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News and Policies, World

Suntech ‘restarts’ after twenty years in PV industry

August 3, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Despite having experienced numerous ups and downs over the years, Suntech has retained its status within China’s PV industry as an internationally respected and richly experienced solar player. An established leader in the PV industry, Suntech has been through difficult […]


News and Policies, World

1H20 saw a rise in global renewables investment

July 24, 2020

Via: Energy Global

The data, drawn from BNEF’s database of deals and projects, show that one sub-sector of renewables – offshore wind – had by far its busiest half year ever for final investment decisions, and this more than offset declines in investment […]


News and Policies, World

ClimateTrace: Using Satellites and Machine Learning to Pinpoint Global Emissions

July 15, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Data on the greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, factories, cargo ships, controlled burns and every other human source on Earth could soon be part of the public domain, according to a consortium of technology companies and climate change nonprofits. […]


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Clariant and Ineratec partner on green fuel technology

July 14, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Clariant has joined forces with Ineratec in the challenge for a greener future. The companies have entered into a partnership to develop and commercialise novel technologies for the production of renewable fuels and chemicals. Clariant will provide its extensive catalysis […]


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Source North America joins Dover Fueling Solutions

July 10, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), a part of Dover Corporation, announced that Source North America Corporation, one of the largest stocking distributors in the United States, is joining its DFS’ Team of North American Distributors. Since its founding in 1979, Source […]


News and Policies, World

Europe’s Thinking Shifts on Supporting Renewables as Part of Green Recovery Package

June 22, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

The EU’s trillion-euro coronavirus recovery package may not support big renewable energy projects in the same way as initially expected. The EU is currently working through the details of a €1.85 trillion ($2.08 trillion) recovery package. Before the stimulus was […]


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European renewable ambitions on track as green hydrogen era beckons

June 17, 2020

Via: PV Resources

The EU’s renewable targets remain well within reach despite COVID-19’s long shadow, according to figures released as countries urge the bloc to embrace the “missing link” of green hydrogen. Earlier this week, the European Commission said it has assessed the […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Can The United States Senate Stop Germany’s Gas Pipeline From Russia In A Post-Coronavirus World?

June 11, 2020

Via: Forbes

Two United States Senators, Republican Ted Cruz of Texas and Democrat Jean Shaheen of New Hampshire, introduced legislation last week that would place sanctions on any company attempting to finish laying the pipe needed to complete the last 100 miles […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Saudi Arabia and Russia push for an extension to output cuts, with OPEC+ meeting this week still possible

June 4, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Some of the world’s most powerful oil producers had been expected to convene on Thursday, with energy market participants closely monitoring whether the influential group will officially agree to extend their deepest ever round of output cuts. OPEC kingpin Saudi […]


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Iran’s Gasoline Shipments To Venezuela Are A Historical Embarrassment

May 28, 2020

Via: Forbes

The delivery of five cargoes of gasoline from Iran to Venezuela is certainly a major act in the theater of the absurd (or perhaps macabre) that is the government of Venezuela. The two countries have formed an alliance partly based […]


Energy Economics, News and Policies, World

Phase One U.S.-China Trade Deal Fails In Energy And Beyond

May 21, 2020

Via: Forbes

When the United States and China signed their historic trade deal in January, many believed that mounting tensions were beginning to thaw. I wrote then on these pages that the Phase One trade agreement was a mere cease-fire in an […]


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Cyber Attack On U.K. Electricity Market Confirmed: National Grid Investigates

May 15, 2020

Via: Forbes

The company that facilitates payments on the U.K. electricity market, tracking the trade between those who produce electricity and those who supply it and resolving the differences, has fallen victim to a cyber-attack. Elexon is at the center of the […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Europe’s Oil Majors Start To Embrace Alternative Energy And Climate Targets

May 14, 2020

Via: Forbes

European oil majors have increased their ambitions to tackle climate change markedly in the last six months, with Total, Shell, BP, Repsol and Eni all having made commitments to significantly reduce the carbon intensity of the energy they supply. The […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Saudi Arabia says it will cut oil production by an additional 1 million barrels per day

May 11, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Oil prices jumped to their highs of the day after Saudi Arabia said it will cut production further in an effort to support global oil markets. Beginning on June 1 the Kingdom will cut output by an additional 1 million […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Is The U.S. Using Sanctions To Elbow Russia Out Of The European Natural Gas Market?

May 4, 2020

Via: Forbes

Is the United States sanctioning Russia’s natural gas pipeline that ends at Germany’s edge because it wants to sell more liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe or because Russia illegally annexed Crimea? The stated aim has a dual purpose — […]