• Unlocking the blockchain: Digitizing the energy value chain - Chapter 4

    This chapter examines how digitizing the energy value chain through the use of blockchain and other DLT has the potential to revolutionize the energy industry, from the way energy is traded and distributed, to the way the market is regulated and how business relationships grow.

    March 07, 2018

  • Energy Storage Updater - February 2018

    The role of electricity storage within global markets is being explored. Many markets are at a cross-roads brought about by the convergence of innovation, digitisation, reducing technology costs, increased penetrations of intermittent renewable generation and accompanying regulatory change.

    February 21, 2018

  • Global Outlook for LNG in 2018

    Richard Howley, partner, and Penny Cygan-Jones, senior knowledge lawyer, of global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, discuss with their colleagues what lies ahead for the LNG industry in 2018.

    January 25, 2018

  • Asia Offshore Wind Day

    In 2017, we witnessed in Europe dramatic falls in the price of offshore wind, with governments now looking at “zero subsidy” projects. Governments in Asia have taken notice.

    October 25, 2017

  • Corporate PPAs providing the answer in an increasingly unsubsidized sector

    The heaving up of the drawbridge for new entrants to the UK’s Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme at the end of March signified another milestone in a global trend of shrinking government incentives for utility scale renewable energy projects.

    October 18, 2017

  • The UK prepares for COP23 and plans for clean growth

    The UK Government’s Clean Growth Strategy (the Strategy) published in October 2017 serves as an important re-commitment by an embattled Government to the climate change agenda and will certainly inform UK negotiations at COP23.

    October 17, 2017

  • UK must map path to growth as offshore wind delivers on costs

    Yesterday’s allocation of contracts for difference (CfDs) under the second allocation round (AR2), while fundamentally positive for the UK’s renewable market, was a mixed bag.

    September 21, 2017

  • Energy storage updater

    The largest non-recourse financing of energy storage assets anywhere in the world is the USD 2.3 billion financing of the AES Southland project in the USA that closed in June 2017.

    September 19, 2017

  • Creating markets for North American LNG: Emerging market power projects

    With the significant growth of North America as an LNG exporter, investors in the North American LNG industry need to find buyers for LNG – at the same time, power demand continues to grow in emerging markets and, post-COP21, gas-fired power generation is perceived as a relatively low-carbon option for providing flexible generation.

    September 12, 2017

  • Understanding drivers underpinning emerging power projects

    In markets where indigenous gas reserves already support some gas-fired generation, LNG can boost volumes to sustain larger, more efficient plants, helping to support economic growth and rising power demand.

    September 12, 2017

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