Daily Archives: May 11, 2011

Kiran Stacey

Last month, Vestas launched its new 7MW offshore wind turbine to great fanfare. At the top of London’s South Bank Centre, accompanied by a flashy video and models of the turbine for every attendee, we were told that this was the future of offshore wind power. Read more

Kiran Stacey

A global backlash against nuclear power in the wake of the Fukushima crisis would lead to higher prices, less energy security and higher carbon emissions, according to Fatih Birol, chief economist at the International Energy Agency. Read more

Energy use in non-OECD Asia, led by China and India, is growing faster than anywhere else in the world – it will more than double between 1990 and 2035, according to a report by the US Energy Information Administration published in April. Read more

FT Energy Source

- Japan nuclear expansion plans abandoned – The Guardian
- German panel to endorse closing nuclear plants – Reuters
- Shell resurrects Alaska drilling plans – FT
- Shrinking oil supplies put Alaskan pipeline at risk – WSJ
- BP gets final approval to buy Brazilian oilfields – FT
- Protests over Chile’s hydroelectric project – FT
- Government’s climate adviser steps into carbon budget row – The Guardian
- YPF makes second shale oil discovery – FT
- Australia cuts more funding for CCS programmes – Argus
- French lean towards fracking ban – NY Times
- France pushes for increased CO2 regulation in Europe – Argus
- China opposes EU move to curb airline emissions – Reuters
- Pertamina and Cnooc at loggerheads – FT
- Eon profit holds steady – WSJ
- BG Group seeks permission to export LNG – FT
- BG profits hit by North Sea tax hike – The Telegraph
- BG production cut amid spate of headwinds – FT
- Windfall taxes damaging the economy, Osborne told – The Times
- Floods set to force up price of petrol – FT
- Top oil execs to appear before Senate to discuss tax breaks – WSJ
- SSE found guilty of misleading on sales – FT
- Key moment for ‘green deal’ – The Guardian
- Historic dockyard to build world’s biggest wind turbines – The Times Read more