Robert Evans

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Finding fault with the government energy scheme for boilers

<b>In November Guardian Money wrote about the help on offer for replacing boilers and installing energy-efficiency measures. I made enquiries for my mother-in-law who is 93 and lives alone in a former council house, claiming pension credit and attendance allowance.</b><p><b>She is with E.ON and has an old</b> …

Finance

Experimental 'Stellarator' Fusion Reactor Test Takes Us One Step Closer To Limitless Energy

Scientists have successfully tested the world's first full-scale 'stellarator' fusion reactor, proving that in the future, it could provide us with a …

Renewable energy stocks rally after Paris climate deal | Reuters

* REC Silicon, Vestas, Gamesa all rise on market<p>* IShares Clean Energy ETF also gains ground<p>* Goldman: Paris deal most important since 1997 Kyoto accord<p>* But some caution against rushing in to buy “green” stocks<p>By Sudip Kar-Gupta and Annabella Nielsen<p>LONDON/COPENHAGEN, Dec 14 (Reuters) - European …

redT reveals new energy storage orders

Energy storage specialist redT (LON:RED) told investors it has landed new orders with two separate customers.<p>The orders are for 5-40kWh energy …

Energy

Climate Deal Success Depends on Tough Choices − Energy Journal

The landmark climate agreement introduces a broad, new international effort to wind down the fossil-fuel era, but the deal relies on countries making painful choices in how they produce and consume energy.

Cheniere Energy replacing CEO Souki; taps Shear as interim CEO

Two months after activist investor Carl Icahn boosted his stake in Cheniere Energy for the second time in two weeks, the company announced the departure of its co-founder and chief executive.<p>The company was the first to be granted permission by the U.S. to export gas and has built massive liquid …

European shares turn lower, energy and export firms fall | Reuters

* FTSEurofirst down 0.7 pct<p>* Brent sinks 3 percent<p>* Resources and auto stocks also fall (Recasts, adds quote, detail)<p>By Alistair Smout and Danilo Masoni<p>LONDON/MILAN, Dec 14 (Reuters) - European shares turned lower on Monday, falling away after a strong start as oil firms suffered from a sell-off in …

COP21: U.S. Coal Industry Looks for a New Path Forward | The Takeaway | WNYC

Coal

Cubic Energy files for bankruptcy on low oil price

Cubic Energy Inc., the latest Texas oil company brought down by falling oil prices, filed for bankruptcy protection after reaching a deal with its …

Exclusive: Rio 2016 says Aggreko pulls Olympic tender to provide energy | News Home | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Temporary power supplier Aggreko has pulled out of a tender to provide generators to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro next year, the spokesman for Rio 2016 told Reuters, in a major blow as organizers rush to secure an energy source for the world’s largest sporting event.<p>Two …

Renewable Energy Stocks Surge in Europe on Paris Climate Deal News

LONDON/COPENHAGEN - European renewable energy stocks rallied on Monday following an agreement over the weekend at the Paris global climate summit to find ways to stop global warming.<p>Goldman Sachs' analysts described the deal in Paris as the most important climate agreement since the 1997 Kyoto …

Paris Climate Deal Sinks Coal Stocks, Lifts Renewable Energy

By Sudip Kar-Gupta, Annabella Nielsen and Swetha Gopinath<p>Dec 14 (Reuters) – A landmark deal to curb global warming dented shares of fossil fuel …

NC town fears solar farm will 'suck up all the energy from the sun'

The town council of Woodland, North Carolina rejected a rezoning proposal that would have allowed the installation of a new solar farm within its borders. The council had previously approved three other solar farms, which are currently under construction, however wound up voting to reject this …

Solar Power

Paris Agreement Catalyzes Global Cooperation Toward a Low-Carbon Future

Changing Planet<p>Worker’s clean solar panels for maximum efficiency at the power solar facility in Lancaster, California. Photo credit: © Dave Lauridsen for The Nature Conservancy<p>By Lynn Scarlett, Managing Director of Public Policy and Global Climate for The Nature Conservancy<p>Paris is again in the …

The American shale oil boom did wonders for Republicans

According to a new study, the increase in shale oil production coincided with a jump in support for Republican candidates in areas throughout the country where the boom occurred.<p>Viktar Fedaseyeu of Bocconi University, Philip Strahan of Boston College, and Erik Gilje of the University of …

Lithuania opens up power links with Poland, Sweden

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania has inaugurated two power links to Poland and Sweden connecting its power grid to Europe, in a further move to …

Here's where ISIS' oil is actually going

Moscow says it's Ankara that is in business with the Islamic State, with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's son himself buying cheap oil from the jihadists and selling it on the black market. Washington says that it's the Syrian regime that technically depends on the oil pumped by ISIS.<p>US …

America's 40-year oil export ban may soon be lifted

The U.S. ban on exporting oil may not live to see its 40th birthday.<p>There's growing momentum to kill the restriction and a deal could be reached before the end of the year as part of a broader spending and tax bill that's making its way through Congress.<p>Proponents argue the restriction is terribly …

Spanish energy giant Abengoa's collapse predicted by 17-year-old

As Spanish engineering and renewable energy giant Abengoa struggles to avoid becoming the country’s biggest bankruptcy, it has emerged that a 17-year-old schoolboy predicted its collapse a year ago, spotting accounting discrepancies apparently overlooked by both Deloitte and Standard & Poor’s.<p>Pepe …

Elections

Here Are 5 Reasons Why Coal Is Being Killed Off

Just over a year ago, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott stood in front of a coal mine and declared that “coal is good for humanity” and will be …

US town opposes solar power for 'extremely stupid' reasons

Residents of this North Carolina town raised fears that a solar plant would 'suck up all the energy from the sun'<p>A town council in the US state of North Carolina has rejected moves to erect a solar farm in the area after members of the public expressed 'distrust and fear' at the plans.<p>According to …

Solar Power

Hajj stampede killed three times Saudi Arabia's official number, says report

The September Hajj stampede killed at least 2,411 pilgrims, a new count shows, making it the deadliest in the history of the annual pilgrimage<p>The September Hajj stampede killed at least 2,411 pilgrims, a new count shows, three times the number of deaths acknowledged by Saudi Arabia.<p>The figures …

Saudi Arabia

Rep. Steve King challenges Muslim American Congressman’s allegiance to the U.S.: “Which is superior, the Constitution or Sharia law?”

King not only targets his colleague, Rep. Keith Ellison, but also parrots an Alex Jones conspiracy theory on MSNBC<p>Two weeks after his last appearance on "All In with Chris Hayes," Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King returned to the MSNBC show to, once again, attempt to convince viewers that …

Thomas Jefferson and the fascinating history of Founding Fathers defending Muslim rights

<i>This post has been updated with President Obama's comments. The Fix originally wrote about Thomas Jefferson and Muslims in December.</i><p>Muslims are at the center of a roiling debate over religious freedom in the United States. But they've actually been a part of that heated conversation from the very …

Religion

How tiny islands drove huge ambition at the Paris climate talks

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>LE BOURGET, France — The Paris climate-change conference was supposed to be about the needs of big countries and what they are willing to do to slow the warming of Earth’s atmosphere. But in the end, the two weeks of sometimes round-the-clock negotiations focused at …

Climate

India and Japan Sign Rail and Defense Deals in Show of Stronger Ties

The two countries also moved closer toward a nuclear deal<p>By<p>Gabriele Parussini<p>Gabriele Parussini<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@gparussini<p>gabriele.parussini@wsj.com<p>MUMBAI—India and Japan on Saturday signed a $15 billion high-speed rail agreement and a raft of other accords to strengthen ties, as …

India