Green Growth

China braces for summer power crunch

Hong Kong • The world’s largest electricity producer is warning it may run short of power this summer.
Parts of China are at risk of shortages as the ...

How burying CO2 under the sea can help the climate change fight

The CCS facilities are capable of handling just 7.5% of the emissions that the world will need eliminated yearly by 2025
NEW YORK • A Cold War-era ...

Oil majors’ big legal fear is averted — for now

LONDON • Oil companies have for now managed to avoid the legal liability of paying potentially billions of dollars for protection against the impact of ...

Danish energy giant sets its sights on global role in wind farms

LONDON • Orsted A/S’ announcement that it will sell its Danish power distribution business is the company’s latest signal that it’s thinking global, not on ...

Swedish builder sidesteps Trump in bid to make US green again

Key to that strategy is to focus on individual states, after Skanska’s analysis showed that 17 states have joined the US Climate Alliance
Stockholm • ...

Gas Malaysia extends helping hand for the visually impaired

The visually impaired community will receive a helping hand from Gas Malaysia Bhd as part of the latter’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative. ...

China’s demand for energy is lifting power cost across Europe

London • China’s rampant need for energy is boosting electricity prices across Europe, handing the continent’s utilities a much needed respite from turmoil ...

Gas supply crunch thwarts EU’s plan on fuel switch

Depleted gas stores after the coldest winter since 2012 have driven prices to their highest level in at least 5 years
London • Europe wants its ...

India disappointed by rich nations’ climate treaty track record

New Delhi • As negotiators haggle the details of the Paris climate agreement that starts next decade, India is concerned that rich nations still haven’t ...

Petrochemical professionals a happy lot

GETI Report 2018 shows they are happier than their counterparts in O&G, power, renewables and nuclear
by HABHAJAN SINGH / pic source: GETI ...

Jordan eyes power storage as its next step

LONDON • Jordan is pressing ahead with its first electricity storage project to bolster its expansion in solar and wind generation.
The Middle Eastern ...

M&A in clean-energy loving Germany may sully green bonds

LONDON • Angela Merkel’s (picture) clean-energy push may turn out to be less “green” than expected for bondholders caught up in the upheaval of Germany’s ...