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MIL-OSI Energy: Utilities continue to close coal units as talk of bailout plan persists

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, DOE Secretary Rick Perry, Economy, Energy, 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, Murray Energy, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Peabody Energy, Richard Glick, Subsidies, Trump Coal Bailout  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Utilities continue to close coal units as talk of bailout plan persists

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: President Donald Trump has ordered a rescue of the nation’s struggling coal and nuclear power industries, but that doesn’t mean utilities are reconsidering the shutdown of unprofitable plants. Many power generators contacted said Trump’s June 1 announcement hasn’t altered their plans to retire old units even […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Maryland-based electricity-development company: Subsidies are the ‘wrong way to go’

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Competitive Power Ventures, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, ISO-NE, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Subsidies, Tom Rumsey, Towantic Energy Center  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Maryland-based electricity-development company: Subsidies are the ‘wrong way to go’

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis RTO Insider: Competitive Power Ventures, which last week celebrated the opening of its new 805-MW combined cycle gas-fired power plant in Oxford, Conn., would like to build more gas plants. But it said it is wary of subsidized competitors. The company announced Thursday that is has begun […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Even potential beneficiaries say Trump subsidy plan is the wrong approach

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Curtis Morgan, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, FirstEnergy Solutions, 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, Subsidies, Trump Coal Bailout, Vistra Energy  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Even potential beneficiaries say Trump subsidy plan is the wrong approach

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): President Donald Trump’s decision to invoke national security in a bid to preserve U.S. coal and nuclear power plants could present a major obstacle to the many opponents of potential government intervention in electricity markets unless they can persuade Congress to take […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA update: Pushback from the big boys against U.S. coal bailout campaign

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  AEP, American Electric Power, Business, Coal, Commentary, Commodities, Consumers Energy, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, EOG Resources, Exploitation, Exploration, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, FirstEnergy Solutions, Gas, Global Economy, Halliburton, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Murray Energy, Newsletter Daily, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, PJM Interconnect, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Siemens, Transition, US Coal Markets, Utility trends, Xcel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA update: Pushback from the big boys against U.S. coal bailout campaign

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Resistance is being driven by colossal players in the energy industry The Trump administration’s scheme to subsidize the coal industry has nothing to do with grid resiliency or energy security. The White House is simply picking a favorite in the heated battle for market share across the […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA Europe: As risks mount, Poland’s PGE struggles to break from its fossil fuel past

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  BREF, Business, Coal, Commentary, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Europe, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Newsletter Daily, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, PGE, Poland, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA Europe: As risks mount, Poland’s PGE struggles to break from its fossil fuel past

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Utility company’s actions contradict its stated intent to change The extreme case of Poland’s largest utility, PGE, shows how Europe’s more coal-intensive power companies are struggling to turn away from fossil fuels. Headwinds facing fossil fuel electricity generation in Europe include the global transition toward low-carbon energy […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Wyoming editorial: Trump bailout looks backward; it’s time to move forward

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Business, Coal markets, Commodities, Economy, Energy, 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, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Transition, Trump Coal Bailout, US Coal Markets, Wyoming  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Wyoming editorial: Trump bailout looks backward; it’s time to move forward

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Casper Star-Tribune: Coal powers homes throughout the nation, and it helps fuel Wyoming’s economy. For many, it keeps the lights on in more ways than one. When coal busted in 2015, Wyomingites were among those hit hardest in the nation. And though things are starting to look […]

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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: BP report: Coal still at 38% of global power generation

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  BP, Business, China, Coal Generation, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, India, 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  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: BP report: Coal still at 38% of global power generation

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: LONDON—Global greenhouse gas emissions began rising again last year as the first pick-up in coal burning since 2013 overshadowed a record expansion in renewable energy, a BP report said. Energy demand accelerated in 2017 by 2.2 percent, but a 17 percent gain in clean power such […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA report: Poland’s biggest utility is risking financial instability by doubling down on coal-fired generation

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  BREF, Business, Commentary, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Europe, 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, Newsletter Daily, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, PGE, Poland, Press Releases, Reports, Transition, Utility trends  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA report: Poland’s biggest utility is risking financial instability by doubling down on coal-fired generation

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis New EU emissions regulations raise compliance issues at PGE; Outdated business model may cost billions; ‘An accelerated deployment of renewables’ makes more sense June 13, 2018 (IEEFA) – New air pollution regulations coupled with rising carbon prices put Poland’s biggest utility, PGE, at serious risk of financial […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Pope urges oil industry to embrace transition

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  British Petroleum, Business, Commodities, Divestiture, Divestment, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Eni, Exploitation, Exploration, ExxonMobil, 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 industry, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Statoil  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Pope urges oil industry to embrace transition

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Associated Press: Pope Francis told leading oil executives Saturday that the transition to less-polluting energy sources “is a challenge of epochal proportions” and warned that satisfying the world’s energy needs “must not destroy civilization.” The Vatican said Francis held a two-day conference with the executives as a […]

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