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2019-04-05 10:15:00

RENEWABLE IS A THIRD

RENEWABLE IS A THIRD

IRENAThe decade-long trend of strong growth in renewable energy capacity continued in 2018 with global additions of 171 gigawatts (GW), according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today. The annual increase of 7.9 per cent was bolstered by new additions from solar and wind energy, which accounted for 84 per cent of the growth. A third of global power capacity is now based on renewable energy.

IRENA's annual Renewable Capacity Statistics 2019, the most comprehensive, up-to-date…

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RENEWABLE IS A THIRD
2019, April, 3, 10:40:00
GERMANY'S RENEWABLE 54%
According to the latest figures published by Energy Charts from German solar research institute Fraunhofer ISE, renewable energy accounted for 54.45% of net electricity generation in March.
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2019, April, 3, 10:35:00
CHINA'S FUSION POWER
A research centre to support China's push for nuclear fusion power has been approved. It will be able to test large superconducting magnets and filters under operational conditions. The Institute of Plasma Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences said that having an integrated research facility for key systems of fusion reactors is "one of the major scientific engineering projects" in the Thirteenth Five-Year Plan.
RENEWABLE IS A THIRD
2019, April, 3, 10:30:00
CHINA'S HYDROPOWER STATION: $5 BLN
China has begun construction of the main structure of the 2.24-GW hydropower station on the Jinsha River, the upper section of the Yangtze River. The project is undertaken by China Huadian Corp., with a total investment of about 33.4 billion yuan (about 5 billion US dollars).
RENEWABLE IS A THIRD
2019, April, 1, 10:30:00
BRITAIN'S RENEWABLE UP 11.8%
CT - Provisional figures published by the UK Government on Thursday show that renewable energy sources generated a record amount of electricity in 2018, increasing by 11.8% over 2017 levels, led by a record year for wind energy generation which provided 17.1% of the UK’s electricity.
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2019, April, 1, 10:25:00
BRITAIN'S THERMONUCLEAR ENERGY
WNN - The UK and the European Commission signed a contract extension today for the world’s largest fusion research facility, Joint European Torus (JET). The extension secures at least EUR100 million (USD112 million) in additional inward investment from the EU over the next two years and "brings reassurance" for the more than 500 staff at the site in Culham, near Oxford, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said.
RENEWABLE IS A THIRD
2019, March, 25, 10:50:00
ITALY'S RENEWABLE INVESTMENT $7.1 BLN
Italy’s Terna said on Thursday it would spend a record 6.2 billion euros ($7.1 billion) on its power grid to deal with the shift towards the production of more renewable energy.
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RENEWABLE IS A THIRD
2019, June, 18, 17:15:00
U.S. INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION UP 0.4%
Industrial production rose 0.4 percent in May after falling 0.4 percent in April. The indexes for manufacturing and mining gained 0.2 percent and 0.1 percent, respectively, in May; the index for utilities climbed 2.1 percent. At 109.6 percent of its 2012 average, total industrial production was 2.0 percent higher in May than it was a year earlier. Capacity utilization for the industrial sector moved up 0.2 percentage point in May to 78.1 percent, a rate that is 1.7 percentage points below its long-run (1972–2018) average.
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2019, June, 17, 13:25:00
OIL PRICE: ABOVE $61 ANEW
Brent futures fell 25 cents, or 0.4%, to $61.76 a barrel by 0750 GMT, having gained 1.1% on Friday. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down 22 cents, or 0.4%, at $52.29, having firmed by 0.4% in the previous session.
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2019, June, 17, 12:55:00
OIL DEMAND GROWTH 1.2 - 1.4 MBD
The OECD sees global GDP growth rebounding to 3.4% in 2020, assuming that trade disputes are resolved and confidence rebuilds. This suggests that global oil demand growth will have scope to recover from 1.2 mb/d in 2019 to 1.4 mb/d in 2020.
RENEWABLE IS A THIRD
2019, June, 17, 12:50:00
ENERGY NEED INVESTMENT
At the G20 Ministerial Meeting, which saw ministers of energy and environment meet in Japan, Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said that strategic investments should be made to ensure the future energy mix is optimal, including conventional energy sources as well as new sources of energy, to ensure that the supply of energy is abundant, affordable, accessible and sustainable.
RENEWABLE IS A THIRD
2019, June, 17, 12:45:00
ENERGY SECURITY COOPERATION
"Today about 18 million barrels of oil on a daily basis flows through this choke point coming from Saudi Arabia, emirates and other countries to China, Japan, India and other Asian customers." "But at the same time it is a major route for LNG, liquefied natural gas. About 30% of LNG goes through this strait, coming again to Japan, South Korea, and other Asian countries."
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2019, June, 17, 12:40:00
AUSTRALIA'S LNG FOR CHINA
Australia supplied over 53% of China’s LNG imports during the first five months of 2019, shipping data in Refinitiv showed, up from around 40% in 2016 when a previous round of new Australian export projects started to ramp up.
RENEWABLE IS A THIRD
2019, June, 17, 12:35:00
COAL FOR JAPAN
Japan imported more than 210 million short tons (MMst) of coal in 2018, making it the world’s third-largest coal-importing country after only India and China. Japan continues to use steam coal to fuel one-third of its electricity generation and metallurgical coal for raw steel production.
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