Tag: Global Energy

Energy Consumption, Global

Report: World’s coal use creeps to new high in 2022

December 19, 2022

Via: Power Engineering

Coal use across the world is set to reach a new record this year amid persistently high demand for the heavily polluting fossil fuel, the International Energy Agency said. The Paris-based agency said in a new report that while coal […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Coronavirus Is Making The U.S. Oil And Gas Sectors Even Sicker

February 17, 2020

Via: Forbes

The global energy sector is sick because of the coronavirus. But the disease could have its most deleterious effect on the U.S. oil and gas industries, given that the president is trying to pressure China to buy more U.S-produced fossil […]

News and Policies, World

Is The Global Energy Transition On Track?

October 12, 2018

Via: Forbes

Are we doing enough to save the planet? Silly question. The latest prognosis from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change made for gloomy reading. Fundamental to the Paris Agreement is the target of keeping global average temperatures from […]

Energy Economics

Global energy investment in 2017 fails to keep up with energy security and sustainability goals

July 17, 2018

Via: International Energy Agency

The electricity sector attracted the largest share of energy investments in 2017, sustained by robust spending on grids, exceeding the oil and gas industry for the second year in row, as the energy sector moves toward greater electrification, according to […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Gas investment on the up

June 26, 2018

Via: Energy Global

A recent survey from DNV GL suggests that nearly two-thirds (64%) of oil and gas sector leaders expect to increase or sustain spending on gas projects in 2018, as the sector prepares for gas to overtake oil as the world’s […]

Energy Consumption, Global

Economic value of energy efficiency can drive reductions in global CO2 emissions

April 17, 2018

Via: International Energy Agency

Ambitious energy efficiency policies can keep global energy demand and energy-related carbon-dioxide (CO₂) emissions steady until 2050, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency. Perspectives for the Energy Transition: The Role of Energy Efficiency shows that despite […]

News and Policies, World

Was 2017 the Year Global Energy Giants Went All-In on the Distributed Energy Revolution?

December 28, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

It’s been an interesting year for mergers and acquisitions in the distributed energy space, with some unexpected developments. We haven’t seen the same massive M&A deals of years past, such as GE’s purchase of Alstom or Honeywell’s acquisition of Elster […]