A record volume of renewable energy is expected to come online in 2021, with 290 gigawatts of new capacity. That surpasses 2020’s record, when renewables accounted for all of the new electricity capacity installed worldwide.
Rich countries are using public financing to expand the construction of natural gas infrastructure in poorer countries around the world.
The clean energy transition need not come at the expense of oil and gas workers.
The companies that succeed will do what smart new startups have always done: Focus on delighting customers and disrupting markets using creative combinations of technology, software, and business models.
When combined with a very large pool of electric vehicle batteries, vehicle to grid technology (V2G) can help utilities balance short periods of supply and demand imbalances in the electrical grid and even lower bills by using locally generated power from solar or wind.
The United States is creating the technology to usher in a new era of autonomous, electric vehicles, but China could easily overtake us in capturing their advantages.
Saudi Arabia's reforms are hugely important because the country's stability hinges on the robustness and reliability of the welfare state, which citizens hold as their birthright.
In the first Democratic debate, the candidates revealed that energy policy is high on their priorities, but they differ widely on issue positions.
Oil has been the foundation of many Middle East and North African economies, but leaders of these countries are now looking to solar for their next energy revolution.
Using solar power to retrieve heavy oil appears to be an odd energy mix, but the world’s largest solar plant is now being built exactly for that purpose in the Amal oil field in Oman.