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MIL-OSI Energy: Decline in U.S. demand hitting domestic thermal coal miners hard

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Cloud Peak Energy, Cloud Peak Financial Woes, Commodities, CTF, Declining Domestic Steam Coal Demand, 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, Murray Energy, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Powder River Basin Coal, Robert Murray, U.S. coal markets, US Coal Markets, Westmoreland, Westmoreland Bankruptcy  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Decline in U.S. demand hitting domestic thermal coal miners hard

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Major U.S. coal producers that bit the bullet early and filed for bankruptcy a few years ago are now enjoying the benefits of improved coal markets and clean balance sheets, but the companies that avoided that first wave of reorganizations now find […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Climate risk prompts judge to halt oil and gas drilling projects in Wyoming

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  AM-NC, Bureau of Land Management, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Jeremy Nichols, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, oil and gas leasing, Oil industry, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Rudolph Contreras, Western Environmental Law Center, WildEarth Guardians, Wyoming  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Climate risk prompts judge to halt oil and gas drilling projects in Wyoming

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Guardian: In the first significant check on the Trump administration’s “energy-first” agenda, a US judge has temporarily halted hundreds of drilling projects for failing to take climate change into account. Drilling had been stalled on more than 300,000 acres of public land in Wyoming after it […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Sources say Chinese regulators to limit use of green bonds for ‘clean coal’ projects

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, China, Clean Coal, Climate Bonds Initiative, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Green Bonds, Greenpeace, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Liu Jinyan, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, People's Bank of China  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Sources say Chinese regulators to limit use of green bonds for ‘clean coal’ projects

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Chinese regulators are close to releasing new “green bond” standards that would exclude polluting fossil fuel projects from corporate financing channels designed to lift environmental standards, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Beijing has in recent years promoted new green financing methods to help industry […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: New England transmission operator projects sharp rise in solar generation through 2028

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, Connecticut, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, ISO New England, KB, Massachusetts, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, New England Solar Capacity Growth, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, solar, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: New England transmission operator projects sharp rise in solar generation through 2028

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Platts: ISO New England Tuesday discussed its 2019 solar power capacity forecast with stakeholders, which showed a regional cumulative installed capacity increase to 6,744 MW in 2028 from 2,884 MW at the end of 2018, a 134% jump. The grid operator’s Final 2019 PV Forecast that was […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: French firm completes world’s largest floating solar project in China

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, China, China Energy Conservation Solar Technology, Ciel & Terre International, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Floating Solar Development, 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, solar, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: French firm completes world’s largest floating solar project in China

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Renew Economy: French-based Ciel & Terre International has announced that its 70 MW floating solar power plant located on top of an old coal mining area in the province of Anhui, China, is now officially complete after several months of tests and monitoring. Ciel & Terre has […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Navajo coal plant owners to move forward with decommissioning plans

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  AM-NC, Arizona, Business, 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, Navajo Generating Station, Navajo Generating Station Closure, Navajo Nation, Navajo Transitional Energy Company, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Salt River Project, Transition, U.S. coal markets, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Navajo coal plant owners to move forward with decommissioning plans

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg Environment ($): The majority owner of the West’s largest coal-fired electricity plant is “closing in on” awarding five contracts to start decommissioning the plant, and could be ready to award them in April, the owner says. The Salt River Project, which owns 43 percent of the […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Report shows big banks still investing big dollars in fossil fuels

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  Alison Kirsch, AM-NC, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Fossil Fuel Bank Investments, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Honor the Earth, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, JP Morgan Chase, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil industry, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Rainforest Action Network, Sierra Club, Wells Fargo  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Report shows big banks still investing big dollars in fossil fuels

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Greentech Media: Thirty-three global banks invested a combined $1.9 trillion in fossil fuel companies since 2015 — the year nations negotiated the Paris climate accord — according to a report released today by groups including the Sierra Club and Honor the Earth. The annual “report card” on […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: ‘Save Colstrip’ bill will cost Montana consumers, PSC staff warns

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Colstrip, Colstrip Coal Plant, 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, Montana, Montana Public Service Commission, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, NorthWestern Energy, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Tom Richmond, U.S. coal markets, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: ‘Save Colstrip’ bill will cost Montana consumers, PSC staff warns

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Billings Gazette: The Republicans’ play to bail out Colstrip will cost each NorthWestern Energy customer at least $721 and may not work, according to Montana Public Service Commission analysts. Analysts for the state’s commission of elected utility regulators laid out the costs Monday and recommended the PSC […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Wood Mackenzie: India, Asia Pacific region to power major increase in wind capacity

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  AM-NC, Asia, Business, China, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Global Wind Growth, India, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Luke Lewandowski, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, offshore wind, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Transition, Wind, Wood Mackenzie  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Wood Mackenzie: India, Asia Pacific region to power major increase in wind capacity

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Economic Times: Aggressive renewable energy targets in India and “explosive” growth in the offshore sector are expected to drive a 10-year CAGR of 12.2 per cent in the wind energy sector in Asia Pacific, excluding China, said a report by research group Wood Mackenzie. “Target compliance […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Florida Power & Light proposes largest community solar program in U.S.

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, Community Solar, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Eric Silagy, Exploitation, Exploration, Florida, Florida Power & Light, Florida Public Service Commission, FPL, 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, solar, Solar Energy Industries Association, SolarTogether, Transition, Utility trends  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Florida Power & Light proposes largest community solar program in U.S.

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Utility Dive: Florida Power & Light (FPL) filed plans for what would be the largest community solar project in the country to state regulators on Wednesday. FPL’s SolarTogether project would consist of 20 solar installations totaling 1,490 MW built over the next two years, pending approval from […]

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