The #PowerTweets feature tracks trends and news in power and energy on Twitter. For more news and coverage, follow @PowerFinRisk on Twitter, as well as editor @richmetcalf and reporters @Shravanbhat and @Taryana_Odayar.
Morning Edition @MorningEdition Oct 11
As of noon Thursday, nearly 400,000 electricity accounts had lost power in Florida.
EIA @EIAgov Oct 8
The trend of declining U.S. #coal‐fired #electricity generation and increasing non‐carbon and natural gas‐fired generation continued in 2017. Coal's share of total electricity generation fell from 52% in 1990 to 30% in 2017. https://go.usa.gov/xPWjg #naturalgas #CO2
Richard Metcalf @richmetcalf Oct 8
The #IPCCReport seems a good moment to see which #OECD (mostly rich) countries are still building #coal-fired power plants (despite not having elected #Trump). JAPAN: 6.1 GW S KOREA: 5.4 GW POLAND: 3.4 GW TURKEY: 1.1 GW GERMANY: 1.1 GW GREECE: 660 MW CZECH R: 660 MW CHILE: 375 MW
S&P Global Ratings @SPGlobalRatings Oct 5
Our first #GreenEvaluation for a bank – on DZ Bank’s €250 million issuance to finance operational onshore #windpower projects in Germany – has been released. Read the full Evaluation here: http://bit.ly/2y0rddW
John Quinn @johnquinn_irl Oct 11
#Kanye wants #President #Trump to ditch #airforceone for a #hydrogen powered plane. Didn’t know Kanye was so knowledgeable on the world of #energy.....