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      The long twilight of the big oil companies

      The annual meetings of some of the world’s largest oil companies this week were like therapy sessions for an industry...

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      Green jobs grow as oil employment falls

      The number of jobs in the global renewable energy industry grew by 5 per cent last year, in stark contrast to the steep...

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      Advisers say companies hit by low oil prices are looking to sell non-core assets or re...
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      Morocco is embracing global trade with its mix of traditional and high-tech products a...
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    1. May 25, 2016

      Believers in biogas potential pump up power of sewage

      The link between flushing the lavatory and turning the lights on may not appear that obvious. But businesses who...

    2. May 25, 2016

      Swansea Bay tidal power developer scraps sea wall deal with Chinese

      The developer of a groundbreaking £1.3bn tidal power scheme has cancelled a contract for a Chinese company to build a...

    3. May 20, 2016

      UK power prices go negative as renewables boom distorts market

      A surge in solar and wind farms has helped drive down UK energy prices so much that power stations have started paying...

    4. May 18, 2016

      Eon and RWE pursue radical restructurings

      Michael Lewis always has strong emotions driving past Ratcliffe-on-Soar, a 48-year-old coal-fired power station in...

    5. May 15, 2016

      Isabelle Kocher, Engie — a new kind of power

      When she took the helm of Engie, the world’s biggest non state-owned electricity company this month, Isabelle Kocher...

    6. May 15, 2016

      Low European power prices here to stay, says utility CEO

      Low European electricity prices are here to stay, according to the new chief executive of Engie, the world’s largest...

    7. May 13, 2016

      Octopus to pull out of further EIS investments

      The largest manager of investments using the tax-friendly enterprise investment scheme (EIS) has pulled out of the...

    8. May 12, 2016

      Big US companies spearhead renewable energy drive

      When General Motors buys electricity for the Texas plant that makes hundreds of its Chevrolet and Cadillac trucks each...

    9. May 12, 2016

      US groups back renewable energy alliance

      US companies including Facebook and Microsoft are backing a new alliance to deliver a steep increase in electricity...

    10. May 12, 2016

      RWE beats expectations on strong energy trading

      RWE, Germany’s second-biggest utility, announced a 2 per cent drop in first-quarter profits to €857m, beating market...

    11. May 12, 2016

      Dong Energy unveils plans for summer IPO

      Dong Energy has fired the starting gun on what is set to be one of Europe’s biggest stock market listings this year....

    12. May 12, 2016

      Scottish wind farm project faces collapse after subsidy U-turn

      A planned £2bn wind farm off eastern Scotland is facing collapse after the cancellation of a subsidy deal. The...

    13. May 9, 2016

      Total: green as read

      Some oil companies do not like what they are — producers and purveyors of dirty stuff. Consider Total. Already in...

    14. May 9, 2016

      Total continues renewable energy charge with Saft battery deal

      Total is making a deeper push into renewable energy, signing a deal to buy battery manufacturer Saft. The French oil...

    15. Fast FT

      May 9, 2016

      Total swoops on French battery maker Saft

      The French like to keep it friendly. France’s Total has announced a “friendly” €36.50 a share offer to acquire Saft, a...

    16. May 3, 2016

      Pastille power to Glenfiddich gas: the green energy revolution

      The UK’s renewable energy revolution has been fast, widespread and sometimes just plain strange. From the Flying Bum...

    17. May 3, 2016

      Britain leads charge in renewables

      If you had to say which country has the world’s biggest offshore wind farm, Europe’s biggest floating solar park and...

    18. May 2, 2016

      French regulator orders Engie to raise gas prices for companies

      The French competition authority has ordered Engie to raise its natural gas prices for companies, saying that in some...

    19. April 27, 2016

      Renewable energy yieldcos: partly cloudy

      Do advances in commercial technology demand financial innovation to match? The spectacular blow-up of SunEdison last...

    20. April 24, 2016

      Consolidation looms in cut-price Indian solar sector

      One executive in the Indian solar energy sector describes the mood as “over-exuberance”. Another calls it “suicidal”....

    21. April 22, 2016

      Uncertainty clouds climate deal as nations prepare to sign accord

      As world leaders make their way to the UN in New York for Friday’s formal signing of the ​climate change accord...

    22. April 21, 2016

      SunEdison’s ambitions end in bankruptcy protection

      SunEdison, the world’s largest renewable energy developer, has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US, bringing an...

    23. April 21, 2016

      SunEdison: Death of a solar star

      The triumphant email message pinged into SunEdison chief executive Ahmad Chatila’s inbox with only moments to spare....

    24. Fast FT

      April 21, 2016

      Solar group SunEdison files for bankruptcy protection

      SunEdison, one of the world’s largest solar power companies, has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US, bringing an...

    25. April 17, 2016

      Bill threatens Polish wind power, warns industry

      Poland’s thriving wind energy industry has warned that it faces bankruptcies, rapid divestment and an end to growth...

    26. April 12, 2016

      Corporate winners and losers amid the oil price crash

      Oil price crashes have profound consequences. The fall in crude after the 1997 Asian financial crisis ushered in...

    27. April 8, 2016

      Copper miners pin hopes on electric cars as China falters

      The world’s copper miners and traders are pinning their hopes on increased demand for the metal from the makers of...

    28. April 5, 2016

      Teesside investor drops £300m renewables project

      A £300m “energy from waste” project in Teesside that was intended as the biggest of its kind in the world, has been...

    29. April 3, 2016

      Even oil barons are giving up on fossil fuels

      One by one, the descendants of John D Rockefeller, the Gilded Age oil baron, are repudiating the fossil fuels that made...

    30. March 31, 2016

      China wind energy groups cry foul over grid curbs

      China’s wind industry is considering legal action against government ministries in three Chinese provinces in an...

    31. Fast FT

      March 29, 2016

      Mexico long-term electricity auction sees 7 winners

      Following sweeping energy sector reforms, the Mexican government’s first long-term electricity tender was a success. A...

    32. March 28, 2016

      Abengoa restructuring plan receives boost from creditors

      Abengoa has won approval from 75 per cent of creditors it needs to push through a restructuring plan that it hopes will...

    33. March 23, 2016

      Solar power reflects Morocco’s energy ambitions

      When production officially began at the world’s biggest concentrated solar power plant at Ouarzazate in southern...

    34. March 22, 2016

      Abengoa raises €137m in emergency loans

      Abengoa, the struggling Spanish renewable energy group, raised €137m in emergency loans on Tuesday, days ahead of a...

    35. Fast FT

      March 18, 2016

      Deadline for Abengoa restructuring 'very tight' - Moody's

      Troubled Spanish renewable energy group Abengoa may already have the support of around 40 per cent of its creditors for...

    36. March 16, 2016

      Liverpool gives its verdict on Budget 2016

      The Financial Times went to Liverpool to talk to businesses and workers about what they wanted from the 2016 Budget....

    37. March 15, 2016

      Climate battle bears early fruit as global energy emissions stall

      Carbon pollution levels stayed flat for the second year in a row last year new data show, even though the global...

    38. Fast FT

      March 10, 2016

      Spain's Abengoa reaches agreement with creditors

      The troubled Spanish renewable energy group Abengoa may have figured out its survival plan. This morning, Abengoa —...

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