Alex Irwin-Hunt

Installing solar panels on rooftop
Data, Energy
November 7, 2023

Foreign investment job creation growth is highest in renewables industry

Planned green energy employment has risen more than in any other sector since 2010
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Installing solar panels
Energy, Sector Focus
October 9, 2023

Europe’s solar industry faces ‘perfect storm’

SolarPower Europe calls for industrial strategy for local supply chain development
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Cobalt processing plant mining
Data, Industrials
August 31, 2023

In Charts: Energy transition brings back strong mining investment

Soaring demand for critical minerals drives more capital deployment by the world’s largest miners. Global mining investment rose to its highest level for almost a...
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Signage outside Intel headquarters
Policy & Regulation, US
August 16, 2023

Inside the $220bn American cleantech project boom

One year after the IRA and Chips Act became law, FT research shows who is winning the investment race. A year ago, President Joe Biden...
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Energy, Food & Farming
June 22, 2023

Vattenfall hopes two-for-one ‘agrivoltaic’ project makes best use of land

Swedish renewables company has developed a way for solar farms and agricultural farms to co-exist to their mutual benefit. Swedish energy company Vattenfall is investing...
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Wind turbine close-up
Energy, Sector Focus
April 27, 2023

Offshore wind: Scotland’s bold ambitions on tenterhooks

Time is of the essence to develop the supply chain for the world’s largest floating wind programme. In 2000, the Port of Nigg on Scotland’s...
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BP oil rig
Energy, Sector Focus
April 4, 2023

Energy majors fall short on renewables investment

Less than a quarter of 2022 capex by each major was committed to renewable energy, according to a Reclaim Finance study. The world’s largest producers of oil and gas are...
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Sector Focus
September 2, 2022

How deriving energy from fusion could give nuclear a good name

First Light Fusion CEO Nicholas Hawker discusses the challenges of reaching commercial scale. While many entrepreneurs metaphorically ‘shoot for the stars’ when addressing complex problems, the phrase has a much...
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Sector Focus
August 8, 2022

BP and Iberdrola’s €1bn EV charging bet

The energy companies partner on green transition initiatives. Spanish utility Iberdrola and British oil and gas major BP will invest up to €1bn into electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure and...
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March 14, 2022

Ukraine war: are foreign firms taking care of their local staff?

Companies face a moral dilemma in helping expats over local national staff in conflict zones. As the world watches Russia’s brutal war in Ukraine and its humanitarian implications, the response...
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March 9, 2022

Guyana’s oil-fuelled future

President Irfaan Ali aims to use massive oil windfall to accelerate the country's strategic priorities. When Irfaan Ali was eventually sworn in as Guyana’s president in August 2020, following a...
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