14 coal plants come online after China vows to pull foreign aid | OilPrice.com

China Coal

A total of 14 Chinese-backed coal-fired plants have been put into operation worldwide, mainly in Asia, since China pledged to end its support for overseas coal capacity building last year. New report It showed from the Center for Energy and Clean Air Research (CREA). In September last year, Chinese President Xi Jinping China spoke at … Read more

Europe’s move to ramp up gas supplies has helped ease prices. It can provide an opportunity for investors.

Natural-gas prices were at their highest level since last month. Dreamstime.com text size Natural-gas prices are retreating from last month’s highs, perhaps giving investors an opportunity ahead of the winter heatwave. “The market has more confidence that Europe will have sufficient gas supplies before it runs out,” said portfolio manager Rodney Clayton. Virtus Duff and … Read more

Carbon recycling breakthrough covers 100% of carbon 2 into ethylene | OilPrice.com

Carbon Recycling

University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have developed a new system that uses electrolysis to convert captured carbon dioxide gas into high-purity ethylene, other carbon-based fuels, and oxygen as byproducts. Their report paper was published in Cell Reports Physical Science. The discovery provides a method of converting 100% of the carbon dioxide captured from industrial … Read more

Analysts say that US crude-oil stocks may be increased by DOE data

By Dan Molinski U.S. crude-oil stockpiles are expected to have risen from the previous week in data due Wednesday from the Energy Department, according to a survey of analysts and traders by The Wall Street Journal. Estimates from ten analysts and traders showed U.S. oil inventories are projected to have increased by 1 million barrels … Read more

Flex Alert: California Grid Operator Seeks Voluntary Protection Ahead of Heat Wave

Dublin, California — California’s power grid operators on Wednesday called for a statewide voluntary power outage and warned of possible power shortages if conditions worsen as a heat wave spreads across the West. The watch comes as an excessive heat warning has been issued for all of Southern California and into the Central Valley between … Read more

Canadian natural gas could be sent to Germany if governments ‘remove politics’: Energy Agency

The CEO of a Quebec-based energy firm said that natural gas can be sent to Europe as long as Canada’s provincial and federal governments “remove the politics.” “We need to stop the politics, and we need to get down to the facts and change what’s going on and bring common sense,” Mario Levesque, president of … Read more

Europe’s reverse advantage: Gazprom cannot switch its oil.

Amy Myers Jaffe is the managing director of the Climate Policy Lab and a research professor at Tufts University’s Fletcher School. Joe Webster is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, a contributor to SupChina, and editor of the China-Russia report. This article represents their own personal opinion. With energy prices in Europe at eye-watering … Read more

U.S. crude-oil inventories fall on DOE data — update

By Dan Molinski U.S. crude-oil stockpiles are expected to have eased from the previous week in data due Wednesday from the Energy Department, according to a survey of analysts and traders by The Wall Street Journal. Estimates from nine analysts and traders showed U.S. oil inventories are projected to have declined by 500,000 barrels for … Read more

Oil prices rebounded, hitting 14-year highs as natural gas supplies worried.

Crude oil futures rose on Tuesday as Europe’s looming energy crisis weighed on prices across the Atlantic. Price action West Texas Intermediate crude for October delivery CLV22; +2.28% The Mercantile Exchange in New York rose $1.06, or 1.2%, to $91.30 a barrel. October Brent crude BRNV22; +1.98% On ICE Futures Europe, it gained 95 cents, … Read more

These floating leaves create energy from sunlight and water

One of the artificial leaves floating on the River Cam near Sig Bridge in Cambridge.Photo: Virgil Andre What if we could first learn how plants generate their own energy to power our world? as if Research In a paper published last week in Nature, researchers say they have created a prototype of a device capable … Read more