Tagged With Electricity
US electricity prices turn negative
4 May 2020
Plunging domestic energy demand is raising concerns that Covid-19 will slow the growth of renewables
UK retail power faces up to reconsolidation
31 March 2020
The market share of challengers hits a landmark figure, but M&A could remake a hegemony, simply with different actors
Asia resists calls for net-zero emissions
27 February 2020
Emissions targets have taken centre stage at oil and gas conferences. But Asia has different short-term priorities despite the potential damage climate change may cause in the developing world
Firms embracing digitalisation set to thrive
26 February 2020
Climate change and regulatory intervention are combining to create unprecedented opportunities across the energy sector
The energy transition reality gap
16 December 2019
Industry predictions for the demand for oil and the speed of the energy transition vary wildly. If it cannot coalesce around a compromise plan, politicians and investors may seize the initiative
Technology key to meeting Paris Agreement
12 September 2019
Electrification and changes to the energy mix, if supported by governments, would mean climate goal is within reach—DNV GL
Majors see opportunity in utility fragmentation
17 July 2019
PWC sees value for IOCs as the traditional utility model becomes less relevant
Majors mull power puzzle
3 June 2019
Financial and regulatory challenges are curbing the ambitions of major oil companies' ambitions to invest in the electricity supply sector
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
Energy security from east to west
6 December 2017
Oleg Budargin, Vice Chairman of the World Energy Council and former CEO of Rosseti, the biggest energy networks operator in Russia, tells World Energy Focus why it is important for countries to work together in the field of energy integration
Technology and new business models boost electricity access
10 November 2017
More people worldwide are getting connected for the first time with renewables and off-grid systems are playing an increasing role, says International Energy report
New Zealand: Progress in the Pacific
11 October 2017
Ambitious targets on emissions must be met alongside economic growth
France's Macronenergy
4 September 2017
France's new president has plans to transform his country's energy market. They are on a breathtaking scale
Europe's black and green stuff
4 September 2017
Europe's energy supply mix is changing again. It won’t be good news for the climate targets
LNG power play
24 July 2017
Weak prices are an opportunity for LNG-to-power developers. But projects need the right partners and location to succeed
Bright forecast ahead for solar energy?
12 May 2017
Solar costs continue to fall, recently hitting less than 3 cents/kWh in some parts of the world. But the scaling back of incentives and constraints of the existing electricity infrastructure could hinder future expansion
Reaching net-zero carbon
13 March 2017
Are renewables up to the task set by the Paris Agreement?
Brexit leaves certainty of uncertainty
19 July 2016
No one in the UK’s Leave camp had a real energy plan. So what now?
Solar to become largest source of electricity generation by 2050
1 October 2014
Solar energy could become the largest source of electricity generation by 2050 but only if world leaders set firm, long-term targets, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said
Iraq’s lingering power crisis costing $40 billion a year
22 April 2014
It will take longer than the government hopes to fix the country’s electricity problem
Iraq’s draft electricity law inadequate for task
14 April 2014
The government wants to expand power generation capacity rapidly, but proposed new legislation is inadequate for the task, say Luay Al-Khatteeb and Harry Istepanian
Emerging technologies spark energy revolution
20 March 2014
Innovation is happening more rapidly than expected – and it will vastly improve energy efficiency in the next few years
Book The World We Made dreams of a better future
21 October 2013
UK environmentalist Jonathan Porritt maps out his vision for a world that has broken its reliance on fossil fuels – and that vision has its merits. Book review by Damon Evans
Governments need to be smarter with energy policy
17 October 2013
Power generation spend needs to double in 20 years to meet surge in electricity demand
UK government sees shale as remedy
9 October 2012
The UK government has, for the first time since it imposed a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing last year, signalled that it will support shale-gas production
Renewables’ rise alters gas equation
8 June 2012
The way in which gas is used is set to change fast, as the fuel develops into a natural partner for renewable energy, delegates at the World Gas Conference were told