Daily Archives: July 22, 2020

Thriving Time for Ukraine’s Natural Gas Infrastructure

By Andriy Kropyvnytskyy The calendar year 2020 has become stressful for all economic sectors in Europe. The market for natural gas is no exception. Gas balances in storages were irregularly high at the beginning of the year owing to expectations of market participants of interruptions in gas supply. Several other factors forced traders to pump…

Explosions at China GCL facility threaten 10% of global solar production

By Joshua S Hill One of the world’s largest producers of polysilicon has reportedly been forced to shut a major production facility in China after series of five explosions. The post Explosions at China GCL facility threaten 10% of global solar production appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

Renewables beat fossil fuels – Ember

By Joe Deely A very good read on electricity generation the first half of year in EUR-27. Good conditions for renewables so far in 2020. Coal took the brunt, falling by 32% across the EU-27. Of that, hard coal fell by 34% and lignite fell by 29%, in the first half of 2020, year-on-year. But…

Escalante coal plant approaching end of the line

By Joe Deely More coal shutting down and more solar being added out West…It will build a 200 MW solar power plant in Prewitt that will generate $25 million in local taxes over 35 years, Highley said. That project will provide hundreds of construction jobs, but only a half dozen permanent ones when it comes…

New Jersey considering solicitation of 2.4 GW of offshore wind proposals

By WPED Staff The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) issued the draft “Solicitation Guidance Document” for its second offshore wind solicitation and scheduled a virtual public meeting to accept public input on the document. The document includes information on the timeline and mechanisms of the second solicitation, the application requirements and the criteria…

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