2019, May, 21, 15:10:00SEVEN SOLAR PROJECTS $1.5 BLN
In line with plans to localise the production of renewable energy in Saudi Arabia as part of its Vision 2030 economic diversification push, seven photovoltaic solar power projects with a capacity of 1.52 GW and worth $1.51bn (SAR5.6bn) were launched on the side-lines of the recently concluded Saudi Elenex exhibition.
2019, May, 17, 07:15:00INDIA'S RENEWABLE UP
Renewables accounted for 9.2% of India’s total power generation in fiscal 2018/19, shows data by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA).
2019, May, 15, 11:52:00U.S. ENERGY PRODUCTION UP 8%
The United States produced a record amount of energy from various sources in 2018, reaching 96 quadrillion British thermal units (quads), an 8% increase from 2017. This increase in production outpaced the 4% increase in U.S. energy consumption, which also reached a record high of 101 quads.
2019, May, 13, 12:20:00EUROPE GAS STRATEGY: €139 BLN
The main conclusion of the study was that reduction targets can be achieved even in a non-technology-specific scenario (Evolution) by using the networks. A GHG reduction of 55% by 2030 and 95% by 2050 (relative to 1990 levels) was achieved for the energy industry, buildings and industry €139 billion cheaper than in a highly regulated approach with electrification by means of heat pumps (Revolution).
2019, May, 8, 11:50:00OIL PRICES 2019-20: $70 - $67
Brent spot prices will average $70/b in 2019 and $67/b in 2020, compared with an average of $71/b in 2018.
2019, May, 8, 11:25:00RENEWABLE CAPACITY STOP
After nearly two decades of strong annual growth, renewables around the world added as much net capacity in 2018 as they did in 2017, an unexpected flattening of growth trends that raises concerns about meeting long-term climate goals.
2019, May, 6, 11:25:00NORWAY'S FUND RETURNED 9.1%
The Government is allowing for the Government Pension Fund Global to be invested in unlisted renewable energy infrastructure under the dedicated environmental mandates. Such investments shall be subject to the same profitability and transparency requirements as the other investments of the Fund, says Siv Jensen, Minister of Finance.
2019, April, 29, 11:50:00MULTI TRILLION DOLLAR ENERGY MARKET
Most of the systems in the U.S. were constructed in the 50s and 60s and they had a life expectancy of 50 years. Today, almost all operate at maximum capacity and they are all stretched to the limit. With population growth, spiraling demand, changes in power generation and mandates for the use of clean and renewable energy sources, change must come quickly.
2019, April, 29, 11:20:00RENEWABLE FALLING COSTS
Now, rapidly falling costs for these technologies are boosting global renewable energy capacity. Renewable energy sources can help reduce carbon emissions substantially and the effects of global warming.
2019, April, 22, 08:10:00BRITAIN'S RENEWABLE 33%
Renewable energy sources generated approximately 33 per cent of Great Britain’s electricity over the first quarter of 2019, according to new figures published by energy consultancy EnAppSys, with wind energy accounting for over 60% of renewable generation.
2019, April, 22, 08:05:00TURKEY, GERMANY RENEWABLE
To further explore opportunities for bilateral energy expansion, Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez and German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier met in Ankara for the second Turkish-German Energy Forum in October last year to sign a letter of intent to enhance the Turkish-German energy partnership.
2019, April, 19, 09:15:00S.KOREA RENEWABLE ENERGY
South Korea's economy has been pushing to shed its heavy reliance on coal and nuclear power, with the latest target coming on top of a 2017 plan to increase the amount of renewables in its energy mix to 20 percent by 2030.
2019, April, 17, 11:25:00U.S. ENERGY CONSUMPTION UP 4%
U.S. EIA - Primary energy consumption in the United States reached a record high of 101.3 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2018, up 4% from 2017 and 0.3% above the previous record set in 2007. The increase in 2018 was the largest increase in energy consumption, in both absolute and percentage terms, since 2010.
2019, April, 15, 11:35:00AUSTRIA'S RENEWABLE INVESTMENT EUR2.5 BLN
Austrian power grid operator APG plans to invest Eur2.5 billion over the next 10 years to future-proof its network against a massive expansion of wind and solar, it said.
2019, April, 10, 11:35:00OIL PRICES 2019-20: $65-$62
Brent crude oil spot prices averaged $66 per barrel (b) in March, up $2/b from February 2019. Brent prices for the first quarter of 2019 averaged $63/b, which is $4/b lower than the same period in 2018. Despite lower crude oil prices than last year, Brent prices in March were $9/b higher than in December 2018, marking the largest December-to-March price increase since December 2011 to March 2012.