Turkey's Gas Share in Electricity is Lowest in 20 Years

Turkey's Gas Share in Electricity is Lowest in 20 Years

The share of natural gas in Turkey's electricity production declined to its lowest level in the last 20 years to 30.66 percent in 2018 generating 90.87 gigawatt-hours, according to official figures on Thursday.

Russia Supplies Fuel Units for Egypt's Research Reactor

Russia Supplies Fuel Units for Egypt's Research Reactor

TVEL, the fuel company of Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom, supplied a range of nuclear fuel components for Egypt's ETTR-2 research reactor, Rosatom announced Wednesday.

Nord Stream 2, Turkstream on Track: Gazprom

Nord Stream 2, Turkstream on Track: Gazprom

The TurkStream and Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline projects are being implemented according to plan, Alexander Medvedev, Gazprom's deputy chairman said on Tuesday.

Siemens G. Launches its Largest Offshore Wind Turbine

Siemens G. Launches its Largest Offshore Wind Turbine

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), the world’s leader in the offshore wind industry, launched the company’s first 10+ megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine, the company announced in a statement Wednesday.

Iraq’s Oil Production Doubles in Decade: EIA

Iraq’s Oil Production Doubles in Decade: EIA

Iraq's crude oil production more than doubled over the past decade, the U.S.' Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a statement on Friday.

F. La Camera Appointed as New Irena Director-General

F. La Camera Appointed as New Irena Director-General

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly selected Francesco La Camera to be the next Director-General of IRENA, the agency announced in a statement on Sunday.

Turkey's Gas Consumption Decreases 6% in 2018

Turkey's Gas Consumption Decreases 6% in 2018

Turkey's natural gas consumption decreased year-on-year by 6 percent to around 50 billion cubic meters in 2018, according to official figures from Turkish Petroleum Pipeline Corporation (BOTAS) on Friday.

US Sees Spike in Carbon Emissions in 2018

US Sees Spike in Carbon Emissions in 2018

The United States saw a large spike in carbon dioxide emissions in 2018, an independent economic research firm said Tuesday. CO2 emissions in the U.S. rose by 3.4 percent following three years of decline -- the largest increase in the past eight years and the second largest in the past two decades, Rhodium Group said in a report.

Offshore Wind Energy Set to Increase in US: IEEFA

Offshore Wind Energy Set to Increase in US: IEEFA

Offshore wind energy is set to increase in the U.S. states located in the country's east coast with massive lease sales and public and private projects, the U.S.-based research organization, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said on Wednesday.

Turkey Hits Record High Gas Consumption on Jan. 8

Turkey Hits Record High Gas Consumption on Jan. 8

Turkey's daily natural gas consumption reached a historic record high at 245 million cubic meters on Tuesday, Jan. 8, according to Turkey's energy minister Fatih Donmez late on Wednesday.

Vestas Becomes First to Install 100 GW of Wind Turbines

Vestas Becomes First to Install 100 GW of Wind Turbines

Vestas, who has been in the wind energy market for four decades, became the first company to install 100 gigawatts (GW) of wind turbines around the world, the Danish wind giant announced Wednesday.

Turkey's Electricity Consumption Down 1.74% in Dec. '18

Turkey's Electricity Consumption Down 1.74% in Dec. '18

Turkey's electricity consumption decreased by 1.74 percent in December compared to the same month of 2017, according to Turkey's Energy and Natural Resources Ministry on Tuesday.

US' Retail Gasoline Price Ends 2018 Lower

US' Retail Gasoline Price Ends 2018 Lower

The average U.S. retail gasoline price ended 2018 lower than it started due to the oil supply glut, rising inventories and the decline in crude oil prices, the U.S.' Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a statement on Friday.