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MIL-OSI Energy: Wisconsin utilities move ahead with clean energy plans

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  Alliant Energy, Business, Carbon Emission Reduction Plans, 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, WEC Energy Group, Wisconsin  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Wisconsin utilities move ahead with clean energy plans

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wisconsin’s two largest public utilities are making bigger stakes in renewable energy and have pledged far deeper cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases than previous predictions. Madison-based Alliant Energy says it intends to stop burning carbon-intensive coal altogether in its electric power plants by […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Legislation aims to develop Southern California geothermal resources and pumped-storage hydro plants

By   /  August 11, 2018  /  Business, california, Commodities, Eagle Crest Energy Company, 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, NextEra Energy Resources, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Legislation aims to develop Southern California geothermal resources and pumped-storage hydro plants

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Palm Springs Desert Sun: California could dramatically reshape its energy future in the next few weeks. Two bills are of particular interest to the desert. One of them, from Assembly member Eduardo Garcia, would require utilities to purchase thousands of megawatts of geothermal power, potentially jump-starting development […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Commentary: Good jobs in energy efficiency industries

By   /  August 11, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, Efficiency, Energy, energy efficiency, 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  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Commentary: Good jobs in energy efficiency industries

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Columbia Missourian: Developing and installing the technology to reduce fossil fuel use — known in the industry as “energy efficiency” — creates many more jobs than fossil fuels. Energy efficiency jobs in the United States totaled 2.18 million in 2016, more than double the total of fossil […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Latest U.S. Energy Information Agency data: solar and wind costs

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, EIA, Energy, Energy Information Administration, Energy Investment Trends, 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, solar, Utility trends, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Latest U.S. Energy Information Agency data: solar and wind costs

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Agri-Pulse: The cost of building some renewable energy generators is down, according to a data analysis released this week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Among newly constructed utility-scale electric generators in 2016, annual capacity-weighted average construction costs for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems and onshore wind […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Minnesota’s burgeoning wind industry is paying millions in dividends to county governments

By   /  August 10, 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, Minnesota, Minnesota Department of Commerce, Moody’s Investment Service, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Utility trends, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Minnesota’s burgeoning wind industry is paying millions in dividends to county governments

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Energy News Network: Minnesota’s wind energy tax is helping rural counties hold the line on levy increases and pay for road repairs and other infrastructure projects. Revenue from the state’s wind energy tax has increased more than fivefold over the past decade to $12.7 million in 2018, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Trade war with China to cost American coal producers

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  Business, China, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, 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, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, U.S. coal industry, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Trade war with China to cost American coal producers

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: At least four cargoes of U.S. coal worth $30 million are headed to China as Beijing prepares to hit imports with hefty 25-percent tariffs, threatening a niche supply of the fuel even as China’s appetite for foreign coal shows no sign of abating. The vessels, carrying […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: On the blogs: U.S. coal has not flourished as advertised under Trump

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, EIA, Energy, Energy Information Administration, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, 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, Utility trends  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: On the blogs: U.S. coal has not flourished as advertised under Trump

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis ThinkProgress.org: Newly released data shows the coal industry is doing worse today than it was when President Barack Obama was preparing to leave office in January 2017. Coal production is still on the decline. Coal-fired power plants are still closing. And Trump’s own Department of Energy doesn’t […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Financial support for Japanese coal industry is dissipating

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  Asia, AXA, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, Dai-Ichi, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Gigafactory, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Japan, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Mitsubishi Corp., Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Mitsui and Co., Mizuho Financial Group, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Nippon Life Insurance, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Panasonic, Sojitz Corp. Allianz, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Tesla, Zurich Life Insurance  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Financial support for Japanese coal industry is dissipating

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Asian Power: Since 2012, 50 new coal-fired power plants have been proposed in Japan. However, an increasing number of these proposals have been taken off the table and the number of projects in the development pipeline has dropped to 35. Investor and financier support for the coal […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: On the blogs: Germany study sees viable transition to renewable power generation in Kosovo

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Kosovo, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: On the blogs: Germany study sees viable transition to renewable power generation in Kosovo

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Germanwatch.org: Not only is an energy transition technically possible, given the country’s great potentials in wind and solar, as well as excellent options for connections to Albanian hydropower. An energy transition even is a necessity in order to reduce CO2 emissions, improve air quality and open up […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA op-ed: Gas oligopoly is gouging Australia

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  ACCC, Arrow Energy, Australia, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, BG Group, Business, Commentary, 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, Natural Gas, Newsletter Daily, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Shell  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA op-ed: Gas oligopoly is gouging Australia

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Regulators appear to be looking the other way SYDNEY — When it comes to gas prices, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is acting like a criminal judging its own trial. It’s supposedly investigating the east coast gas market and put a report out about it […]

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