energy risk

Politics could short-circuit Australia’s clean energy future – Eco-Business – 27/07/2017

Australian consumers want renewable energy, and investors are stepping up investments in clean power, but the country’s potential to capitalise on this opportunity is limited by political uncertainty, say experts.

Source:  Eco-Business, 2017/07/27

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

EBRD signs first project under Greek Renewable Energy Framework – The Financial – 27/07/2017

The EBRD has signed the first project under its new framework for renewable energy in Greece by subscribing to €28.3 million in bonds issued by Hellenic Petroleum, an energy company which is diversifying its activities into the area of renewables.

Source:  The Financial, 2017/07/27

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

US: Renewable Energy Just Hit a Big Milestone – Fortune – 26/07/2017

This year, for the first time in the modern nuclear era, renewable energy has surpassed nuclear power as a percentage of U.S. energy generation. Nuclear power generation has been facing hurdles for a while: it's expensive to expand, often politically unsavory, and not as competitive as the cheap natural gas that has flooded the market [...]

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

Scotland sets renewable energy record as wind power provides equivalent of 118% of nation’s electricity – Independent – 24/07/2017

Wind power output in Scotland has helped set a new record for the first half of the year, according to an independent conservation group.

Source:  Independent, 2017/07/24

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South Korea’s new energy minister says to support nuclear reactor exports – Reuters – 24/07/2017

South Korea's new energy minister on Monday said he plans to support the country's push to sell nuclear reactors overseas, even as the nation curbs nuclear power at home.

Source:  Reuters, 2017/07/24

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

Total in Talks with Myanmar to Build Power Plant, Supply LNG – Bloomberg – 20/07/2017

Total SA is in talks with Myanmar to supply the country’s most populous city, Yangon, with liquefied natural gas.

Source:  Bloomberg, 2017/07/20

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India’s Blue Sky Pledge Gives Power to Country’s Green Bonds – Bloomberg – 19/07/2017

Green bonds issued by Indian companies are gathering pace as the country’s ambitious target for renewable energy fuels interest from investors.

Source:  Bloomberg, 2017/07/19

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The coal truth: how a major energy source lost its power in Britain – The Guardian – 19/07/2017

Coal supplied just 2% of power in the first half of 2017, marking a steep decline from just five years ago, according to analysis by Imperial College

Source:  The Guardian, 2017/07/19

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Poland’s cherry picking of EU energy rules makes no sense – Euractiv – 19/07/2017

When it comes to EU energy policy, Warsaw does not always adhere to the letter and the spirit of EU law and tends to select rules a la carte, adapting them to Poland’s narrowly-defined interests, writes Danila Bochkarev.

Source:  Euractiv, 2017/07/19

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Renewable Energy Soon To Be Cheapest Form Of Electricity In G20 Countries, Says Greenpeace – Clean Technica – 07/07/2017

Renewable energy sources like wind and solar are already as cheap or cheaper than traditional fuels in about half of G20 countries, and are soon to be the cheapest form of electricity in every G20 country, according to a new report from Greenpeace in advance of the upcoming G20 Summit in Hamburg.

Source:  Clean Technica, 2017/07/07

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