Ramaphosa reboots South Africa’s renewables programme
14 March 2018
New renewable energy deals point to a fundamental shift in South Africa’s energy investment priorities
Electrifying potential
23 February 2018
The falling cost of storing energy is emerging as a key enabler of electric vehicle and renewables growth. The oil and gas industry is taking notice
Charging ahead with renewables
9 February 2018
The switch is gathering pace, despite resistance in some countries where NOCs are dominant
Australian power play
8 February 2018
Not all states are prepared to back the federal government's pledge to put reliability of power supply over green considerations
Cashing in on green energy
7 February 2018
The explosion in renewables projects is transforming the energy investment landscape
Greens take root
2 February 2018
The momentum towards climate-change action is building, in defiance of White House policies
Green is king
1 February 2018
Wind and solar are leading a renewables revolution, but they'll need some help too along the way
Green growth
25 January 2018
Wind and solar continued their march in 2017, while battery technology and electric vehicles came of age
The world warmed
25 January 2018
White House hostility harmed, but didn't destroy, the international fight against climate change
Big oil buying into green
16 January 2018
2018 looks set to be another big year in renewables deal-making for the oil majors
Australia plays safe
2 January 2018
The Australian government has opted for reliability over renewables in the power sector
Climate change's devilish detail
19 December 2017
In the absence of the US, developing countries stepped forward at COP23, as progress on the “Paris rulebook” inched ahead
Trump's fight for coal
18 December 2017
A proposed grid resiliency rule would subsidise coal plants, at the cost of gas and renewables
Germany's pick and mix
12 December 2017
The country’s political parties are vying to see what aspects of their various energy policies they can squeeze into a coalition package
Greening Latin America
7 December 2017
Long a renewables powerhouse thanks to its vast hydropower plants, Latin America is making a big push into wind and solar
The Gulf's sunshine states
28 November 2017
The countries of the Arab Gulf aren't just blessed with oil and gas. Sunshine and wind are abundant too. A shift to capture their energy is underway
India's sunny uplands
3 November 2017
To avoid the huge run-up in fossil-fuel demand forecasters expect, India will deploy more renewables and hope to electrify its passenger-transport sector
Wind in the US' sails
26 October 2017
Offshore wind is taking off in America, offering growth opportunities for the usual renewable operators and a potential entry point for offshore oil specialists
Brazil goes green
24 October 2017
Despite having vast oil reserves and only slowly emerging from recession, the country is focusing on growth in its energy sector and renewables are key to its strategy
Morocco's renewables revolution
19 October 2017
The kingdom is expanding its use of solar and wind power rapidly through research and innovation, say Badr Ikken General Director of the Research Institute for Solar Energy and New Energies of Morocco (IRESEN) and Zakaria Naimi, its Director of Photovoltaic and Electric Systems
Solar PV growth outpaces all other fuels — and will continue to grow
11 October 2017
Renewables broke new records in 2016, largely as a result of booming solar photovoltaics (PV) deployed in the People’s Republic of China, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA)
The other damaging glut
2 October 2017
Emissions-trading systems have suffered from an oversupply of permits. Regulators are trying to fix that and show the mechanisms can still work
A new dawn for Saharan solar power?
8 September 2017
Plans are afoot to harness North African solar power to supply Europe, despite previous ill-fated efforts
Renewables: India's magic pill for energy demand?
24 August 2017
India may not meet all its ambitious clean energy targets, but renewables will play a vital role, alongside hydrocarbons, to help meet the country's burgeoning electricity consumption
Citi's oil bear makes a move
18 August 2017
One of Wall Street's best energy analysts is packing up to go and sell solar panels in Costa Rica. Over steak in London, Seth Kleinman explains why
Energy in future cities
11 August 2017
Populations are increasingly concentrated in urban settings, but metropolises don’t have to be planet polluters