The Biden administration has unveiled plans to expand offshore wind energy in a move that could see turbines built along much of the US coastline.
New clean energy economy emerging but net zero progress ‘too slow’ according to IEA World Energy Outlook
With emissions, climate disasters and energy market volatility all rising, governments need to send an unmistakeable signal of clean energy ambition and action at COP26 to accelerate the transition.
The technology roadmap lays out clear pathways towards more sustainable ammonia production.
Tackling methane emissions from fossil fuel operations is essential to combat near-term global warming
A new international push is needed to bring down methane emissions from fossil fuel operations – particularly oil and gas – where leaks can often be prevented easily at little or no cost.
The technology group Wärtsilä has issued a report ahead of COP26, the UN’s Climate Change Conference to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, this autumn, demonstrating the environmental and economic opportunities for states that decarbonise rapidly. The report will be presented at the Economist Sustainability Week event on 6 October.
GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X prototype in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has started operating at 14MW, making it the first player in the industry to use a wind turbine at this power output.
Investment is increasing in hydrogen projects to support the clean energy transition, but further efforts are needed to reduce costs and encourage wider use across sectors.
A report published by the UK’s Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has concluded that Space-Based Solar Power is technically feasible, economically viable, and could be developed by 2040.
The President of COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Summit in Glasgow in November, Alok Sharma, has told the offshore wind industry that it has a key role to play in helping to the UK to reach net zero emissions as fast as possible.