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Portugal: 103% Renewables 0% Guarantees

By | 2018-06-12T15:34:03+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Electricity Markets, Energy Markets, Featured, M·Blog, Portugal|Tags: , , |

March of 2018 was the “greenest” month ever in Portugal. The energy generated from clean sources exceeded demand by 3%, beating the record of 99% capacity achieved in 2014. This could mean that all the energy consumed in our households came from renewable energy sources and, not even if not entirely true, it’s still a praiseworthy [...]

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What happened to carbon price?

By | 2018-06-12T15:34:03+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: Energy Markets, Featured, M·Blog|Tags: , , , |

The carbon emission rights of the European emission trading system (EU-ETS, for its acronym in English) have gone up in price by 60% since last January and have tripled since May last year when they cost 4.38 euros/ton, up to 13.82 euros in April of this year. Following the data of the European Commission released this [...]

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China’s coal restrictions – why now?

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:19+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Coal, Featured, M·Blog|Tags: , , |

In the energy World everybody knows that, when it comes to coal, no one beats China – which triples the production volume of the 2nd country in the list, the U.S. But being the biggest is not without its problems. Figure 1. Coal production (left) and consumption (right) by country in thousands of millions of [...]

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THE VENEZUELAN DECLINE

By | 2018-06-12T15:34:03+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Categories: Featured, M·Blog, Oil|Tags: , , , , |

Talking about Venezuela is tantamount of talking about oil. This country, almost twice the size of Spain, has the largest amount of (heavy) crude oil reserves in the world, which grew strongly since 2011. It may be unfair and/or paradoxical that all this underground wealth is present at the worst time for the country, which is [...]

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

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:19+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 [...]

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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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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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