Alternative Energy

  • Efficiency and innovation could slash energy demand growth

    Rising costs and improving technology will be the driving forces behind future energy


  • Disruptive technologies spark energy revolution

    Innovation is happening more rapidly than expected – and it will vastly improve energy efficiency in the next few years


  • Solar emerges from the shadows

    Sun comes into its own as power generation sector looks for viable alternatives to fossil fuels


  • Place in the sun

    If 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 why


  • Driving in the future

    Rising fuel-economy standards, shifts in consumer behaviour and new technologies should make road transportation much more efficient, even as the total number of vehicles rises


  • Uncertain times for nuclear

    With the rise of cheaper and safer alternatives, in addition to the Fukushima Dai'ichi disaster in 2011, is this the end of the line for nuclear power?


  • Efficiency and innovation could slash energy demand growth

    Rising costs and improving technology will be the driving forces behind future energy


  • Disruptive technologies spark energy revolution

    Innovation is happening more rapidly than expected – and it will vastly improve energy efficiency in the next few years


  • Solar emerges from the shadows

    Sun comes into its own as power generation sector looks for viable alternatives to fossil fuels


  • Place in the sun

    If 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 why


  • Driving in the future

    Rising fuel-economy standards, shifts in consumer behaviour and new technologies should make road transportation much more efficient, even as the total number of vehicles rises


  • Time for a greener Big Oil?

    The supermajors have fallen on hard times - costs have surged, output has fallen. Investors have grown frustrated by low returns and high oil prices have not proven to be the remedy they had hoped. What comes next?


Latest issue: April 2014

Venezuela on the brink

A YEAR after the death of Hugo Chávez, the movement he left behind is fighting for its survival without its comandante.


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