Daily Archives: October 19, 2010

Kiran Stacey

Siemens has tied up a deal with Masdar, the carbon-neutral city being built in Abu Dhabi, to base its Middle East HQ there and to help develop the city’s smart grid and other infrastructure. Read more

Kiran Stacey

Chris Huhne sped from his cabinet meeting this morning to address the European Future Energy Forum to send the message to investors that Britain is open for green business.

But will his warm words for the renewables industry and promises of solid government support mean much in tomorrow’s spending review? Not if a report in today’s Guardian is to be believed. Read more

Kiran Stacey

Several important themes have come from the first session of the European Future Energy Forum here in London, where among the speakers were European energy ministers, campaigners and industry executives. I will try and write a bit more about them later on today, but here were some of the dominant themes of the discussion: Read more

Kiran Stacey

Here’s some news you may have missed overnight. It looks almost certain that the £60m promised by the last UK government to allow the country’s ports to cope with the next generation of offshore wind will be preserved in tomorrow’s spending review. Read more

FT Energy Source

- BP to link bonuses to safety performance – FT
- BP leads plans for North Sea oil spill cap – The Telegraph
- Premier Oil considers $500m for BP’s Pakistan gas assets – The Times (£)
- Halliburton profit surges in third quarter – FT
- PetroChina explores Australian tight gas prospects – Argus
- No Euro shale until 2025: Ofgem – No Hot Air
- EDF turns up heat in fight with Constellation – FT
- Solar market developments – Energy and Capital
- Wave of closures set to hit US coal stations – FT
- Nascar moves to ethanol blend – Des Moines Register Read more