IEA argues falling oil price is an opportunity for CO2 cuts
Gerard Wynn in LIMA – The International Energy Agency may be over-optimistic arguing that falling oil prices offer a window of opportunity for countries to cut fossil fuel subsidies and introd
New pledges show the way to go at Lima climate talks
Gerard Wynn in LIMA - Recent pledges by the European Union, China and the United States show how global ambition on climate change may be growing. But they also show some of the pitfalls tha
Unsubsidised solar power beckons in Britain
In December, we published a report on the economics of solar power in Britain. We found that solar power would prosper without subsidies in Britain as early as 2020, using the experience of Germany
Paradox of European power prices
Power prices is not an easy topic to talk about. First and foremost, there are lots of different power prices from baseload to peak, from wholesale to retail, from heavy industry to commercial prices.
Who will dare buy Vattenfall’s brown coal power plants?
The Swedish people earlier a few months back voted for a new government and believe it or not one of the election themes was the building of new lignite coal mines in eastern Germany. The background i
The nuclear renaissance?
The European Commission’s recent decision to allow the British government to guarantee the price of power from the yet to be built Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, on the face of it, looks to