Right before Easter, a historical debate between the 11 candidates to the presidency of the French Republic took place, with over 6 million viewers. The event was expected to reduce the volume of undecided voters (latest polls indicate they represent a … Continue reading Le Pen’s Frexit: a good idea?
When talking about international interconnections, all are in favor and enumerate its many advantages. Advantages that to date have been true: Interconnected electricity systems have achieved greater security of supply. Proof of this was this past winter when France, traditionally … Continue reading International interconnections and their role in IME (Internal Market for Electricty)
Source: data from the EIA weekly report February 2017. Continue reading Weekly Petroleum Status – 24th feb
The United Kingdom is laying the ground for its imminent departure from the European Union. After abandoning the bloc of the 28 countries, the question is what role will it play in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS)? In … Continue reading UK and its role in EU ETS after Brexit
The Spot prices spiked last January, surpassing the 100 €/MWh due to several negative factors such as low periods of rain, lack of wind and the ongoing nuclear crisis in France. Curious are the reactions to this rise from the … Continue reading HIGH SPOT PRICES ON THE IBERIAN DOMESTIC CONSUMERS (SPAIN – PORTUGAL)
This last winter, temperatures were extremely low (hitting records in several countries) throughout the European continent. As a consequence, demand for natural gas soared in countries that found difficulties to satisfy its consumers. It is a fact the European Union relies … Continue reading Gazprom & the love-hatred story of Europe and Russia
Since early s.XIX humanity has faced continuous paradigm changes through the so-called “industrial” revolutions. Changes that are less time-spaced and less durable. A reality that threatens the traditional businesses by the continuous technological advances. At the end of the s.XVIII … Continue reading Are we on time for the next Energy Revolution?
We closed 2015 in a year in which coal was a major player in Spain’s power generation, amounting for the 20.3% of the energy produced in the Peninsula (closely following nuclear power at 21.9%). The reason for the importance of … Continue reading The Uncertain Future of Spanish Coal
El pasado miércoles giró en torno a la esperada comparecencia de Theresa May sobre el “hard brexit” en Lancaster House, Londres. Ayer volvió a comparecer ante la prensa en Davos, diciendo que “el Reino Unido debe aceptar que el camino … Continue reading Comparecencia de Theresa May en Lancaster House sobre el “Hard Brexit”