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MIL-OSI Energy: World Bank says no to planned Kosovo coal plant

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, ContourGlobal, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Kosovo, Kosovo Coal Plant, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, World Bank, World Bank Financing, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: World Bank says no to planned Kosovo coal plant

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis London South East: The World Bank said on Wednesday it would not support a planned 500-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Kosovo, the first major energy project in the Balkan country in more than two decades. Kosovo’s government had asked the Washington-based lender to provide it partial […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Westmoreland bankruptcy underscores financial stress across the coal sector

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Business, Colstrip, Colstrip Power Plant, 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, Seth Feaster, U.S. coal markets, US Coal Markets, Westmoreland, Westmoreland Coal Bankruptcy Filing  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Westmoreland bankruptcy underscores financial stress across the coal sector

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: Westmoreland Coal Co.’s Oct. 9 bankruptcy filing is the latest in a string of coal company stumbles bucking the Trump administration’s narrative of a fossil fuel revival. With the Chapter 11 filing of Colorado Springs, Colo.-based Westmoreland, four of the nation’s top 10 biggest coal providers […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IRENA: Renewables can provide 50% of Egypt’s electricity by 2030

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Adnan Amin, Business, Commodities, Economy, Egypt, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA Director General, 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 Outlook Egypt, Renewables  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IRENA: Renewables can provide 50% of Egypt’s electricity by 2030

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Arabian Industry: Egypt has the potential to generate up to 53 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Renewable Energy Outlook: Egypt report, released at a high-level conference in Cairo today […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Hawaiian Electric plans record solar additions, and storage too

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Battery Storage, Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Hawaii, Hawaiian Electric, 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, solar, Solar Plus Storage  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Hawaiian Electric plans record solar additions, and storage too

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Pacific Business News: Honolulu-based utility Hawaiian Electric said on Tuesday it has selected seven solar-plus-storage projects for the largest infusion of renewable energy in state history. Once contract negotiations have been finalized, the seven projects are expected to produce approximately 260 megawatts of solar energy on Oahu, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Leading buyout group to back renewable energy development in Middle East, Africa

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  Africa, Blackstone, Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Middle East, Middle East Renewable Energy Development, 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, Zarou  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Leading buyout group to back renewable energy development in Middle East, Africa

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Financial Times ($): Blackstone, the world’s largest buyout group, is launching a standalone company to invest “hundreds of millions of dollars” in renewable power assets in the Middle East and north Africa, said people familiar with the plans. The new business, named Zarou after an ancient bridge […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Coal’s end may be on the horizon

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  BNEF, Business, Climate Risk, Coal Phaseout Plans, Commodities, Economy, Energy, 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, Renewable energy, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Coal’s end may be on the horizon

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: Should we just give up now? The world’s electrical utilities need to reduce coal consumption by at least 60 percent over the two decades through 2030 to avoid the worst effects of climate change that could occur with more than 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Canada carves out protections for Trans Mountain pipeline in new free trade agreement

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  Business, Canada, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Government Subsidies, 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, Trans Mountain Pipeline, Transition, U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Canada carves out protections for Trans Mountain pipeline in new free trade agreement

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Star: Experts say an annex in North America’s newest trade agreement could protect the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion from financial difficulties. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) forbids all three governments from giving non-commercial assistance to Crown corporations, meaning governments can’t help corporations restructure debt, rescue a […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Carolina utility plans major investment in energy storage

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  Battery Storage, Business, Commodities, Duke Energy, Duke Energy Storage Investment Plans, Economy, Energy, energy storage, 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, North Carolina, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Robert Caldwell  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Carolina utility plans major investment in energy storage

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Duke Energy Corp. plans to invest $500 million to add nearly 300 MW of battery storage to its portfolio in the Carolinas over the next 15 years. “Duke Energy is at the forefront of battery energy storage, and our investment could increase […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Indian coal companies to build 3GW of solar

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  Business, Coal India, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, 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, NLC India, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, solar, Solar Power Joint Venture  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Indian coal companies to build 3GW of solar

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Economic Times: Coal India and NLC India (NLCIL), formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation, will jointly set up 5000 mw of power generation capacity of which 3000 mw would be solar powered while the rest 2000 mw would be coal fueled. CIL and NCIL on Monday signed a […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Disney moving closer to meeting green energy goals

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  50 Percent Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal, Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Florida, 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, Renewables, solar, Transition, Walt Disney Company  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Disney moving closer to meeting green energy goals

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The New York Times: Even the visionary Walt Disney probably could not have imagined this one. The Walt Disney Company is just months away from generating enough renewable solar energy to fully power two of its four parks at the Walt Disney World Resort in central Florida. […]

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