LNG Traders Look To Make Huge Profits Using ‘Idle Tankers’

September 5, 2019

The LNG market points to a wide premium of prices in the coming winter months over current prices. So wide, that some traders have started to use full LNG tankers as floating storage, awaiting the higher prices and the winter heating season. Read more here: https://oilprice.com/Energy/Na

The ‘Biggest Change in Oil Market History’ is Less Than Six Months Away

August 29, 2019

Beginning in January, 2020, new emissions standards designed to significantly curb pollution produced by the world’s ships, will be enforced by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Read more here: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/15/oil-imo-2020-marks-the-biggest-change-in-oi

Alexa, Help Me Save Energy: Utilities Have Opportunity with Smart Gadgets

August 27, 2019

A new study shows Utility energy efficiency programs could find success by appealing to customers’ interest in smart technology. Read more here: https://energynews.us/2019/07/11/national/alexa-help-me-save-energy-utilities-have-opportunity-with-smart-speakers/

ERCOT Experiences Record Consumption, Real-Time Prices Reach $9,000 Cap

August 19, 2019

ERCOT's real-time energy prices surged to the $9,000-megawatt-hour cap last week, the result of high power consumption and triple-digit temperatures across Texas. Read more here: https://tcaptx.com/industry-news/ercot-real-time-prices-hit-record-9000-mark

CPS Energy Seeking Public Input on Flexible Path Solar, Storage, Gas Plan

August 12, 2019

CPS Energy is asking the public for input regarding its new “Power BundleFlex” plan to incorporate natural gas, energy storage and solar into the future generation mix.   Read more here:   https://www.power-eng.com/articles/2019/07/cps-energy-seeking-public-input-on-flexibl

ERCOT: Wind Outpaced Coal on Texas Grid for the First Time

August 5, 2019

In the first half of this year, Texas wind generation narrowly edged out coal, which is a first since 2003 when the Electric Reliability Council of Texas began tracking the state's fuel mix.   Read more here:   https://www.utilitydive.com/news/ercot-wind-outpaced-coal-on-texa

The LNG Shipping Market Is Set For A Bull Run

August 1, 2019

As LNG demand and supply grow, so do LNG trade and demand for LNG carriers. Read more here: https://oilprice.com/Energy/Natural-Gas/The-LNG-Shipping-Market-Is-Set-For-A-Bull-Run.html

An Unusual Development In Natural Gas Markets

Natural gas has maintained its importance in the global energy mix, despite the growing importance of environmentalism and the pulbic scrutiny concerning the fossil fuel industry.  Read more here: https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/An-Unusual-Development-In-Natural-Gas-Marke

Energy Innovation of the Future Cannot Rely on Retail Choice as its Delivery Vehicle

July 18, 2019

When numerous states made the decision to deregulate their electricity markets, two primary arguments advanced in favor of the idea that more competition would benefit end-use consumers.   Read more here:   https://www.utilitydive.com/news/energy-innovation-of-the-future-cann

Nonstop Records For U.S. Natural-Gas-Based Electricity

July 15, 2019

Gas could supply a record 40-43% of U.S. electricity this summer.  Read more here:   https://www.forbes.com/sites/judeclemente/2019/06/02/non-stop-records-for-u-s-natural-gas-based-electricity/#2e5d64827fd6