Fringe event – Keeping the Lights on: New Statesman with ESB

by H+K United Kingdom

June 29, 2017

Fringe event – Keeping the Lights on: New Statesman with ESB

There was a good deal of agreement from the panel on the lamentable lack of a coherent, system-wide approach to keeping our lights on while addressing our need to reduce carbon emissions. Each took turns to explore the challenges that the energy industry and British economy more broadly faces in the coming decades. As expected … Read more

Trump Election Puts Energy On Front Burner

Energy policy was largely missing in action during the contentious battle that was the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. Yet, no economic sector – with the possible exception of healthcare – is likely to undergo greater policy disruption in a Trump Administration than energy. And the tectonic shifts in the U.S. policy landscape are already beginning … Read more

Finding Common Ground in the Energy Mix


South Africa’s energy sector has been mired in controversy of late, leaving citizens in the dark as to where the country’s energy future is headed and what it will take to keep the lights on. Be it the delays in signing power purchase agreements for the renewables projects, the National Union of Metalworkers advocating for a socially owned renewable-energy sector or the nuclear new build … Read more