As centralised and distributed energy markets continue to diverge, can the curse of capital allocation be managed in a way that creates value (or at least minimises loss) for shareholders?
Tag: "fossil fuel"
Concerns raised again that the NEM’s coal and gas generators can no longer deliver the grid security services expected of them.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo promises declining carbon emissions even as the state closes the Indian Point nuclear power plant.
Nearly half of Australians would be prepared to switch to another bank if they found out their current bank is financing projects that worsen climate change.
South Australia has been a leader in climate and renewables. Will it sacrifice its clean and progressive image on the altar of expediency?
G20 fudges on fossil fuel subsidies, now labelled world’s “dumbest policy”. But Paris climate deal likely to come into force this year, four years earlier than thought, and China has announced a major “green finance” boost, just as Australia looks to strip its own green funds.
EU and Germany should set up a “Marshall Plan” to bring about a Ukrainian energy transition, rather than trying to maintain Ukraine as a failed gas transit state.
New modelling shows an electricity system based on 85% renewable energy is cheaper than one based on similar percentage of fossil fuels. With wind and solar costs to fall, it is probable that 100% renewable energy is cheaper than coal and gas.