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MIL-OSI Energy: Latest Microsoft deal pushes clean power portfolio to 1.3GW

By   /  March 9, 2019  /  AM-NC, Brian Janous, Business, Commodities, Corporate Renewable PPAs, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Invenergy, KB, Microsoft, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, North Carolina, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, solar, Transition, Wilkinson Solar Energy Center  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Latest Microsoft deal pushes clean power portfolio to 1.3GW

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis CNBC: Microsoft has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement for the energy produced by a 74-megawatt solar power facility in North Carolina. The Wilkinson Solar Energy Center will be built, owned and operated by Invenergy, the companies said in a joint announcement Wednesday. The deal means that […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Financial woes may land PRB coal producer Cloud Peak in bankruptcy

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Clark Williams-Derry, Cloud Peak Energy, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, 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, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Powder River Basin Coal, PRB Coal Exports, Sightline Institute, Transition, US Coal Markets, Wyoming  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Financial woes may land PRB coal producer Cloud Peak in bankruptcy

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Casper Star Tribune: Even as the bottom was falling out, Cloud Peak kept a brave face in calls with investors. All through 2018, executives said they hoped for a cold winter and praised the one bright spot in their company’s outlook: its export success. Similarly, Cloud Peak […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Western Australian government backs ongoing transition from coal to renewables

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  AM-NC, Australia, Bill Johnston, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institute of Energy, 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, Renewable energy, Renewables, rooftop solar, solar, Transition, Warradarge Wind Farm, Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia, Wind, Yandin Wind Farm  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Western Australian government backs ongoing transition from coal to renewables

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Renew Economy: Western Australia’s Labor government says it is drawing up plans to facilitate the shift from coal to a grid dominated by renewables, and will develop a “whole of system” plan as well as a strategy to cope with the dramatic uptake of rooftop solar and […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: New Jersey’s B.L. England coal plant to finally close in May

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  AM-NC, B.L. England Coal Plant, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Jeff Tittel, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, New Jersey, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, offshore wind, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Ørsted, R.C. Cape May Holdings, Rockland Capital, Russell Arlotta, Sierra Club, Transition, U.S. coal markets, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: New Jersey’s B.L. England coal plant to finally close in May

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Press of Atlantic City: Will the 368-acre site of the B.L. England electric plant, due to close in May, become a hub for offshore wind developers — a place for them to feed their power into the grid? Or could its waterfront on the southern rim […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Hybrid wind-solar project in Minnesota may be perfect option for co-ops, municipalities

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Clay Norrbom, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Great River Energy, Hybrid Wind-Solar Project, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Juhl Energy, KB, Lake Region Electric Cooperative, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Minnesota, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, solar, Transition, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Hybrid wind-solar project in Minnesota may be perfect option for co-ops, municipalities

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Energy News Network: A trailblazing wind-solar hybrid project in western Minnesota could be a preview of what’s to come as renewable developers look for new ways to bolster projects. The project, developed and owned by Juhl Energy, is among the first of its kind in the country […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Judge okays Westmoreland plan to come out of bankruptcy

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  Alpha Natural Resources, AM-NC, Arch Coal, Business, Coal Company Bankruptcies, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Kemmerer Mine, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Peabody, Peabody Energy, Tom Clarke, US Coal Markets, Westmoreland, Westmoreland Coal Bankruptcy, Wyoming  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Judge okays Westmoreland plan to come out of bankruptcy

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Colorado Public Radio: One of the oldest coal companies in the U.S. said Monday it expects to emerge from bankruptcy in coming weeks after a judge approved a plan that will keep its mines running in Montana, New Mexico and several other states and Canadian provinces. Westmoreland […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: One of Germany’s four transmission grids topped 56% renewable load in 2018

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  50Hertz Transmission System Operator, AM-NC, Boris Schucht, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Germany, 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, Renewable energy, Renewables  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: One of Germany’s four transmission grids topped 56% renewable load in 2018

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Renew Economy: German transmission system operator 50Hertz, one of four in the country, says that over 2018 well more than 50 per cent of the electricity consumed in the company’s grid area was generated by renewable energy sources. 50Hertz announced last Tuesday that 56.5% of the electricity […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Texas grid operator warns of tight summer electricity supplies

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Electricity Reliability Council of Texas, Energy, Energy Markets, English, ERCOT, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Gibbons Creek Coal Plant, 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, Summer Capacity Reserve Margin, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Texas grid operator warns of tight summer electricity supplies

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Officials at the Electric Reliability Council of Texas in a March 5 media call said the record-low margin between supply and growing demand for electricity will increase the likelihood of rotating power outages in the summer of 2019. The forecast 7.4% margin […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: S&P: Canada to add 9GW of capacity in 2019, more than 75% wind, solar

By   /  February 28, 2019  /  AM-NC, BluEarth Renewables, Business, Canada, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Henvey Inlet Wind Project, HR Milner Coal Plant, Independent Energy System Operator, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Loyalist Solar Project, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Nigig Power Corp., Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Pattern Energy Group, Renewables, solar, Transition, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: S&P: Canada to add 9GW of capacity in 2019, more than 75% wind, solar

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($) A total of 9,177 MW of power generation capacity is expected to be added to the Canadian grid in 2019, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence data. With 161 MW of capacity set to be retired, Canada could see a net gain […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: California tops 2020 goal of 33% renewable energy

By   /  February 27, 2019  /  AM-NC, Behind-the-Meter Capacity, Business, california, California Energy Commission, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Hydroelectric Power, 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, Renewable Energy Target, Renewable Portfolio Standard, Renewables, solar, Utility trends, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: California tops 2020 goal of 33% renewable energy

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis PV Magazine California has passed its 33% renewable energy target two years before the 2020 deadline. The state’s next renewable milestone is at 44% by 2024, a 33% growth in just over five full years. The California Energy Commission estimates that 34% of the state’s retail electricity […]

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