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Ed’s note: Boris bends to the wind

Boris Johnson has told the UK that he is backing a drive to install more offshore wind around the country’s waters.
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Ed’s note: Why Africa needs to be on your radar

Africa's power sector is at the point of no return, ready to embrace a green, digital future full of opportunity.
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Ed’s note: Spotlight shines at last on CCUS

Is carbon capture, utilisation and storage finally about to get a leading role on the global energy stage after waiting in the wings for more than a decade?
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Ed’s note: The next chapter of the energy storage story

Energy storage is one of the foremost enablers of the energy transition – many would argue it is the primary enabler.

Ed’s note: Time to turn up the heat on geothermal

Geothermal always plays second fiddle to wind and solar in discussions about deploying more natural resources, yet harnessing the Earth’s heat is as natural as capturing the Sun’s rays.
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Ed’s note: Why Siemens’ spin-off talk sounds right

The Siemens Energy spin-off has been a long-time coming and this week we got some detail on where the company is heading and how it plans to get there.

Ed’s note: Is clean energy really clean?

How can we really achieve energy transition, when the alternative and clean power generation systems are still leaving a dirty mark on the environment?

Ed’s note: Energy transition causing big change on small islands

Besides the fact that islands are most at risk of rising sea levels caused by climate change, their remote position makes them vulnerable in terms of energy security. Interesting initiatives are developing to stimulate an energy transition, writes Pamela Largue.

Ed’s note: Green is the new black for BP

Don’t under-estimate the importance of BP’s news this week that it will radically reduce its oil and gas activities in favour of a surge of investment in renewables, hydrogen and electric vehicles.

Ed’s note: Let’s break convention and stop saying ‘conventional’

For decades 'conventional' meant coal and gas-fired power, nuclear and probably hydropower. In turn that meant all renewables were therefore ‘unconventional’.

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