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Week in Review – March 20-26

By Timothy Abraham. This week’s review looks at the situation in exploration and production under low oil prices; developments in the Middle East; coal power updates from China and India.

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Italy’s lesson: Paying for Nuclear Energy You Don’t Have

by Alberto Perego Italy is the only G8 member that doesn’t use nuclear power plants for electricity generation. Germany is on the way of phasing out nuclear, and some other countries in Europe and beyond are considering following Germany’s example. Italy stopped its NPPs a while ago. In this article, I would like to look […]

If Nuclear Energy has a Future, it Will be Chinese

By Alexander Geysman Over the past several years we have heard a lot of news regarding the People’s Republic of China’s efforts in nuclear energy development, and individually they may seem quite praiseworthy, but altogether they form a stunning picture. According to the IEA, since 2012 China’s installed power capacity is the largest in the […]

Traditional gas markets are changing in the Baltics

by Aaron Wood The Baltic States traditionally have relied solely on Russian gas, as circumstances of both geography and history have prevented them from finding other sources. However, low gas prices following the North American shale boom have made the relatively fungible and versatile LNG more available to nations in need of options. In the […]

Mozambique: The New African Player in International Gas Market

by Pierre Jouvellier The changing structure of national energy mixes in several countries is currently giving new opportunities for natural gas exporters. For instance, with the declining oil price and the rise of environmental concerns, governments and nations are more attracted by natural gas instead of coal for power generation. Although coal and petroleum coke […]

Solar Drones Electrifying the Developing World

by Glenda Pavon-Suriel According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), 620 million people in Africa still don’t have access to electricity. Many others around the world live in areas where the grid system is unreliable. In Africa, for example, investments in the electricity sector are particularly low, as are rates of electrification compared to other developing […]

The Week in Review (Feb 8 – 14)

The Monitoring Team: Michael Roh, Pierre Jouvellier  India is Looking for More LNG, Australia is Ready to Flood the Market Due to cheap LNG prices, India will increase its imports from Australia under long-term contracts. The aim of these agreements is to take the control of the gas value chain and to take advantage of […]

ENERPO Workshop Series: Maxim Titov on Russia’s Energy Efficiency

By Michael Carmada ENERPO hosted its sixth and final workshop series of the year 2015 with Maxim Titov of the Energy Efficiency Finance Program of the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group. Titov’s presentation was a first for ENERPO as it addressed the very important, but somewhat ignored topic of energy efficiency and […]