M·Blog 2018-06-12T15:55:51+00:00
2805, 2019

Groningen: the slow ending of a giant

By | May 28th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Gas, M·Blog|Tags: , , |

Groningen is medium-sized town in the north of the Netherlands. As far as towns go, it probably doesn’t qualify as your dream destination but the name is quite famous within the European energy community, for this small municipality is home to the largest gas field in [...]

2105, 2019

China’s daring energy strategy

By | May 21st, 2019|Categories: Electricity Markets, Energy Markets, Energy Policies, Featured, M·Blog|Tags: , , |

In absolute terms, China is now the world’s largest greenhouse-gas emitter, accounting for more than 25% of the global total. Even in per capita terms, it has just overtaken the European Union average, while still at only half the US level. This reflects an electricity system [...]

1405, 2019

The costs of managing the Spanish Electricity System in 2018

By | May 14th, 2019|Categories: Electricity Markets, Energy Markets, Featured, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , |

Introduction In an increasingly electrified society, it becomes crucial to understand the cost of consuming electrical energy.  This cost can be divided into four main groups: market purchase, transportation, distribution and other regulated costs and taxes. In this article we will focus on analyzing mainly the [...]

705, 2019

Brent, geopolitical conflicts and European dependency

By | May 7th, 2019|Categories: Energy Policies, Featured, M·Blog, Oil, Spain|Tags: , , |

During the last few years we have witnessed geopolitical conflicts that oil prices. On April 22, EE. UU it ended with the exceptions to the Iranian embargo that allowed it to continue exporting to countries such as China, India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Italy and [...]

3004, 2019

Renewables and electric mobility: how Europe intends to meet the challenges of batteries

By | April 30th, 2019|Categories: Electricity Markets, Featured, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , |

It is well known that the EU will face a complete structural energy change in the coming years, in order to achieve the ambitious objectives, set out in the Clean Energy For All European Package for the period 2021-2030. In this regulation, renewable energies are the [...]

2304, 2019

Energy sector and the General Elections 2019, What proposals do coalitions bring to their programs? – Coalition of the Right (PP, CIUDADANOS Y VOX)

By | April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Energy Policies, Featured, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , |

We are in the middle of the electoral period for the General Elections in Spain and, day after day, we are also receiving information about the promises of the different parties. In this article we will not debate the programs, but we will do a quick [...]