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”
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?
*You may read the English version at the end Se acerca la navidad y con Álvaro Nadal como nuevo ministro de Energía, Turismo y Agenda Digital, nombrado a principios de noviembre, el sector de la energía en España está aguantado … Continue reading Gift to ask the Wise Men to start off well this 2017: A State Pact for Energy
On January 20, Donald Trump will officially become the new president of the United States. There are still many uncertainties about his plans. These include those relating to energy and environmental policy. While it is true the plan of the … Continue reading The end of TTIP: missed opportunities in the energy sector
A mix between favourable weather for renewable energy generation, an efficient grid management and a healthy interconnection participation resulted in the cheapest Spot prices ever experienced since the beginning of Spanish SPOT Market. SPOT average price was 32.79 €/MW at … Continue reading France: Europe’s Energy Plug
In the first part of this double article we’ve seen that achieving nuclear fusion is indeed possible. Well… at least in the lab. In this second part, as promised, we’ll take a look at the technologies which hope to take … Continue reading Nuclear Fusion: a unicorn or the next industrial revolution? Part II
Energy Regultation Gas & Power Scotland The Pound Spanish Version of this post Since Theresa May became the new British Prime Minister last July, she has been determined to deliver Brexit by the end of March 2017. However, High Court … Continue reading 4 ways a “Hard Brexit” could impact the UK Energy Markets
The next November the 8th will not only be the election of the Democratic or Republican candidate to the US government, it will also be the starting point of the new energy scenario for the next legislation of one of … Continue reading Where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on Energy issues