China warns coal companies against dual contracts, keep prices stable

Chimneys of coal-fired power plant are seen next to residential houses at night in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China, January 28, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Sept 15 (Reuters) – China’s state economic planner on Thursday warned coal companies operating at ports in the Bohai Bay region … Read more

US power use to reach record high in 2022 as economy grows -EIA

Power lines are shown as California consumers prepare for more possible outages following weekend outages to reduce system strain during a brutal heat wave amid the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Carlsbad, California, US, August 17, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 7 (Reuters) – US power … Read more

China coal shares soar as investors bet economics trump emissions

Imported coal is seen lifted by cranes from a coal cargo ship at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China July 26, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Investors are snapping up China’s coal stocks, betting the country’s urgency to revive economic growth will override … Read more

Australia needs new power generation to avoid blackouts – market operator

MELBOURNE, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Two Australian states face blackout risks within two years as coal-fired power plants shut, electricity demand increases and transmission projects get delayed, the country’s energy market operator warned on Wednesday. South Australia, the state most reliant on wind and solar power, faces electricity shortages from the second half of 2023 … Read more

German economy minister rules out keeping nuclear plants running to save gas

German Economy and Climate Action Minister Robert Habeck speaks during a news conference on the future use of liquefied natural gas (LNG), in Berlin, Germany August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Economy minister says nuclear plants save minimal gas May have to keep plant running in … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Malaysia’s Tenaga plans $1 bln IPO for power business, sources say

A view of Tenaga Nasional Berhad headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 13, 2015. REUTERS/Olivia Harris Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Malaysian electricity utility Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TENA.KL) plans to start the process next year for a potential $1 billion listing of its power generation business, … Read more

US power use to reach record high in 2022 as economy grows, EIA says

Power lines run from the coal fired Intermountain Power Project, which will close in 2025, outside Delta, Utah, US, on June 1, 2017. REUTERS/George Frey Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 9 (Reuters) – US power consumption will rise to a record high in 2022 as the economy grows, the US … Read more

German H1 energy use down 3.5% on slower economy, high prices, weather

Power lines are pictured in front of the Weisweiler brown coal power plant of German utility and energy supplier RWE in Weisweiler near the western German city of Aachen, Germany, January 28, 2020. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT, Aug 2 (Reuters) – German primary energy consumption fell … Read more

EQT in talks with LNG companies on possible agreements, CEO says

Model of LNG tanker is seen in front of the US flag in this illustration taken May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 28 (Reuters) – US energy company EQT Corp’s (EQT.N) discussions with liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies are continuing, the CEO of the biggest natural … Read more

A year on, China’s CO2 market has yet to drive big emission cuts

SHANGHAI, July 22 (Reuters) – China’s year-old carbon market has given more than 2,000 power plants a taste of emissions trading, but design flaws and data fraud have meant limited large-scale greenhouse gas reductions and environmental gains, experts say. China’s much-heralded Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is already the world’s biggest, regulating around 4.5 billion tonnes … Read more