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Tesla’s electric truck poses a threat to LNG

The launch of Tesla’s electric truck, which has a range of 800 km, is a major cause for concern for LNG vehicles.

By The Wildcat 17 November 2017
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Capacity payments: friend or foe for EU power?

Capacity remunerations remain controversial in Europe, but may be necessary to avoid further power plant closures and to safeguard security of supply in the longer term.

15 June 2016
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US shale output to continue downward trend

United States shale oil production is forecast to decline in July for the seventh consecutive month, according to the EIA’s latest drilling productivity report.

14 June 2016
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Brazilian rains spell trouble for Bolivia

Brazilian imports of Bolivian piped gas have slumped in recent weeks amid waning demand and healthy hydroelectric production.

13 June 2016
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Solar ousting gas in United Arab Emirates

Dubai and Abu Dhabi have turned to solar as a cheaper alternative to gas, as Dubai reveals plans for the world’s largest concentrated solar project.

7 June 2016
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Indonesia’s domestic demand up 22% in a decade

Indonesia is set to consume more gas than it exports by 2018 if current trends continue, according to data from the energy ministry.

6 June 2016
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South Korea prepares to close oldest coal plants

South Korea could close its oldest coal-fired power plants to reduce emissions of particulate matter, according to the Yonhap News Agency.

1 June 2016
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Brussels approves state aid to close German coal plants

The European Commission has decided Germany’s plans to grant $1.79 billion in public financing to close eight lignite-fired power plants is in line with EU state aid rules.

27 May 2016
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Mitsui to reduce coal investment

Mitsui plans to reduce its investment in thermal coal and to increase its focus on iron ore and gas in response to growing pressure from climate groups.

25 May 2016
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IEA rings ‘alarm bells’ over Belgium’s nuclear policy

The IEA’s warning that Belgium should re-think its nuclear phase-out is causing more uncertainty about the country’s future energy policy.

25 May 2016
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Belgium needs to keep its nuclear plants – IEA

Belgium should reconsider its nuclear phase-out, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday.

19 May 2016
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Wind power beats coal for first time in UK

Wind power in the UK generated more electricity than coal for the first time in April, figures released by the National Grid show.

18 May 2016
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Renewables beat fossil fuels in German generation

Germany met nearly all of its electricity demand from renewable energy for the first time on Monday, according to preliminary data from German research institute Agora Energiewende.

17 May 2016
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Statoil plans world’s largest floating windfarm off UK coast

Statoil is planning to build the world’s largest floating windfarm 24 km off the Scottish coast after the project was granted a seabed lease on Monday.

17 May 2016
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Gas facing tough future in South Korea

South Korean gas demand is declining as it is squeezed out of the power sector by coal, nuclear and renewables.

16 May 2016
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The decline of gas in EU power generation

The increasing share of wind and solar in the EU’s power mix has been accompanied by reduced capacity utilisation for combustible fuels.

11 May 2016
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Groningen production down 15% in 2016

Reduced production from the Groningen field has seen Dutch exports of gas drop dramatically over the past two years, cutting into the country's import/export balance.

9 May 2016
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Rains may rescue Venezuela from energy crisis

Water is flowing back into the reservoir of Venezuela’s giant Guri hydroelectric power plant, which could bring an end to rolling blackouts.

9 May 2016
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World Bank says global oil glut will start to recede this year

The World Bank has increased its 2016 crude oil price forecast from $37 per barrel to $41/bbl as the current glut in the market is expected to recede.

29 April 2016
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Saudi Arabia approves major renewable generation plan

Saudi Arabia approved its Vision 2030 reform plan this week to generate 9.5 GW of electricity from renewables by 2030.

28 April 2016
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European electricity production continues to climb

Total electricity production in OECD countries reached 10.3 PWh in 2015, a 41.3 TWh increase from 2014.

28 April 2016

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