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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Brexit Committee’s united verdict on the Prime Minister’s deal: Uncertainty, not clarity

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  AM-NC, Brexit, British Parliament News, Business, Commerce, committeenews, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, European Union, europeanunion, exitingtheeuropeanunion, Exports, great britain, houseofcommons, Immigration, Imports, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Parliament, parliamentgovernmentandpolitics, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Brexit Committee’s united verdict on the Prime Minister’s deal: Uncertainty, not clarity

Source: British Parliament News 09 December 2018 The Committee on Exiting the European Union publishes its report on the Government’s EU Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration. The Report – agreed unanimously – says that the Prime Minister’s deal fails to offer sufficient clarity or certainty for the future of the UK. Uncertainty still remains over […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Analysts skeptical of Trump’s latest play to save coal

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Coal Plant Carbon Capture Requirement, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, Energy Policy, English, Environmental Protection Agency, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Moody’s Investors Service, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, president trump, Toby Shea, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Analysts skeptical of Trump’s latest play to save coal

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: The Trump administration is trying to remove a key barrier to constructing new coal-fired power plants in the U.S. — but don’t expect any utilities to actually build them. The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed easing Obama-era limits on carbon dioxide emissions from new and […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Battle brews over short-term energy investment plans in Puerto Rico

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, Cathy Kunkel, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, PREPA, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Energy Investments, Puerto Rico-PREPA, Queremos Sol Proposal, Renewables, solar  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Battle brews over short-term energy investment plans in Puerto Rico

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Greentech Media: The number of jurisdictions pursuing a goal of 100 percent renewables keeps growing. Puerto Rico looks to be next, with a late November plan from the island’s governor and a proposal before the legislature both calling for 100 percent renewables by 2050. In October, a […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: TVA’s Johnson: Utility’s coal plant closures make economic sense

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, CEO Bill Johnson, Coal Plant Closures, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, Natural Gas Generation, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Transition, TVA, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: TVA’s Johnson: Utility’s coal plant closures make economic sense

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: The chief executive of Tennessee Valley Authority said on Thursday the U.S.-owned power generator will keep cutting carbon emissions in future years after replacing much of its coal-fired fleet with plants run on natural gas, nuclear and renewables. Since Bill Johnson took the reigns as CEO […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: New opportunity in turning closed mine sites into solar installations

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Patrick Molloy, Redeveloping Closed Coal Mines, Rocky Mountain Institute, solar, Solar Installations, Transition, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: New opportunity in turning closed mine sites into solar installations

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Energy News Network: As U.S. coal consumption continues to decline, there’s slowly growing acceptance that more mine closures are inevitable and that the system meant to help clean up and repurpose the sites is underfunded. One ray of hope for reclaiming the sites: renewable energy. Patrick Molloy, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Croatia’s government-run utility plans major renewables investments

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, Croatian State-Owned Utility, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Europe, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, HEP, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, 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 Investment, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Croatia’s government-run utility plans major renewables investments

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Croatia’s state-run power utility HEP aims to boost renewable energy to 50 percent of its total capacity from the current 35 percent, investing 1 billion Croatian kuna ($153.96 million) a year on average until 2030, it said on Thursday. It will upgrade existing hydro power plants, […]

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MIL-OSI UK Cities: Rugby League World Cup trophy to touchdown in Sheffield

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  Aid, AM-NC, City of Sheffield, Cllr Mary Lea, CTF, Culture, DJF, England, English, Europe, events, great britain, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, rlwc, Rugby League, Social Media, UK Cities, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Cities  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI UK Cities: Rugby League World Cup trophy to touchdown in Sheffield

Source: City of Sheffield It has been announced that the tournament will be held in England and following two stages of bidding Sheffield has been shortlisted to the final 24 cities and towns that could be selected to host the global event in three years’ time. The Paul Barrière Trophy serves as the Rugby League […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: TUC takes a stand against Theresa May’s Brexit deal in letter to MPs

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  Alison McGovern, AM-NC, Brexit, British, CTF, DJF, Employment, England, English, Europe, Featured, final deal, France, France O'Grady, great britain, KB, Labour, Labour List UK, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Social Media, Trade, TUC, UK Politics, United Kingdom, Workers' rights  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: TUC takes a stand against Theresa May’s Brexit deal in letter to MPs

Source: Labour List UK The general secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), Frances O’Grady, sent members of parliament a letter, explaining why the unions will not be supporting the final Brexit deal and why they shouldn’t either. O’Grady shared a copy of the open letter on her Twitter page on Friday, adding that “this […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee takes evidence from experts on social care funding

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  AM-NC, British House Of Lords News, charities, committeenews, communitiesandfamilies, communitycare, CTF, DJF, elderlypeople, England, English, Europe, Fiscal Updates, great britain, houseoflords, KB, lordsnews, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, socialservices, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Committee takes evidence from experts on social care funding

Source: British House Of Lords News 07 December 2018 The Economic Affairs Committee hears from Age UK, The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Local Government Association  on social care funding in England. Witnesses Tuesday 11 December in Committee Room 1, […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Council by-elections: Labour holds onto Leicester seat with nearly 90% of the vote

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  AM-NC, council by-elections, CTF, DJF, England, English, Europe, Featured, great britain, KB, Labour, Labour List UK, Leicester, MIL OSI, Mo Chohan, News, Open Source Intel, Padmini Chamund, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Council by-elections: Labour holds onto Leicester seat with nearly 90% of the vote

Source: Labour List UK Labour hold onto the seat of Belgrave in Leicester at yesterday’s council by-elections with a staggering 17 point increase in the vote share. The by-election was triggered by the death of Labour councillor Mo Chohan, who passed away in October. The party selected Padmini Chamund to replace him. Leicester is a strong […]

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