plant, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Michael Enright, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, New York, New York Coal Phaseout Plan, New York Power Authority, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, NYPA, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Somerset Coal Plant, U.S. coal markets, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Owner considers converting last New York coal plants to renewable-run data centers

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Following New York’s recent adoption of strict emissions aimed at phasing out coal-fired generation, the operator of the state’s two remaining coal-fired power plants has proposed to shutter those facilities and build data centers on their sites. At a recent Lansing board […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Engie, EDP form joint venture to compete in offshore wind market

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  AM-NC, Antonio Mexia, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, EDP, EDP-Engie Offshore Wind Joint Venture, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, Engie, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, offshore wind, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Engie, EDP form joint venture to compete in offshore wind market

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: French utility Engie and Portuguese power company EDP will create a 50-50 joint venture to pool their fixed and floating offshore wind operations, the companies said on Tuesday. EDP’s chief executive Antonio Mexia said the offshore wind sector is different from other renewables as the scale […]

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