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August JKM falls to less than $11/MMBtu

Sellers continued struggling to place the last unsold August cargoes July 8, sending the August Platts Japan Korea Marker to $10.925/MMBtu, down $0.10/MMBtu, while the Northwest Europe Marker closed at...Read More »


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Electric Power

  • Europe must invest Eur150 billion in power grids by 2030: TSOs

    European grid operators need to invest Eur150 billion ($204 billion) in high voltage power lines by 2030 to enable renewables to cover up to 60% of total EU electricity demand, their formal body Entso-e said Thursday.

  • Navasota Energy plans three ERCOT peaking stations: company president

    Navasota Energy plans to build three 543-MW peaking stations in two Electric Reliability Council of Texas zones by the spring of 2017 to keep pace with rising demand and the increasing need to balance renewable generation, the company's president said Wednesday.

  • French overnight power negative on 'must-run' plants

    French overnight hourly power prices on the Epex Spot exchange turned negative for a third day in a row Wednesday as domestic as well as cross-border demand was forecast below 'must-run' nuclear and hydro generation capacity despite an unplanned nuclear outage overnight, data from grid operator RTE showed.

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