So, once the Democrats conclude this week’s first ever virtual convention held by a US political party, we will finally be able stop calling Joe Biden the presumptive presidential candidate. The race is now well and truly set for the Presidential election slated for November 3rd (pending attempts to postpone it) and despite what the […]
Reports of clean energy’s demise are greatly exaggerated
As the Covid-19 pandemic enters its sixth month, we are starting to get more data on the impacts that efforts to contain the disease have had on the global economy. Much has already been stated about the fall in energy demand globally caused by the lockdown of world economies. The fall in oil prices – […]
No alternative: Europe’s low-carbon energy transition will come of age in 2017
“Alternative energy”. Is that still a common phrase? In some quarters, it is. In a recent New York Times Trump-themed article, the phrase was in the headline, while market operator Nasdaq continues to publish a monthly Alternative Energy Stock Outlook. In July 2016, the phrase even snuck into an ICIS article. But this is 2017. […]
Wire we waiting?
In an event that went largely unnoticed save for a select handful of expert news services – ICIS included of course – Europe’s largest electricity market, Germany, supplied all of its power from renewable sources for a brief hour-long window on Sunday 15 May. This was a milestone of epic proportions, and one worth putting […]