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Oil and Gas Companies Gearing Up For Electric Vehicles Onslaught, Says GlobalData

Digitization and electrification are spreading across all industries and the auto industry is no exception. As charging technology for electric vehicles (EVs) gradually takes reins from the internal combustion engine as the king of the road in the rapidly evolving energy landscape, oil and gas comp ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > OilgasGlobalData +4

The Coal and Electricity Value Chain

The Coal and Electricity Value Chain is an instructor-led energy course presented by the energy training experts at Mennta Energy Solutions. This one-day workshop provides an introduction to all aspects of the coal and electricity supply chains, from the discovery and mining of coal to the supply of ...

Ayesha Varshney


London   England   GB 22 Jan 2019


Posted 1 year agoTraining > CoalElectricityvalue chain +2

Summer Average Wholesale Electricity Prices in Western U.S. Were Highest Since 2008

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on data from S&P Global Market Intelligence As a result of record-high temperatures and fuel supply constraints this summer, wholesale electricity prices in the western United States reached their highest levels since 2008. In the area se ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAElectricity +3

America’s Oldest Operating Nuclear Power Plant to Retire on Monday

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly The Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station , located 50 miles east of Philadelphia in Forked River, New Jersey, is scheduled to retire on Monday, September 17. The plant first came online on December 1, 1969, making i ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAUnited States +4

Hurricane Florence Likely to Affect Southeast U.S. Electric Power, Transportation Fuels

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Energy Disruptions Map Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall near the area of Wilmington, North Carolina, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina as a Category 2 storm on Friday. The storm's high winds and heavy rainfall are likely to affe ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > HurricaneHurricane FlorenceUnited States +3

Coal is the Most-Used Electricity Generation Source in 18 States; Natural Gas in 16

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly Electricity generators that use fossil fuels continue to be the most common sources of electricity generation in most states. In all but 15 states, coal, natural gas, or petroleum liquids were the most-used electricity ...

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Posted 1 year agoOpinion > United StatesCoalElectricity +4

Total Acquires Two Gas Power Plants in France and Strengthens in Electricity Generation

Total announces that it has signed an agreement with KKR-Energas to acquire its two gas-fired combined cycle power plants (CCGT) in the North and East of France, which represent an electricity generation capacity of approximately 825 megawatts (MW). The transaction is subject to approval by the rel ...

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Posted 2 years agoPress > TotalFrancepower plants +6

Coal Plant Retirements and High Summer Electricity Demand Lower Texas Reserve Margin

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) , grid operator for most of the state of Texas, estimates a reserve margin of 11% for this summer—lower than previous years and ERCOT's 13.7 ...

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Posted 2 years agoOpinion > United StatesUSEIA +6

Equinor: More Electrification Potential Offshore Norway

The Troll C platform in the North Sea. (Photo: Øyvind Hagen) Together with its partners Equinor is looking at the possibility of supplying power from land to three platforms that are currently powered by gas turbines. The transition may cut CO2 emissions from Troll C and the Sleipner area ...

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Posted 2 years agoPress > EquinorNorwayOffshore +1

Southern California’s Natural Gas Infrastructure May Face Constraints This Summer

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on Southern California Gas Company and Aliso Canyon Technical Assessment Group Updated to correct pipeline maintenance schedule. Regional natural gas infrastructure issues in Southern California could affect electricity reliability this ...

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Posted 2 years agoPress > gasInfrastructureGas Infrastructure +4

Electric Power Sector Consumption of Fossil Fuels at Lowest Level Since 1994

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review Fossil fuel consumption in the electric power sector declined to 22.5 quadrillion British thermal units (quads) in 2017, the lowest level since 1994. The declining trend in fossil fuel consumption by the power sector has ...

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Posted 2 years agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAElectricity +4

Coal Power Generation Declines in United Kingdom as Natural Gas, Renewables Grow

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on Digest of U.K. Energy Statistics and National Statistics: Energy Trends Note: 2017 values are estimates based on data through September. In the United Kingdom, electricity produced from coal declined from 42% of total electricity gener ...

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Posted 2 years agoOpinion > CoalPowerUnited Kingdom +6

Fuel Cell Power Plants are Used in Diverse Ways Across the United States

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-860, Annual Electric Generator Report At the end of 2016, the United States had 56 large-scale fuel cell generating units greater than 1 megawatt (MW), totaling 137 megawatts (MW) of net summer capacity. Most of this capacity (85%) h ...

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Posted 2 years agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAUnited States +5

Total Enters into an Agreement for the Proposed Acquisition of Direct Energie to Accelerate its Ambition in Gas and Electricity in France and Belgium

Paris – Total has entered into an agreement with the controlling shareholders of Direct Energie 1 for the proposed acquisition of 74.33% of its share capital 2 , at a price of €42 per share, ex-dividend of €0.35 per share, representing an aggregate acquisition price of approximately €1.4 billio ...

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Posted 2 years agoPress > FranceBelgiumTotal +4

Customer Spending on Electricity Expected to Increase This Summer

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook , April 2018 EIA's Short-Term Energy Outlook forecasts the typical U.S. household will spend an average of $426 for electricity this summer (June–August), an increase of about 3% from the average summer expenditur ...

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Posted 2 years agoOpinion > United StatesEIAUS +4