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Close-up of a wind turbine rotor set against a blue, cloudy sky in England. Photo: Steve Goacher

Analysis: UK wind generated more electricity than coal in 2016

The UK generated more electricity from wind than from coal in the full calendar year of 2016, Carbon Brief analysis shows. ... Read More

Energy | Jan 5. 2017.
Stationary coal train is passed by a freight train , Virginia, US

Analysis: IEA cuts coal growth outlook in half as China peaks

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has dramatically scaled back its outlook for coal demand growth over the next 25 years, Carbon Brief analysis... Read More

Coal | Nov 16. 2016.
stone crushers in India

'Coal doesn't benefit the poor': Dan Kammen on energy access and poverty

The role of coal in poverty reduction is contentious. The Overseas Development Institute's recent Beyond Coal report argues that better options are... Read More

Interviews | Nov 4. 2016.
The Walchenseekraftwerk is a hydroelectric power station south of Kochel am See in Bavaria, Germany. It has an installed output of 124 MW, which makes it one the largest of its kind in Germany.

Zeitleiste: Die Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft der deutschen Energiewende

Mit der Energiewende hat Deutschland einen Begriff geprägt, der weltweit als Beispiel für die typisch deutsche Liebe für zusammengesetzte Wörter... Read More

Energy | Sep 21. 2016.
The Walchenseekraftwerk is a hydroelectric power station south of Kochel am See in Bavaria, Germany. It has an installed output of 124 MW, which makes it one the largest of its kind in Germany.

Timeline: The past, present and future of Germany's Energiewende

The Energiewende (energy transition) is an internationally recognised example of Germans' love for compound nouns, where two previously unconnected... Read More

Energy | Sep 21. 2016.
german energy map

Wie Deutschland seinen Strom erzeugt

Deutschlands Energiewende ruft einerseits Bilder von sonnendurchfluteten, blühenden Landschaften hervor, gespickt mit Windrädern und Solaranlagen.... Read More

Energy | Sep 20. 2016.
german energy map

Mapped: How Germany generates its electricity

Germany's "Energiewende", which translates as energy transition, conjures up images of bright, sunlit fields scattered with wind turbines and solar... Read More

Energy | Sep 20. 2016.
Construction materials at Hinkley Point C site

Media reaction: UK government approves Hinkley C nuclear power plant

The Hinkley C new nuclear plant has finally been given the go-ahead by prime minister Theresa May, after a two-month review that appears to have... Read More

Media analysis | Sep 16. 2016.
Low angle wind turbine

Seven charts show new renewables outpacing rising demand for first time

For the first time ever, investment in new renewables was more than enough to cover rising global electricity demand in 2015. ... Read More

Renewables | Sep 14. 2016.
The official launch of the Boundary Dam carbon capture and storage facility in Estevan on Oct. 2, 2014.

Carbon capture and storage could be cheaper than nuclear, says report

Energy produced using carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology could become cost competitive with nuclear and offshore wind power in the 2020s,... Read More

Technology | Sep 12. 2016.
Ancient pavilion building of Hangzhou west lake at dusk, in China

Nine charts to show why the G20 matters for energy and climate

The leaders of the world's largest economies are about to gather in China for the annual G20 meeting. ... Read More

International policy | Aug 30. 2016.
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