Daily Archives: November 15, 2010

Kiran Stacey

We journalists are used to lamenting the decline of newsprint – of watching slumping readership numbers with a sense of impending doom (obviously that applies less to us bloggers).
But one industry’s pain is another’s opportunity, and it seems this decline is reason for celebration among biomass-fuelled energy providers. Read more

What’s fuelling Africa’s economic growth? Well, it’s fuel, partly. Whether you’re talking shipments of commodities overseas, or imported goods being snapped up by middle class Africans, the stuff mostly gets moved by truck on rough roads – and for that you need petrol. Read more

FT Energy Source

- Record US ethanol exports raise tax issue – FT
- Energy companies to face cuts in US subsidies – Barrons
- Gazprom expansion fuels hiring spree – FT
- BP assets boost Trafigura – FT
- BP’s Tony Hayward to set up energy advisory business – The Telegraph
- Greenland wants $2bn bond from oil firms for Arctic drilling – The Guardian
- Is ‘peak oil’ behind us? – NY Times Green blog
- Dominance of Petrobras may slow Brazil’s development – FT Special Report
- Plans to beef up Petrobras give cause for concern – FT Special Report
- Australia considers international carbon price policies – Argus
- Government blinks first in UK’s nuclear stand off – The Telegraph
- Ireland aims to capitalise on wave power – FT
- Is there a ‘Made in Germany’ premium for solar? – Reuters
- One third of UK electricity ‘will be green in a decade’ – The Times (£)
- Merseyside tipped as offshore wind hub – FT Read more