Every time we talk about renewable energy we end up in the same conundrum: offices work during office hours, factories work according to their own schedules and, in our homes, we want light as soon as we hit the switch. … Continue reading Energy Storage: Present or Future?
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?
Where does blockchain come from? This is not the first article on Blockchain and rest assured that it will not be the last one you read. The Block Chain is the basis of the crypto-currencies technology. Virtual and intangible currencies … Continue reading What is Blockchain?
“We are starting to live in a world where getting more oil involves more energy, more effort and more expensive.” – Tad Patzek, President of the Department of Petroleum and Geosystems at the University of Texas. You can’t get blood … Continue reading The Shale Oil Threat
It is well known that the Russian economy is heavily dependent on its hydrocarbon industry, as shown from many economic indicators so deeply bonded to oil prices. As a result, the fall in the price of crude since late 2014 … Continue reading OIL PRICES: HOW MUCH CAN WE RELY ON RUSSIA?
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)
Y el ganador es Montoro Nunca está de más recordar que, aunque el precio de la electricidad haya estado anormalmente alto en Enero, del % real que cualquier consumidor paga por su electricidad la aplastante mayoría no termina en los … Continue reading El Precio de la Electricidad según Nadal: lo que ha dicho y lo que quedó por decir
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?
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”
On November 30th 2016 the European Commission presented its plan for the next steps in the Energy Union, to speed up the clean energy transition and boost growth and job creation in the EU. The plan embraces the European energy … Continue reading Clean Energy for all Europeans: Will 2017 be the year of delivery for the EU’s Energy Union Project?
After two years of fruitless negotiations, OPEC has finally agreed to reduce the crude oil production. It started last September during an Energy Forum held in Algeria. The Organization made the decision public to limit their output to 32.5 mbpd. … Continue reading OPEC Oil Output Cut, a Great Deal or a Great Lie?