Articles tagged with "#Clean Energy"

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Faster energy transition will create jobs, cut bills

A new study has found that government policies that help accelerate the energy transition to net zero will reduce future energy bills and create jobs while maintaining GDP growth in both advanced and developing economies.

Indian state firms stick to fossil fuels despite green push

Investment in fossil fuels by India’s 14 largest state-owned energy firms was 11 times higher last year than investment in clean energy, a new study shows.

Colombia’s energy transition at play in pivotal election

With both candidates opposed to fracking, the future of Colombia’s pilot unconventional exploration projects Kalé and Platero, is uncertain.

Renewables and hydrocarbons jostle for investors

Inflationary pressures are making investment in low carbon solutions more expensive, while ESG concerns mean many O&G companies are also avoiding an increase in hydrocarbon investment.

UN Sec-Gen calls for renewables investments to triple

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has proposed what he calls “five critical actions” to jump-start the energy transition, including phasing out subsidies for fossil fuels and tripling private and public investments in renewables to at least US$ 4 trillion dollars a year.

For Poland, offshore wind key to energy transition

Poland is betting on offshore wind to reduce its dependence on coal and strengthen energy security. The regulatory framework adopted last year has boosted investor confidence and the first fixed-bottom installations in the Baltic Sea are expected to be up and running by the middle of the decade.

UAE eyes multifaceted energy transition

The UAE, which was the first Middle Eastern country to announce a net zero emissions target by 2050 and will host the 2023 UN-led climate conference, sees itself at the forefront of the regional energy transition.

Japan struggles to focus on energy transition

Japan’s transition plans have been accelerated, including in response to the Ukraine war, but the immediate focus remains on securing dispatchable supply and keeping the lights on.

War-driven green transition stalls in Asia

While Europe is partly accelerating low-carbon programmes to wean itself off Russian energy in the light of the Ukraine war, the picture in Asia is more mixed, with many still associating reliable energy with fossil fuels.

Biomethane: from niche market to energy security fix?

Increasing concerns over security of gas supply have put biomethane in the spotlight as a potential alternative to Russian gas in Europe.