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One of Europe’s most modern gas-fired power plants: Coastal power plant in Kiel (Copyright: Stadtwerke Kiel AG)

Germany Launches One of Europe’s Most Modern Gas-Fired Power Plants Replacing Coal-Fired Power Station

Germany Launches One of Europe’s Most Modern Gas-Fired Power Plants Replacing Coal-Fired Power Station

EIA forecasts slower growth in natural gas-fired generation while renewable energy rises

EIA forecasts slower growth in natural gas-fired generation while renewable energy rises

EIA


This increase in renewables, along with forecast increases in natural gas fuel costs, contributes to EIA’s forecast of a 2.3% decline in natural gas-fired generation in 2021. U.S. coal generation in 2021 is forecast to fall by 3.2%.

EIA forecasts slower growth in natural gas-fired generation while renewable energy rises - oilandgas360

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Source: Reuters

Germany adds brown coal to energy exit under landmark deal

Reuters


BERLIN – Germany is set to become the first country to drop both nuclear and coal power under a landmark agreement to compensate workers, companies and regional governments as it switches off brown coal-fired plants by 2038.

The government …

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar

EIA


EIA expects 42 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity additions to start commercial operation in 2020. Solar and wind represent almost 32 GW, or 76%, of these additions.

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar - fig 1 -oilandgas360

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest inventory of electric

Source: Reuters

U.S. natgas output, demand to fall in 2021 after hitting records in 2020: EIA

Reuters


U.S. natural gas production and demand will decline in 2021 after hitting record highs this year, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in its Short Term Energy Outlook (STEO) on Tuesday.

EIA projected dry gas production will fall to …

January 14, 2020 - 3:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Coal News, Energy News, Natural Gas News

CONSOL Energy and CONSOL Coal Resources Schedule Fourth Quarter 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call

CONSOL Energy and CONSOL Coal Resources Schedule Fourth Quarter 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call

January 10, 2020 - 6:45 am Coal News, Conference Calls & Webcasts, Earnings, Press Releases
CONSOL Energy Announces Investment in Coal-to-Products Space

CONSOL Energy Announces Investment in Coal-to-Products Space

CONSOL Energy Announces Investment in Coal-to-Products Space

January 8, 2020 - 6:45 am Coal News, Press Releases
Deadly Australia bushfires sweeping country reaches national disaster

Deadly Australia bushfires sweeping country reaches national disaster

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Oil & Gas 360 Publishers Note: “Australia is the world’s largest exporter of coal and liquefied natural gas.” This horrible tragedy will not only impact the millions of animals and Australians, but also adversely the entire regions

January 5, 2020 - 6:31 pm Coal News, International, LNG, Press Releases
EIA expects U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions to fall in 2019

EIA expects U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions to fall in 2019

EIA


This article was originally published on July 15, 2019 and was re-published by the EIA today. There are some interesting facts and forecasts that have come through with lower CO2 emissions.

Key takeaway – The electric power sector 

Trump is rolling back over 80 environmental regulations. Here are five big changes you might have missed in 2019

Trump is rolling back over 80 environmental regulations. Here are five big changes you might have missed in 2019

CNBC


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Trump is rolling back over 80 environmental regulations. Here are five big changes you might have missed in 2019 -oilandgas360

  • President Trump has taken historically unprecedented action to roll back a slew of environmental regulations that protect air, water, land

The Hartford Announces Its Policy On Insuring, Investing In Coal, Tar Sands

The Hartford Announces Its Policy On Insuring, Investing In Coal, Tar Sands

December 20, 2019 - 2:00 pm Coal News, Oil Sands, Press Releases
Canada launches strategic assessment of thermal coal mining

Canada launches strategic assessment of thermal coal mining

Canada launches strategic assessment of thermal coal mining

December 20, 2019 - 11:14 am Canada News, Coal News, Energy News, International, Press Releases
U.S. coal production employment has fallen 42% since 2011

U.S. coal production employment has fallen 42% since 2011

EIA



Coal demand has decreased due to the competition of natural gas and renewable technologies.

U.S. coal production employment has fallen 42% since 2011 -oilandgas360The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Coal Report shows that coal mining employment has declined in the past decade as coal demand has decreased. …

Goldman Sachs becomes first major U.S. bank to stop funding Arctic drilling, pulls back on coal

Goldman Sachs becomes first major U.S. bank to stop funding Arctic drilling, pulls back on coal

Goldman Sachs becomes first major U.S. bank to stop funding Arctic drilling, pulls back on coal

December 16, 2019 - 11:36 pm Arctic, Coal News, Press Releases
Source: Reuters/Rodrigo Garrido

Trump energy pick to face questions on coal, nuclear power

Reuters: 


President Donald Trump’s pick to run the Energy Department, Dan Brouillette, will face questions at his U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday on issues including the future of coal and nuclear power.

Brouillette, 57, a former lobbyist at Ford …