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Fossil fuel abundance is the theme of the moment, but longer-term trends suggest resource constraints will eventually re-emerge as an issue

The ‘age of abundance’ poses fresh dilemmas for companies

A Consol Energy Horizontal Gas Drilling Rig exploring the Marcellus Shale outside the town of Waynesburg, PA is reflected on worker's sunglasses on April 13, 2012
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Oil and gas output is rising but resource constraints will re-emerge in the longer term

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Shale jubilation fades as oil price falls undercut model

US producers face their most severe test since the boom began

Phil Craig of Origin Energy

Stand-off threatens to stymie LNG development in Australia

The country could lose its crown as the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas just after it achieves this goal

The Ruzizi river

Countries pool resources for hydro power project

A new dam financed by international investors typifies a continent-wide trend towards co-operation

Lobbyist’s take on renewables causes it to lose friends

The Magritte Group’s hostility to green power subsidies has not proved popular

An Indian shopkeeper watches by candle-light during a power outage due to a fire which broke out at Kinari Bazar, a busy market in Chandni Chowk, the old quarters of New Delhi on August 25, 2014
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Aspiring superpower looks to private sector for $250bn injection

Power is vital to India’s growth but raising funds to overhaul the system is proving difficult

A picture taken on March 5, 2014 off the coast of Agucadoura, near Porto, shows a "Windfloat", one of the three functioning floating wind turbine in the world
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Floating wind turbines excite industry

The technology circumvents unsuitable seabeds and may cost less too

Byline of Nick Butler, new external contributer for the FT blogging team.

Commentary: Alliances with oil importing countries will give competitive edge

Many companies will think the oil price fall is temporary and will soon bounce back

Nest produces smart thermostats

Long heralded internet of things comes of age

Remote control of devices means the web is moving from the virtual to the physical

Public scepticism could turn off the reactors

Industry at risk despite climate benefits