energy policy

Emerging Markets Clean Energy Investment – ClilateScope 2016 – 06/11/2017

Since 2010, emerging markets have accounted for a larger share of global clean energy investment than the rest of the world. But from 2015 to 2016, these countries recorded their deepest year-on-year decline ever, in dollar terms. This analysis reviews clean energy financing in 106 emerging market nations and explores why capital flows appear to [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

In the Country Where Coal Is King, a Battle With the EU Looms – Bloomberg – 05/11/2017

The buzzword in the Brussels energy and climate bubble is 450, a number that is dividing European Union lawmakers and making coal-dependent Poland fume over upcoming reforms to the world’s biggest carbon market.

Source:  Bloomberg, 2017/11/05

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COP23 – German negotiator will try to keep Turkey on side – Clean Energy Wire – 06/11/2017

German-Turkish relations might be at a low-point in many respects but when it comes to climate politics, Germany will try to keep the country on side during the COP23 summit in Bonn.

Source:  Clean Energy Wire, 2017/11/06

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Oil eases from 2-1/2 year highs, focus on Saudi tensions – Reuters – 06/11/2017

Oil settled lower on Tuesday after rising to the highest since July 2015 the previous day, while tension flared between Saudi Arabia and Iran, and the Saudi crown prince tightened his grip on power.

Source:  Reuters, 2017/11/06

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2 Reasons Solar Is Booming in Trump Country: Price and Energy Independence – Inside Climate News – 06/11/2017

Here's how solar companies like Silicon Ranch are helping drive renewable energy expansion in the conservative South.

Source:  Inside Climate News, 2017/11/06

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UK: The Government finally switches on to a clean growth strategy – The Telegraph – 12/10/2017

Conservative Party ministers chose a converted warehouse deep in East London yesterday to outline a multi-billion pound, decades long plan to power economic growth. And the template for this ambitious vision is Britain’s wind power industry.

Source:  The Telegraph, 2017/10/12

By |October 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Australia shuns clean energy target in policy overhaul – Reuters – 17/10/2017

Australia’s government on Tuesday rejected calls to set a clean energy target, instead scrapping aid for renewable projects and adopting a fuel-neutral energy policy that it said could keep the country’s lights on and cut power prices.

Source:  Reuters, 2017/10/17

By |October 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

China To Face Clean Energy Subsidy Problems Without Change Of Policy, Government Official Says – Clean Technica – 19/10/2017

There will be increasing problems in the coming years with regard to China meeting its clean energy subsidy obligations, unless changes are made to the country’s fixed power price policies, a government official revealed recently.

Source:  Clean Technica, 2017/10/19

By |October 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

German coalition talks deal early blow to Macron on Europe – Reuters – 25/10/2017

German parties exploring a coalition government have dealt an early blow to French President Emmanuel Macron’s hopes for more expansive fiscal policies from Berlin, backing a balanced budget and rejecting the idea of a separate pot of cash for the euro zone.

Source:  Reuters, 2017/10/25

By |October 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Sturgeon proposes cheap, state-owned energy for Scotland – The Guardian – 10/10/2017

Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to set up a state-owned energy company in Scotland to offer cheaper power to homeowners, as she seeks to restore her battered party’s confidence.

Source:  The Guardian, 2017/10/10

By |October 19th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |