Tagged With Renewables
Egypt’s renewables drive shifts focus
3 August 2022
Green hydrogen and distributed solar grab investor attention as country prepares for Cop27 climate talks in November
New US bill to unleash rapid clean energy deployment
29 July 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 includes long-term tax credits for clean hydrogen and carbon capture
Europe’s energy storage market stalls
28 July 2022
Regulatory barriers and lack of capacity auctions hit growth but RepowerEU seen as supporting market, says Wood Mackenzie
Iberdrola secures €550mn EIB green loan
25 July 2022
Funds will support 1.8GW expansion of onshore wind and solar capacity in Spain
Renewable generation set for 10pc growth in 2022 – IEA
20 July 2022
New capacity is driving up green power production and lowering emissions despite higher coal burn in Europe, IEA says
Irena calls time on role of gas in Europe’s transition
15 July 2022
Deteriorating economics undermine case for gas-fired power plants as a back-up for renewables, agency says
EU Council agrees position on energy targets
28 June 2022
Council sets binding EU-level targets of 40pc for renewables’ share of the energy mix and 36pc for energy efficiency
World must cut 37gt CO₂ by 2050 – Irena
10 June 2022
Agency report identifies key technologies and actions needed to be consistent with 1.5°C pathway
Labor win bodes well for Australia’s renewables sector
7 June 2022
Government will remain under pressure on climate from growing electoral support for ‘teals’ and Greens
Beirut turns to renewables to ease energy crisis
30 May 2022
A far-reaching electricity sector reform plan puts solar and wind at the heart of the government’s energy strategy
TotalEnergies buys 50pc of US renewables developer CEG
25 May 2022
Deal worth around $2.4bn with private equity firm Global Infrastructure Partners marks French company’s largest acquisition to date in US renewables sector
EU pushes for 45pc renewables by 2030
18 May 2022
European Commission seeks faster deployment of renewables as part of new €210bn plan to cut dependence on Russian energy imports
Renewables sector loses confidence in EU support scheme
17 May 2022
Rules governing EU Innovation Fund disadvantage renewables sector and must change, industry groups tell European Commission
Pragmatism fuels Iran's renewables ambitions
16 May 2022
Gas and water shortfalls are propelling Tehran to intensify a quest for investment in non-hydro renewable power
Renewables growth to stall without new policies – IEA
11 May 2022
Global capacity growth is accelerating this year but will lose momentum in 2023 unless governments offer more support, agency says
BP stands firm on renewable project returns
3 May 2022
Oil major slashes list of potential projects as new head of low-carbon business reviews investment cases
Turkey’s renewables success fosters ambition
26 April 2022
Offshore wind will be the next frontier as Turkey seeks to maintain the momentum behind its impressive renewables buildout
Equinor lays out transition strategy
19 April 2022
Norwegian company says its planned emissions reductions are consistent with a 1.5°C pathway
Ikea unlocks renewable power purchasing for suppliers
13 April 2022
Home furnishings giant aims for 100pc renewable energy consumption throughout its value chain
Clean energy spending rises following Ukraine crisis
12 April 2022
Government spending on clean energy rises to over $710bn, but countries with limited fiscal means continue to neglect transition in effort to maintain food and fuel affordability
Renewables on high alert for cyber risk
12 April 2022
Two wind turbine manufacturers have faced cyberattacks this year amid heightened risk for the wider energy sector
UK backs nuclear to gain energy independence
7 April 2022
Nation raises offshore wind, solar and nuclear targets as it looks to move away from imported fossil fuels
German government backs massive renewables expansion plan
6 April 2022
Cabinet agrees raft of legal amendments designed to double share of renewables in the energy mix by 2030
War drives ‘small acceleration’ in Europe’s transition
6 April 2022
Share of renewables in Europe’s energy mix rises as the continent turns away from Russian gas imports, DNV modelling shows
Immediate action needed to achieve 1.5°C – IPCC
5 April 2022
Limiting warming to around 1.5°C requires global greenhouse gas emissions to peak before 2025 at the latest, but annual figures are still rising
Wind turbine O&M a bright spot for struggling manufacturers
1 April 2022
Turbine makers see margins in excess of 20pc from operations and maintenance, but these could dwindle with ageing assets and expansion into multibrand servicing
Russia crisis will accelerate transition
31 March 2022
Short-term increases in fossil fuel use will give way to an accelerated deployment of renewables
EU complains to WTO over UK’s CfD scheme
30 March 2022
UK will rigorously contest EU’s claim that scheme’s local content criteria are discriminatory
Windfall taxes in Europe would hit renewables investment
22 March 2022
Ad hoc interventions by governments would create regulatory uncertainty and deter investors, say energy firms
RWE questions role of gas in transition
15 March 2022
German utility is reviewing its fuel options for new generation capacity as the Ukraine war hits energy markets with full force, CEO Markus Krebber says
PE Live: Portfolio optimisation – transition pathways to net zero
11 March 2022
Oil and gas companies are not short of options in terms of reaching net zero, but their portfolio decisions will determine the success of their transitions
South Africa’s cities seize renewables initiative
10 March 2022
Municipalities are resorting to direct procurement as the government fails to narrow the generation gap
Europe faces transition trade-offs amid Russian crisis
9 March 2022
More use of coal-fired power is likely in the short term, while new North Sea projects are not the answer, ETC chair Adair Turner tells Transition Economist
EU plans to pivot from Russian gas
9 March 2022
Switch to renewables and hydrogen aims to displace demand for Russian gas well before 2030
IEA crisis plan calls for faster renewables rollout
4 March 2022
Agency also urges action to switch to non-Russian gas as security of supply tops policy agenda
UK needs eightfold rise in power storage capacity – Aurora
18 February 2022
Developers call for incentives to kickstart investment in storage and balance intermittent renewables
Oil firms should separate fossil and low-carbon businesses – Browne
16 February 2022
World undergoing disorderly energy transition that could be delayed by spiking fossil fuel prices, says former BP CEO John Browne
UK to hold annual renewables auction
9 February 2022
New schedule will start from next year as the UK seeks to bolster low-carbon power generation
Brookfield bets on hydropower
4 February 2022
Baseload technology’s benefits are growing rapidly as power systems add intermittent renewables, investor says
Enel grows renewables fleet by 65pc
26 January 2022
Company sets new benchmark for industry as it shrugs off impact of pandemic, Enel Green Power CEO says
Trafigura accelerates decarbonisation efforts
26 January 2022
Firm is reducing emissions impact of shipping and mining operations
Outlook 2022: Financing the countdown to net zero
14 January 2022
Investor interest in financing the energy transition is strong, but availability of capital often hinges on the maturity of each market segment, while the time needed to realise returns is challenging
Germany ramps up clean energy targets
12 January 2022
New coalition government targets huge expansion of renewables and green hydrogen as it chases emissions reduction goals
Tunisia kickstarts stalled renewables sector
5 January 2022
New government appears committed to clearing the legal, financial and practical obstacles facing prospective foreign developers
Green shoots emerge in Libyan reconstruction
20 December 2021
Shell, Eni and TotalEnergies signal interest in large-scale solar projects as returning economic growth drives surge in electricity demand
New Dutch government pledges €35bn transition fund
16 December 2021
The incoming Dutch government will throw much more weight behind green energy, but also supports North Sea gas exploration and nuclear power
Adnoc faces both ways
15 December 2021
The state firm caught the global mood in the fourth quarter with a string of decarbonisation initiatives, but it also set out plans to raise oil and gas production
Sembcorp’s UK arm plans Europe’s biggest battery storage system
15 December 2021
Short-term duration system will have capacity of 360MW using lithium-ion batteries
Shell buys US solar and storage developer
14 December 2021
Missouri-based Savion has more than 18GW of utility-scale solar and battery storage capacity under development in the US
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