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The energy transition in Britain

The energy transition in Britain

Since its creation, the Committee on Climate Change has been a valuable and respected voice on sustainable energy issues in the UK. Its reports and position papers have been important in shaping the direction of sustainable energy policy. Of course, there have been critics of the country’s approach to climate change and sustainable energy, but … Continue reading

Britain’s sustainable energy transition

Britain’s sustainable energy transition

This coming week, the UK will be formally notifying the EU of its decision to leave. The “divorce” is not simple, there has been much hostility raised about the “interference” of EU directives, and there are many issues about what energy efficiency legislation makes sense to retain. Andrew Warren, chairman of the British Energy Efficiency … Continue reading

Energy trading in the twenty-first century

Energy trading in the twenty-first century

Diane Cardwell write in the New York Times about a neighbourhood in the New York that has created a virtual trading platform for solar energy producers to sell excess electricity. Is this the model for the future?   Solar Experiment Lets Neighbors Trade Energy Among Themselves Brooklyn is known the world over for things small-batch … Continue reading

Energy transition also underway in Saudi Arabia

Energy transition also underway in Saudi Arabia

We are getting details from more and more countries about their plans for a sustainable energy transition. We have had some indications of changes in Saudi Arabia, but Anthony Dipaola writes on the Bloomberg with more information of the Saudi plans to significantly deploy renewable energy.   Saudis Kick Off $50 Billion Renewable Energy Plan … Continue reading

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