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
The coal sector has been affected for a long time by an excess of capacity, especially during the last two years, with the slowdown of the economy and the drop in demand caused by the measures taken against climate change … Continue reading Coal’s last breath?
Between 26th and 28th September the XV International Energy Forum in Algeria took place. On the sidelines of this event, the 14 OPEC members, along with Russia, held an informal meeting to discuss the possibilities of reducing the current oversupply … Continue reading OPEC agreement. Is it sufficient?
In 2006, Al Gore’s documentary entitled “An Inconvenient Truth” shocked the World with a catastrophic scenario that we would be facing if drastic measures wouldn’t be taken. Expressions like global warming, climate change, sustainable growth, air pollution, green energy, etc. … Continue reading A tricky Question – Is the COAL ENDED? (EN/PT)
Nowadays we are witnessing an “abundance oil” era. It seems that cheap oil is here to stay. This is happening within an economic slowdown context, mainly in emerging countries. Downward revisions by major institutions are constantly being updated, the World … Continue reading The collapse of Oil Prices (EN/ES)
It is well known that China has had a great influence on global economy last decade, as one of the main emerging countries, leading industrial growth while the world succumbed into 2008 crisis. The impact of a sharp slowdown in … Continue reading New Age of Commodities after China? (EN/ES)
The efforts carried out to dethrone King Coal from its role of primary source in the production of electricity seem endless at every latitude. The determination shown by countries around the world in fighting climate change bodes well. Only last … Continue reading The American breakthrough in the fight against climate change (EN/IT)