UnHerd: $10 a barrel for oil? The age of the electric car is closer than you think

November 14, 2017

Former Saudi oil minister Sheikh Yamani famously predicted that “the Stone Age did not end for lack of stone, and the Oil Age will end long before the world runs out of oil.”

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BNEF: In Energy and Transportation, Stick it to the Orthodoxy!

September 27, 2017

Those of you who attended this month’s Bloomberg New Energy Finance EMEA Summit in London will have witnessed “Breaking Clean”, the last of my State of the Industry keynotes.

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BNEF White Paper: Six Design Principles for the Power Markets of the Future

May 24, 2017

The world is entering an era of “base-cost renewables”, when the cheapest source of incremental power generation in most countries will be ultra-cheap renewables. Does that doesn’t mean policy-makers can step away and the unfettered free market will deliver the rest of the clean energy transition? Unfortunately not!

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Prospect: ‘WannaCry’ the wake-up call we all needed – Time to get serious about cyber safety

May 18, 2017

The WannaCry ransomware attack, which hit the NHS hard and infected computers in over 150 countries, was a wake-up call. Our infrastructure is increasingly digital and connected—we need to get serious about protecting it…

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Medium: 2017 – It’s a new year and time to face reality

January 1, 2017

A very creative piece of writing from the Clean Energy Guru himself – but which way will you read it? Just make sure you read it to the end!

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BNEF: A Year of hectic change & off-target predictions

December 12, 2016

Every January, Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Chief Editor Angus McCrone and Michael Liebreich don their Nostradamus hats and try to predict what the coming year will bring. This is a review of their 2016 predictions.

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The Guardian: Trump’s influence on the future of clean energy is less clear than you think

November 12, 2016

The president-elect is a political novice whose energy plan doesn’t account for the economic reality of coal and renewable energy.

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Financial Times: Green industrial strategy is not about subsidies

November 1, 2016

A letter written by Michael Liebreich to the FT in response to an article published by Jonathan Ford “How subsidy culture keeps Britain’s green industry in the black”, Inside Business, October 31st.

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LinkedIn: London in 2050: An Environment Fit for Londoners

September 20, 2016

The success of London in 2050 will be measured by its environment. By this I don’t mean just the quality of its air, or whether it has retained its biodiversity, important though those are: I mean the overall quality of life for Londoners. Will they experience the city as spacious, efficient, healthy, and resilient? Or will they experience it as overcrowded, dysfunctional, stressful and insecure?

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Reaction: Hinkley go-ahead has killed our industrial strategy

September 19, 2016

History will judge Theresa May harshly for not killing this train-wreck of a project when she had the chance

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