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Winter Storm to Have Lingering Effect on Natural Gas Supply - S&P Global Platts

As snow settles across New England and regional natural gas prices retreat, the lingering impact of this winter's biggest storm yet is likely to extend beyond the frigid temperatures forecast for this weekend. On Friday morning, cash prices for this weekend's flow dates were down sharply at hubs a ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > S&PS&P Global Plattsnatural gas +3

Refined Coal Has Made Up Nearly One-Fifth of Coal-Fired Power Generation So Far in 2017

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Power Plant Operations Report The U.S. power sector consumption of coal is increasingly shifting to refined coal, even as coal-fired electricity generation decreases. Use of refined coal has increased from 17% of power sector coal consumption ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAUnited States +3

CO2 Emissions From Coal Fell by Record Amount in 2015, Led by Texas and Midwest

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, State Carbon Dioxide Emissions Data Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions associated with coal consumption in the United States fell by a record 231 million metric tons in 2015. More than 60% of the annual decrease occurred in 10 states, led by Texa ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > CO2EIAEnergy Information Administration EIA +4

Coal Stockpiles at U.S. Coal Power Plants Have Fallen Since Last Year

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electricity Monthly Update In August 2017, coal stockpiles at electric power plants were 144 million tons, the lowest monthly level since late 2014, according to EIA's Electric Power Monthly . Coal stockpiles at U.S. coal-fired power plant ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAUnited States +2

Petra Nova is One of Two Carbon Capture and Sequestration Power Plants in the World

Source: Petra Nova, a joint venture between NRG Energy and JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration The Petra Nova facility, a coal-fired power plant located near Houston, Texas, is one of only two operating power plants with carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the world, and it is the only such facili ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Petra NovaNRG EnergyJX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation NOEX +7

Today In Energy: U.S. Coal Production Fell in First Half of 2017 After Increasing in Late 2016

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Quarterly Coal Report U.S. coal production averaged 192 million short tons (MMst) per quarter in the first half of 2017, a slight decrease from the second half of 2016 but still above levels reached in the first half of 2016. The recent decli ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > United StatesCoalEIA +1

Spark and Dark Spreads Indicate Profitability of Natural Gas, Coal Power Plants

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on price data from SNL Energy Relative profits for some natural gas- and coal-fired generators in several Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic states may have decreased since 2016 because of higher natural gas and coal prices and lower wholesale ele ...

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Posted 2 years agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAnatural gas +4

Chinese Coal-Fired Electricity Generation Expected to Flatten as Mix Shifts to Renewables

Coal-fired electricity generation in China, the world's largest coal consumer, is expected to remain flat through 2040, according to EIA's International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO2017). Other fuels, such as renewables, natural gas, and nuclear power, are expected to make up increasing shares of C ...

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Posted 2 years agoOpinion > ChinaCoalElectricity Generation +2