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Impact of electric vehicles in oil and gas industry

Impact of electric vehicles in oil and gas industry As charging technology for electric vehicles (EVs) gradually takes reins from the internal combustion engine as the king of the road in the rapidly evolving energy landscape, oil and gas companies are acknowledging the rise of EVs, observes leading data and analytics company GlobalData Digitisation and … Continue reading Impact of electric vehicles in oil and gas industry

#Bechtel to build 1,182-MW #Ohio gas plant as fuel mix shifts away from coal

Bechtel to build 1,182-MW Ohio gas plant as fuel mix shifts away from coal Bechtel awarded EPC contract for South Field Energy plant Over 4 GW of regional coal capacity to retire by 2022 New York — South Field Energy has selected engineering firm Bechtel to design and build its $1.3 billion, 1,182-MW South Field … Continue reading #Bechtel to build 1,182-MW #Ohio gas plant as fuel mix shifts away from coal

#California ‘s Electricity Dreams Still Need Natural Gas

California’s Electricity Dreams Still Need Natural Gas Already requiring 33% renewables by 2020 and 50% by 2030, California Governor Jerry Brown just signed SB 100, mandating that 100% of the state’s electricity comes from “carbon-free” sources by 2045, largely leaning on renewables like wind and solar. This truly is the Golden State’s energy challenge of … Continue reading #California ‘s Electricity Dreams Still Need Natural Gas

Coal piles up at power plant as cheap natural gas wrecks Eastern #Kentucky ’s economy

Coal piles up at power plant as cheap natural gas wrecks Eastern Kentucky’s economy A utility that serves Eastern Kentucky and burns coal to produce electricity has sold $17.6 million worth of coal it didn’t need, offering yet another example of how the relatively low cost of natural gas has undermined the region’s economy. The … Continue reading Coal piles up at power plant as cheap natural gas wrecks Eastern #Kentucky ’s economy

Gas-fired Power Edging Closer to 40 percent of U.S. Generation mix, EIA says

Gas-fired Power Edging Closer to 40 percent of U.S. Generation mix, EIA says Natural gas-fired power plants will supply 37 percent of U.S. electricity generation this summer, putting it close to the industry record achieved last year. The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s July report forecasts that the gas-fired portion of the national electric power produced … Continue reading Gas-fired Power Edging Closer to 40 percent of U.S. Generation mix, EIA says

#PG-E Plans Largest-Ever Storage Project at 300 MW Natural Gas Plant

PG&E Plans Largest-Ever Storage Project at 300 MW Natural Gas Plant Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has filed plans with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to launch a 570 MW, four-project effort with lithium-ion batteries, the largest tied to an existing natural gas-fired generation plant at Moss Landing. A 300 MW battery is … Continue reading #PG-E Plans Largest-Ever Storage Project at 300 MW Natural Gas Plant

Winter 2017-2018 Cold Snap Has PJM Analyzing Natural Gas / Electric Contingencies

Winter 2017-2018 Cold Snap Has PJM Analyzing Natural Gas/Electric Contingencies Extreme cold weather in December and January has PJM Interconnection performing a contingency analysis of the relationship between its natural gas and electricity systems. The analysis was triggered by cold weather alerts issued on 10 days between Dec. 27 and Jan. 17, according to Brian … Continue reading Winter 2017-2018 Cold Snap Has PJM Analyzing Natural Gas / Electric Contingencies