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Active Consumers: the new frontier of the electric market

By | 2017-05-25T13:17:52+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, Featured, M·Blog|Tags: , , , |

We all remember the media hype of COP21, the agreement on climate change that took place in Paris in 2015, had. My question is who knows about the "Winter Package" approved on November 30 by the European commission? A package containing eight legislative proposals under the heading "Clean Energy Packaging" (known as C.E.P.), with the intention [...]

Go Solar Portugal (self-consumption systems)

By | 2017-05-25T13:21:09+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, Energy Markets, Featured, M·Blog, Portugal|Tags: , , , , |

In a country like Portugal where the sun shines between 2 200 and 3 000 hours per year the ability to produce your own energy through solar radiation is a great opportunity to help the environment and to reduce your energy bills. From January 2015, this opportunity became a reality through a law published in October [...]

The Energy future of France: Macron’s Agenda

By | 2017-05-25T13:19:16+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Energy Markets, Energy Policies, M·Blog|Tags: , , |

France has a new president. Finally, Emmanuel Macron of the centrist European party "En Marche!" has been chosen to hold the new legislature over the next five years. In this new stage, we ask ourselves what will be the energy future of a country whose nuclear energy has a historical role in its generation mix and [...]

OPEC crude oil exports 03/05/17

By | 2017-05-03T17:00:02+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Featured, M·Blog, Oil|Tags: , , |

OPEC's efforts to balance crude oil stocks are not enough, as we approach Brent levels of 50$/b. Production cuts are countered by an ever-rising production of American output (shale oil) with 15 straight weeks of increasing rig count according to Baker Hughes. Though many OPEC members have already achieved compliance on the production-cut agreement, others see their [...]

“Digital Society by Google” featuring Ms. Fuencisla Clemares (GD at Google)

By | 2017-05-03T15:06:25+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , |

This event will take place on May the 16th at the Fairmont Hotel in Barcelona (20:00 in the evening). In it, Ms. Fuencisla Clemares (General Director at Google Spain and Portugal) will talk about the effects of technological changes on Business Environment. Other topics will be addressed in detail, such as: On-Demand Economy, Connectivity and The [...]

Energy Storage: Present or Future?

By | 2017-05-17T14:00:50+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, Energy Markets, M·Blog|Tags: , |

Every time we talk about renewable energy we end up in the same conundrum: offices work during office hours, factories work according to their own schedules and, in our homes, we want light as soon as we hit the switch. This means a permanent and consistent energy supply. Even if Nature covers the first characteristic, it [...]

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Iberian Electric Market Fundamentals

By | 2017-04-28T11:07:52+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: M·Report|Tags: |

The report on the Iberian Electric Market Fundamentals explains in a simple and understandable manner the functioning and mechanisms of the Spanish Electric System. The report serves as an introduction to this market for users that are not experts in this field. The reports that are not published can be obtained through the contact form in [...]

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Weekly Petroleum Status – 19/04/2017

By | 2017-05-10T07:55:27+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: M·Graphics, Oil Graphic|Tags: , |

Crude oil loses ground after a minor-than-expected fall in US stocks and a rise in gasoline stocks (Brent in 53$/bl values at this date). We reflecte the data delivered by the EIA in our infographic. You may access to the complete infographic clicking here.  

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Le Pen’s Frexit: a good idea?

By | 2017-05-03T17:05:13+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, M·Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Right before Easter, a historical debate between the 11 candidates to the presidency of the French Republic took place, with over 6 million viewers. The event was expected to reduce the volume of undecided voters (latest polls indicate they represent a 40% of the voters) offering variety with other small candidates, among them Jean Luc Melanchon. The [...]

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What is Blockchain?

By | 2017-05-04T10:43:34+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Categories: M·Blog|Tags: , , |

Where does blockchain come from? This is not the first article on Blockchain and rest assured that it will not be the last one you read. The Block Chain is the basis of the crypto-currencies technology. Virtual and intangible currencies that have come to change the rules. This technology has created a “credible” and valuable currency, [...]

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