Bloomberg – For a lesson in how liquefied natural gas is radically reshaping the global energy market, consider the tale of a ship heading to Boston.
In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, climate change as a national security threat; cheap future for renewables in Colorado; and 24-hour solar energy with molten salt.
Utility Dive – A final decision on a high-profile solar trade case is coming "pretty soon," President Donald Trump said on Wednesday. However he declined to say how harsh the potential trade duties would be.
Greentech Media – As the calendar inches into 2018, clean energy costs keep getting closer to their projected parity with traditional fossil fuel sources.`
San Francisco Chronicle – California’s last nuclear power plant — Diablo Canyon, whose contentious birth helped shape the modern environmental movement — will close in 2025.
UPI – Renewable power in the United States setting records, though reliability issues surfaced last year during the August solar eclipse.
In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, FERC rejects coal and nuclear energy market bailout plan; all offshore water open for drilling, except possibly Florida; and China could lead the world in renewables.
Bloomberg – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission instead asked grid operators to suggest their own ideas to make the system more resilient.
Reuters – China said on Friday it plans to create several “super-large” coal mining companies by the end of 2020 as the world’s biggest producer of the fuel ramps up years of efforts to streamline the fragmented sector and slash outdated capacity.
In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, a new Dakota Access Pipeline spill response plan; the Supreme Court rules on solar power dispute; Elon Musk bets Tesla can finish largest battery in the world in just 100 days.