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China’s Shandong independent refiners keep Aug run rates steady at 60.4%

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Singapore — Combined run rates at China’s independent refineries in eastern Shandong province was more or less stable at around 60.4% in August, compared with 60.2% in July, according to S&P Global Platts calculations based on data from JLC. JLC is a Beijing-based information provider, formerly known as JYD. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, Read More

The nonmetallic minerals industry is one of the world’s top energy users

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September 11, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on World Input-Output DatabaseNote: Dollar values are expressed in 2010 U.S. dollars, converted based on purchasing power parity. The industrial sector is the largest energy end-use sector by consumption in the world, accounting for about 55% of world delivered energy in 2018, according to the International Read More

Words of Wisdom: Life Lessons with Salman Rushdie

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Magic realism is a literary genre in which narrative is shot through with surreal, dreamlike, seemingly impossible moments. FILE PHOTO: The writer Salman Rushdie interviewed during Heartland Festival in Kvaerndrup, Denmark June 2, 2018. Carsten Bundgaard/Ritzau Scanpix/via REUTERS If famed author Salman Rushdie is a dean of the genre, perhaps it Read More

Electric generation transforms primary energy into secondary energy

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September 5, 2019 In 2018, U.S. utility-scale electricity generation facilities consumed nearly 39 quadrillion British thermal units (quads) of energy to provide 13 quads of electricity for end-use consumption. Of the 101 quads of total primary energy consumed in 2018, U.S. electricity generation accounted for more than 38% of total end-use consumption. The U.S. Energy Read More

North Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming consume the most residential energy per capita

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September 4, 2019 In 2017, people in the United States consumed an average of 61 million British thermal units (Btu) of energy per capita in the residential sector, a 2% decrease from 2016 and the lowest level since 1967. Data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Key Statistics and Indicators section of the State Read More

Corporate fallout for Brazil heats up despite signs Amazon fires may be slowing

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BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Fires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest have receded slightly since President Jair Bolsonaro sent in the military to help battle the blazes, but international fallout accelerated as a major shoemaker said it would not buy supplies from Brazil. Brazil has registered 2,696 fires in the Amazon in the five days since Read More

China’s July oil product consumption edges up 1% on year: NDRC

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Singapore — China’s oil product consumption edged up 0.9% year on year to 27.78 million mt in July, latest data on the National Development and Reform Commission website showed, mirroring lackluster oil product demand in the domestic market. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The slight growth Read More

Sunrun Brings Brightbox Home Solar Batteries, Virtual Power Plant To Vermont

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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With families across the country enduring a rising number of power outages, the nation’s leading residential solar, battery storage, and energy services company, Sunrun Inc. (Nasdaq: RUN), today announced it is bringing its Brightbox home solar and battery service to customers in Vermont. Starting this month, Vermont Read More