Threatened by power cuts, the United States relies more on coal

The coal-fired power plant of the electrician Ameren, in Labadie, Missouri (United States). David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP Hit by the energy crisis, the country risks going backwards for its electricity production. In Washington The demand for electricity is increasing while production capacities cannot keep up. The United States is preparing for a summer … Read more

French Forsee sets foot in the United States

ETI launches the construction of a factory in Ohio. She wants to multiply her activity by eight in five years. It is a little known but strategic link in the new world of energy transition, which captures up to a quarter of the value of an electric vehicle. The French company Forsee Power designs and … Read more

Engie fined 80,000 euros for a few tenths of a second of trading

Internal information would have allowed a financier of the group to take advantageous positions before the note was made public. The French energy group Engie was sentenced to pay a fine of 80,000 euros for a few tenths of a second of trading on January 23, 2017 on the wholesale gas market, indicates the Official … Read more

For helium balloons, the party deflates in the United States

AFP, published on Wednesday, June 08, 2022 at 08:22 Birthdays, weddings, graduations, Valentine’s Day… Helium balloons are part of every celebration in the United States, but a global shortage of this gas is disrupting habits, penalizing consumers as much as merchants. “Due to the global helium shortage, we are only allowing orders for 20 balloons,” … Read more

Refineries, bottleneck which aggravates the soaring of gasoline in the United States

AFP, published on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 06:45 Despite record gasoline prices in the United States, American refineries are unable to catch up with demand, due to a lack of sufficient capacity, after a series of closures in recent years, contributing to the surge in fuel prices. Last week, the utilization rate of refineries … Read more

TotalEnergies lands a new project in the United States

The group won a tender for the construction of a one-gigawatt offshore wind farm. The proliferation of announcements of new projects in renewable energies tell the current acceleration of their development, but also the small size of the projects, on the scale of the energy sector that they are brought to upset. At a time … Read more

Fuel prices continue to rise in the United States

After Europe, the United States is also seeing prices inflate at the pump, even if they still remain at levels well below what we know on this side of the Atlantic. Gasoline averaged $4.14 per gallon (3.8 liters) in April, up from $2.92 a year ago. House Democrats are pointing the finger at oil companies, … Read more

commodity prices will remain “historically high” until the end of 2024!

Published on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 4:42 p.m. By Sudinfo with AFP Food and energy prices, whose rise has been exacerbated by the war in Ukraine, could remain high for several years, estimates the World Bank, which refers to the end of the year 2024. “The war in Ukraine has caused a major shock … Read more