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Global energy system being transformed by renewables, electrification, says IEA annual report

U.S.projected to become world’s largest LNG exporter and net oil exporter by end of 2020’s The resurgence in oil and gas production from the United States, deep declines in the cost of renewables, and growing electrification are changing the face of the global energy system and upending traditional ways of meeting energy demand, according to […]

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Coal falls as gas rises: World energy balances in 2016 – IEA

Oil remains most used fuel (mainly for transport), then coal (mainly for electricity) Global coal production fell significantly in 2016, while global trade in natural gas was up. These are two of the key messages in World Energy Balances, the IEA’s comprehensive picture of energy statistics. These data are drawn from official national data submissions to

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5 reasons US could be world’s top LNG exporter sooner rather than later

Challenge is how to get LNG out of US and into global markets By Seth Whitehead, EnergyInDepth Last month, EID highlighted how the U.S. has become a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter virtually overnight. The trend has certainly continued. In the 17 short months since the first shipment of U.S. LNG departed Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass

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Nuclear Energy Institute: World moving in wrong direction on carbon reduction

The Nuclear Energy Institute claims global energy mix should include more nuclear energy for faster, more efficient carbon reduction MIAMI, FL – The world is moving farther from its greenhouse gas reduction goals and needs to preserve and expand nuclear energy to achieve meaningful progress, a panel of energy and environmental experts told attendees at the Nuclear

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