Energy

UN SDG7 Clean energy

SDG7: Light at the end of the tunnel — and it’s...

BV’s Jason Agnew has a closer look at one of the more attainable SDGs, No. 7: Affordable and clean energy SDG7: AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY SDG7...
Oil tanker at sea, platform in background

Oil price hits negative territory, Virgin ailing, firms need wage aid

CORONAVIRUS infections are dropping in many countries, but corporate and financial impacts are increasingly being felt. Virgin Australia is going into administration, the US oil...
Tesla Cybertruck

EV News Round-up Winter 2019-20

By RICHARD THOMAS THE MOST-CLICKED recent news story in the world of electric vehicles has been the launch of the Tesla Cybertruck. In itself that wouldn’t...
Vienna CBD, Danube by night

Dedicated proponent of sustainability using ‘tool’ of infrastructure finance

KOMMUNALKREDIT Austria AG is headquartered in the heart of Vienna, and serves German and international markets from its branch office in Frankfurt. As a specialised...
Electric car (EV) charging station

Chicken-and-egg dilemma for the EV market: do we need more charging...

By HAL WILLIAMS ELECTRIC vehicles may well be the future, but their uptake and the infrastructural challenges of providing charging points for them is part...
Wind turbine farm

‘Green’ energy overtakes fossil fuels in the UK — but only...

By JASON AGNEW WITH just half the year gone, the National Grid has confidently predicted that 2019 will be the year when zero-carbon energy overtakes...
World Bank Logo

World Bank moves to ensure regulation and management of Guyana’s oil,...

THE WORLD Bank has approved a $20m credit from the International Development Association (IDA) for Guyana’s oil and gas sector. The bank says the money...
Wind farm, Tarifa, Spain — green energy

Never mind the valleys: how green is your juice?

… and we aren't talking about kale smoothies. BV’s RICHARD THOMAS gets out his calculator and tots-up the true environmental cost of powering ‘green’...
Coal Mining

Carbon cuts — or crash: investors’ warning at Poland climate summit

UNLESS coal burning is phased out and drastic cuts made to carbon emissions, the world faces a financial crash that will dwarf the 2008...
Bus fuelled by coffee

Coffee means buses, fire logs, insurance: our new cup of tea

The grounds from your morning cup of go, converted to biofuel, means we get two sips at the cappuccino. JASON AGNEW reports THE announcement that...