How Europe Can Cut ⅓ Of Its Oil Demand By 2030

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 05:00:34 +0000

At the time of Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, it typically supplied one out of every four barrels of crude oil that the European Union imported. These imports contributed significantly to funding Putin’s military aggression against Ukraine. To cut this funding stream, the European Commission has agreed on a ban on imports before the end […]

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Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline Exports To Europe Down To Almost 40-Year Lows

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 02:16:57 +0000

Russia’s natural gas exports by pipeline to the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) declined by almost 40% during the first seven months of 2022 compared with the same period in 2021 and by almost 50% compared with the previous five-year (2017–21) average, according to data from Refinitiv Eikon. In mid-July 2022, exports […]

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IAEA: Shelling at Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Plant Raises ‘Real Risk’ of Nuclear Disaster

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Sat, 06 Aug 2022 20:14:36 +0000

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is growing increasingly alarmed by military action at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya nuclear plant, warning that artillery shelling at the plant site on Aug. 5 underlines a “very real risk of a nuclear disaster.” IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi in a statement on Aug. 6 said new information about the […]

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Rosatom Picks New EPC Lead for Turkey’s First Nuclear Power Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 16:52:40 +0000

A new contractor has been named to finish construction of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant. Russia’s state-owned energy giant Rosatom on July 30 said it had chosen TSM Enerji, a company owned by three Russian groups and incorporated in Turkey, as the project’s new engineering, procurement, and construction lead. The Turkish government has said it […]

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Europe May Need Temporary Coal, Oil Power Increase to Ready for ’Hard’ Winter, IEA Warns

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 14:50:35 +0000

European leaders should minimize gas use in the power sector and temporarily ramp up coal- and oil-fired generation while accelerating low-carbon sources to guard against energy market turmoil that has grown “especially perilous,” the head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on July 18. “I’m particularly concerned about the months ahead,” wrote IEA Executive […]

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France Set to Take Over Major Power Producer Amid Energy Crisis

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2022 21:14:31 +0000

The French government is prepared to take full control of EDF, one of the world’s largest producers of electricity, as the energy group struggles with increasing debt due to problems with its current and future nuclear power fleet. Élisabeth Borne, who took over as France’s prime minister in May, in her first state-of-the-nation speech to […]

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RWE to Take Over Vattenfall’s 1.4-GW ‘Hydrogen-Ready’ Dutch Gas-Fired Plant

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 04:10:00 +0000

German energy giant RWE will in September acquire Vattenfall’s 1.4-GW Magnum combined cycle gas-fired power station, a project in the Netherlands where work is underway to explore converting one of the three

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European Gas “Crisis” Has Global Ripple Effects

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2022 03:50:41 +0000

Germany activated the “alarm stage,” phase two of three of the country’s emergency methane-based gas plans, on Thursday after Russia’s Gazprom throttled deliveries by 60%. Phase three would allow the government to implement energy rationing. German economic minister Robert Habeck told reporters the cutbacks were a direct political attack in retaliation for Germany’s sanctions against […]

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It’s Boom Times For Wind Power & Green Hydrogen In Ireland

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2022 20:53:08 +0000

offshore wind green hydrogen IrelandThe rich wind resources of Ireland are fostering a green hydrogen boom, with green ammonia for good measure.

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Germany Set to Increase Coal-Fired Generation in Face of Gas Crunch

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2022 23:15:35 +0000

A leading German economic official said the country must increase the burning of coal for power generation and reduce its use of natural gas to avoid an energy crisis later this year. German Economy Minister Robert Habeck in a statement on June 19 said the country’s move away from receiving natural gas from Russia due […]

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