News & Analysis - Electric Power
Powder River Basin coal buyers met recently and expressed long-term optimism that the using PRB coal would offer some stability -- including with prices. North American natural gas production is outstripping demand, and increasing power demand due to the forced retirement of coal plants may not be enough to stabilize gas prices. Colette Honorable, Commissioner, US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, addressed FERC's busy policy and legal agenda at the Platts Energy Podium event in Washington.
April 23, 2015
Thursday’s focus on electric power allows for a wide variety of topics, from coal to actual power generation to natural gas and everything in between.
April 17, 2015
Combustion engines can’t go on for ever, that much is clear, but in that maelstrom of ideas, could the electric car now be attaining a critical mass?
April 16, 2015
What’s in a number? Quite a lot when it comes to Chinese GDP. Especially when it’s 7%, which was the real growth rate of the Chinese economy in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the first quarter of last year.
Mid-Atlantic dailies gained December 5 with the for-December 8 premium and firmer demand for the week ending December 12, along with an uptick in spot gas markets, terms moved up with the rally in NYMEX gas. PJM West Hub day-ahead on-peak futures gained $2 to the mid-$40/MWh for December 8 delivery on the IntercontinentalExchange. PJM West on-peak weekend packages were in the mid-$30s/MWh on ICE, with off-peak weekend packages valued in the upper $20s/MWh.
Thailand's PTT is expecting its first long-term contractual delivery from Qatari supplier Qatargas in the first half of January, according to a source close to the buyer.
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