Alternative Energyhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2160©2014 Petroleum Economist60Alternative EnergyUK's cities the key to green growth http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3362746/UKs-cities-the-key-to-green-growth.htmlThu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTQueensland, the CBM-to-LNG powerhouseThe state is taking advantage of its vast coal resources to carve out a new nichehttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3359261/Queensland-the-CBM-to-LNG-powerhouse.htmlTue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTVery forward about going backwards The country’s short-term perspective and regressive approach to climate policy is drawing flakhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3359251/Very-forward-about-going-backwards.htmlTue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTRenewable energy drive in jeopardyThe Liberal-National coalition’s rise has set back the country’s green push. But distributed generation still offers plenty of potentialhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3359249/Renewable-energy-drive-in-jeopardy.htmlTue, 08 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMTCutting the costs of CCSCooperation and collaboration are key to deploying the next generation of carbon capture technology, writes Frank Ellingsenhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3355206/Cutting-the-costs-of-CCS.htmlFri, 27 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTAustralian climate policy thrown into disarray http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3355725/Australian-climate-policy-thrown-into-disarray.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTUK’s Stanlow refinery under threathttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3355680/UKs-Stanlow-refinery-under-threat.htmlThu, 26 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTUganda refinery bidders pared-down to twohttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3354896/Uganda-refinery-bidders-pared-down-to-two.htmlTue, 24 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTCan gas see off coal?Without a price on carbon, gas is generally seen as an expensive alternative to cheap coal. But the increasingly fungible nature of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and potential market innovations could see gas overtake coal as Asia’s fuel of choice. Damon Evans reportshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3352776/Can-gas-see-off-coal.htmlTue, 17 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTRenewable sources key to cheaper energyhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3350260/Renewable-sources-key-to-cheaper-energy.htmlTue, 10 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTIEA warns of looming energy investment shortfall http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3348549/IEA-warns-of-looming-energy-investment-shortfall.htmlWed, 04 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMTRussia’s long road to Arctic riches The country’s north is key to oil and gas output plans over the coming decadeshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3347022/Russias-long-road-to-Arctic-riches.htmlFri, 30 May 2014 00:00:00 GMTIEA runs rule over fossil-fuel costs http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3342436/IEA-runs-rule-over-fossil-fuel-costs.htmlThu, 15 May 2014 00:00:00 GMTChina's refining boom fadesSlowing oil demand growth, a changing economy and stricter environmental standards are ushering in a new era for refiners, writes Justin Jacobshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3335000/Chinas-refining-boom-fades.htmlMon, 28 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTChanging tidesThe Caribbean energy landscape is shifting, posing some problems but offering many opportunities, toohttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3333842/Changing-tides.htmlThu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTReforms open Mexico’s deep waters The country’s oil and gas industry is set to be transformed by outside investmenthttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3333838/Reforms-open-Mexicos-deep-waters.htmlThu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTHow to gasify the CaribbeanOil dependency in the region is costly and dirty. Jeremy Martin and Alexis Arthur say the Caribbean must begin shifting fuelhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3333834/How-to-gasify-the-Caribbean.htmlThu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTA new hotbed for renewable energy?High imported diesel prices make renewable energy competitive in the Caribbeanhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3333833/A-new-hotbed-for-renewable-energy.htmlThu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTIraq’s lingering power crisisIt will take longer than the government hopes to fix the country’s electricity problem, writes Derek Browerhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3332761/Iraqs-lingering-power-crisis.htmlTue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTIt’s time to get seriousThe energy sector must take a leading role in tackling carbon emissions – and it needs to act nowhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3332753/Its-time-to-get-serious.htmlTue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTThe end of the road for UK Coalhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3330485/The-end-of-the-road-for-UK-Coal.htmlMon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTIraq’s draft electricity law: what’s right, what’s wrong?The government wants to expand power generation capacity rapidly, but proposed new legislation is inadequate for the task, say Luay Al-Khatteeb and Harry Istepanianhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3328028/Iraqs-draft-electricity-law-whats-right-whats-wrong.htmlMon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTHigher energy bills for an independent Scotlandhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3329429/Higher-energy-bills-for-an-independent-Scotland.htmlSat, 12 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTUncertainties over stark climate warnings http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3328475/Uncertainties-over-stark-climate-warnings.htmlTue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMTUK energy output hits new low as net imports soar http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3324757/UK-energy-output-hits-new-low-as-net-imports-soar.htmlFri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTUK freezes carbon tax to cut energy costshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3322736/UK-freezes-carbon-tax-to-cut-energy-costs.htmlMon, 24 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTEfficiency and innovation could slash energy demand growthRising costs and improving technology will be the driving forces behind future energyhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3321531/Efficiency-and-innovation-could-slash-energy-demand-growth.htmlThu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTDisruptive technologies spark energy revolutionInnovation is happening more rapidly than expected – and it will vastly improve energy efficiency in the next few yearshttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3321532/Disruptive-technologies-spark-energy-revolution.htmlThu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTSolar emerges from the shadowsSun comes into its own as power generation sector looks for viable alternatives to fossil fuels http://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3321533/Solar-emerges-from-the-shadows.htmlThu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMTPlace in the sunIf you're looking to Europe and the US to set the pace for the growth in renewable energy solar generation you're looking in the wrong place. Try the Middle East instead. Chris Nelder explains whyhttp://www.petroleum-economist.com/Article/3321534/Place-in-the-sun.htmlThu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT