Tagged With Renewables
Letter from Norway: Tax stimulus medicine gets to work
23 November 2020
New legislation aids the country in reaching peak hydrocarbon production. But increased interest in renewables still poses stranded resources risk
PE Live: International rivalry a major threat to climate fight
22 November 2020
A scenario where countries jockey for economic advantage would undermine the ability of the world to tackle global warming
Political will threatens to overtake IEA’s forecast
6 November 2020
Commitments by the world’s largest economies may be already moving us onto a new pathway
Cleantech to play limited role in determining Asian demand
5 November 2020
Oil and gas requirements in the region are unlikely to hinge on wind and solar build-out or a move to electric vehicles, at least in the near-term
Letter from China: The carbon-neutral battle
30 October 2020
It is not as simple as Beijing setting course and all other actors falling into line
Industry seeks to replicate Taiwan wind success throughout Asia
30 October 2020
Opportunities to invest in offshore wind energy developments are being created by government measures from Japan to India
Coal and renewables gear up for China demand fight
28 October 2020
The engine of global gas demand growth may be at risk of a fuel problem
Pivot to renewables opens up opportunities in oil and gas
22 October 2020
Renewables are attracting investors and delivering spectacular returns—but private equity funds still see opportunities in oil
Australia battles to become renewables superpower
1 October 2020
Initiatives to create market certainty and fix system constraints are creating an attractive investment environment
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
Fukushima still looms over energy decisions
11 September 2020
Japan ignores strategic low-carbon energy options and risks muddling through by adding more coal
Dogma undermines South Africa’s renewables push
10 September 2020
As blackouts worsen, government launches flawed emergency power procurement plan and fails to liberalise sector
IEA’s Birol ‘optimistic’ amid ‘huge challenges’
10 September 2020
Governments need to take a leading role in supporting technological development and tackling the emissions of legacy power and industrial facilities, he says
Green bond issuance set for record despite Covid-19
28 August 2020
High investor demand, especially for energy transition bonds, set to be further boosted by introduction of German 'twin bunds'
Berlin faces battle over climate targets
28 August 2020
The German presidency of the EU Council aims for a recovery fuelled by renewables, but there is disagreement among member states over key climate targets
GCC plays catch-up with green megaprojects
26 August 2020
Attention-grabbing renewable projects continue to be developed across the Middle East, but lower oil prices, Covid-19 and capex cuts may hold back progress
Biden win poised to reshape US energy policy
21 August 2020
A Democratic victory could spell an end to hostilities with the Islamic Republic of Iran and send a jolt through the global oil market
Letter from Australia: Canberra’s gas vision in crisis
21 August 2020
Opposition politicians and media sniff blood over an economic revival strategy driven by natural gas, rather than renewables
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
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
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
US shift to renewables gains momentum
1 July 2020
A gradual move towards renewables was already underway, and the pandemic is helping to push coal further out of favour
Renewables surge in European power mix
30 June 2020
Wind and solar energy generation have increased even though total energy demand has fallen during the pandemic
Emissions ‘past peak’ in IEA/IMF green recovery plan
30 June 2020
The world could be put “on track for net-zero emissions by 2050” if governments implement the partnering institutions’ “build back better” post-pandemic economic recovery plan