Investing in energy

We’re on the cusp of a revolution in the energy industry. It’s one that could redraw the energy map of the world, give humanity the ability to tap essentially unlimited power sources, and – if you make the right investments – make a fortune for investors.

In short, we’re living through a change in the way the world produces and consumes energy. It is a transition that’s well under way. And it’s being driven by the convergence of several key technological trends that are showing no sign of abating.

While you wouldn’t be alone in thinking that solar power was further away than ever, you could be wrong. Solar is on the brink of becoming the world’s dominant energy source.

How to profit from a Smart Energy Revolution

2016 is primed to be the year the world sees a tangible shift away from fossil fuels towards solar power: the price per watt of electricity generated by solar has more than halved in the last decade, and installations of solar panels have increased six-fold since 2010.

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Three little charts and the coming solar revolution

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As solar energy gets cheaper and more efficient, the number of new installations is growing exponentially. Here, Nick O’Connor looks at the solar revolution, and what it means for you.

Tesla’s battery revolution: is this the ‘tipping point’ for solar energy?

Tesla’s ‘Powerwall’ battery system aims to bring down the cost of energy storage. Matthew Partridge asks if this is the ‘tipping point’ for solar energy.

The top articles on energy

Chart of the week: a step-change in Indian oil demand growth

India’s oil demand growth (Year-on-year, thousand barrels per day)

Rising demand is underpinning the rebound in oil prices. The most eye-catching rise has been in India, which according to the International Energy Agency has eclipsed China as the main growth market for oil.

Saudi Arabia feels the squeeze

The slide in the oil price has blown a hole in Saudi Arabia’s budget with the deficit reaching 15% of GDP last year.

We’ve seen the bottom for the oil price – time to invest

Oil well in Venezuela © Getty Images

With the oil price hitting $50 a barrel, we may have seen the bottom. John Stepek explains why now might be a good time to buy in.

Oil jumps as thirst for crude drains the glut

The bulls are back in force in the oil market as supply disruptions around the world reduce the global glut.

This could herald one of the biggest investment trend shifts of 2016

Oil has been on a rollercoaster for the last few years. But things are changing fast. And it could have a huge effect on your investments, says John Stepek.

Don’t buy into Saudi oil giant Aramco

Saudi Arabia’s oil giant Aramco would give the City a powerful boost, says Matthew Lynn. But here are three reasons why investors would be better off steering clear.

Oil has soared since I tipped it – take profits or hang on?

Back in February, Dominic Frisby tipped oil as a five-year “buy”. Since then, it’s up by 40%. Is it time to sell, or should you hang on for bigger gains?

Does it pay to go green for your energy?

Sign up for a green energy tariff and you may think your energy comes direct from a renewable source. As Sarah Moore explains, the reality is a bit more complicated.

What will Saudi Arabia’s pipe dreams mean for oil?

Saudi Arabia is hoping to break free from its dependence on oil. Can it do it? And what will that mean for the rest of us – and for the oil price? Matthew Partridge reports.

The anti-freeze in the oil market

A lack of agreement in Doha over freezing oil production sent the oil bulls rushing to unwind their positions.

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