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28 April 2022
The recent pace of change and burgeoning new technologies designed to address the climate crisis pose a challenge for regulators
25 April 2022
The cost and length of a project’s consenting process in the UK varies greatly depending on factors such as capacity and location
30 March 2022
Tokenisation can play a key role in the growth of blockchain applications in the energy transition by enabling the recording and representation of assets such as carbon and renewable power certificates
30 March 2022
Government enforcement actions and civil suits alleging greenwashing are increasing through a myriad of different laws, including securities regulations and consumer protection legislation
23 February 2022
Government support and an active carbon market help drive wind and solar investment in Canada’s most deregulated power sector
23 February 2022
Regulators have yet to force the sector to decarbonise, but larger shipping lines and operators are planning for a low-carbon future
26 January 2022
Supply-chain issues and rising costs present short-term difficulties for sector poised for rapid growth
15 December 2021
Global plans for decarbonisation are driving massive growth in electric vehicle uptake, but production of key battery metal comes with a problematic carbon footprint of its own
24 November 2021
Decision limits rights under the Energy Charter Treaty and other investment agreements
28 October 2021
Strategy capitalises on New South Wales’ sustainable water resources, fast planning pathways and growing renewable energy generation capacity
27 October 2021
Continuous engagement by stakeholders crucial in ensuring energy sector is sustainable while also managing social impacts of shift
30 September 2021
The government’s strategy proposes a twin-track of blue and green hydrogen development
29 September 2021
Explosion in jobs and investment among benefits energy transition could bring to Texas and the Gulf Coast
29 July 2021
Policymakers must ensure key technology for reaching net-zero sustains momentum over the next decade
28 July 2021
Integration of low-carbon hydrogen into existing value chains will need new regulatory frameworks in all jurisdictions
23 June 2021
Seabed can yield cobalt and other key transition minerals, but industry needs legal framework and technology to mitigate environmental impact
23 June 2021
Liquid electricity trading markets in Africa can attract private sector investment and support the UN’s goal of access to affordable energy for all
26 May 2021
China’s centrally controlled economy means it can pull a broader range of levers to reduce national emissions than many other states
26 May 2021
UK plans acceleration in roll-out of electric and other low-emission vehicles as sales of new petrol and diesel cars end in 2030
1 April 2021
Sustained increases in UK and EU offshore wind power generation mean that making changes to regulation and infrastructure has become a priority
1 April 2021
The EU is very likely to push ahead with creating a carbon border adjustment mechanism, as soon as compliance with WTO rules can be assured
29 March 2021
Without the ability to generate low-carbon hydrogen for the foreseeable future, the Asian nation needs a strategic partner to turn its ambitious plans into reality
26 February 2021
Is it time to level-up corporate energy procurement for low-carbon hydrogen, following the successful use of PPAs for renewable electricity?
25 February 2021
The deal between Pavilion and Qatar Petroleum Trading illustrates how creating offset-ready arrangements will impact trading relationships and legal risk allocation
29 January 2021
Hydrogen projects need bankable offtake schemes, with ammonia, refining and mobility projects offering the most promise
29 January 2021
The national government presented its new three-phase strategy in December that will build on its strengths in hydrocarbons and renewables
28 January 2021
Strategic M&A deals are always fraught with risk, and there will be too many oil and gas companies chasing too few transition-focused targets
28 January 2021
Even though the carbon capture sector is only just taking off, those thinking about getting involved need to consider the costs of decommissioning
30 November 2020
Renewables, desalination and hydrogen are all attracting official support and investment
30 October 2020
Opportunities to invest in offshore wind energy developments are being created by government measures from Japan to India
30 October 2020
Federal and provincial government measures have supported the deployment of several world-class projects
1 October 2020
To keep pace with its ambitious targets for electric vehicle sales, the UK needs to invest heavily in charging infrastructure
1 October 2020
Initiatives to create market certainty and fix system constraints are creating an attractive investment environment
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
13 August 2020
Adding battery storage to solar projects alleviates intermittency and curtailment issues but brings contractual and financing issues
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
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
28 May 2020
The pandemic and resulting fall in demand for energy is hitting the willingness to fund oil and gas projects more than those involving renewable energy
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