Daily Archives: February 16, 2011

In this week’s podcast: A return to feed-in tariffs for solar with guest Aldo Beolchini from merchant bank NextEnergy Capital. We ask what reaction has the Department of Energy and Climate Change review of the tariffs provoked in the sector. And we look forward at what to expect from next week’s International Energy Forum for Opec in Riyadh. Read more

Kiran Stacey

You would think that a cut to future subsidies for solar power in Spain would have minimal impact on northern European wind developers. But renewables execs at a planning meeting for the Power and Renewables Summit 2011 looked almost traumatised by the events of last year. Read more

Kiran Stacey

Many apologies to our readers, especially those who sent in questions, but we have had to cancel the planned question and answer session with Josh Fox due to a misunderstanding over publication terms and conditions. Read more

David Blair

The story of Gazprom is the story of interdependence. The Russian energy giant, benefiting from monopoly control of natural gas exports, is one of the central pillars of the state.  Read more

Kiran Stacey

Ever wondered exactly how the various layers of UK and EU energy legislation might affect your business? Well here, thanks to engineering company Arup, is the answer. The energy specialists there have put together this handy timeline for how and when regulations are due to come into force. Read more

FT Energy Source

- Cairn chief warns time running out on Indian deal – The Times (£)
- Exxon deal highlights oil reserves issue – FT
- How much oil does Saudi Arabia actually have? – The Guardian
- Eni reports 24% jump in profits – Bloomberg
- Market gives thumbs down to chief’s first year – WSJ (£)
- Opposition to Spanish coal subsidies grows – FT
- China regions push for carbon trade – Reuters
- Corporate grandee returns to centre stage – The Times (£)
- Congo rebels attack UK oil convoy – FT
- Piracy threat affects oil product prices – Argus
- Plans for Channel undersea nuclear reactors – The Guardian
- Chevron unlikely to pay a cent in Ecuador – FT Lex
- Texas: No evidence of manipulation during outages – WSJ (£)
- Solar earnings may show demand fears are overblown – Reuters
- Costner sued over oil spill technology – NY Times Green blog Read more