Daily Archives: March 25, 2011

Kiran Stacey

In this week’s readers’ Q&A session, Francesco Starace, chief executive of Enel Green Power, answers your questions. Read more

Kiran Stacey

One of Europe’s top renewables bosses has contradicted much of the rest of the solar industry by saying he is unconcerned about the changes being made to subsidies for solar power by governments around Europe. Read more

FT Energy Source

- BP blow as Rosneft tie-up is blocked – FT
- BP’s big freeze in Russia – WSJ
- Time running short for Dudley’s Arctic gamble – FT
- Dudley has only himself to blame for deal flop – The Telegraph
- BP/AAR/Rosneft: ruling sours deal – FT Lex
- Japan widens nuclear exclusion zone – FT
- Bankers return favour with loan for Tepco – FT
- UN climate chief watchful pf Japan nuclear mishap – Reuters
- US watchdog sees gaps in reactor safety – FT
- A radical kind of reactor – NY Time
- French nuclear love affair starts to cool – FT
- Cheap US natural gas forces Mexico to scale back LNG – Argus
- Ofgem investigates profits from energy bills – The Telegraph
- Premier Oil unfazed by North Sea tax – FT
- Tax raid ‘threatens North Sea oil industry’ – The Times
- Investment warnings follow tax raid on oil – FT
- North sea tax threatens $3bn of field sales – Bloomberg Read more

In this week’s podcast: We start the show with the UK Budget – what it means for the energy sector in Britain, we move on to a consideration of the global energy mix in the light of rising oil prices and the failure of the nuclear plant at Fukushima, we then take a closer look at the uranium markets and we finish with comments on the blog Energy Source. Guest this week is Tony Ward, head of power and utilities for Ernst and Young. Read more