• German Minister Warns Coal Exit By 2030 Is Impossible

    • Date: 31/05/18
    • Clean Energy Wire

    NRW state premier says coal exit by 2030 is impossible An end to coal-fired power generation in Germany by 2030 is impossible, according to Armin Laschet, the state premier of coal mining state North Rhine-Westphalia, and a member of Angela Merkel’s Conservatives (CDU). Wind and solar power will not be able to provide the electricity […]

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  • China Considers More U.S. Coal Imports to Cut Deficit

    • Date: 30/05/18
    • Bloomberg

    China is considering a plan to buy more American coal as part of an effort to narrow its trade deficit with the U.S., according to people with knowledge of the matter. Chinese officials are currently looking at boosting purchases from West Virginia in particular, said the people, who asked not to be identified because they’re […]

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  • U.S. Record Oil Exports Bite Into Russia, OPEC Market Share In Asia

    • Date: 29/05/18
    • Reuters

    Record crude oil volumes exported from the United States will be heading to Asia in the next couple of months to take another piece of the market away from Russia and producers in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The United States is set to export 2.3 million barrels per day (bpd) in […]

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  • Fearing Shale Competition, OPEC and Russia Plan To Open Oil Floodgates

    • Date: 28/05/18
    • The Independent

    OPEC is changing course. For the past year-and-a-half, the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and producers like Russia have diligently stuck to agreed oil supply cuts. Now Russia and Saudi Arabia are discussing opening the taps by an extra million barrels per day. It’s more of a reset than a rethink. The usual […]

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  • German Wind Industry Cuts 10.000 Jobs Amidst Sharp Downturn

    • Date: 26/05/18
    • Handelsblatt

    The German wind energy market is threatened by a sharp downturn after years of continuous growth. Ten thousand jobs have already been cut last year. Düsseldorf: When Volker Malmen sat on stage in a hotel in Bremerhaven just over a week ago, the head of Orsted Germany could not help laughing when the moderator asked him […]

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  • IEA: Most Clean Energy Technologies Falling Short Of Climate Goals

    • Date: 24/05/18
    • OilPrice.com

    Most clean-energy technologies are not on track to meet the world’s long-term climate goals, make energy universally accessible, and significantly lower air pollution, with just 4 out of 38 techs on track to do this, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a report published on Wednesday. Last year, only solar photovoltaic (PV) in the power sector; […]

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  • NuScale’s Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Passes Biggest Hurdle Yet

    • Date: 21/05/18
    • James Conca, Forbes

    NuScale Power is on track to build the first small modular nuclear reactor in America faster than expected. NRC just completed their Phase 1 review of NuScale’s Small Modular Nuclear Reactor. The small size of its Power Module means it can be factory-built and shipped by truck, deceasing construction Two weeks ago, NuScale’s small modular nuclear […]

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  • Flawed Windfarm Subsidies Will Add £1.5bn To Bills

    • Date: 16/05/18
    • Emily Gosden, The Times

    Consumers will pay about £1.5 billion too much for electricity from new offshore wind turbines because ministers awarded unnecessarily generous subsidies, the public spending watchdog has found. The government awarded contracts last year committing households and business to paying up to £176 million a year on their energy bills for 15 years to subsidise three […]

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