BP’s CEO Bob Dudley and his counterpart at Total, Patrick Pouyanne, debated on Tuesday the relationship between international oil companies (IOCs) and government and industry regulators, during the APIDEC conference in Abu Dhabi.
The U.S. resurgence in oil and gas production, deep declines in the cost of renewables and growing electrification are changing the face of the global energy system and upending traditional ways of meeting energy demand, the IEA said on Tuesday.
France’s EDF Energies Nouvelles, the renewable arm of EDF Group, completed grid connection of 350 megawatts of renewable capacity in Brazil through the Pirapora solar photovoltaic (PV) project and the Ventos da Bahia wind farm.
Canadian Solar, one of the world’s largest solar power companies, and renewable firm EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) announced on Wednesday the commissioning of 284 megawatts (MW) of solar power generation in Brazil, Kallanish Energy learns.
Rivalry between natural gas producers and renewables developers is no longer evident in energy conferences, especially when gas industry players gather to discuss the future of the fossil fuel in European markets.
Brazil joined on Wednesday the International Energy Agency (IEA) as an Association country, aimed at strengthening cooperation towards a more secure and sustainable energy future between the Paris-based agency and Latin America’s largest country.
Energy prices in the UK are “too high” and in fact, “significantly higher than it needs to be” to meet the carbon budgets and the country’s climate change targets, according to an independent review published last week by Oxford University professor Dieter Helm.
Argentina’s state-run energy company, YPF, announced on Wednesday it will invest over $30 billion between 2018 and 2022 to become the country’s largest integrated energy firm, Kallanish Energy reports.
Statoil said Tuesday it has completed the acquisition of a 40% share in the construction ready 162-megawatt (MW) Apodi solar photovoltaic (PV) asset in northeast Brazil from Norway’s Scatec Solar, Kallanish Energy reports.