Global Industry: The 2017 IEA World Energy Outlook – by Tim Gould

Energy and power
Electricity Lamposts (image by Reuters)

 

Never before has the intersection of energy, technology and policy been more important. From China’s announcement earlier this year that the nation will spend $360 billion through 2020 on renewable power sources like solar and wind, to Indian Prime Minister Modi’s goal to electrify all villages in India by 2019, shifts in global energy markets are being felt around the world. Continue reading

Global Energy: “The geopolitics of renewable energy” – GGP

Renewables

Big data can boost the transition to renewable energy sources much faster, says WSJ Energy

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The following is the executive summary of a working paper originally published by the Center on Global Energy Policy in June 2017.

For a century, the geopolitics of energy has been synonymous with the geopolitics of oil and gas. However, geopolitics and the global energy economy are both changing. The international order predominant since the end of World War II faces mounting challenges. At the same time, renewable energy is growing rapidly. Nevertheless, the geopolitics of renewable energy has received relatively little attention, especially when considering the far-reaching consequences of a global shift to renewable energy.

Global Oil & Gas: “The Global LNG Market” – GGP report

lngInternational trade in natural gas dates back to the middle of the 20th century, and the globalization of the gas market began in the 1960s. Large-scale investments were initiated then, involving two parallel distribution channels: export and import gas pipelines, and LNG terminals. The discovery of new sources of natural gas, often in regions far away from the main routes of natural gas supply via pipelines, plus the development of sea transport of LNG, led to dynamic development of the market.

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