Pension funds heavily invested in fossil fuels, upfront costs for clean power, political flip-flops in key nations, and the lobbying prowess of old energy companies stand in the way of solar power transition.
Bonnie McBain –
The Australian government is reviewing the electricity market after September's massive blackout in Adelaide challenged the reliability of renewable energy. University of Newcastle's Bonnie McBain outlines strategies to ensure a steady supply of clean power.
and Alex Lo –
A highly fragmented energy landscape means the government has less control over coal power plants than widely perceived, but central authorities are still making headway in reducing emissions and scaling back on coal power generation, say researchers.
Assaad Razzouk –
With climate change denier Donald Trump to take office as the next US President, is there still anything positive to look forward to in the energy and climate world? Yes, says Sindicatum Sustainable Resources' CEO, Assaad Razzouk.
This briefing note outlines the challenges and opportunities for Indonesia to achieve water, energy and food security targets in ways that align with its long term development strategy. A water-energy-food ...
The Smart Villages Initiative brings together key players—entrepreneurs, scientists and engineers, villagers, NGOs, financiers, civil society and development organisations, policymakers, and regulators—from the frontline of delivering off-grid energy for development ...