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EU Power Generators Warn Plan to Cut Use of Coal May Backfire

STAFF REPORTS Bloomberg NEW YORK — A group representing power generators across the European Union warned that the bloc’s plans to limit the use of coal may backfire, encouraging utilities to seek returns on new fossil-fuel plants instead of putting money … Continue reading

28. September 2017 by Terry Headley
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Met coal outlook

This Coalhub report forecasts met coal prices will remain low and then “rebalance” between 2017-2019. The latest quarterly contract settlement of $93/t is expected to shake up the market. Seaborne met. coal exports are forecast to fall this year, due … Continue reading

25. November 2015 by Jason Hayes
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Offshore UK wind farms increasingly expensive and unreliable

A December 2013 Telegraph article describes the growing costs and rapid drop offs in generation capacity being experienced at offshore wind farms in the UK … due to wear and tear on their mechanisms and blades, the amount of electricity … Continue reading

03. March 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Wind PTC described as “energy socialism”

Thomas Stacy’s comments on wind energy in Ohio are anything but flattering. The industry’s lobbying association, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), knows LOW VALUE is the real problem with wind, but cleverly turns our attention to “still high, but steadily declining … Continue reading

03. March 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Robert Bryce: It’s Not ‘All of the Above’ After All

Robert Bryce, who was the keynote speaker at the ACC 2010 Coal Market Strategies Conference in Tucson, AZ, has a new NationalReview.com article describing the recent EPA GHG rule proposal. Bryce argues that the proposed rule is a wasteful and … Continue reading

05. April 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Greenpeace co-founder blasts wind as a “destroyer of wealth and negative to the economy”

Greenpeace co-founder, Dr. Patrick Moore sounded off on the wind industry on Wednesday. Speaking at the University of Guelph, Moore castigated the industry in Ontario as “a destroyer of wealth and negative to the economy”, given that it takes jobs … Continue reading

05. January 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Grid reliability problems predicted for Texas & New England

The recently published NERC long-term reliability assessment findings indicate that changing fuel prices and a host of new EPA regulations could “threaten the stability of power grids in Texas and New England within the next decade.” NERC projected that the … Continue reading

05. December 2011 by Jason Hayes
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Steel price increases being felt through supply chain

February 3 Wall Street Journal article details the impacts of increasing steel prices throughout the supply chain. The impact of escalating steel prices in the U.S. is starting to filter through supply chains, with companies that buy and process steel … Continue reading

03. February 2011 by Jason Hayes
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The approaching energy crisis

The Daily Caller has posted an interesting article by Dr. Charles Steele Jr. with Working People for Fair Energy. In this article, Dr. Steele describes the impending economic and social difficulties that will be caused by the EPA’s new greenhouse … Continue reading

11. November 2010 by Jason Hayes
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