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MIL-OSI Energy: DOE official: White House still reviewing coal bailout plan

By   /  September 29, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, DOE Assistant Secretary Karen Evans, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, 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, Rep. David McKinley, Transition, US Coal Markets, White House Coal Bailout Plan  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: DOE official: White House still reviewing coal bailout plan

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): The White House is still reviewing recommendations from the U.S. Department of Energy on how to avoid further premature retirements of coal-fired and nuclear power plants, a DOE official told lawmakers Sept. 27. Karen Evans, assistant secretary of the DOE’s newly formed […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: FERC chairman vows fuel neutrality on grid resilience

By   /  September 28, 2018  /  Business, Coal, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, FERC, Fuel Neutrality, Gas, Global Economy, Grid Resilience Plans, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Neil Chatterjee, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: FERC chairman vows fuel neutrality on grid resilience

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): A rapid decline in costs and growing customer demand will continue to drive the expansion of renewable energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission member Neil Chatterjee said Sept. 26. As FERC looks at ways to define and value grid resilience, the Republican commissioner […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Florence undercuts coal, nuclear bailout plans

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  Business, Coal Bailout Plan, Commodities, Department of Energy, Duke Energy, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Hurricane Florence, Industry, infrastructure, 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, North Carolina, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Florence undercuts coal, nuclear bailout plans

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Washington Post: Hurricane Florence has blown a hole in the Trump administration’s argument that bolstering nuclear and coal-fired power is essential to providing reliable electricity to homes and businesses, especially during times of crisis, according to energy experts long critical of the plan. For months, the […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Despite relaxed regs, no comeback seen for closed coal plants

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  Business, Coal Plant Closures, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Logansport Municipal Utilities, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Paul Hartman, Trump Administration Affordable Clean Energy Rule, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Despite relaxed regs, no comeback seen for closed coal plants

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Herald Bulletin (Indiana): While the implications of the Donald Trump administration’s planned rollback of coal regulation remain unseen, one seems certain: previously shuttered power plants are unlikely to reopen. Coal officials and power companies champion the new Affordable Clean Energy rules announced last month as offering […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Connecticut joins no-more-coal coalition

By   /  September 15, 2018  /  Bridgeport Harbor Coal Plant Closure, Business, Commodities, Connecticut, Connecticut Gov. Daniel Malloy, 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, Powering Past Coal Alliance, Transition, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Connecticut joins no-more-coal coalition

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Hartford Courant: Connecticut will join an international coalition dedicated to ending reliance on traditional coal-fired power plants, Gov. Daniel P. Malloy announced at a San Francisco conference Thursday. The only remaining coal-burning power plant in Connecticut is the Bridgeport Harbor Station. That plant is already scheduled to […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: EPA coal plan not likely to change utility plans—S&P

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  Affordable Clean Energy Rule, American Electric Power, Business, Commodities, Duke, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, EPA, 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, Southern, Transition, US Coal Markets, Utility Coal Plant Retirement Plans  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: EPA coal plan not likely to change utility plans—S&P

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): After years of shying away from building new coal-fired generation, U.S. electric utilities remain cautious about investing in their existing coal fleets, despite the Trump administration’s proposal to roll back Obama-era restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions. Responses from about 20 electric utilities […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Spanish government looks to reform energy sector

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  Business, 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, Minister for Ecological Transition, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Rooftop Solar Levy, Spain, Spanish Energy Policy Reforms, Teresa Ribera  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Spanish government looks to reform energy sector

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: The Spanish government is exploring ways to persuade investors to finance a 100 billion-euro ($116 billion) transformation of its energy system as it tries to move beyond past policy mistakes that led to widespread losses and lawsuits. The Socialist administration is drawing up plans to expand […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA Europe: Poland’s PGE would do well to accelerate plans to diversify away from coal

By   /  September 7, 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, Renewables  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA Europe: Poland’s PGE would do well to accelerate plans to diversify away from coal

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Rising risk in adhering to a traditional power generation business model LONDON — Poland’s biggest utility, PGE, should accelerate its plans to diversify away from coal, as surging carbon prices underscore risks gathering around its present PLN 21 billion ($5.6 billion) coal power investment programme. To date, PGE […]

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