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The Surprising Dual Winners of the Energy Transition – OPEC and the New Technologies: Shale, Solar And Wind

   There are a lot of new arrivals at the low-end of the energy cost-curve – but OPEC may yet adapt. Summary US shale and global solar / wind energy technologies are now competing strongly with the traditional oil and gas industry: … Continue reading

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The Sun Will Always Shine, the Wind Will Always Blow

Active Energy Management via Solar And Wind Technology “Wind and solar PV capacity has grown very rapidly in many countries.. By the end of 2015, these technologies had reached double-digit shares of annual electricity generation in ten countries..in all cases without … Continue reading

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For the UK, 2016 Was Likely the Year of Peak Demand for Internal Combustion Cars

The Car Market In the UK Has Now Fundamentally Changed 2016 probably marked the peak of sales growth for conventionally-fuelled, non-electric internal-combustion vehicles in the UK – meaning they are now likely in long-term sales decline. A short-hand way of describing this … Continue reading

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Peak Demand, Relentless Supply – Paper 1, The Outside View

Paper 1 – The Outside View The energy industry is going through a major transition comprising three key events: the peaking of global fossil fuel demand as China and other growth markets plateau, the rise of new energy supply from … Continue reading

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Necessity and Physics – An Energy Transformation by 2020

Note – A version of this  is available in pdf format in the White Papers section of the site SUMMARY Renewables will likely dominate energy growth by 2020, led by China’s strategic energy requirements, relegating fossil fuels to a residual supply … Continue reading

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