The Nooner

Daily Energy News Wrap & Data Viz

December 26, 2023

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Top-10 Midday News Items to Make You Smarter about Energy 👀

 1️⃣  CP2 Natural Gas Project Is Biden’s Next Big Climate Test

 2️⃣  The green revolution runs on chips–but there is no good way to make the fragile semiconductors ecosystem sustainable in the short term

 3️⃣  Solar Power Setting Records in 2023

 4️⃣  China EV Registrations Show Race To Finish For Li Auto, Nio, XPeng, BYD

 5️⃣  ConocoPhillips (COP) to Proceed With Alaska's Willow Oil Project

 6️⃣  Permian Oil Drilling Rig Count Falls for 3 Straight Weeks

 7️⃣  Utilities AEP, PNM Sell New Mexico Solar Assets for $230 Million

 8️⃣  Talos Named Highest Bidder for 13 GOM Blocks 

 9️⃣  Valaris Adds Two Newly Built Drillships to Fleet 

 🔟  Earth Was Due for Another Year of Record Warmth. But This Warm?

 Last Five EnerWrap Reports 💡

Wind Power Monthly

U.S. L-48 wind generation in November was 36,377 MWHrs, down -2.1% versus last month and down -11.8% versus last year

Last 12-month U.S. wind generation was 452.8 GWHrs

Through September LTM wind generation was down -1.2%

U.S. operating and planned wind capacity through 2030 = 173,781 MW

The top performing Wind plant in September was the Great Prairie wind farm in Texas which generated 302,700 MWh at a 40.4% capacity factor