Post Tagged with: "sustainability"

Three leadership skills required to thrive when disruption is business as usual

Three leadership skills required to thrive when disruption is business as usual

Forbes


Do you find yourself invigorated or frustrated with disruption?

It’s a common question I ask leaders in the energy industry, a sector undergoing widespread disruption. A quote attributed to André Gide, French author and winner of the Nobel Prize …

Source: Reuters

Factbox: Banks and insurers shun Canada’s oil sands

Reuters


Canada is betting that efforts to incrementally reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its oil sands deposits will win back investors, banks and insurers who in recent years have shunned the carbon-heavy resource for environmental reasons.

Here is a look …

October 15, 2020 - 11:30 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, Finance, Oil Sands
Source: Reuters

Global energy transition already well underway: Kemp

Reuters


LONDON  – Policymakers still tend to talk about the global energy transition in the future tense, as something that might or will happen in the next few decades, but the transition is already well underway and shows signs of …

September 11, 2020 - 12:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Renewable Energy, Sustainability
Source: Reuters

BlackRock cast tougher climate votes, environmentalists want more

Reuters


BOSTON – BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) released figures showing it took a tougher stance on climate matters in the springtime proxy season, though it drew criticism from environmentalists claiming the top asset manager failed to back up its …

Source: CNBC

IEA outlines $3 trillion green recovery plan for world leaders to help fix the global economy

CNBC


The International Energy Agency has laid out a $3 trillion green recovery plan, offering governments around the world a “once-in-a-lifetime” roadmap to sustainably rebuild their economies in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Sustainable Recovery report, published Thursday,

Source: Reuters

Exclusive: Oil major BP to cut 15% of workforce

Reuters


LONDON – BP will cut about 15% of its workforce in response to the coronavirus crisis and as part of Chief Executive Bernard Looney’s plan to shift the oil and gas major to renewable energy, it said on Monday.…

Source: CNBC

Scandinavian joint venture to specialize in recycling electric vehicle batteries

CNBC


Norsk Hydro and Northvolt have set up a joint venture that will focus on the recycling of both battery materials and aluminum from Norway’s electric vehicle sector.

In an announcement Monday, battery manufacturer Northvolt said the venture, dubbed Hydro …

Source: CNBC

The world’s ‘largest all electric commercial aircraft’ completes its first flight

CNBC


The planet’s “largest all electric commercial aircraft” has completed its maiden flight, the latest example of a zero-emission form of transport taking to the skies.

The Cessna 208B Grand Caravan took off from an airport in Moses Lake, Washington, …

Source: CNBC

An archipelago in the Atlantic wants to add tidal power to its energy mix by using kite-like tech

CNBC


Situated in the wilds of the northeast Atlantic between Iceland and Scotland, the Faroe Islands are peaceful, remote and beautiful.

The archipelago is also the site of a trial that, using tidal “kite” technology, could radically alter its energy …

May 13, 2020 - 12:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Sustainability
Source: CNBC

North Dakota’s largest power plant looks set to close as the owner bets on wind energy

CNBC


A 1,151-megawatt (MW) coal power station in North Dakota is set to be retired after it was deemed to have “lost value compared to other alternatives in recent years.”

Announcing the decision at the end of last week, electric

Source: CNBC

In Sweden, hydrogen has been used to heat steel in a bid to boost sustainability

CNBC


Two firms have trialed the use of hydrogen to heat steel at a facility in Sweden, a move that could eventually help to make the industry more sustainable.

Earlier this week Ovako, which specializes in manufacturing a specific type

May 1, 2020 - 2:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Sustainability