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IEA: Solar the ‘new king’ of electricity

On Oct 13, 2020
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RT @SEenergynews: The International Energy Agency’s new annual global outlook predicts solar will account for 80% of new generation capacity over the next decade, while also projecting oil use will “plateau” in 2030. https://t.co/8aPUQMHWZH
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On Oct 13, 2020
@NobleIdeas shared
RT @SEenergynews: The International Energy Agency’s new annual global outlook predicts solar will account for 80% of new generation capacity over the next decade, while also projecting oil use will “plateau” in 2030. https://t.co/8aPUQMHWZH
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IEA: Solar the ‘new king’ of electricity

IEA: Solar the ‘new king’ of electricity

CORRECTION: An item in yesterday’s newsletter should have said coal plants operated by regulated, vertically integrated utilities are less likely to be economically dispatched compared to ...

The Inevitable Death of Natural Gas as a ‘Bridge Fuel’

The Inevitable Death of Natural Gas as a ‘Bridge Fuel’

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti recently announced the city is scrapping plans for a multi-billion-dollar update to three natural gas power plants, instead choosing to invest in renewable ...

Zombie Coal

Zombie Coal

With coal plants increasingly unable to compete in wholesale power markets, the number of hours that they run has fallen, meaning less revenue for plant owners. And with a global decline in ...

From molecules to electrons; can Big Oil become Big Power?

From molecules to electrons; can Big Oil become Big Power?

The International Energy Agency predicts regulatory changes to curb carbon emissions will mean demand for electricity grows much faster than that for oil as Asia's power-hungry middle class ...

IEA still sees record 2020 oil demand fall but easing lockdowns helping

IEA still sees record 2020 oil demand fall but easing lockdowns helping

The International Energy Agency (IEA) says it is still expecting a record fall in oil demand in 2020, reports Reuters, but the easing of lockdown measures will reduce the size of the drop.

America's LNG Boom Could Turn Into A Bust For Asia's Utilities and Policymakers Doubling Down On Risky Imports

America's LNG Boom Could Turn Into A Bust For Asia's Utilities and Policymakers Doubling Down On Risky Imports

This trend will only become more pronounced in the future, as solar and storage prices continue dropping while natural gas plant capital and fuel costs stay about the same. By contrast, the ...

A Kentucky Power Plant's Demise Signals a Reckoning for Coal

A Kentucky Power Plant's Demise Signals a Reckoning for Coal

The implosion of the coal-fired Cane Run Generating Station came as the generating capacity of the renewable energy sector surpassed coal across the country.

Yes, We Can Get Rid of the World’s Dirtiest Fuel

Yes, We Can Get Rid of the World’s Dirtiest Fuel

Signs of coal’s demise are everywhere, but the world needs a better plan to phase out thousands of coal power plants still in use.

Michigan Should Reject DTE’s Integrated Resource Plan, Here’s Why

Michigan Should Reject DTE’s Integrated Resource Plan, Here’s Why

After hundreds of pages of expert testimony (including testimony from UCS), thousands of public comments, and two rounds of legal briefing, a Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) ...

ISO-NE forecasts transition to distributed, renewable generation

ISO-NE forecasts transition to distributed, renewable generation

The grid operator released its 2019 Regional Electricity Outlook on Wednesday, listing natural gas plants as the only new conventional generation resource expected online between 2018 and ...

State Attorneys Want FERC to Halt Fossil-Fuel Project OKs

State Attorneys Want FERC to Halt Fossil-Fuel Project OKs

10 AGs, mostly Democrats, seek moritorium as major study warns of unprecedented global energy demand drop due to recession, COVID-19

East Coast limitations spark Great Lakes offshore wind interest

East Coast limitations spark Great Lakes offshore wind interest

CORRECTION: An item in yesterday’s newsletter should have said coal plants operated by regulated, vertically integrated utilities are less likely to be economically dispatched compared to ...

‘Math Doesn’t Yet Add Up’ for Utility Decarbonization Goals: Deloitte

‘Math Doesn’t Yet Add Up’ for Utility Decarbonization Goals: Deloitte

There are big gaps between U.S. utilities’ net-zero targets and their plans for retiring coal and gas plants.

Nine Energy Stories Will Drive 2019 -- Many Of Which Will Be Powered By Trump

Nine Energy Stories Will Drive 2019 -- Many Of Which Will Be Powered By Trump

The year’s top stories were powered by the president, who disavows climate change and who commits himself to resurrecting coal. But clean energy technologies, like battery storage, wind ...

World Energy Outlook 2019

World Energy Outlook 2019

Explore the outlooks for fuels across the main WEO scenarios

US utilities, power providers continue plans to accelerate coal retirements

US utilities, power providers continue plans to accelerate coal retirements

US coal producers are already in a tough spot, but the hints power generators dropped on second quarter earnings calls suggest they may soon be announcing plans to retire even more of the ...

Coronavirus and electricity: 4 takeaways from CEOs

Coronavirus and electricity: 4 takeaways from CEOs

Power company CEOs are outlining in more detail how the coronavirus pandemic is hitting electricity demand, coal, renewables and utilities' financial futures.