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MIL-OSI Energy: Report: Marubeni moving away from coal industry

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  Business, Coal Plant Construction, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Japan, Marubeni Corp, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Paris accord, Renewable energy, Transition, UAE Solar Joint Venture  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Report: Marubeni moving away from coal industry

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Renew Economy: Japanese energy giant Marubeni Corp has revealed plans to halve its ownership of coal-fired power plants by 2030, and withdraw completely from the coal plant building business, in what industry watchers are describing as the latest and strongest confirmation of a global transition to renewables. […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: FirstEnergy tries again to push Pleasants coal plant off its books

By   /  September 8, 2018  /  Business, Cathy Kunkel, Commodities, CRO Charles Moore, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, First Energy Solutions, FirstEnergy, 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, Pleasants Coal Plant, Pleasants Plant  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: FirstEnergy tries again to push Pleasants coal plant off its books

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Energy News Network: FirstEnergy wants to transfer a West Virginia coal plant into its bankrupt subsidiary’s portfolio, but the justification for the move is in doubt as the company seeks other coal plant closures. On August 26, FirstEnergy Solutions’ Chief Restructuring Officer Charles Moore told the bankruptcy […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: India’s muddled coal policy leaves producers and banks poorer

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, 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, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: India’s muddled coal policy leaves producers and banks poorer

Nikkei Asian Review: After years of developing the thermal energy sector to meet the demands of a nation prone to outages, India is now facing a power glut with over 30 such producers teetering on bankruptcy. Yet the government shows no letup in its drive for more coal power and the effect of oversupply is […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: The Philippines needs a cost-effective net metering policy – report

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, 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, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: The Philippines needs a cost-effective net metering policy – report

PV International: Residential and commercial PV has so far seen limited growth in the Philippines, despite the country having a net metering scheme in place for PV installations up to 100 kW in size since July 2013. The reasons for the slow development can be found, according to a report published by the U.S.-based Institute […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Are China’s energy investments in Africa green enough?

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, 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, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Are China’s energy investments in Africa green enough?

ChinaDialogue.net: China’s involvement in Africa’s renewable energy sector (excluding hydropower) has been limited. According to IEA, from 2006-2016 only 7% of Chinese-built power generation in Sub-Saharan Africa were non-hydropower renewable plants. These include solar projects in Comoros, Kenya, DRC, and Senegal, and wind projects in Djibouti and Kenya. However, a new wave of projects is […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Falling demand prompts Peabody to cut coal mine lease acreage

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  Bureau of Land Management, Business, Caballo Mine, Coal Mine Leases, Commodities, Economy, Energy, 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, Peabody, Peabody Energy Corp., Powder River Basin Coal, Rawhide Mine, Tom Sanzillo  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Falling demand prompts Peabody to cut coal mine lease acreage

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Peabody Energy Corp. has asked the U.S. government to let it relinquish thousands of acres of coal leases associated with two of its Powder River Basin coal mines as the region faces ongoing pressure from waning domestic utility demand. Documents from the […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Corruption scandal roils Indonesian coal plant expansion plans

By   /  August 30, 2018  /  BlackGold Natural Resources, Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Indonesia, Indonesia Utility PLN, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Melissa Brown, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Riau-1 Coal Plant, Social Affairs Minister Idrus Marham  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Corruption scandal roils Indonesian coal plant expansion plans

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Mongabay: A far-reaching corruption scandal centered on a proposed power plant in Indonesia has cast a shadow over the country’s risky reliance on coal as a supposedly cheap source of energy. Antigraft investigators arrested nine people in July, including a member of the national parliament, over allegations […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Decision looming for Norway fund’s future oil, gas investments

By   /  August 25, 2018  /  Business, Commission Chair Oeystein Thoegersen, Commodities, Divestment, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, fossil fuel divestment, 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, Norway, Norwegian Pension (GPFG), Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Tom Sanzillo  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Decision looming for Norway fund’s future oil, gas investments

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Norway’s trillion-dollar sovereign wealth fund should continue to invest in oil and gas companies, a government-appointed commission recommended on Friday, contradicting earlier advice from the central bank, and boosting the shares of oil firms. A decision on whether to drop energy shares from the fund’s benchmark […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: EPA plan won’t change price advantage of gas over coal

By   /  August 24, 2018  /  Business, Clean Power Proposal, Coal Plant Retirements, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, Energy Policy, English, EPA, 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, Tom Sanzillo  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: EPA plan won’t change price advantage of gas over coal

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The New York Times: America’s ailing coal industry was buoyed on Tuesday when the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a proposal to relax pollution regulations on coal-fired power plants. President Trump traveled to West Virginia to tout the planned measure, telling supporters, “We’re putting our great coal miners […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Beijing Enjoys the Bluest Skies in a Decade

By   /  August 21, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, 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, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Beijing Enjoys the Bluest Skies in a Decade

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg News: Beijing residents have been breathing some of the cleanest air in a decade as they begin to reap the benefits of China’s anti-smog push. Of the seven lowest monthly pollution readings in the capital city since 2008, five have been recorded since the beginning of […]

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