Thu, Dec 14, 2017

IEA Report: Five keys to unlock CCS investment

Global investment in low-carbon energy reached USD 850 billion in 2016, with USD 297 billion of that flowing to renewable energy technologies and USD 231 billion to energy efficiency. Much of this investment has been underpinned by government policies and regulation targeted at supporting the shift to a low-carbon energy sector. Yet investment in the deployment of another critical climate technology – carbon capture and storage (CCS)1 – is falling well behind, with only around USD 1.2 billion invested in 2016.

Coal could get clean-energy subsidy under new Turnbull focus

Malcolm Turnbull has opened the possibility of using clean-energy subsidies to build new-generation, coal-fired power stations as he branded Labor's heavy focus on renewables "mindless", and a recipe for more expensive, less reliable electricity.

Canadian companies can clean up in China

The global economic outlook may look hazy for 2017, but there are still lots of opportunity for Canadian exporters to clean up in China, according to those who watch the Chinese market.

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