Archive // Natural Gas

Coal Retirements and Renewables Face Off

April 10, 2019 |
Since 2008, coal plant retirements have totaled 81 GW across 696 units at 360 plants.  Those retirements were driven by a combination of factors including competition from natural gas and renewables, as well as federal emission regulation. Coal plant...
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Global Natural Gas Demand – The Bull Case

March 21, 2019 |
North American natural gas and LNG export bulls should be excited about the future.  Today’s Energy Market Commentary will review trends in global energy consumption and the potential impacts of  7.7 billion people on global natural gas demand.  Specifically,...
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Snowed In: 2019 Hydro Outlook

March 19, 2019 |
Understandably, many of the headlines this winter have reported on the historic cold temperatures seen in the Upper Midwest and blizzard-like conditions from the recent bomb cyclone. If you’re not an avid skier or snowboarder, something that might have...
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ACP on the Trail to the Supreme Court

March 7, 2019 |
Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) and Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) both intended to enter service in late 2018.  However, regulatory delays pushed MVP’s scheduled in service date to late 2019. Additionally, ACP projects to enter service in early 2021. ACP’s...
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Coal to Gas Switching 2019

February 28, 2019 |
Despite a cold start to winter, natural gas prices have plummeted to $2.66/MMbtu in February. The rapid decline followed record breaking natural gas production and a warm December and January. As a result, coal to gas switching should be...
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