2017, April, 3, 18:55:00WBG: RENEWABLE INVESTMENT
To meet Sustainable Energy for All objectives, it is estimated that renewable energy investment would need to increase by a factor of 2-3, while energy efficiency investment would need to increase by a factor of 3-6. Estimates suggest that a five-fold increase would be needed to reach universal access by 2030.
2017, March, 31, 18:30:00RENEWABLE'S RECORD
“We are witnessing an energy transformation taking hold around the world, and this is reflected in another year of record breaking additions in new renewable energy capacity,” said IRENA Director-General Adnan Z. Amin. “This growth in deployment emphasizes the increasingly strong business case for renewables which also have multiple socio-economic benefits in terms of fueling economic growth, creating jobs and improving human welfare and the environment. But accelerating this momentum will require additional investment in order to move decisively towards decarbonising the energy sector and meet climate objectives. This new data is an encouraging sign that though there is much yet to do, we are on the right path,” Mr. Amin added.
2017, March, 6, 18:55:00SAUDI'S RENEWABLE ENERGY
Saudi Arabian Oil Co., as it is formally called, is considering investments of as much as $5 billion in renewable energy, part of the kingdom’s effort to reduce the amount of oil feeding domestic energy needs.
2017, February, 28, 18:50:00BP ENERGY OUTLOOK 2035
The growing world economy will require more energy, but consumption is expected to grow less quickly than in the past - at 1.3% per year over the Outlook period (2015-2035) compared with 2.2% per year in 1995-2015.
2017, February, 11, 19:01:00EUROPEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY
European utilities will not reduce their investments in renewables if U.S. President Donald Trump lowers U.S. climate goals, encouraged by Chinese and EU political commitments to low carbon energy.
2017, February, 3, 19:01:00CHINA'S RENEWABLE ENERGY
China will launch the trading of green certificates for solar and wind power on July 1 in a bid to help reduce government subsidies to the renewables sector, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said.
2017, January, 30, 18:55:00SAUDI'S RENEWABLE INVESTMENT: $50 BLN
OPEC’s biggest crude producer is embarking on a domestic renewable-energy program costing $30 billion to $50 billion. The country’s only solar plant in operation, aside from a limited pilot project, is a 10-megawatt facility on top of a parking lot at Saudi Aramco’s headquarters. The national utility, Saudi Electricity Co., is seeking bids for two solar plants to generate a combined 100 megawatts.
2016, December, 15, 18:35:00IRAN - INDONESIA AGREEMENT
Oil, gas and petrochemistry are major topics of economic discussions between Iranian and Indonesian officials during the Indonesian president visit to Iran.
2016, November, 22, 18:55:00ATTRACTIVE IRAN
Iranian oil and gas sectors are very much attractive to foreign investors because of low cast of production, a senior expert said on Monday.
2016, November, 16, 18:35:00SAUDI'S IPO $2 TLN
“This is going to be the most transparent national oil company listing of all time,” Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia’s energy minister, told.
2016, August, 31, 18:30:00LETTERONE IS LOOKING
LetterOne, Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman's investment vehicle, is looking at acquisitions in renewable energy and oil assets in the North Sea outside of Britain, its executive chairman John Browne told.
2016, July, 14, 19:01:00BRITAIN'S RENEWABLE: 15%
Britain is on track to meet its 2020 European renewable energy target and its commitment will not be affected by the country's vote to leave the EU, government officials said.
2016, June, 29, 18:15:00U.S. WANTS AMERICA
The U.S. and Mexico will commit to joining Canada in boosting their use of wind, solar and other carbon-free sources of electricity, helping North America meet an ambitious goal of generating at least 50 percent of its energy from “clean” sources by 2025.
2016, June, 9, 18:40:00BP: TIME OF CHANGES
In 2015 global demand for primary energy grew by only 1%, significantly slower than the 10-year average. This reflected continued weakness in the global economy and lower growth in Chinese energy consumption as the country shifts from an industrial to a service-driven economy.
2016, May, 19, 20:00:00MAJORS GREEN INVESTMENTS: 2.5 BLN
Shell, Eni, Total and Statoil have announced green energy investments with a combined value of around $2.5 billion in recent weeks in a bid to diversify away from their core oil and gas markets.