Author: Beth McLoughlin
The clock is ticking
1 December 2017
Harald Welzer's predictions in his book Climate Wars may be intellectually sound, but we hope he's wrong
Panama puts itself forward
10 November 2017
The Central American nation wants to make the most of its geographical position to supply the rest of the continent with energy
Brazil goes green
24 October 2017
Despite having vast oil reserves and only slowly emerging from recession, the country is focusing on growth in its energy sector and renewables are key to its strategy
Blockchain: Green building blocks
19 October 2017
The technology is helping to expand the uptake of renewables worldwide, Ewald Hesse, CEO of Grid Singularity, tells World Energy Focus
Electric charge for EVs in Norway
18 October 2017
The electric vehicle market is expanding rapidly in Europe but a lack of sufficient infrastructure remains a problem. Christina Bu, Secretary General of the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association explains all
New Zealand: Progress in the Pacific
11 October 2017
Ambitious targets on emissions must be met alongside economic growth
What future for renewables investment?
22 September 2017
Cutting subsidies from clean-energy projects has hurt banks and private equity investors – but there are still opportunities
India: more to discover?
13 September 2017
Upstream reforms have lured 45 bidders to the country’s offshore—part of a plan to reduce imports
Renewables: India's magic pill for energy demand?
24 August 2017
India may not meet all its ambitious clean energy targets, but renewables will play a vital role, alongside hydrocarbons, to help meet the country's burgeoning electricity consumption
Reasons for Thailand to smile?
31 July 2017
Thailand's energy sector is struggling to cope with rising demand and maturing fields. Investors are not flocking to help
Companies are deciding to invest again, but can the other projects compete with US tight oil?
25 July 2017
Despite an increase in new projects sanctioned this year, shale still poses a threat
India touts its upstream, again
17 July 2017
New database is latest initiative to encourage investors
“Lower for longer is the new normal”
11 July 2017
Baker Hughes, a GE Company head Lorenzo Simonelli says newly merged firm is already adapting to the industry’s leaner environment
Energy demand stayed low in 2016, as the fuel mix shifted towards cleaner energy sources
20 June 2017
China and India accounted for almost all the growth, says BP, and global emissions were flat for the second year in a row
Energy diversification is essential for Japan
11 May 2017
Public resistance to nuclear power is a hurdle to overcome for Japan to meet its energy targets
Tide is turning for Myanmar, Malaysia and Indonesia
11 May 2017
As their economies grow, the three countries need upstream investment to meet rapidly rising demand
Greening China's power sector
9 May 2017
The country has shut down domestic output but a shift to cleaner fuels will be a slow one. And its coal import needs are showing no signs of abating
The UK is officially leaving the EU. What now for energy?
5 April 2017
UK prime minister Theresa May has hailed the dawn of a "Global Britain", but Brexit's critics say it will cripple the economy, kill access to its main market, spark ruinous inflation and shred the country's global influence.