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The End Of The Petrodollar and The Rise Of The Petroyuan

By | 2017-11-15T08:32:26+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: Featured, M·Blog, Oil|Tags: , , , , , , |

A “Petrodollar” is a U.S. Dollar obtained through the sale of crude oil, i.e. it’s a term created particularly to describe the situation of the OPEC countries, where the sale of this commodity allows these nations to prosper and reinvest its USD in the nations which purchase it. It’s one of those unofficial axioms over which [...]

Climate Change:¿How did we get here and what ´s causing it?

By | 2017-10-26T13:39:15+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: Coal, Energy Policies, Featured, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , , |

Since the beginning of the industrial era, the consumption of energy derived from fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas) has been constantly increasing. Society as we know it until now, is based on these sources of energy, and we have founded our economy on them, but the burning of these fossil fuels is responsible for [...]

The PPA Phenomenon

By | 2017-10-18T13:37:20+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, Featured, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , , , |

Everyone in the industry talks about them: producers, traders, financial institutions, consumers ... but few have seen them. All predict that in the short term they will be common, but today in Spain only one has been signed. Everyone talks about PPA, as the new trend for consumers, the great solution for renewables. But this kind [...]

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By | 2017-11-14T13:43:23+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Magnus Commodities will be present in’s 2017 Annual Meeting, where more than 200 companies will share their experiences about Global Procurement and Innovation. Felipe Gracia, CEO of Magnus Commodities, will share our thoughts about how we see the future of Global Energy, and the deep impact of 3 specific technologies on how we deal with [...]

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By | 2017-10-11T10:19:24+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, Featured, M·Blog|Tags: , , |

The term cogeneration refers to the combined production of electricity and heat. These two forms of energy are produced simultaneously through a single plant. The ultimate aim of the cogeneration plants is to exploit the heat dissipated by power plants. Generally electricity and heat are produced separately. To produce electricity, thermoelectric power plants dissipate thermal energy [...]


The market bullish sentiment

By | 2017-10-18T13:09:02+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As some Magnus followers already know, every week we take the chance to share our knowledge by writing interesting articles about energy. Our experience and global knowledge comes from years helping big international companies to define and execute energy strategies. By taking the daily pulse of markets with our customers to take the righ decisions. However, [...]

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Spain road to energy transition: Prequel

By | 2017-10-26T13:11:23+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, M·Blog|Tags: , , |

While most of the economies are providing action plans and laws on energy transition, which is probably the central element of the fight against climate change, Spain stays behind. In fact, in recent years it has experienced a setback in terms of renewable energy generation. Spain still have not approved a law on climate change that [...]

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The electric vehicle already has the support of the public. What about the market?

By | 2017-10-11T09:56:41+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Categories: Energy Policies, M·Blog|Tags: , , , |

At the beginning of August, the second edition of the Impulse Plan for Mobility with Alternative Energy Vehicles (MOVEA) began to operate. Although it took effect on June 24th, the web movea2017 was not active until August 3rd. An efficient plan of aid to the purchase of vehicles that finishes next October 15th, whether the funds [...]

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Dollar and oil: towards a new positive correlation?

By | 2017-09-20T12:37:09+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Categories: M·Blog, Oil|Tags: , , , |

BACKGROUND Traditionally, the relationship between the value of the U.S dollar and the price of commodities, including oil, behaves inversely or negatively. That is, when the US currency is appreciated relative to other major currencies such as the euro, yen or pound, the price of commodities tends to fall, whereas, if there is a devaluation, the [...]

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Where are we turning “green” enough?

By | 2017-09-13T12:51:50+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: Energy Markets, M·Blog|Tags: , , , |

On July 11th, the International Energy Agency (IEA) published its yearly report about the World Energy Investment trends in 2016, revealing important intel on the attractiveness of each energy sector during last year and the trends in terms of development and initiatives. The report presents key analysis of developments and investments in all fuels and energy [...]

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