Energy Transition
Levelised costs will settle the blue-green debate
30 September 2020
Blue hydrogen will be required to support decarbonisation while green hydrogen matures and its costs decrease
Rush to green hydrogen may be counterproductive – BP
14 September 2020
An equal amount of blue hydrogen would be preferable to diverting excessive amounts of renewable energy from grids while fossil fuels remain in the energy generation mix
Decarbonised gas key to Paris target — DNV GL report
8 September 2020
Natural gas is expected to be the dominant fossil fuel and source of emissions by 2050, so industry, governments and research institutions must work together to accelerate CCS implementation
Germany eyes DRC hydrogen project
8 September 2020
Scheme is at very early stage and depends on a long-delayed mega-dam for which funding is uncertain
Can emerging market transitions survive Covid-19?
1 September 2020
Credit rating downgrades are putting pressure on many developing economies, threatening the further progress of their energy transitions
EU claims central role in global H2 market
26 August 2020
The European Commission has set out a detailed import-oriented strategy to shape the development of the hydrogen economy well beyond its borders
Pandemic heralds new world order for energy
24 August 2020
Changes forced by Covid-19 may mean the global energy mix has permanently shifted in favour of lower-carbon fuels—if governments decide to support the progress, says Engie's Laurent Nery
UK risks being left behind in hydrogen rush
21 August 2020
Prominent entrepreneur calls on government to support industry before European competitors assume leading role
Saudi Arabia commits to hydrogen ‘new future’
20 August 2020
The Opec kingpin is keen to extend its oil export prowess by leveraging the world’s cheapest solar to produce green hydrogen
Frontier markets turning to geothermal energy
13 August 2020
In pursuit of alternatives to oil and gas production, certain developing countries are turning to the exploration and development of volcanically active hotspots
AI will shape the energy transition
13 August 2020
Artificial intelligence will have a wide-reaching impact on the entire energy sector and determine the speed and direction of the transition, according to Hypergiant founder and CEO Ben Lamm
Letter from Moscow: Russia reluctantly explores hydrogen
13 August 2020
If the EU, its major customer, is looking at displacing natural gas with H2, the resource-rich producer must also try to get in on the act
Financing solar-plus-storage
13 August 2020
Adding battery storage to solar projects alleviates intermittency and curtailment issues but brings contractual and financing issues
Turning the tide on ocean energy
13 August 2020
Tidal power facilities offer a clean and renewable energy but have struggled to attract the investment to finance substantial capex. The development of movable structures may mean this will change
Hitting the gas in South Africa
13 August 2020
The expanding role of LNG and a new round of gas exploration appear set to alleviate the country’s energy supply problem
PE Live: Hydrogen ready for second phase of decarbonisation
11 August 2020
Reducing emissions becomes more complicated once relatively easy transitions have been completed, but the technology for hydrogen is ready to facilitate the next wave of decarbonisation
Letter from Brussels: Gas still fuelling EU's green transition
9 August 2020
The European Commission's transition plans, along with rising coal-to-gas switching, are entrenching gas in the EU energy mix
PE Live: Hydrogen firms need to deliver on stock surge
7 August 2020
Pure play hydrogen energy system companies have massively outperformed their peers, and expectations are high they will start to deliver profits well before 2030
PE Live: Q&A on sustainable hydrogen supply chains
6 August 2020
Answers to questions on hydrogen transportation, reducing the costs of green hydrogen, Middle East hydrogen projects and the diversity of hydrogen production methods
Canada to announce blue hydrogen blueprint
30 July 2020
The federal and Alberta governments are seeking to build on existing hydrogen and natural gas production, with longer term plans for green hydrogen
PE Live: Local hydrogen policies may shape global industry
25 July 2020
EU member states and US state governments may have more impact on the development of the hydrogen economy than EU institutions or the US federal government
PE Live: Hydrogen policies must evolve with ‘ecosystems’
22 July 2020
Governments should adapt their strategies as the hydrogen economy develops, gradually moving from direct financial support to an oversight role
PE Live: Hydrogen set for widespread industrial use
18 July 2020
Technology for using hydrogen to reduce CO2 emissions is proven and large-scale projects are in development across power, steelmaking and maritime fuels among many sectors
Repsol repositions for green hydrogen
15 July 2020
The Spanish refiner will build a €60mn pilot plant to make synthetic fuels as it strives to meet its 2050 decarbonisation pledge
EU stakes claim to hydrogen future
9 July 2020
Integrated plan sets bloc on course for world-leading role and to hit its Paris Agreement commitment
Dutch North Sea goes from gas to green
3 July 2020
The Netherlands plans to repurpose its declining North Sea and onshore assets to serve the energy transition