Zero-carbon power outstrips fossil fuels for 1st time in Britain
During the past 12 months, electricity generated from renewable and zero-carbon sources eclipsed fossil fuels for the first time in Britain, according to data released by National Grid PLC.
LNG-by-rail transportation approaches US shale plays
U.S. regulators are preparing to release a rule that would broadly allow transportation of LNG by rail. The move is unlikely to spur a wave of LNG-by-rail shipments destined for export but could bring such projects into the realm of possibility.
European power outlook: Off-take deals to spur merchant wind market
Europe's onshore wind sector will only live up to its full potential over the next five years if countries can resolve issues around permitting and grid investment.
Other energy headlines
Very little additional capacity will be necessary to meet Ohio's renewable energy portfolio standard of 8.5% by 2026, which has been frozen and ultimately slashed in recent years. Annual compliance benchmarks can be met through either generation by specific qualifying resources or the purchase of renewable energy credits, or utilities must make an alternative compliance payment.
Research and data
* Data Dispatch: Gas-fired generator margins improve in December 2019
* RRA Regulatory Focus: NH PUC staff eyes lower ROE, rate base disallowance in Eversource rate case
The decade of shale: Oil boom reverberates globally but rattles US producers
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