Energy

04. 07. 2019
I was asked recently about the point at which I decided I could no longer continue to do any work with BP. This is what I said: ’I worked closely with senior leaders in BP for more than a decade, intent on helping them radically change course. That work came to an end when...
Climate change, Energy
30. 06. 2019
So who’d have thought it: solar power is good for biodiversity! Or, to be a little bit more accurate, ‘well-designed and well-managed’ solar parks are good for biodiversity. I know that as a result of reading the latest report from the Solar Trade Association...
Climate change, Energy
20. 01. 2019
Were it not for blanket Brexit, smothering every other news item, I suspect there would have been a lot more coverage of the recent collapse of Hitachi’s nuclear pretensions here in the UK. And a lot more questioning about what the hell happens next – in terms of UK...
Energy
24. 04. 2018
When the biggest nuclear operator in the US says that the nuclear power industry in the US is, to all intents and purposes, DEAD, then we should probably take notice. Here are the relevant quotes from William von Hoene, Senior Vice-President and Chief Strategy Officer at Exelon...
Energy
19. 02. 2018
It’s not often that nuclear matters make me laugh out loud. But yesterday provided one such occasion, on reading of the latest announcement from EdF that a new ‘optimised reactor’ would be unveiled in 2020 at roughly half the price (£5.3bn) of the...
Energy