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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 ...

Hui Shan


Posted 15 hours 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 ...

Hui Shan


Posted 19 days 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 ...

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month 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 ...

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month agoLink > CoalElectricityrenewable +3

Professional Network for the Energy Industry

Ask and get your career and industry questions answered & participate in discussions. Join industry, work or school-related Groups and get connected with like-minded professionals.

Hui Shan


Posted 1 month 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. ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 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 ...

Hui Shan


Posted 2 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 ...

Hui Shan


Posted 3 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 ...

Hui Shan


Posted 3 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 ...

Hui Shan


Posted 4 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 ...

Hui Shan


Posted 4 months agoLink > ElectricityOilpetroleum +3

The interconnector disconnect

Fieldfisher energy experts David Haverbeke , Lis Blunsdon and Yohanna Weber , discuss why more attention needs to be focused on critical power infrastructure. For merchant interconnectors, legal certainty and security of investment need to be satisfied before a private investor, or a consort ...

Lis Blunsdon


Posted 5 months agoOpinion > interconnectorsgasElectricity +5

Saudi Arabia has significantly reduced the amount of crude oil used for power generation

Power plants in Saudi Arabia burned an average 0.4 million barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil in 2018 directly for power generation, the lowest amount since at least 2009, the earliest year that data are available from the  Joint Organizations Data Initiative  (JODI, Figure 1). According to the JOD ...

Hui Shan


Posted 5 months agoOpinion > Electricityelectricity generating fuel mixInternational +6

POWER WEEK AFRICA Conference

POWER WEEK AFRICA 9 - 13 September 2019, Johannesburg www.power-week.com/Africa   Overview POWER WEEK AFRICA is the 2 nd annual international conference & summit specially designed for the African electric power & energy industry, promising 5 days of premium networking opportu ...

Vincs Kong


Johannesburg   GP   ZA 09 Sep 2019


Posted 6 months agoEvent > PowerEnergyRenewable Energy +9

Electricity Economics in Changing Electricity Markets

Electricity Economics in Changing Electricity Markets http://www.infocusinternational.com/electricityeconomics   “The new economics of power markets in a low-carbon world”   Date & Location:            5 – 7 August 2019, Singapore   Overview   Are you ready for the new cha ...

Vincs Kong


Singapore     SG 05 Aug 2019


Posted 8 months agoEvent > Electricityelectricity regulationseconomics