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MIL-OSI Energy: Report says U.S. clean energy investment hit record $64.2 billion in 2018

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  AM-NC, BloombergNEF, Business, China, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Europe, 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, Renewables, solar, Transition, U.S. Clean Energy Investment, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Report says U.S. clean energy investment hit record $64.2 billion in 2018

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): Led by investments in wind farms and solar arrays, clean-energy investment in the United States rose 12% to $64.2 billion in 2018, even as global clean-energy funding declined 8% to $332.1 billion, BloombergNEF said in a new report. The new record for […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Wind likely to top coal as Kansas’ leading electricity supplier this year

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Coal Generation, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Jeffrey Energy Center, Kansas, 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, Transition, US Coal Markets, Wind, Wind Power Development  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Wind likely to top coal as Kansas’ leading electricity supplier this year

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis KCUR: Wind is beginning to challenge coal’s status as the primary energy source for electricity produced in Kansas. The shift has accelerated almost exponentially since 2010. As the cost to develop major wind projects has decreased, the cost to operate and maintain aging coal plants has gone […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Gov. Cuomo pushes major renewable energy effort in New York

By   /  January 17, 2019  /  100 Percent Carbon-Free Electricity, AM-NC, Battery Storage, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, energy storage, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Gov. Cuomo, Green New Deal, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, New York, New York Clean Energy Standard, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewable Energy Development, Renewables, solar, Transition, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Gov. Cuomo pushes major renewable energy effort in New York

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Greentech Media: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of a “Green New Deal” initiative Tuesday, responding to pressure for bold climate action from progressives and clean energy advocates. The plan, outlined in Cuomo’s 2019 Justice Agenda, calls for a “globally unprecedented” ramp-up in renewable energy […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Analysts say Texas lignite mining faces grim future

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Fred Beach, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Lignite, 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, solar, Texas, Texas Lignite Mining, Transition, University of Texas Energy Institute, US Coal Markets, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Analysts say Texas lignite mining faces grim future

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): As renewable energy sources increasingly displace coal-fired power generation in Texas, the state’s lignite producers and Powder River Basin thermal coal miners could see a key market dry up. Wind and solar are entering the grid “at very low price points,” and […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: New Victoria wind farm could supply 10% of Australian state’s electricity

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  AM-NC, Australia, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Golden Plains Wind Farm, Hazelwood Coal Plant, 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, Tobias Geiger, Victoria, Victoria, Australia, WestWind Energy, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: New Victoria wind farm could supply 10% of Australian state’s electricity

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Guardian: The managing director of a company that plans to construct Victoria’s largest windfarm says the project will supply enough power to replace up to a third of the generation of the decommissioned Hazelwood power station at less than $50/MWh. The Victorian government has granted a […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Supply chain bottlenecks may slow U.S. wind installations

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, Dan Shreve, 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, Production Tax Credit Deadline, Wind, Wind Power Supply Chain Bottlenecks, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Supply chain bottlenecks may slow U.S. wind installations

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Greentech Media: While the U.S. wind energy installation outlook looks bright — more than 23 gigawatts in new capacity forecast over the next two years — looming unforeseen supply chain bottlenecks could lead to project cancellations and postponements. This could put as much as $2.1 billion of […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Australian study finds renewables ‘unequivocally’ lower-cost than coal

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  AEMO, AM-NC, Australia, Australian Energy Markets, Business, Commodities, CSIRO, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, GenCost 2018, 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, Paul Graham, Renewable Energy Cost Study, Renewables, solar, Transition, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Australian study finds renewables ‘unequivocally’ lower-cost than coal

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Renew Economy: Australia’s leading scientific research group and the country’s energy market operator have released a benchmark study that shows the cost of new wind and solar – even with hours of storage – is “unequivocally” lower than the cost of new coal generation. The joint study […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Canada Joins International Renewable Energy Agency

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Announcement / Statement, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Biomass & Bioenergy, Canada, Climate Change, CTF, DJF, Energy, English, Gender, Global Economy, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, IRENA, KB, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, National Government, Near East, News, Northern America, Off-grid, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Politics, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, Systemic Issues, Technology, Wave & Tidal, Western Asia, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Canada Joins International Renewable Energy Agency

Source: Small Island Developing States 9 January 2019: Canada has become the 160th member of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the global intergovernmental organization aiming to promote the widespread adoption of renewable energy. Canada’s accession was announced on the eve of IRENA’s ninth Assembly, which is bringing together more than 1,200 delegates including high-level […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: U.S. utilities increasingly looking to speed coal plant closures

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Colorado, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, EIA, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Indiana, 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, Northern Indiana Public Service Co., Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, solar, Transition, U.S. Coal Plant Closures, US Coal Markets, Wind, Xcel Energy  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: U.S. utilities increasingly looking to speed coal plant closures

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Wall Street Journal ($): Just last summer, Northern Indiana Public Service Co. planned to retire two of its five remaining coal-fired power plants by 2023. Now, it plans to do away with all of them over the next decade, and buy more solar and wind power […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Vestas tops 100GW mark in wind turbine installations

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, Denmark, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Global Wind Energy Council, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MidAmerican Energy, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Vestas, Wind, Wind Energy  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Vestas tops 100GW mark in wind turbine installations

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis CNBC: Danish wind energy business Vestas says it has become the first company to install 100 gigawatts (GW) of wind turbines. In an announcement Wednesday, the firm said it reached the milestone in late 2018, when it installed a V110-2.0 MW turbine at MidAmerican Energy’s Wind XI […]

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