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More consolidation in retail power as Vistra buys another rival

By James McGhee Vistra announced yesterday their impending acquisition of Ambit Energy. Rumors and uncertainty spread among the thousands of energy consultants in Ambit’s vast multi-level marketing channel as they speculate what this will mean for them and the future of their personal sales networks. Announcements are set to be made at Ambition, the group’s…

Shell makes offer to purchase ERM Power

By Andrew Burger The proposed, A$617 million deal, less dividend adjustments by ERM, is the latest in a lengthening string of electricity-sector acquisitions by Royal Dutch Shell as it seeks to diversify and shift its strategic focus.ERM Power has grown to become Australia’s second largest energy retailer by load served since its founding 10 years…

Regional Co-operation could unleash West Africa’s Power Potential

By Fiona Gleeson There are vast energy resources in West Africa: plentiful natural gas, hydropower and huge solar resources. but maximising power generation in the region has been hampered by a lack of cooperation between the region’s countries. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective –…

Development of Biogas in Colombia: Phase 1 Legislation

By Niyireth Torres Currently this is the ideal time to promote the progression of biogas for urban utilization in Colombia. Global power markets are in favor of sustainable infrastructure, with trends that suggest a permanent shift towards natural gas and renewable. An indication of this shift is the growth of electrification of the world’s secondary…

The U.S. leads global petroleum and natural gas production with record growth in 2018 – Today in Energy – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

By Matt Chester U.S. petroleum and natural gas production increased by 16% and by 12%, respectively, in 2018, and these totals combined established a new production record. The United States surpassed Russia in 2011 to become the world’s largest producer of natural gas and surpassed Saudi Arabia in 2018 to become the world’s largest producer…

In North Carolina, novel legal maneuver deployed against Atlantic Coast Pipeline

By ENN Contributor WRITTEN BY Elizabeth OuztsPHOTO BY EcoRobesonDonna Chavis (left) and other American Indians protest the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.A little-known administrative rule allows state officials to cancel environmental certificates if conditions change.With the Atlantic Coast Pipeline mired in federal lawsuits and its construction stalled indefinitely, North Carolina environmental advocates are.. Click headline for full…

New Innovation Drives Down Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Cement

By Jay Stein Cement is the most ubiquitous manufactured product on planet Earth. It’s typically combined with gravel, sand, and water, then poured into molds laced with steel bars to make steel-reinforced concrete. That concrete is widely used in buildings, bridges, roads, wastewater systems, and virtually every other element of the built environment. The global…

Natural Gas Markets Caught In Surprising Trend Moves

By Richard Cox Commodities traders have seen demand for natural continue to grow in the United States as a result of a switch from gas-fired power generation from coal. Additionally, export growth in liquefied natural gas has supported market valuations over the last few quarters. Recent price trends, however, have started to show signs of…

200 big companies review their priorities

By Marco Scarpellino These are indeed interesting times to live in!The Business Roundtable (a group with 200 members generating $7tn in annual revenue) has just dropped the “shareholder primacy” creed (after decades) and has placed the shareholders as one of five stakeholders together with customers, workers, suppliers, and communities. According to the document “Companies should…

Coal subsidies are still in play: Not a good way to walk the talk

By Marco Scarpellino If #fossilfuels, and coal in particular, keep getting incentives, the #energytransition is not very likely to happen and there will be very few chances to reverse #climatechange $63.9 billion invested in #renewableenergy can make a difference in the world energy landscape and in building a #sustainablefuture.G20 coal subsidies: tracking government support to…

Tip to optimize your time (Brazil)

By Rafael Herzberg Tip to optimize your timeComparing clients I served in the United States with Brazilians, I noticed a fundamentally different aspect.The Americans I met were clear about the goals they should pursue. They diligently allocated their time in a structured fashion. Always at stake the results (expected and agreed upon) with their bosses.Here…

The Wind Power Story Part V: The Disruptors

By Brandon Owens This is the fifth part in a seven part series on the history of wind power innovation based on my new book, The Wind Power Story (https://amzn.to/2YGXmSU), which is available to ship this month. This installment focuses on wind turbine technology disruption in the 1990s, which laid the groundwork for wind power…

Visualizing North Dakota Oil & Gas Production (Through June 2019)

By Enno Peters This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well.These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 14,948 horizontal wells…

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