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Move to Strengthen Mexico State Power Firm Said Step to Dismantling Energy Reform

Move to Strengthen Mexico State Power Firm Said Step to Dismantling Energy Reform

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, reported to be recovering from the effects of the coronavirus in the National Palace, on Monday submitted a bill to congress that could change the rules of the game in the Mexican electricity market. Analysts and sector participants have said the proposed changes to grant state power company Comisión Federal…

February 4, 2021
Amid Shift Away from Fossil Fuels, California Led in Electricity Imports Among Lower 48 in 2019

Amid Shift Away from Fossil Fuels, California Led in Electricity Imports Among Lower 48 in 2019

Populous California, where officials have been pushing to move the energy mix away from natural gas and toward renewables, imported by far the most electricity of any state in the Lower 48 in 2019. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) in a research note Monday said the Golden State’s net electricity imports totaled 70.8 million MWh…

December 7, 2020

CPS Energy Launches Next Outline for ‘Flexible Path’ through Blended Energy Approach, ‘Power BundleFlex’

San Antonio, TX-based CPS Energy has announced a brief outline on future plans to meet its “Flexible Path” 2040 goals, which include adding 300-500 MW of natural gas capacity.

July 16, 2019

GE to Shutter California Gas-Fired Generation Plant

A unit of General Electric Corp. (GE) plans to close a one-of-its-kind natural gas-fired baseload generation plant in Southern California using turbine technology that has never taken hold commercially.

June 26, 2019

Energy Capital Buying Canadian Utilities NatGas, Coal Plants for C$835M

U.S.-based Energy Capital Partners (ECP) has expanded in Canada with a C$835 million ($626-million) takeover announced Monday of fossil fuel-fired power plants in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario.

May 28, 2019

Natural Gas Key to Meeting U.S. Low Carbon Goals, Says INGAA

Natural gas and related infrastructure will play an integral role in the U.S. transition to a lower-carbon economy and remain a significant contributor to the country’s energy portfolio as well as economic growth over the next two decades, according to the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America’s (INGAA) INGAA Foundation.

May 7, 2019
U.S. NatGas-Fired Combined-Cycle Plants Found to Surpass Coal in Generating Capacity

U.S. NatGas-Fired Combined-Cycle Plants Found to Surpass Coal in Generating Capacity

Natural gas-fired combined-cycle (NGCC) power plants last year became the technology with the most electricity generating capacity in the United States, surpassing coal-fired plants, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

April 11, 2019

US. Natural Gas Consumption Slips in 2017 as Renewables Reach New Heights, Says EIA

In a stark change from recent trends, natural gas consumption in the United States fell 1.4% in 2017, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

July 5, 2018

Traders Eye Buying Opportunity; November Seen A Penny Lower

November natural gas is set to open a penny lower Tuesday morning at $2.91 as weather forecasts prove of little consequence and traders mull purchases.

October 3, 2017

Portland General Joins California ISO in Real-Time Market

In a move that may have long-term implications for natural gas use in power generation, Portland General Electric (PGE) on Sunday officially began full participation in a real-time energy imbalance market (EIM) run by the California Independent System Operator (CAISO).

October 3, 2017
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