Fracking has finally arrived in the UK, eight years on from Cuadrilla’s approved licence for shale gas exploration in Lancashire.
Articles: Energy Policy (4086)
Green taxes have been under attack on all fronts lately.
UK energy customers have been overcharged to the tune of £1.2bn a year, so says the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
A recent battle over imposing a “climate fee” on coal-fired power plants highlights Germany’s continuing paradox: Even as the nation aspires to be a renewable energy leader, it is exploiting its vast reserves of dirty brown coal.
Despite the unabated economic disaster, despite unemployment, bureaucracy, overtaxation, bad government, corruption, mafia, and all the rest, Italians are reacting at least in one field: in renewable energy, especially photovoltaic energy.
No nation has as high a penetration of residential solar as Australia, with one in five homes now powered by the sun.
With a new UK government in place much sooner than expected, what do the next five years hold?
The future of energy development in New Mexico’s Four Corners region is at a crossroads.
Will 2015 prove to be a tipping point in the journey to a zero carbon energy system?
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