Energy Trading Articles

  • EV System Integration - Case Study

    Situation The use of smart charging systems for electric vehicles (EV) using cloud-based monitoring and management is on the rise. EV Charging Management Systems are crucial for managing the various expectations of those involved in the EV charging ecosystem. Through a dedicated interface, EV-owners can be provided with real-time information by the management system. Systems should not only ...


    By Greenbird

  • House Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Caucus Co-Hosts Annual Renewable Energy Policy Forum

    On July 12, 2019, the House Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Caucus and the Environmental and Energy Study Institute co-hosted the 22nd Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO and Policy Forum. The forum brought together government agencies, businesses, and trade associations to showcase renewable energy technologies and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Energy costs: Will they keep on going up?

    Have business energy prices peaked, or will the market rise further? Inprova Energy Director Magnus Walker discusses the the current volatile state of the wholesale energy market and what businesses can do to combat sharply rising energy costs.  It seems like every day the cost of energy is going up. Electricity, gas, oil; it's just one-way ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Only 1 week left to save $100 on Canada’s largest Bioeconomy Conference

    Early bird registrationends May 11. So why wait? Why pay $595 when you can pay $495? Think about it: what could you do with an extra $100? Here are just some of the exciting business, information sharing and networking opportunities that await at the  ...

  • Powerful Tools to Accurately Forecast Solar Plant Yield

    The Solar-Log® brand started 12 years ago with a homeowner’s vision to know how his solar PV plant was performing. Since then, installers across the globe have relied on Solar-Log® more than any other independent software vendor on the planet, to provide the plant data needed to effectively ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Optimizing Wind and Solar Power in Africa

    Editor's Note: The following is a news release authored by Julie Chao and issued by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on April 5, 2017 To meet skyrocketing demand for electricity, African countries may have to triple their energy output by 2030. While hydropower and fossil fuel power plants are favored approaches in some quarters, a new assessment by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Trump’s presidency will affect nuclear energy investments

    No matter the outcome of any one presidential election, reports show that about 90% of the existing nuclear reactors in the country are soon due to be relicensed for an additional 20 years, some for as long as 40 years — far outlasting the tenure of any president. Furthermore, the U.S. is projected to remain the biggest global producer of nuclear power for 10 more years at the very least; ...


    By US Nuclear Corporation

  • Time to de-risk your flexible energy procurement strategy

    Ten-year high power prices last week  (12-16 September)  caused by tight supply margins illustrate the imperative of de-risking your flexible energy procurement strategy. Towards the end of a turbulent week, prices on the day-ahead over-the-counter market ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Targeted opportunities to address the climate–trade dilemma in China

    Abstract International trade has become the fastest growing driver of global carbon emissions, with large quantities of emissions embodied in exports from emerging economies. International trade with emerging economies poses a dilemma for climate and trade policy: to the extent emerging markets have comparative advantages in manufacturing, such trade is economically efficient and desirable. ...


    By Nature Publishing Group

  • Natural Gas Overlooked in Obama's Clean Power Plan

    NatGas: The Unnoticed Bridge to Achieving Obama's Clean Power Initiative Los Angeles, CA – (September 18, 2015) – It is now apparent that the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan aims to significantly reduce the amount of power generated by coal. It’s a game changer for utilities, mining companies and equipment suppliers. And, it’s ...

  • European Power Markets in Transition

    With European energy markets in transition, all market participants now face a number of potentially tricky challenges. A combination of EU initiatives, increasingly invasive regulations and a backdrop of falling and less volatile commodity prices, have precipitated an era of change and uncertainty in which there are fewer trading opportunities and profits are harder to come by. Analysis ...


    By Powel AS

  • Designing renewable contracts that value CSP storage

    As California ramps up its storage requirements, it has not included Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) with integrated energy storage. Instead it is testing pilot projects using batteries at utility-scale, even though it must be obvious to bean counters at utilities ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Ex-ante assessment of the implementation of an energy management policy in Northern Africa

    Energy management policy is an important part of the environmental and climate change policies and permits to reach the goals of improved security of energy supply, economic efficiency and of greenhouse gases emissions reduction. In these years, the use of market mechanisms to meet environmental objectives is really growing, with the most important example to use of emissions trading schemes to ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Xebec powers an energy revolution case study

    Rumpke Landfill Biogas Project at a Glance: Type: Landfill biogas to pipeline-quality renewable natural gas Claim to fame: One of the largest gas recovery operations of its kind in the world Location: Cincinnati, Ohio Number of acres-landfill: 230 (93 hectares) Waste received annually: Two million tons Plant refining capacity: 15 million cubic feet of landfill gas ...


    By Xebec Adsorption Inc.

  • Improved multiple-objective dynamic programming model for reservoir operation optimization

    Reservoirs are usually designed and operated for multiple purposes, which makes the multiple-objective issue important in reservoir operation. Based on multiple-objective dynamic programming (MODP), this study proposes an improved multiple-objective DP (IMODP) algorithm for reservoir operation optimization, which can be used to solve multiple-objective optimization models regardless whether the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Market-Proven Energy-Saving Systems (ESS) move to mainstream

    Now that Energy-saving Systems (ESS) such as DESMI’s OptiSave™, a pump control solution that feeds pumps with just the right amount of energy, have been thoroughly proven, shipowners finally have a cost-effective, simple solution to meet IMO emissions regulations. And everyone is getting on board. The case for compliance “It’s the first time we can ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Nuclear industry: the need for outreaching. The point of view of the stakeholders: the workers

    Starting from a description of the current situation, which sees Italy outside the nuclear producers, the paper describes the different realities that are still working on nuclear energy and its different facets, illustrating Italian enterprises’ and trade unions’ role in a future perspective.Keywords: nuclear energy, nuclear disarmament, ethical energy, reconversion, Italy, Sogin, Italian ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 4 Things Germany and partners can do to strengthen the international renewable energy club

    After winning Germany’s federal elections on September 22nd, Chancellor Angela Merkel is in the middle of difficult coalition talks to form a new government. Because Merkel’s party, the Christian Democrats, did not win an absolute majority in parliament, it must find a new coalition partner. The party has begun negotiations with Social Democrats to form a grand coalition. Importantly, ...

  • A Commitment to Standards

    An Interview with Philip Piqueira, Global Standards Leader for GE’s Industrial Solutions Business General Electric participates in standards development through its work on numerous committees and organizations. Philip Piqueira discusses why this business strategy and its continuance is crucial for GE. From your perspective as the global standards ...


    By ASTM International

  • Expanding master limited partnerships has broad appeal, but still faces long odds

    Legislation allowing renewable energy companies to organize as master limited partnerships appears to have something a wide range of interests can support, but despite its bipartisan backing, it cannot seem to gain traction in Congress. For years, MLPs have been popular in the energy industry for their tax benefits and access to cheap capital. The nation's first MLP was Houston-based oil and gas ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

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