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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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MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA Europe: As risks mount, Poland’s PGE struggles to break from its fossil fuel past

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  BREF, Business, Coal, Commentary, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Europe, 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, Newsletter Daily, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, PGE, Poland, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA Europe: As risks mount, Poland’s PGE struggles to break from its fossil fuel past

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Utility company’s actions contradict its stated intent to change The extreme case of Poland’s largest utility, PGE, shows how Europe’s more coal-intensive power companies are struggling to turn away from fossil fuels. Headwinds facing fossil fuel electricity generation in Europe include the global transition toward low-carbon energy […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Charts of the Day: A reversal of historical fortune for coal-fired electricity

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Business, Coal, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, 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, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, nuclear, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Transition, US Coal Markets, Utility trends  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Charts of the Day: A reversal of historical fortune for coal-fired electricity

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Associated Press: Coal’s share of the world’s electricity mix was about 38 percent in 1997, and in 2017 it was about … 38 percent. Fossil fuels overall have actually increased their share, from 63 percent to 65 percent. Not exactly what folks in Paris or (even further […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Samsung joins corporate renewable energy push

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Apple, Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, General Motors, 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, RE 100, Renewable energy, Renewables, Samsung, South Korea, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Samsung joins corporate renewable energy push

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Associated Press: Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s biggest smartphone maker, joined on Thursday a growing list of companies that are promising to increase their use of solar and other renewable energy to help curb global warming. Samsung, part of South Korea’s biggest corporate group, is the first […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: EU boosts 2030 renewable energy target to 32%

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, EU, Europe, 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, Renewable Energy Target, Renewables, U.K.  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: EU boosts 2030 renewable energy target to 32%

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Guardian: The EU is raising its target for the amount of energy it consumes from renewable sources, in a deal lauded by the bloc’s climate chief as a hard-won victory for the switch to clean energy. Energy ministers agreed a binding renewable energy target of 32% […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pope Francis Urges Rapid Transition to Clean Energy

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pope Francis Urges Rapid Transition to Clean Energy

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 June 2018: Pope Francis has called on oil executives and energy leaders to switch to clean energy to fend off “disastrous” climate change. Addressing a conference on energy transition, he said that the continued search for new fossil fuel reserves is even more worrying than the increased levels of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Carbon Pricing Gains Traction, Banks Update Policies to Support Low-carbon Transition

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Indonesia, International Financial Institution, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, North Africa, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Trade, Weather, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Carbon Pricing Gains Traction, Banks Update Policies to Support Low-carbon Transition

Source: Small Island Developing States 14 June 2018: Reports released May and early June 2018 show, among other developments, that: mitigation finance provided by multilateral development banks (MDBs) reached a new record in 2017; more and more countries and subnational jurisdictions implement carbon pricing mechanisms; and climate-related financial disclosures are increasingly popular with banks and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FTSE Russell Study Highlights Investment Opportunities in Green Economy

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, English, Environment, Europe, Finance, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, hydropower, Industrial Development, Investment, Japan, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Publication, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, United States of America, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: FTSE Russell Study Highlights Investment Opportunities in Green Economy

Source: Small Island Developing States 8 June 2018: The green economy is worth as much as the fossil fuel sector, and provides safer investment opportunities, according to a report published by FTSE Russell, a provider of stock market indices and associated data. The report titled, ‘Investing in the Green Economy: Busting Common Myths,’ aims to […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: New leaders in Spain, Italy may push for more renewables

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Conte, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Italy, 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, Sánchez, solar, Spain, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: New leaders in Spain, Italy may push for more renewables

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Greentech Media: New political leaders in Italy and Spain have brightened the outlook for renewables in two of Europe’s biggest energy markets. In Italy, the fourth-largest economy in Europe, new Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said in his inaugural speech this month that “we will work to speed […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: BP report: Coal still at 38% of global power generation

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  BP, Business, China, Coal Generation, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, 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, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: BP report: Coal still at 38% of global power generation

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: LONDON—Global greenhouse gas emissions began rising again last year as the first pick-up in coal burning since 2013 overshadowed a record expansion in renewable energy, a BP report said. Energy demand accelerated in 2017 by 2.2 percent, but a 17 percent gain in clean power such […]

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