Daily Archives: January 13, 2011

Kiran Stacey

Last year was not a good one for investment in green projects and technologies. The combined effect of the recession and the hangover from the failure of the Copenhagen talks saw investment levels drop sharply.

But this year is looking rosier, according to HSBC. Their analysts say in a new report:

Doubts about science have been replaced by the realities of extreme events and rising commodity prices. The shocks to European renewables incentives sparked by the fiscal crisis appear to have run their course, and efforts to drive energy efficiency will be intensified in the EU in the next 12 months.

FT Energy Source

- Growth hopes push oil within reach of $100 – FT

- Coal could beat oil and gas – Bloomberg

- Where next for oil? – The Telegraph

- Shell fears year-long delay over Alaska – FT

- Vallar defers closing part of $3bn Bumi deal – FT

- Consortium approves $16bn Queensland LNG terminal – WSJ (£)

- Koks group IPO set to exceed $500m – FT

- Clean energy: How China outguns the US – The Guardian

- Solar stocks face another tough year – Reuters

- Texas loses bid to block emissions permitting – Argus

- Cliffs wants Consolidated for its Chinese customers – FT Lex

- Centrica loses competition law battle over gas storage – The Telegraph

- Adonis rejects Cameron energy job offer – FT

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