• No More Subsidies: Mississippi To Pull Plug On CCS Project

    • Date: 22/06/17
    • The Wall Street Journal

    The future of a Mississippi power plant aimed at showcasing “clean coal” technology is in doubt after state regulators on Wednesday issued an ultimatum to Southern Co., warning that they would not pass on more of its ballooning costs to ratepayers. Mississippi regulators said they wanted the Kemper power plant, which has already taken $7.5 billion […]

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  • Experts Published A Scathing Rebuttal To The Left’s Favorite Green Energy Study

    • Date: 20/06/17
    • Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller

    A group of researchers have published a scathing rebuttal to a 2015 report claiming the U.S. could run on 100 percent green energy, which they say suffered from “significant shortcomings.” The 2015 study led by Stanford University professor Mark Jacobson claimed wind turbines, solar power and hydroelectric dams could power the entire U.S. But 21 […]

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  • Global Demand For Coking Coal Set To Revive UK Coal Mining

    • Date: 19/06/17
    • Financial Times

    Pit to employ more than 500 and export about 80% of its output Two years after Britain’s last deep coal mine closed, a £200m project in Cumbria wants to revive the industry. West Cumbria Mining (WCM) plans to extract high value metallurgical — or coking — coal used for steelmaking rather than the cheaper version […]

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  • OPEC And U.S. Shale Drillers Are On Collision Course

    • Date: 16/06/17
    • John Kemp, Reuters

    The oil market is on an unsustainable course with output from U.S. shale and other non-OPEC sources increasing rapidly, while OPEC and its allies trim production to reduce inventories and prop up prices. The International Energy Agency (IEA) projects non-OPEC output will increase by 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) in 2018 (“Oil Market Report”, […]

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  • More Than Half of America’s Nuclear Reactors Are Losing Money

    • Date: 15/06/17
    • Bloomberg

    More than half of America’s nuclear reactors are bleeding cash, racking up losses totaling about $2.9 billion a year, based on a Bloomberg New Energy Finance analysis. Nuclear power plants are getting paid $20 to $30 a megawatt-hour for their electricity, Nicholas Steckler, an analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance, said in a report Wednesday. […]

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  • New Study: Large CO2 Emissions From Batteries Of Electric Cars

    • Date: 12/06/17
    • Johan Kristensson, New Technology

    Enormous hope rests on electric cars as the solution by the motor industry to climate change. However the batteries of electric cars are not environmentally friendly when manufactured. Several tonnes of carbon dioxide are being released, even before electric batteries leave the factory. IVL, the Swedish Environment Institute has, on behalf of the Swedish Transport Administration and the […]

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  • Australian Coal War Threatens To Overthrow Green Climate Consensus

    • Date: 12/06/17
    • Financial Review

    Liberal Party conservatives are demanding Malcolm Turnbull allow so-called clean coal to qualify as a low emissions fuel and be eligible for incentives if he wants party room support to implement a Clean Energy Target. The moves put hopes of bipartisan support for the Finkel review and an end to the climate wars in doubt […]

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  • Poor Countries Export Power While Millions Go Without

    • Date: 12/06/17
    • The Zimbabwean

    “Foreign aid should not be used to generate costly and unreliable electricity in countries where hundreds of millions need the exact opposite: cheap and reliable power” At the end of May, Zimbabwe’s state monopoly, ZESA, reached a last-minute deal to continue importing electricity. ZESA owed $43m to South Africa and Mozambique and, with part-payment and […]

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