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Alternative Energy

Hawkish Fed Triggers Renewable Stock Drop Despite Biden's Backing

Oct 03, 2023 at 14:19 | Alex Kimani

Renewable energy stocks have badly underperformed their fossil fuel peers and the broader market in the current year, with the selloff accelerating in recent months thanks to higher interest rates…

Offshore Wind Industry Hits Rough Waters Amid Rising Costs

Oct 03, 2023 at 08:48 | Haley Zaremba

The offshore wind industry is in crisis. Already this year, projects across Europe and the United States have been delayed or shelved thanks to a “perfect storm of supply chain…

Rolls-Royce Beats Out Gates’ Terrapower In UK Nuclear Competition

Oct 02, 2023 at 08:58 | City A.M

Bill Gates’ nuclear reactor design company Terrapower has not been shortlisted for the next round of the government’s competition for scaled-down power plants. Industry vehicle GB…

Challenges Escalate For The Wind Energy Industry

Sep 29, 2023 at 08:52 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Europe and the United States risk missing their ambitious wind power installation targets as soaring costs, supply chain delays, and low electricity prices at auctions hamper development and lead to…

Small Nuclear Reactors: The Answer To Big Tech's Energy Crisis?

Sep 29, 2023 at 08:32 | Felicity Bradstock

Microsoft could be the first of several companies to prepare to use small nuclear reactor (SMR) technology for its high energy consumption, as AI and other technologies become more widely…

BRICS Nations Surge Ahead In Nuclear Energy Commitment

Sep 29, 2023 at 08:30 | ZeroHedge

In the mid-term, nuclear power plants are considered by some experts to be the most efficient transitional solution for achieving global climate goals.…

The Utility-Scale Energy Storage Market Is Booming Again

Sep 26, 2023 at 17:03 | Alex Kimani

"For batteries to play the ultimate backup system, we're so far away from that it's not funny. To really make the vision that we like to get to, a highly decarbonized…

Uranium Investors Bet Big On Nuclear Renaissance

Sep 24, 2023 at 09:51 | Alex Kimani

Uranium and the nuclear energy sector are enjoying a renaissance. There has been a palpable shift in support for nuclear power amid the transition to low-carbon fuels as well as…

UK Backtracks On Key Green Policies

Sep 22, 2023 at 11:10 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The UK government announced this week a new approach to achieving the net-zero 2050 target, softening some of the key policies as the cost-of-living crisis is at its worst in…

Investment Shortfall Threatens Europe’s Green Transition

Sep 22, 2023 at 08:54 | Felicity Bradstock

An advisor to President Biden is the latest to call on the U.K. and Europe to follow in the footsteps of the U.S. and increase their investment in green technology.…

New BRICS Members Solidify The Bloc’s Renewable Leadership

Sep 21, 2023 at 09:37 | Rystad Energy

The planned expansion of the BRICS bloc, through the addition of new members Saudi Arabia, Iran, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, Ethiopia and Argentina, will transform the grouping…

A New Energy Era: Wind And Solar Outpace Hydropower

Sep 18, 2023 at 08:49 | Robert Rapier

The is the final article in a series on the recently released 2023 Statistical Review of World Energy. Previous topics covered were:

U.S. Renewables Capacity To Soar With The Inflation Reduction Act

Sep 15, 2023 at 15:05 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is spurring a land rush for development sites and giving impetus to clean energy equipment manufacturing in the United States, which could see annual renewable…

Can China's Nuclear Ambitions Offset Its Coal Addiction?

Sep 15, 2023 at 08:49 | Robert Rapier

The is the sixth article in a series on the recently released 2023 Statistical Review of World Energy. Previous articles discussed the…

China's Solar Boom: Capacity Set To Hit 1 TW By 2026

Sep 12, 2023 at 07:59 | Rystad Energy

China’s solar sector is set to break records in the coming years . When installed capacity crosses the 500 gigawatts (GW) mark by the end of 2023, it…

Offshore Wind Can Be Boon Or Bust, Depending On Where You Are

Sep 11, 2023 at 09:26 | Alex Kimani

No energy companies have so far submitted bids in the UK’s 5GW offshore wind auction, with the government coming under fire for ignoring…

Africa’s Energy Transition Plan Is Nonsense

Sep 08, 2023 at 10:55 | Irina Slav

Africa is a treasure trove of metals and minerals and home to some of the world's best natural resources, including wind and solar. Africa currently accounts for a measly 4%…

Orsted Threatens To Abandon U.S. Offshore Wind Projects

Sep 08, 2023 at 08:44 | ZeroHedge

The world's largest offshore wind farm developer is preparing to walk away from US projects unless the Biden administration guarantees more support, Bloomberg

China Races Ahead In Global Nuclear Power Development

Sep 08, 2023 at 08:26 | Felicity Bradstock

China is by far the world leader in nuclear reactor development at present. The country has been rapidly expanding its nuclear energy industry in line with its renewable energy development,…

Why China’s Clean Energy Companies Are Blowing Everyone Else Away

Sep 06, 2023 at 09:16 | Alex Kimani

Earlier in the year, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) reported that an impressive $1.1 trillion flowed into the global clean energy sector in 2022. According to the clean energy watchdog,…

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