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Spain road to energy transition: Prequel

By | 2017-09-20T12:35:02+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, Featured, 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 [...]

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

By | 2017-09-13T12:57:00+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Categories: Energy Policies, Featured, 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 [...]

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 [...]

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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By | 2017-09-06T10:52:46+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: Energy Markets, M·Blog|Tags: , , , |

“Algorithms”. “Big Data”. “Artificial Intelligence” (AI). “Machine Learning” (ML). As of late, these are words that jumped from backroom technical conversations (in the mind of many probably directly from science-fiction) straight into business conference rooms worldwide. Topics which were once just highly technical fields of investigation, are now mainstream topics in the definition of both short [...]


Rough and the growing effect of LNG in Europe

By | 2017-07-26T09:03:21+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: Gas, M·Blog|Tags: |

On June 20th, Centrica announced the permanent closure of Rough gas storage, situated 29km offshore Easington in Great Britain. This news could be overlooked by many if it were not because it accounts for 70% of UK storage capacity, equivalent to 9 days of gas supply, and can supply 10% of peak daily whole country gas [...]

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The nuclear problem…

By | 2017-07-21T13:21:45+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , , |

Nuclear energy remains a major source of debate and the lack of consensus on EU energy policies does not help dispel doubts. To maintain stability, electricity consumption and meet the goals of climate change, nuclear is not the ultimate solution, but it still plays a vital role. This source of generation is the basis on two [...]

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Electricity Price for Spain – Week of June the 26th

By | 2017-06-28T09:52:34+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: Featured, M·Graphics|Tags: , |

In this infographic we analyze the electricity price for Spain, in the week of June the 26th, along with many other factors and agents that drive the price. The infographic is for now only available in Spanish.

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OPEC: State of Decay

By | 2017-06-28T11:31:06+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Categories: Featured, M·Blog, Oil|Tags: , , |

During the last weeks, what we discussed in previous articles became a reality. And so it is, that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries has lost its grip on the global crude oil markets and its actions are not as effective as they once were. A new significant fall in prices few months after the extension [...]

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The United States and the Paris Agreement

By | 2017-07-05T11:39:33+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Categories: Energy Policies, M·Blog|Tags: , , , |

What we previously knew as climate change is only what we now call global warming. We soon realized that the problem was much more serious than a simple increase in the average temperature of the planet. In the last 50 years, the trend of global warming has escalated twice as much as it did in the [...]

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