Renewables
Renewables and gas take on king coal in Africa
18 June 2018
South Africa wants to go greener, but abandoning coal will be a tough task
Hydrogen scales up
8 June 2018
The potential for the widespread use of hydrogen as a zero-emission fuel is gaining traction in Asia
Europe drags feet on carbon capture
1 June 2018
European carbon emissions aren’t falling fast enough, but carbon capture and storage projects still remain low on the priority list
A big leap for microgrids
31 May 2018
Technological advancements in renewable energy and battery storage are contributing to the microgrids success story
Europe waits on Germany
29 May 2018
Despite being a leader in renewables, the country can't kick its coal habit
Carbon capture catches a big tax break
13 April 2018
Generous new incentives could be a breakthrough
Fossil fuels muscled out of US power generation mix by renewables
27 March 2018
While wind and hydropower are making inroads, coal and gas are retreating
Gulf renewables push finds fresh ballast
19 March 2018
GCC states are rethinking their approach to energy pricing, as the solar PV revolution shatters old preconceptions
Ramaphosa reboots South Africa's renewables programme
14 March 2018
New renewable energy deals point to a fundamental shift in South Africa's energy investment priorities
Electrifying potential
23 February 2018
The falling cost of storing energy is emerging as a key enabler of electric vehicle and renewables growth. The oil and gas industry is taking notice
Charging ahead with renewables
9 February 2018
The switch is gathering pace, despite resistance in some countries where NOCs are dominant
Australian power play
8 February 2018
Not all states are prepared to back the federal government's pledge to put reliability of power supply over green considerations
Cashing in on green energy
7 February 2018
The explosion in renewables projects is transforming the energy investment landscape
Greens take root
2 February 2018
The momentum towards climate-change action is building, in defiance of White House policies
Green is king
1 February 2018
Wind and solar are leading a renewables revolution, but they'll need some help too along the way
Green growth
25 January 2018
Wind and solar continued their march in 2017, while battery technology and electric vehicles came of age
The world warmed
25 January 2018
White House hostility harmed, but didn't destroy, the international fight against climate change
Big oil buying into green
16 January 2018
2018 looks set to be another big year in renewables deal-making for the oil majors
Australia plays safe
2 January 2018
The Australian government has opted for reliability over renewables in the power sector
Climate change's devilish detail
19 December 2017
In the absence of the US, developing countries stepped forward at COP23, as progress on the “Paris rulebook” inched ahead
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