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MIL-OSI Energy: Biggest Texas solar facility to be linked with electricity storage unit

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Battery Storage, Business, Commodities, 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, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, solar, Texas, Vista Energy  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Biggest Texas solar facility to be linked with electricity storage unit

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis PV Magazine: Most of the renewable energy news we hear coming from Texas is that it has built the nation’s largest fleet of wind power – which is in large part by socializing the cost of power lines to bring that power to the state’s population centers. […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Utilities continue to close coal units as talk of bailout plan persists

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, DOE Secretary Rick Perry, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, 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, Murray Energy, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Peabody Energy, Richard Glick, Subsidies, Trump Coal Bailout  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Utilities continue to close coal units as talk of bailout plan persists

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: President Donald Trump has ordered a rescue of the nation’s struggling coal and nuclear power industries, but that doesn’t mean utilities are reconsidering the shutdown of unprofitable plants. Many power generators contacted said Trump’s June 1 announcement hasn’t altered their plans to retire old units even […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: U.K. pension funds given OK to divest potentially stranded fossil fuel investments

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Allianz, AXA, Business, Climate Risk, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, fossil fuels, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, stranded assets, U.K., U.K. DWP  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: U.K. pension funds given OK to divest potentially stranded fossil fuel investments

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Guardian: Managers of the £1.5 trillion invested in Britain’s workplace pension schemes are to be given new powers to dump shares in oil, gas and coal companies in favor of long-term investment in green and “social impact” opportunities. Government proposals published on Monday are designed to […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Maryland-based electricity-development company: Subsidies are the ‘wrong way to go’

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Competitive Power Ventures, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, ISO-NE, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Subsidies, Tom Rumsey, Towantic Energy Center  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Maryland-based electricity-development company: Subsidies are the ‘wrong way to go’

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis RTO Insider: Competitive Power Ventures, which last week celebrated the opening of its new 805-MW combined cycle gas-fired power plant in Oxford, Conn., would like to build more gas plants. But it said it is wary of subsidized competitors. The company announced Thursday that is has begun […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: New England utility National Grid aims for 80% CO2 cut by 2050

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Business, Climate Risk, CO2 Cuts, Commodities, Economy, Energy, 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, National Grid, New England, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: New England utility National Grid aims for 80% CO2 cut by 2050

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Utility Dive: New research from RMI last week illustrates that broad decarbonization will require efforts across many sectors, including shifting building heat to electric. National Grid’s 80×50 strategy takes a similar approach, calling for “three big shifts in our energy systems” that could reduce emissions 40% by 2030 […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Even potential beneficiaries say Trump subsidy plan is the wrong approach

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Curtis Morgan, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, FirstEnergy Solutions, 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, Subsidies, Trump Coal Bailout, Vistra Energy  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Even potential beneficiaries say Trump subsidy plan is the wrong approach

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): President Donald Trump’s decision to invoke national security in a bid to preserve U.S. coal and nuclear power plants could present a major obstacle to the many opponents of potential government intervention in electricity markets unless they can persuade Congress to take […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Rail executives plan for long-term decline in coal demand

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Business, Coal, Commodities, CSX, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Frank Lonegro, 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, Robert Knight, Transition, Union Pacific, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Rail executives plan for long-term decline in coal demand

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Absent orders from the president and his administration or the U.S. Congress, it is unlikely new coal-fired power plants will be built in the United States, a railroad executive said June 13. CSX Corp. is doing “everything we can” to work with […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Court rulings require EPA action on upwind air pollution

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  air pollution, Business, Clean Air Act, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, EPA, 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, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Smog  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Court rulings require EPA action on upwind air pollution

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Hill: Two separate courts ruled this week that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must enforce regulations that restrict states from emitting pollution that could cross borders into neighboring states. U.S. district courts in Maryland and New York both ruled separately that EPA was derelict in its […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Construction starts on Australia’s largest wind farm

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Australia, Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Goldwind, 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, Stockyard Hill Wind Farm, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Construction starts on Australia’s largest wind farm

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Manufacturers’ Monthly: Construction on what is set to become Australia’s largest, and possibly cheapest, wind farm in Australia has officially started near Beaufort in Victoria. Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio yesterday visited the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm, about 35 kilometres west of […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Utah to host major geothermal research initiative

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, DOE, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, FORGE, Gas, Geothermal Energy, 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, Utah  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Utah to host major geothermal research initiative

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Salt Lake Tribune: A river of federal funding will power a large-scale experiment in rural Utah intended to develop new ways to extract geothermal energy from less-than-ideal locations. If it proves successful, this renewable resource could become a major power source throughout the nation. The U.S. […]

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