Tag: renewables

‘Rona Cyclona’s Path, Macroeconomic Projects for Energy: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to COVID-19 Impact for Energy Industry

‘Rona Cyclona’s Path, Macroeconomic Projects for Energy: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to COVID-19 Impact for Energy Industry

May 19, 2020 |

Alot has changed since February, but what exactly in terms of the energy sector and financial impacts from COVID-19? Dive into this detailed assessment by The Brattle Group on COVID-19’s path and macroeconomic projections and outlook for the future, oil and natural gas demand and prices, electric energy markets, renewables demand and investment drivers, regulatory […]

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OECD says taxes on polluting fuels are too low to encourage shift to low-carbon alternatives

OECD says taxes on polluting fuels are too low to encourage shift to low-carbon alternatives

September 21, 2019 |

In France, taxing polluting sources of energy is an effective way to curb emissions that harm the planet and human health, and the income generated can be used to ease the low-carbon transition for vulnerable households. Yet 70% of energy-related CO2 emissions from advanced and emerging economies are entirely untaxed, offering little incentive to move […]

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Spiking renewables to 36% share adds $1.3T to global GDP: IRENA report

Spiking renewables to 36% share adds $1.3T to global GDP: IRENA report

January 17, 2016 |

In the Emirates, a new International Renewable Energy Agency report finds that achieving a 36 per cent share of renewable energy in the global energy mix by 2030 would increase global gross domestic product by up to 1.1 per cent, roughly USD 1.3 trillion. The report, “Renewable Energy Benefits: Measuring the Economics,” provides the first […]

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Application period for $125,000 SAFE Energy Security prize to close Apr 9

Application period for $125,000 SAFE Energy Security prize to close Apr 9

April 6, 2015 |

In the US, the application period for the 2015 SAFE Energy Security Prize is coming to a close. The prize recognizes promising oil-saving technologies with a total of $175,000 in cash awards. Prospective candidates should submit their applications no later than Friday, April 10. Applicants can learn more about the Prize and how to apply […]

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The Hill considers biofuels, but responses are mixed

The Hill considers biofuels, but responses are mixed

July 22, 2013 |

In Washington DC, The Hill hosted a Capitol Hill forum on the future of biofuels. Keynote speaker Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the President for energy and climate change, argued that calls to repeal the RFS are “short-sighted.” Additionally,  Rep. Alan Nunnelee (R-Miss.) featured, although the Congressman neglected to specifically mention either renewables or the […]

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