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Active Consumers: the new frontier of the electric market

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:18+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 [...]

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

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:17+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Events, Featured|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 [...]

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Magnus at the Colombian National Association of Businessmen conference

By | 2017-05-03T11:27:31+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Categories: Featured, M·TV, Market Briefs|Tags: , |

Magnus speech (By Felipe Gracia (CEO) and Alejandro de Roca (Operations Director) at the conference of the Colombian National Association of Businessmen  , in February 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7qBAerG2no

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BLOCKCHAIN CONTEST by ENDESA

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:19+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Categories: Events, Featured|Tags: , , |

Magnus Commodities participated in this contest with a project named "CONTINUOUS UNIVERSAL ENERGY DATABASE" that applies Blockchain Technology to the Energy world. This April, we were communicated by Endesa that our project had been selected as a Finalist in the Block "Chain Lab" and that in the upcoming weeks they will advance in the selection process. [...]

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Are we on time for the next Energy Revolution?

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:18+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Categories: Energy Markets, Energy Policies, Featured, M·Blog|Tags: , |

Since early s.XIX humanity has faced continuous paradigm changes through the so-called "industrial" revolutions. Changes that are less time-spaced and less durable. A reality that threatens the traditional businesses by the continuous technological advances. At the end of the s.XVIII the first industrial revolution mechanized the manufacture. The second industrial revolution, also known as technological revolution, [...]

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AMAZON Exclusive Lunch (Barcelona)

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:18+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: Events, Featured|

Magnus Commodities was present during the  exclusive lunch with François Nuyts (in the center of the picture), President & Managing Director at Amazon in Spain and Italy. In the event, François Nuyts reviewed Amazon's current situation, not only European-wise but globally as well, with the application of new technologies such as Drones or the implementation of [...]

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Clean Energy for all Europeans: Will 2017 be the year of delivery for the EU’s Energy Union Project?

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:19+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Categories: Energy Markets, Energy Policies, Featured, M·Blog|Tags: , |

On November 30th 2016 the European Commission presented its plan for the next steps in the Energy Union, to speed up the clean energy transition and boost growth and job creation in the EU. The plan embraces the European energy strategy for the 2021-2030 horizon and it was named “Clean Energy for all Europeans”. The proposal [...]

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4 ways a “Hard Brexit” could impact the UK Energy Markets

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:17+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: Energy Markets, Energy Policies, Featured, M·Blog|Tags: , , , |

Since Theresa May became the new British Prime Minister last July, she has been determined to deliver Brexit by the end of March 2017. However, High Court recently ruled that Article 50 (a formal exit clause  for countries to leave the EU) process cannot be triggered without the approval of the Parliament, which was a huge [...]

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Adjustment services costs: The Emergence of Renewables

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:18+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Categories: Electricity Markets, Featured, M·Blog|Tags: , |

Just over two years ago, when forecasting the evolution of electrical system adjustment services, major energy companies and industry experts predicted a possible increase in costs in the following years. These costs are transferred to the final customer irrespective of the product has been contracted. With an increased participation of renewable energy technologies, which are considered [...]

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ARAMCO: The awakening of a sleeping giant

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:18+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Categories: Energy Markets, Featured, M·Blog|Tags: , , |

This year crude oil markets are going through a turbulent process. Nobody seems to be willing to reduce their market share, no matter how low prices get nor how many supports are broken in the charts. In addition, a slow-growing and relatively flat global demand (around 96m barrels per day) is being outgrown by an oversupplied [...]

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