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The Battle for Low Carbon Cars: Round 2

Monday, June 11, 2018

The Battle for Low Carbon Cars: Round 2

The debate on CO2 targets for cars and vans in Europe by 2030 is shaping up to be another epic fight, write Greg Archer and JuliaPoliscanova*

The Impact of Energy Storage, Pumped Heat Storage on Global Energy

Friday, June 1, 2018

The Impact of Energy Storage, Pumped Heat Storage on Global Energy

With the percentage of renewables in the global energy mix increasing, and global energy demand projected to increase by 30% over the next two decades, energy storage is more important now than ever. But what are the main technologies for energy storage, and how will these technologies affect global energy? Gabriel Hurtado González, Energy Solutions Manager at Mitie, and Sasaenia Paul Oluwabunmi, Operations Officer at the OPEC Fund for International Development answer this pertinent question


Is Offshore Wind About to Hit Cost-Competitiveness in the U.S.?

Friday, May 25, 2018

Is Offshore Wind About to Hit Cost-Competitiveness in the U.S.?

by Mike O'Boyle*

Offshore wind may seem like a pricey option, but it’s actually an extremely valuable investment. A new analysis from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) shows that the market value of electricity generated by offshore wind will soon exceed its cost in New York and several New England states


Hydrogen, Don’t Give Up!

Friday, May 11, 2018

Hydrogen, Don’t Give Up!

For decades, hydrogen has been sold to us as the energy carrier of the future. You might not want to hear it anymore, because the future never seems to start. But times will change as recent developments in Germany indicate, writes Berlin-based renewable energy consultant, Stephan Franz

Eight Geopolitical Risks That Could Send Oil Prices Surging

Friday, May 4, 2018

Eight Geopolitical Risks That Could Send Oil Prices Surging

by Tsvetana Paraskova*

The geopolitical risk premium has taken center stage as one of the key drivers of oil prices in recent months, often trumping fundamentals to send prices soaring on concerns about where the next sudden oil supply disruption would come from


Thunder Over the Eastern Mediterranean

Friday, April 20, 2018

Thunder Over the Eastern Mediterranean

by Ian Lesser*

The Eastern Mediterranean has entered a worrisome period. The strategic environment is more uncertain and conflict-prone than at any point since the Imia crisis in 1996 over the islets Turkey calls Kardak. Today, the sources of risk are, if anything, more profound and widespread than in previous decades

Shell Envisions Central Role for Solar in New Report

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Shell Envisions Central Role for Solar in New Report

by Christian Roselund*

Most oil and gas supermajors are not presenting future energy scenarios in line with the Paris Climate Agreement, where renewable energy plays a central role. But apparently Shell is not your typical oil and gas supermajor


How to Avoid a US-China Trade War

Monday, March 26, 2018

How to Avoid a US-China Trade War

by Shang-Jin Wei*

The announcement by the Trump administration that the United States will sanction China for intellectual-property theft is the latest salvo in a deepening trade dispute between the two countries


Europe’s Future Oil Production Seen Viable at $60 a Barrel

Friday, March 9, 2018

Europe’s Future Oil Production Seen Viable at $60 a Barrel

by Robert Hodgson*

Europe is hardly the first place that springs to mind when thinking about the world’s major oil-producing regions, and there is a perception that the domestic industry has already seen its heyday, particularly in the North Sea.

However, although the price of crude oil has recovered only slightly since it crashed from over $100 dollars a barrel to little over a half of that through the second half of 2014, exploration continues apace

Turkish Challenges in Cyprus’s EEZ

Monday, February 26, 2018

Turkish Challenges in Cyprus’s EEZ

by Dr Theodore Kariotis*

It is well known that Turkey regards the concept of the EEZ as its most important enemy in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

Ankara sees a great opportunity in the Cyprus EEZ and is ready to make the game more difficult


Is the Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline Really Important for Europe?

Friday, February 9, 2018

Is the Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline Really Important for Europe?

by Marika Karayianni*

The energy-rich Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan ranks fourth globally in terms of asserted natural gas reserves with around 50 trillion cubic metres (tcm), according to the latest announcements of the state energy company Turkmengaz



Five Key Questions for 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Five Key Questions for 2018

by Ed Crooks*

In Shakespeare's Macbeth, Lady Macbeth says that the witches’ prophecies have “transported me beyond this ignorant present, and I feel now the future in the instant.”

Decarbonising Europe: Matching Aspiration With Action

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Decarbonising Europe: Matching Aspiration With Action

With renewable electricity costs going through the floor, the EU should increase its 2030 targets and aim for close to zero carbon electricity by 2040. But while power decarbonisation is crucially important, it will not be sufficient to deliver a truly zero carbon economy, writes Adair Turner*


Despite Political Rift, Greece and Turkey Develop Closer Energy Ties

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Despite Political Rift, Greece and Turkey Develop Closer Energy Ties

by Costis Stambolis*

Although there are divergent views by Greek politicians and media as to the usefulness of the visit to Greece last week by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the first such visit in more than 60 years, it seems that overall and in spite of certain inevitable tensions, it brought the two sides closer together at a political and economic level

Greece Can Become the Energy Gateway to All Europe

Monday, December 11, 2017

Greece Can Become the Energy Gateway to All Europe

by Prof. Dr. Margarita Mathiopoulos *


Too few German entrepreneurs see Greece, and especially its energy sector, as an investment opportunity. Others are more perceptive than the Germans


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