Clean Energy

clean cooking

World leaders, private sector commit $2.2 billion towards clean cooking in Africa

The European Union agreed at the summit to mobilise 400 million euros for clean cooking activities in Africa.

Oman energy

“Think like activists, act as engineers,” says BP petroleum engineer at Oman energy show

Oman’s energy transition cannot happen without oil and gas still playing a role, delegates said at an Oman energy show this week.

Asia renewables

SE Asian renewables gains offset by continued gas build-out

Lack of progress in breaking ground on new projects, coupled with a challenging regulatory environment for Asian renewables, is hindering the region’s progress, the report said.

Senegal

Senegal well-positioned to achieve energy transition: report

Senegal’s latest Energy Policy Review outlines progress in renewable energy, highlighting challenges and emphasising the inclusive governance needed for sustainable economic growth.

energy charter treaty

UK leaves Energy Charter Treaty but risk of litigation remains

The UK government said in February that the country will leave the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) after the failure of efforts to align it with net zero, joining nine EU Member States including France, Spain and the Netherlands.

Kenya energy

Kenya energy transition faces infrastructure, funding challenges

Kenya’s energy transition pathway aims for net zero emissions by 2050 through renewable energy adoption. Experts noted challenges including lack of infrastructure and financing.

Europe can replace Russian gas

Africa gets low investment in renewable energy finance – study

Africa continues to receive comparatively low investment in renewable energy finance despite the continent’s enormous potential and energy needs, a new report says.

chile green hydrogen

France-UK energy deal to boost green energy trade

Cooperation on hydrogen stemming from the new France-UK energy deal would benefit transport infrastructure and promote trade, say experts.

clean economy

Clean economy-focused firms outperform ‘dirty energy’ ones

A new report has found that there is a link between companies that focus on the clean economy, and shareholder returns.

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Is the Ukraine war a clean energy defining moment?

BP asks in its 2023 energy outlook whether there will be a Ukraine war clean energy shift globally.

IEA’s World Energy Outlook

Replacing fossil fuels with clean to save trillions: Oxford study

Completely replacing fossil fuels with clean energy by 2050 would save the world trillions of dollars, according to a new study by Oxford University researchers.

spain green hydrogen

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.

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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.

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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.