Tagged With Energy transition
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
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
TotalEnergies says Q1 profits can fund transition
29 April 2022
Firm reported profits of $9bn in the first quarter of 2022, up from $6.8bn a year ago due to high oil and gas prices
Net-zero targets ‘inadequate’ to hit Paris goals – McKinsey
26 April 2022
Faster shift away from fossil fuels toward efficiency, electrification and new fuels needed to keep 1.5°C pathway in sight, according to consultancy
Shell says transition plan on track despite Ukraine crisis
20 April 2022
Scope one and two emissions down 18pc by end-2021 versus 2016 base year, company says in its latest energy transition progress report
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
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
Transition aid to developing countries must accelerate
4 April 2022
Financial pledges need to be substantially larger to have an impact, Indian policy expert says
Russia crisis will accelerate transition
31 March 2022
Short-term increases in fossil fuel use will give way to an accelerated deployment of renewables
Tokenisation offers new path to the energy transition
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
SSE rules out fossil fuel divestment in transition
30 March 2022
UK energy company will retain unabated gas-fired power plants to support security of supply as it expands renewable portfolio, according to new net-zero transition strategy
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
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
Transition metals risk supply crunch in 2030s
7 March 2022
Underinvestment and lengthening lead times for mining projects are hampering supply growth needed to meet demand, Wood Mackenzie says
Dutch oil and gas sector drafting energy transition pledge
1 March 2022
The Netherlands wants to be the cleanest place in the world to produce offshore gas and to play its part in the energy transition by leading CCS and hydrogen projects, says chairman of Dutch oil and gas lobby group
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
BP bets on bioenergy in accelerated transition plan
8 February 2022
European major to boost biofuel and biogas production as spending on transition business rises to 40pc of capex by 2025
Uncertainty preventing transition investments – WEC
27 January 2022
Covid-19 variants, economic growth and geopolitics are higher up the agenda for leaders than climate change
Shell targets new hydrogen and CCS projects in 2022
21 January 2022
Oil major must be a pace setter in energy transition with a bolder strategy, CEO Ben van Beurden says
Outlook 2022: The rise of rights-based claims in climate change disputes
20 January 2022
Governments but also, increasingly, corporates could face suits with far-reaching material implications for their futures
How transition plans this decade can rewire finance for 1.5°C
20 January 2022
Transition plans should sit at the heart of investment and capital allocation strategies to kickstart what should be a decade of exponential change to ‘green’ all sectors of the economy
Outlook 2022: The greening of hydrocarbons
19 January 2022
A lower-carbon future will still involve fossil fuels
BP partners with Oman on renewables and hydrogen
18 January 2022
Oil major plans to undertake wind and solar data assessment for multi-gigawatt energy hubs
Less ‘blah blah blah’ and more community action: Energy lessons for 2022
17 January 2022
The global energy community must build forward together in the coming year
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
Japan’s power costs could double by 2030 – Wood Mackenzie
11 January 2022
Options for provision of dispatchable power to replace fossil fuels remain very expensive across Asia-Pacific, consultant says
ECB warns of energy transition inflation risk
11 January 2022
Gas supply imbalances and rising carbon prices could cause persistent pressure on consumer prices, ECB executive board member warns
Outlook 2022: Using data to match excess energy with demand
6 January 2022
Technology may help bridge the gap between energy waste and rising demand
Outlook 2022: The nuclear option for Europe's energy crisis
4 January 2022
Price spikes and potential risks to grid stability might see policymakers alighting on a previously unpalatable solution
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
Global finance must deliver on Cop26 pledges
9 December 2021
Private sector needs to translate ambitious promises into real action, finance experts say
Outlook 2022: Recovering the costs of the energy transition
8 December 2021
Recouping the cost of wide-ranging support payments in an efficient way is a major challenge and requires a new approach to avoid undesirable outcomes
IEA warns of commodity cost threat to renewables
1 December 2021
Rising prices could delay wind and solar projects and add $100bn to costs, agency warns
Outlook 2022: Profiting from the transition
1 December 2021
The shift to lower-carbon energy may disrupt legacy business models but will also present major opportunities for many oil and gas companies
Only 10pc of energy companies aligned with Paris Agreement – TPI
25 November 2021
Majority of firms’ emissions reduction plans are insufficient to keep warming below 1.5°C
Top EU court bans investors from suing member states in arbitration
24 November 2021
Decision limits rights under the Energy Charter Treaty and other investment agreements
Outlook 2022: The future of oil majors in the energy transition
4 November 2021
The big oil and gas companies are faced with the prospect of losing a large part of their market as the world transitions away from fossil fuels. Can they carve out a positive role for themselves?
Saudi Arabia signs up to net zero
3 November 2021
Riyadh insists carbon neutrality is compatible with plans to raise oil and gas production
Australia’s rooftop solar surge challenges power grids
2 November 2021
Low installation costs and generous feed-in tariffs help make Australia a world leader in rooftop solar panels
Shell defends itself against call for break-up
28 October 2021
Breaking up company, as activist investors want, would not help firm transition, say executives
South Africa’s energy sector and the just transition
27 October 2021
Continuous engagement by stakeholders crucial in ensuring energy sector is sustainable while also managing social impacts of shift
UK to unlock £90bn transition investment by 2030
20 October 2021
Renewables, CCS, nuclear and hydrogen are all earmarked for government support, according to a recently published strategy
Strong policy push needed to reduce oil and gas demand
14 October 2021
Mismatch between tightening supply and continued demand will result in continued volatility unless action taken on demand side, says IEA report
Paris-compliant transition needs massive redirection of capital – DNV
28 September 2021
Financiers face multiple challenges as they tackle high-risk, low-return clean energy projects, report says
Global carbon emissions rise beyond pre-pandemic levels – Ember
26 August 2021
Wind and solar growth has been insufficient in fully meeting post-pandemic increase in power demand, with many countries turning to coal
Transition economic impact could echo 1970s oil shock - PIIE
20 August 2021
Rise in carbon prices required by 2030 could serve as negative supply shock to global economy of similar magnitude to 1973-74 quadrupling of oil prices, thinktank says
PE Live: Transition projects need lower cost of capital
30 July 2021
Better management of project risks needed to bring down cost of capital and speed up deployment of low-carbon technologies, panellists say
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