Green-hydrogen deal signed in Amsterdam 

Green-hydrogen deal signed in Amsterdam 

Dutch multinational paint manufacturer Nouryon, Tata Steel and the Port of Amsterdam (pictured) have signed a deal to study the feasibility of a large green hydrogen cluster around the city. The three organisations claim hydrogen produced from recyclable sources is vital for reaching targets under the 2015 Paris climate agreement and building a circular economy.  Tata […]

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Greeks deny Turkish standoff claim

Greeks deny Turkish standoff claim

The Turkish navy says it has intercepted a Greek warship as it harassed a Turkish seismic vessel off the coast of Cyprus. Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency said the Barbaros Hayreddin Paşa was harassed by a Greek frigate during seismic inspections. The Barbaros is due to be conducting surveys in a maritime area of approximately 44,000 […]

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Germany plans giant green hydrogen plant

Germany plans giant green hydrogen plant

The German grid operators Tennet, Gasunie Deutschland and Thyssengas have made detailed plans to link the electricity and gas grids and boost transition. The three operators are planning to build a power-to-gas station in Lower Saxony with an output of 100 megawatts. It is due to be the largest of its kind in Germany. Potential […]

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 EU’s only uranium mine faces uncertainty

 EU’s only uranium mine faces uncertainty

An Australian mining firm responsible for the only open-cast uranium mine in the European Union suffered a 40-per-cent loss in its value this week as it was reportedly denied permits. Berkeley Energia, which is listed in the UK, Australia and Spain and operates no other projects, had said its lawyers were working closely to resolve […]

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Experts
Production
Equinor starts up unmanned North Sea rig 

Equinor starts up unmanned North Sea rig 

Norway’s oil and gas major Equinor has started up its first unmanned platform in the North Sea’s Oseberg Verflanken 2 field. The new technology provided a competitive alternative in developing smaller discoveries, Equinor said. The Oseberg H platform, which is remotely operated from the Oseberg depot, has no accommodation or toilets. It has estimated recoverable assets […]

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Transmission
Germany plans giant green hydrogen plant

Germany plans giant green hydrogen plant

The German grid operators Tennet, Gasunie Deutschland and Thyssengas have made detailed plans to link the electricity and gas grids and boost transition. The three operators are planning to build a power-to-gas station in Lower Saxony with an output of 100 megawatts. It is due to be the largest of its kind in Germany. Potential […]

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Storage
Green-hydrogen deal signed in Amsterdam 

Green-hydrogen deal signed in Amsterdam 

Dutch multinational paint manufacturer Nouryon, Tata Steel and the Port of Amsterdam (pictured) have signed a deal to study the feasibility of a large green hydrogen cluster around the city. The three organisations claim hydrogen produced from recyclable sources is vital for reaching targets under the 2015 Paris climate agreement and building a circular economy.  Tata […]

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Consumption
Does the West Owe its Rise to Fossil Fuels?

Does the West Owe its Rise to Fossil Fuels?

Human agency enjoys the pole position in explaining historical phenomenon. From the genius of Napoleon, Churchill, and Roosevelt to the Enlightenment philosophers and scientists who brought us rationalism, empiricism, secularism, and new technologies, the West has no shortage of heroes. These great men harnessed the resources of the nation state, birthed a liberal economic order […]

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Policy
Greeks deny Turkish standoff claim

Greeks deny Turkish standoff claim

The Turkish navy says it has intercepted a Greek warship as it harassed a Turkish seismic vessel off the coast of Cyprus. Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency said the Barbaros Hayreddin Paşa was harassed by a Greek frigate during seismic inspections. The Barbaros is due to be conducting surveys in a maritime area of approximately 44,000 […]

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Environment
Malta-Sicily gas pipeline vital for EU: Mizzi 

Malta-Sicily gas pipeline vital for EU: Mizzi 

The Malta-Sicily gas pipeline is a priority for the European Union as it aims to end Maltese energy isolation, said energy and water minister Joe Mizzi He told the World Energy Summit in Milan that being at the periphery of Europe with no gas connection affected Maltese energy security of supply. “To reduce this concern, the […]

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Industry
 EU’s only uranium mine faces uncertainty

 EU’s only uranium mine faces uncertainty

An Australian mining firm responsible for the only open-cast uranium mine in the European Union suffered a 40-per-cent loss in its value this week as it was reportedly denied permits. Berkeley Energia, which is listed in the UK, Australia and Spain and operates no other projects, had said its lawyers were working closely to resolve […]

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Opinion

Can Artificial Intelligence Help Renewables Surge on the Demand-Side?

Industry

This article is the second of a three-part series on how artificial intelligence is already shaping the global energy system and could revolutionize it in the future. Of all the intriguing new technologies in the works today, artificial intelligence (AI) may become the largest disrupter of the global energy system. AI’s ability to aggregate, sift […]

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What the 2018 Midterm Elections will Mean for U.S. Climate Policy

Opinion

On 6 November 2018, Americans will go to the polls to render their judgment on the performance of the Trump Administration for the first time in a meaningful way. Though Trump won’t be on the ballot, the president will surely shape the outcome of these congressional elections. The impact of the election will be felt […]

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