Tagged with energy transition

Keeping energy affordable and financing the growth of the energy sector are two critical challenges for India

Keeping energy affordable and financing the growth of the energy sector are two critical challenges for India

Rangan Banerjee, is Head, Department of Energy Science and Engineering at IIT Bombay, provides a good article in the EnergyWorld section of India’s Economic Times to first look at what America is now doing under the new administration and then comparing it to the challenges in meeting India’s long-term energy security.   India shouldn’t replace … Continue reading

Reviewing Britain’s low carbon transition

Reviewing Britain’s low carbon transition

Dan Wells writes a good article on the Blue & Green Tomorrow website about the progress that is being made in the UK’s energy transition. Importantly he mentions the move towards “prosumers.”   UK Energy Transition A fundamental change is underway in the way in which energy is generated and managed, both in the UK … Continue reading

Coal still increasingly important in China

Coal still increasingly important in China

The energy transition is underway in China but as Keith Bradsher writes in the New York Times, “The revival of coal production shows the flaws in the country’s half-finished evolution from central planning to the free market.” Mr. Bradsher provides a good account of what is happening in the country.   Despite Climate Change Vow, … Continue reading

The transition in the power markets

The transition in the power markets

We are all involved in the energy transition in one way or another. This is a good article by Giles Parkinson of reneweconomy.com.au writing on the Echo Netdaily website about how energy efficiency could be reshaping power markets forever. What do you think?   How energy efficiency will reshape power markets The fossil fuel industry … Continue reading

Impact of big data on the energy transition

Impact of big data on the energy transition

The energy transition is definitely underway and everyone is trying to figure out how to accelerate efforts. Dave Keating writes a good article on the DW website about the important role of big data. Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster .   Big data is about to transform renewable energy This week, the International … Continue reading