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How climate change will transform the global balance of power

2019.11.05 Russians, Saudis, Qataris, Iranians and other oil and gas exporters would seem to have good reason to worry about the future. Since 2010, the average cost of solar energy has fallen by 73 per cent, the cost of wind energy by 22 per cent, and that...

An Energy Breakthrough Could Store Solar Power for Decades

2019.11.04 For decades, scientists have sought an affordable and effective way of capturing, storing, and releasing solar energy. Researchers in Sweden say they have a solution that would allow the power of the sun’s rays to be used across a range of...

Flood of Oil Is Coming, Complicating Efforts to Fight Global Warming

2019.11.04 A surge of oil production is coming despite the growing concerns about climate change and slowing worldwide demand in oil. And it is not coming from the usual producers, but from Brazil, Canada, Norway and Guyana — countries that are either not...

The private sector alone will not deliver the energy transition

2019.10.28 The growth in renewable energy supplies is making progress — but it should be kept in perspective. The International Energy Agency published a report last week confirming that, helped by falling costs, the amount of power produced by renewables...

Fresh EU-Russia-Ukraine Gas Talks To Take Place In Brussels

2019.10.28 The ongoing Ukrainian-Russian geopolitical tussle once again enters the realm of energy as trilateral gas-transit talks are set to resume in Brussels on October 28 between Moscow and Kyiv. Ukraine is entering the talks, mediated by EU Energy...