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U.S. coal plant retirements linked to plants with higher operating costs

EIA's analysis did not cover the entire fleet of coal power plants in the United States because not all plants report their variable operating and maintenance costs to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on FERC's Form 1, Electric Utility Annual Report, which was used as a basis of the ...

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Posted 5 days agoLink > generationCoalElectricity +2

Short-Term Energy Outlook

[1]After an agreement was reached on the transit dispute that led to a temporary shutdown of crude oil production, the governments of Sudan and South Sudan shifted their focus from border conflicts to the mitigation of their respective domestic opposition factions. [3]In South Sudan, President Sa ...

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Posted 25 days agoLink > ElectricityrenewableSTEO +3

SUDAN AND SOUTH SUDAN: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Changing nature of non-OPEC supply types may be affecting the crude oil futures marketChanges in the oil investment and production cycle may be affecting trading dynamics for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and Brent crude oil futures contracts. Similar research from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trad ...

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Posted 1 month agoLink > SudanSouth Sudanpetroleum +6

Most utility-scale batteries in the United States are made of lithium-ion

At the end of 2018, the United States had 862 MW of operating utility-scale battery storage power capacity and 1,236 MWh of battery energy capacity. In 2017, two vanadium flow battery systems were installed in the United States, totaling 4.4 MW of power capacity and 16 MWh of energy capacity. As ...

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Posted 1 month agoLink > StorageElectricitypower plants +1

Global energy consumption driven by more electricity in residential, commercial buildings

In countries that are not part of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (non-OECD countries), EIA projects that energy consumed in buildings will grow by more than 2% per year, or about five times the rate of OECD countries. As the quality of life in emerging economies improve ...

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Posted 1 month agoLink > residentialCommercialConsumption +6

EIA projects that renewables will provide nearly half of world electricity by 2050

Resource availability, renewable policies, regional load growth, and declining technology costs drive EIA's projected increase in global electricity generation from solar technologies. EIA projects that China is the country that will see the most growth in solar generation because of its growing ...

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Posted 2 months agoLink > generationInternationalIEO +6

Natural gas and wind forecast to be fastest growing sources of U.S. electricity generation

These changes in capacity contribute to EIA's forecast that natural gas will fuel 39% of electricity generation in the PJM region in 2020, up from a share of 31% in 2018. EIA forecasts the Henry Hub natural gas price will fall by 21% in 2019, which contributes to EIA's expectation that ERCOT's na ...

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Posted 2 months agoLink > generationforecastsProjections +8

SHORT-TERM ENERGY OUTLOOK

Natural gas spot prices at the Waha hub in western Texas, located near Permian Basin production, settled at $1.55/million British thermal units (MMBtu) on August 15, the highest price since March 2019. GCX will provide much-needed additional natural gas takeaway pipeline capacity from the Permian ...

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Posted 2 months agoLink > CoalElectricityrenewable +3

Professional Network for the Energy Industry

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Posted 3 months agoLink > ElectricitygenerationSolar +1

SHORT-TERM ENERGY OUTLOOK

Facing a tough situation where shale oil prices are depressed due to a lack of infrastructure to send them to the US Gulf Coast for processing and export, independent US shale drillers are facing financial pressure as loans are no longer handed out like candy and investors are demanding results. ...

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Posted 4 months agoLink > ElectricityrenewableCoal +10

TODAY IN ENERGY: More U.S. coal-fired power plants are decommissioning as retirements continue

Plant owners intend to retire another 17 GW of coal-fired capacity by 2025, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory. After a coal unit retires, the power plant site goes through a complex, multi-year process that includes de ...

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Posted 4 months agoLink > CoalElectricitygenerating capacity +3

TODAY IN ENERGY: U.S. utility-scale battery storage power capacity to grow substantially by 2023

Weakening global oil demand and strong supply growth in the United States contributed to global petroleum and other liquid fuels inventory builds in the first half of 2019 and limited any sustained upward pressure on crude oil prices. EIA expects that the combination of strong growth in U.S. and ...

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Posted 4 months agoLink > StorageElectricityEnergy +1

TODAY IN ENERGY: U.S. electricity generation from renewables surpassed coal in April

With its audience of government ministers, international and national oil companies, CEOs and other top global industry influencers, the ADIPEC Awards provide the global oil and gas community the perfect opportunity to engage, inspire and influence the workforce of the future.” Held under the pat ...

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Posted 5 months agoLink > generationCoalElectricity +2

SHORT-TERM ENERGY OUTLOOK

On May 31, 2019, Sempra Energy, the majority owner of the Cameron liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility, announced that the company had shipped its first cargo of LNG, becoming the fourth such facility in the United States to enter service since 2016. Cameron LNG has regulatory approval to ...

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Posted 5 months agoLink > STEOLiquid FuelsEmissions +4

Saudi Arabia used less crude oil for power generation in 2018

Of the 21.0 billion BOE in organic proved reserves added in 2018 (that is, before accounting for revisions, net reserves purchased, or how much the companies produced), slightly more than half (10.7 billion BOE) came from the United States, while the Russia, Central Asia, and Asia-Pacific region a ...

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Posted 6 months agoLink > ElectricityOilpetroleum +3