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Solar capacity growth slows in China

China has been the driver of global solar capacity growth in recent years. Although the pace of the country’s expansion has slowed, its use of solar is still growing.

6 November 2018
Air conditioning units at an apartment complex Policy & Regulation

India’s looming cooling crisis

Warmer temperatures combined with a growing and increasingly wealthy population are set to drive up India’s demand for air conditioning.

3 October 2018
Solar farm, USA Policy & Regulation

Challenges for gas in California

California has been heavily dependent on gas for power generation in recent decades, but this could be set to change as the state looks likely to move towards having 100% renewable power.

4 September 2018
Abengoa employees doing construction work on a transmission tower in Chile. Policy & Regulation

Renewables going from strength to strength in Chile

Chile’s improving electricity distribution infrastructure and the government’s emphasis on clean power will boost the country’s development of renewables and CCS.

3 July 2018
Bird's eye view of Świnoujście LNG terminal Policy & Regulation

Poland pushes renewables, but coal is embedded

It will be difficult for Poland to move away from its overwhelming dependence on coal, but the country is making moves to do so by diversifying its energy mix.

4 June 2018
Main dam body - Neelum Jhelum Hydropower plant, Pakistan. Pipelines, Storage & Power

Pakistan needs new power capacity

Power shortages are blighting Pakistan. Ambitious government plans to improve output have been hit by delays in bringing new capacity online.

9 May 2018
Downtown Kuwait City Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gas will consolidate position in Kuwait’s power sector

The popularity of gas in the Kuwaiti power sector is set to grow over the coming years, but the use of oil products will continue and the evolution of renewables will be slow.

3 April 2018
Koeberg nuclear power plant, South Africa Supply & Demand

Nuclear facing challenges in South Africa

South Africa’s power supply position has improved, but a drought affecting Cape Town is forcing change at the nuclear plant that supplies much of the city’s electricity.

6 March 2018
Bongkot South production platform, Thailand Supply & Demand

Thailand’s power mix – gas under threat

Gas dominates Thailand’s generation mix. However, government plans to limit gas generation and push renewables could weaken its position.

5 February 2018
Industrial emissions. Policy & Regulation

German power’s emission challenge

Germany is under pressure to move forward with its coal policy and get on track to meet its emission reduction targets.

8 January 2018
Crescent Petroleum operations in UAE. Exploration & Production

UAE diversifies options as thirst for power grows

The UAE is looking to increase its gas and LNG imports as well as diversify its power generation mix.

19 May 2016

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