• China’s Ageing Solar Panels Causing Big Environmental Problem

    • Date: 13/11/17
    • South China Morning Post

    China will have the world’s worst problem with ageing solar panels in less than two decades, according to a recent industry estimate. Lu Fang, secretary general of the photovoltaics decision in the China Renewable Energy Society, wrote in an article circulating on mainland social media this month that the country’s cumulative capacity of retired panels […]

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  • The Next Shale Revolution

    • Date: 11/11/17
    • Bloomberg

    The meteoric rise of shale over the past 2 decades has transformed the U.S. energy landscape and sent ripples through global markets. And it shows no signs of slowing down. From the big oil behemoths to the nimble but dominant players in the controversial space, this Bloomberg Television special hosted by Alix Steel examines the […]

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  • U.S. And China Agree The US’s Largest Energy Export Project

    • Date: 10/11/17
    • Daily Caller

    President Donald Trump racked up an economic win while in China, presiding over an agreement to build what’s being called the largest American energy export project ever. Alaska and China signed a joint agreement to build a massive export project that’s designed to bring North Slope natural gas south to be liquefied and then shipped […]

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  • Green Energy Crash: Vestas Shares Dive 17% On Concerns Over US Subsidy Cuts

    • Date: 09/11/17
    • Financial Times

    Shares in Vestas plunged by 17 per cent after the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturer lowered its profit guidance on the prospect of cuts in US subsidies. The wind industry has been unsettled by parts of the US House of Representatives’ proposal on tax reform that could make renewable energy projects significantly more expensive. Marika […]

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  • With America’s ‘Clean Coal’ Flagship Dead, Is CCS Still Credible?

    • Date: 08/11/17
    • Chris Lo, Power Technology

    A report published by UK-based think tank Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) and authored by Professor Gordon Hughes, economics professor at the University of Edinburgh and former advisor to the World Bank, argues that the economics of CCS, especially for coal, don’t make sense today, and are unlikely to start doing so in the future. […]

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  • Green Energy Crash: Wind Turbine Maker Siemens Gamesa To Cut 6,000 Jobs

    • Date: 07/11/17
    • Financial Times

    Siemens Gamesa is to cut 6,000 of its 27,000-strong workforce as part of a restructuring plan “to consolidate its position as a market leader”, the company said on Monday. Since Siemens took full control earlier this year, the wind company’s shares have fallen 46 per cent. Share price collapse: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy CA (GAM) The […]

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  • Energy Experts Confirm GWPF Report: Carbon Capture And Storage Is Uneconomic

    • Date: 05/11/17
    • CBC News

    Following SaskPower saying it is unlikely to recommend government pursue more carbon capture and storage projects because of the high cost, critics are saying pursuing carbon capture and storage was uneconomical from the start. “It’s not economic, and it was clear at the time it wasn’t economic,” said former SaskWind president James Glennie. “It cost $140 per megawatt […]

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  • U.S. Republicans To End Tax Support For Electric Cars, Increase Taxes For Wind And Solar

    • Date: 03/11/17
    • The Hill

    A massive GOP tax-reform bill would end a $7,500 credit for the purchase of electric vehicles and overhaul other energy-related provisions within the tax code. The 429-page bill would repeal the electric vehicle tax credit, which supporters have credited with reducing the price of emission-free cars for consumers and helping the burgeoning American electric vehicle industry grow. Advocates have […]

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