Low carbon energy

Trump's fight for coal
18 December 2017
A proposed grid resiliency rule would subsidise coal plants, at the cost of gas and renewables
Germany's pick and mix
12 December 2017
The country’s political parties are vying to see what aspects of their various energy policies they can squeeze into a coalition package
Greening Latin America
7 December 2017
Long a renewables powerhouse thanks to its vast hydropower plants, Latin America is making a big push into wind and solar
The Gulf's sunshine states
28 November 2017
The countries of the Arab Gulf aren't just blessed with oil and gas. Sunshine and wind are abundant too. A shift to capture their energy is underway
India's sunny uplands
3 November 2017
To avoid the huge run-up in fossil-fuel demand forecasters expect, India will deploy more renewables and hope to electrify its passenger-transport sector
Nuclear next for Egypt
6 September 2017
The country's expanding energy mix is aimed at ensuring steady electricity supply, thus minimising the risk of social unrest
Nuclear power in the EU has fallen out of fashion
25 May 2016
Nuclear is more prone to popularity peaks and troughs than many other energy sources, and it’s not looking good at the moment
China joins EDF in UK Hinkley Point nuclear deal
23 October 2015
The UK has admitted China into its power-generation market, allowing it to take a stake in the Hinkley Point nuclear plant
First nuclear plant to reopen in Japan after Fukushima
12 August 2015
Japan has brought back the first of its nuclear plants which were closed in the wake of the Fukushima disaster. However, analysts doubt if this will affect LNG imports
Uncertain times for nuclear after Fukushima
20 March 2014
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?
Nuclear industry sees post-Fukushima recovery
17 October 2013
In spite of persistent safety concerns the industry remains confident that it can return to growth
Trump's fight for coal
18 December 2017
A proposed grid resiliency rule would subsidise coal plants, at the cost of gas and renewables
Germany's pick and mix
12 December 2017
The country’s political parties are vying to see what aspects of their various energy policies they can squeeze into a coalition package
Greening Latin America
7 December 2017
Long a renewables powerhouse thanks to its vast hydropower plants, Latin America is making a big push into wind and solar
The Gulf's sunshine states
28 November 2017
The countries of the Arab Gulf aren't just blessed with oil and gas. Sunshine and wind are abundant too. A shift to capture their energy is underway
India's sunny uplands
3 November 2017
To avoid the huge run-up in fossil-fuel demand forecasters expect, India will deploy more renewables and hope to electrify its passenger-transport sector
Wind in the US' sails
26 October 2017
Offshore wind is taking off in America, offering growth opportunities for the usual renewable operators and a potential entry point for offshore oil specialists