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Energy industry news - solar, wind, hydroelectric, natural gas, petroleum.


Russian oil price plunges on exports jump, Iraq supplies

Bloomberg | September 15, 2021 | Energy News

Storm’s blackouts disrupt Texas fuel shipments to East Coast
Storm’s blackouts disrupt Texas fuel shipments to East Coast

Bloomberg | September 14, 2021 | Energy News

The largest gasoline pipeline in North America restarted shipments of fuel from Texas to the East Coast with its diesel twin still down after Hurricane Nicholas’s winds knocked out power to almost half a million homes and businesses.

Electric load in southern MISO fell as Hurricane Ida moved through Louisiana
Electric load in southern MISO fell as Hurricane Ida moved through Louisiana

AJOT | September 14, 2021 | Energy News

As Category 4 Hurricane Ida made landfall along the Southeast coast of Louisiana near New Orleans on August 29, 2021, the electric load in the southern region of the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) decreased. Hourly electric loads on August 30, the day after landfall, were about 25% to 30% lower than the average for that day of the year over the past six years. Southern MISO experienced a similar decline in electric load last year when Hurricane Laura made landfall.

Colonial shuts key products pipelines amid Houston power outages

Bloomberg | September 14, 2021 | Energy News | Logistics

FAA awards $100 million to develop next generation of sustainable aircraft technology

Bob Kirk | September 13, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Technology | Energy News | Alternative

EIA releases plant-level U.S. biofuels production capacity data
EIA releases plant-level U.S. biofuels production capacity data

AJOT | September 13, 2021 | Energy News

As of January 1, 2021, total U.S. biofuels plant production capacity reached 21 billion gallons per year (gal/y) (or 1.3 million barrels per day [b/d]), as reported by 278 facilities. Fuel ethanol producers accounted for 85% of U.S. total biofuels production capacity, followed by biodiesel producers at 11%, and the remaining 4% by other renewable fuel producers.

FAA awards $100M to develop next generation of sustainable aircraft technology

AJOT | September 10, 2021 | Air Cargo News | Technology | Energy News | Alternative

EST-Floattech launches new battery designs
EST-Floattech launches new battery designs

AJOT | September 10, 2021 | Maritime News | Technology | Energy News | Alternative

Octopus platform to serve growing and evermore diverse maritime market needs

US natural gas consumption to decline through 2022, led by the electric power sector
US natural gas consumption to decline through 2022, led by the electric power sector

AJOT | September 10, 2021 | Energy News

In EIA’s September Short-Term Energy Outlook, we expect U.S. consumption of natural gas to decline in 2021 and 2022 from 2020 levels. We forecast that consumption of natural gas will decline in all end-use sectors in the United States except in the industrial sector and for other non-sector-specific uses (lease and plant fuel, pipeline and distribution use, and vehicle use).

Russian electric vehicle charger manufacturer L-Charge raises over $1.5 mln of investment
Russian electric vehicle charger manufacturer L-Charge raises over $1.5 mln of investment

AJOT | September 10, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative | Intermodal News | Road

L-Charge, a Russian manufacturer of innovative charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, has raised investment of $1.5 mln. The funds have come from private investors attracted by the ability to charge an electric vehicle with sufficient power for 100 km in just 3-8 minutes using a hydrogen or gas-fueled electrical generator. L-Charge ear-lier began test operation of the world’s fastest mobile charging station in Moscow and has plans to develop a net-work in Paris, Berlin, New York, Amsterdam and London.

Solar power’s supply chain crisis makes 1.5°C climate target a major challenge
Solar power’s supply chain crisis makes 1.5°C climate target a major challenge

AJOT | September 10, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative

Grid parity, resilient networks and strategic partnerships have spurred growth in the world’s solar panel manufacturing capacity in recent years, to 330 gigawatts (GW) in mid-2021. A Rystad Energy analysis reveals that to meet the 1.5°C 2050 scenario under the Paris Agreement, capacity has to quadruple to 1,200-1,400 GW by 2035 to handle the peak installations needed.

World’s top oil guzzlers surpass pre-pandemic consumption

Bloomberg | September 08, 2021 | Energy News

Russian oil shipments to the US set to surge in Ida’s wake

Bloomberg | September 08, 2021 | Energy News

Libya protests block oil exports, risking recent stability

Bloomberg | September 08, 2021 | Energy News

EIA: Number of drilled but uncompleted wells declines
EIA: Number of drilled but uncompleted wells declines

AJOT | September 08, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

Based on our latest Drilling Productivity Report (DPR), 5,957 drilled but uncompleted wells (DUCs) were in the United States in all DPR regions in July 2021, the lowest for any month since November 2017

Oil rises on US production lag and geopolitics - Rystad Energy

AJOT | September 08, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

North Sea benchmark crude prices slump as exports set to swell

Bloomberg | September 08, 2021 | Energy News | Logistics

Enbridge in $3 billion deal to add U.S. oil export capacity

Bloomberg | September 07, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional

Oil prices fall on demand trends and trade data - Rystad Energy

AJOT | September 07, 2021 | Energy News | Conventional | By The Numbers

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