The production of electricity from natural gas in the United States in 2016 for the first time surpassed the production of electricity from coal. This is with reference to the materials of the International energy Agency (IEA) reports Rambler News Service.
The IEA says demand for coal in the past year has decreased worldwide. However, particularly strong — just 11 percent - decline in the use of a solid was observed in the United States.
The Agency also indicates that in 2016 renewable energy (including hydropower) provided more than half of global electricity demand, with hydropower accounted for half this share. The total increase in nuclear capacity in the world last year was the highest since 1993.
At the same time at the end of 2012, the International energy Agency predicted that in 2017 the share of coal in the global energy sector is almost equal to the oil.
In October 2013, the results of your research published the expert of the company Wood Mackenzie William Durbin (William Durbin). He argued that by 2020 coal will become the most consumed fuel in the world: its consumption will reach 4.5 billion tons of oil equivalent, while the share of oil is 4.4 billion tons. A major role in increasing the demand for coal, according to Durbin, will play China and India
CEO of Rosneft Igor Sechin met with the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdul Fattah Al-Sisi as part of a consortium to develop the field Zohr. Participants in the meeting were chief Executive officer of Eni Claudio Descalzi, the head of BP group Bob Dudley.
The Ministry of agriculture together with the Rosselkhoznadzor are working on expanding the number of buyers of Russian grain around the world, in addition, officials expect the start of deliveries to new markets and vegetable oil. They believe that the alternative to Turkey for our exporters can become countries of Asia Pacific and Latin America.
The largest Russian air carrier "Aeroflot" for the second year in a row awarded one of the world's most prestigious aviation awards of Air Transport News Awards in the category "readers ' Choice". It is reported resource Air Transport News (ATN). The solemn awards ceremony took place on 25 March in Athens.
The President of the United States Donald trump proposed to the house Committee on intelligence to investigate relations with Russia former Secretary of state Hillary Clinton and a number of representatives of the democratic party. We are talking about "the deal, which allowed a considerable proportion of uranium go to Russia", as well as the reset of relations between Moscow and Washington.
A Twitter user with the nickname @NasMaraj published a picture of a sad bulldog and told the story about how none of the neighborhood dogs came to the party in honor of his birthday. The gained viral popularity, but later the owner of the account said that he invented the holiday, and the dog.
Avalanche has covered three cars on the 255-kilometer strategic highway Bishkek-Osh in Kyrgyzstan. In one of them were four employees of the Ministry of transport and roads of the Republic they died on the spot. Six others rescuers managed to extract from under the rubble alive.