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MIL-OSI Energy: BHP: Thermal coal investments not in company’s future plans

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  AM-NC, BHP, BHP Thermal Coal Investments, Business, Cerrejon Coal Mine, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Mt. Arthur Coal Mine, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Peter Beaven, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: BHP: Thermal coal investments not in company’s future plans

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Australian Financial Review: BHP says it has no appetite for new investments in thermal coal, regardless of how lucrative those investments may be, but has also signalled it is unlikely to invest in commodities like lithium and cobalt. The hardening of BHP’s attitude toward the type of […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Owner considers converting last New York coal plants to renewable-run data centers

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  AM-NC, Beowulf Energy LLC, Blackstone Group LP, Business, Cayuga Coal Plant, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Michael Enright, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, New York, New York Coal Phaseout Plan, New York Power Authority, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, NYPA, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Somerset Coal Plant, U.S. coal markets, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Owner considers converting last New York coal plants to renewable-run data centers

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Following New York’s recent adoption of strict emissions aimed at phasing out coal-fired generation, the operator of the state’s two remaining coal-fired power plants has proposed to shutter those facilities and build data centers on their sites. At a recent Lansing board […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Engie, EDP form joint venture to compete in offshore wind market

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  AM-NC, Antonio Mexia, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, EDP, EDP-Engie Offshore Wind Joint Venture, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, Engie, 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, offshore wind, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Engie, EDP form joint venture to compete in offshore wind market

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: French utility Engie and Portuguese power company EDP will create a 50-50 joint venture to pool their fixed and floating offshore wind operations, the companies said on Tuesday. EDP’s chief executive Antonio Mexia said the offshore wind sector is different from other renewables as the scale […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: China moves forward with 20GW of subsidy-free wind, solar projects

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, China, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, 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, National Development and Reform Commission, NDRC, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, solar, Subsidy-Free Renewable Energy Development, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: China moves forward with 20GW of subsidy-free wind, solar projects

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country’s top planning agency said on Wednesday. That follows China’s vow in January to launch a series of unsubsidized renewable power projects this year to tackle […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IEA data show India has invested more in renewables than coal over last three years

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, IEA, India, 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, NRDC, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Paris Climate Agreement, Renewables, Sameer Kwatra, solar  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEA data show India has invested more in renewables than coal over last three years

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Independent: A whopping 74 per cent of India’s electricity generation comes from coal-fired power plants, and coal use in the country continues to increase, but we may be seeing the beginning of the end of coal’s rein as renewable energy investments have begun to outpace those in […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Xcel plans to close its last two Midwest coal plants a decade early

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  Allen S. King Coal Plant, AM-NC, Ben Fowke, Business, Carbon capture and storage, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, 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, Minnesota, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, Monticello Nuclear Plant, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Sherco 3 Coal Plant, Transition, U.S. coal markets, US Coal Markets, Utility trends, Xcel Energy  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Xcel plans to close its last two Midwest coal plants a decade early

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: Xcel Energy Inc. plans to shutter its last two coal-fired power plants in the Upper Midwest a decade ahead of schedule as part of a pledge to phase out carbon-dioxide emissions. The Minneapolis-based company expects to close the Allen S. King power plant in 2028 and […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Indonesia’s PT Adaro: Financing for new coal projects is becoming an issue

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, China, Climate Risk, Coal-Plant Financing, Commodities, CTF, Dharma Djojonegoro, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Indonesia, 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, PT Adaro Energy, PT Adaro Power, South Korea  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Indonesia’s PT Adaro: Financing for new coal projects is becoming an issue

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Jakarta Post: Indonesia’s second-largest coal producer, PT Adaro Energy, has started looking to China and South Korea for potential funding sources as countries in Europe shift away from investing in coal-related businesses such as power plants and mining due to climate concerns. A report released in […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: APS: Biomass conversion at Cholla coal plant could cost $115/MWh

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  AM-NC, Arizona, Arizona Corporation Commission, Arizona Public Service, Biomass Conversion Plan, Black & Veatch, Business, Cholla 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, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Pinnacle West, U.S. coal markets, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: APS: Biomass conversion at Cholla coal plant could cost $115/MWh

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Arizona utility regulators are scheduled to consider an Arizona Public Service Co. study assessing the feasibility and potential cost of modifying an existing coal-fired unit to burn forest cuttings in order to help reduce the risk of wildfires. They apparently will not, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: High-priced coal seen as a threat to economic growth in the Philippines

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  AM-NC, ASEAN, Association of SouthEast Asian Nations, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, 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, Philippines, Sara Ahmed, Sarah Ahmed, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: High-priced coal seen as a threat to economic growth in the Philippines

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis BusinessWorld: The Philippines’ stellar economic growth has been the talk of the world’s investors and financial leaders for the past several years. As the country powers through insurmountable odds — growing at a solid rate of 6.2% in 2018 despite mounting inflation, interest rates, and a depreciating […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: India hits solar generation milestone in first quarter

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Central Electricity Authority, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, India, 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  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: India hits solar generation milestone in first quarter

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Clean Technica: For the first time in India’s history solar power generation crossed the milestone of 10 terawatt hours in a quarter. The milestone is a testament to the rapid increase in India’s solar power capacity over the last few years given the strong emphasis of the […]

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