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China’s emissions trading scheme lacks bite
18 January 2023
Overly generous allowance allocations and low prices blunt impact of world’s largest cap-and-trade scheme in its first 18 months
China ETS requires power market reform
14 November 2022
Policymakers’ ongoing preference for regulated power tariffs over market-based pricing is one of key problems China needs to address
EU CBAM will have ‘coercive effect’
10 November 2022
Scheme will punish other trading blocs that do not have a carbon price of a similar level, industry seminar hears
Cnooc ramps up wind development
4 October 2022
Chinese state oil company following in footsteps of European counterparts as it looks to decarbonise its portfolio
CCUS gains traction in China after slow start
26 September 2022
Country’s largest energy and industrial companies take the lead in early development ahead of wider deployment of technology
Japan proposes revamp of offshore wind auction rules
1 July 2022
Draft amendments designed to encourage faster development as government frets over 2030 clean power goal
India solar scale-up must include storage
24 June 2022
Solar is the best option for India’s transition, but deployment of battery storage is needed to maximise its potential, industry figures tell event in New Delhi
Asian governments urged to back CCS
22 June 2022
European policies can be template for region as it looks to kickstart CCS development, speakers tell Asian Development Bank event
Energy price surge crimps Apac transition spending
17 June 2022
Increased state spending on fossil fuel subsidies has narrowed the scope for investment in renewables
Japan’s oil sector steps up interest in CCS
4 May 2022
Companies urge government to finalise carbon-capture roadmap and legal frameworks
China’s Longi faces higher power tariffs
8 April 2022
World’s largest solar panel manufacturer hit as Yunnan province withdraws preferential tariffs
Transition aid to developing countries must accelerate
4 April 2022
Financial pledges need to be substantially larger to have an impact, Indian policy expert says
Chinese ETS faces data issues
29 March 2022
Data quality and integrity must improve if world’s largest emissions trading system is to be effective in helping China achieve carbon targets, speakers tell event in Shanghai
Ukraine crisis muddies waters for clean shipping
21 March 2022
The industry is reviewing the near-term risk of switching to new fuels as LNG prices surge amid Russia’s war in Ukraine, conference speakers warn
Transition metals risk supply crunch in 2030s
7 March 2022
Underinvestment and lengthening lead times for mining projects are hampering supply growth needed to meet demand, Wood Mackenzie says
South Korea’s Moon backs nuclear power
4 March 2022
Outgoing president reverses anti-nuclear stance amid supply concerns following invasion of Ukraine
China sets out energy storage development plan
24 February 2022
Government calls for commercialisation of diverse technologies and deployment at scale by middle of decade as renewables proliferate
China sees sharp rise in green bonds
22 February 2022
Issuance more than doubled in 2021 but remains well below level needed to finance the country’s transition
Limited offerings hamper US commercial EV market
14 February 2022
Small number of commercial EV models offered by auto sector has weighed on adoption, conference speakers say
Surging US EV sales defy tax credit uncertainty
11 February 2022
Investment in grid infrastructure must keep pace with growing EV fleet, conference delegates say
Green shipping premium raises cost questions
10 February 2022
Pace of transition to clean fuels will depend on stakeholders’ readiness to pay green premium, conference speakers say
Sustainable aviation fuels face headwinds
9 February 2022
Limited financing and competition for feedstocks among challenges for fuel, which can be dropped in without need for retrofits, aviation sector executives say
Jinkosolar valuation soars on Chinese market debut
31 January 2022
Solar panel manufacturer’s bullish Shanghai listing reflects Chinese investors’ growing confidence in renewables sector
China targets commercial fleets in new green transport plan
28 January 2022
Five-year plan calls for more NEV deployment in fleets of urban buses, taxis and logistics vehicles by 2025
China set to start up megaton CCUS project
20 January 2022
The development is aimed at providing enhanced oil recovery for Shandong’s Shengli oilfield
China’s green finance boom lacks ESG data
17 January 2022
Regulators demand greater ESG disclosure as China’s emissions goals drive acceleration of green financing
China EV demand set for strong growth in 2022
13 January 2022
Sales could double despite phased withdrawal of government subsidies
Overcapacity looms in China’s solar PV sector
11 January 2022
Government net-zero targets drive investment in solar panel production by new entrants and existing players, UBS analyst says
Carbon markets poised for rapid growth
13 December 2021
Surging prices signal arrival of emerging asset class, with voluntary market expected to grow exponentially over coming decades, conference speakers say
Red tape slows Southeast Asia’s renewables growth
9 December 2021
Pace of deployment to leave Indonesia and the Philippines heavily reliant on coal through end of decade, analysts say
Global finance must deliver on Cop26 pledges
9 December 2021
Private sector needs to translate ambitious promises into real action, finance experts say
Module price surge wrongfoots Chinese solar firms
2 December 2021
Solar module prices up 28pc this year on the back of soaring feedstock costs, conference delegates say
Renewables pairing drives China energy storage growth
2 December 2021
Mid-decade storage target within reach despite challenging business model, conference delegates say
New shipping fuels need lifecycle emissions analysis
19 November 2021
IMO developing well-to-wake methodology amid calls for robust assessment of clean fuels’ green credentials, conference speakers say
Faster switch to clean methanol needed
17 November 2021
Industry must accelerate development of green and blue production routes as transport sector demand rises, conference speakers say
Australia’s rooftop solar surge challenges power grids
2 November 2021
Low installation costs and generous feed-in tariffs help make Australia a world leader in rooftop solar panels
Taiwan’s recipe for success in offshore wind
28 October 2021
Supportive policies and growing corporate PPA market drive growth in Taiwan but progress stalls elsewhere in Southeast Asia
Big potential seen for CCUS in Southeast Asia
27 October 2021
Technology uniquely positioned to support region’s decarbonisation of power generation and gas processing, conference panellists say
China boosts energy storage as renewables expand
28 April 2021
Policymakers bet on dramatic fall in cost of storage batteries this decade
Climate change impacting insurability of renewables
23 March 2021
Transition Economist talks to Andrew Slevin, CEO of John Foord, about the challenge of insuring renewable energy assets amid extreme weather
China turns to nuclear for 2030 pledge
16 March 2021
Reliance on coal will use up the national carbon budget, so nuclear will be needed to start reducing overall emissions
Chinese five-year plan to see expansion of EVs
9 March 2021
Plan will focus on uptake beyond the largest and wealthiest cities, so consumption of petrol and diesel may peak mid-decade
Supersize offshore wind buildout stymied by lack of vessels
1 March 2021
Ships suitable for transporting the new generation of huge wind turbines are in short supply, but oil & gas EPC contractors are being attracted to the market
Growing scale of offshore windfarms attracts IOCs
23 February 2021
Projects in deeper waters and at higher specifications are more closely aligned with the offshore oil and gas industry’s strengths and provide portfolio decarbonisation benefits
CO2 ‘conversion’ key to China decarbonisation
3 February 2021
Chinese-Canadian firm says high costs of CCUS can be mitigated if extracted carbon is used to create valuable products
Creating value from carbon dioxide
28 January 2021
Rather than treating CO2 as a waste biproduct, the CEO of C4X Technologies says converting CO2 into valuable products could dramatically reduce the timeline to net-zero
Chinese renewables set for bumper year
19 January 2021
Commitment to net-zero by 2060, combined with interim targets, has bolstered confidence within the wind and solar sectors
China’s refining recovery looks set to stall
19 November 2020
Crude oil throughput at refineries broke records in October, but the market will not fully get back on track until next year
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