Generating power from taming the tide
Economy

Generating power from taming the tide

The rise and fall of the tides is an obvious and reliable source for renewable energy. But is exploiting it economically feasible? Simon Wilson report…
14 Jan 2017
Wind farms: how to pay to make it all OK
Renewables

Wind farms: how to pay to make it all OK

There is evidence that wind farms affect the price of nearby houses. But there is a simple solution to that, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Give a portion…
31 Oct 2016
Apple Energy could be the smartphone king's move into solar power
Energy

Apple Energy could be the smartphone king's move into solar power

The maker of iPads and iPhones could be moving into the renewable power industry as it registers the company "Apple Energy".
15 Jun 2016
The energy revolution is hitting a tipping point
Energy

The energy revolution is hitting a tipping point

There is a huge shift going on in the energy markets, with the decline of coal mirrored by the stunning rise of renewable energy. Here's what it means…
13 Jun 2016
Does it pay to go green for your energy?
Personal finance

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 mo…
6 May 2016
Why the humble battery is the most exciting technology of the future
Energy

Why the humble battery is the most exciting technology of the future

Renewable energy will one day replace fossil fuels. The technology that will make it happen? The battery. John Stepek examines the future of electrici…
18 Nov 2015
Invest in the future: five game-changing technologies
Economy

Invest in the future: five game-changing technologies

Over the past 15 years, technology has revolutionised industries across the globe. Matthew Partridge looks at what will shape the next 15.
5 Nov 2015
The VW scandal is bad news for Tesla – but great news for electric cars
Stockmarkets

The VW scandal is bad news for Tesla – but great news for electric cars

The VW diesel emissions scandal could accelerate the switch to electric cars. But it could be VW itself rather than the likes of Tesla that stand to g…
16 Oct 2015
Why you can’t ignore climate change with your portfolio
Funds

Why you can’t ignore climate change with your portfolio

International action to tackle climate change is going to change the investing landscape. Piper Terrett tips one fund to benefit.
26 Jun 2015
London’s electric 'love-mobiles' are a transport trend you can’t ignore
Industrial metals

London’s electric 'love-mobiles' are a transport trend you can’t ignore

A new scheme coming to London is proof that electric cars are entering the mainstream, says John Stepek. Here, he looks at the next stage in the green…
11 Jun 2015
Tesla's Powerwall: a leap forward for green energy
Stocks and shares

Tesla's Powerwall: a leap forward for green energy

Tesla's new battery technology could revolutionise the energy market.
7 May 2015
Tesla’s battery revolution: is this the ‘tipping point’ for solar energy?
Renewables

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 ener…
4 May 2015
How to profit from clean, green energy
Economy

How to profit from clean, green energy

Cheap oil has not been the drag on renewable energy that you might think, says Matthew Partridge. Here, he explains why – and picks the best ways to p…
23 Apr 2015
Place your bets on European stocks
Economy

Place your bets on European stocks

Everyone has their eyes on Mario Draghi this week. But as Matthew Partridge points out, there’s more to Europe than the European Central Bank boss.
22 Jan 2015
Cheap oil threatens renewables
Economy

Cheap oil threatens renewables

The tumbling price of crude oil is rattling investors in renewable energy, who fear new investment projects may not be economically viable. Simon Wils…
19 Dec 2014
How to profit from Thailand’s solar energy boom
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How to profit from Thailand’s solar energy boom

Demand for energy in Thailand is going through the roof. The best option is solar, says Lars Henriksson. Here he picks five of the country’s best sola…
24 Nov 2014
The end of fossil fuels
Oil

The end of fossil fuels

Renewed political commitment to tackling climate change, cheaper renewables technology, more costly prospecting – can fossil fuels survive this triple…
7 Oct 2014
How to profit from the future of wind power
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How to profit from the future of wind power

With demand for offshore wind power growing fast, there are plenty of opportunities for investors. Matthew Partridge picks one of the best ways to pro…
16 Sep 2014
The 12 investments our experts would buy into now
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The 12 investments our experts would buy into now

How might renewables change the face of energy? And where should investors look for profits? John Stepek talks to our Roundtable of experts.
24 Jul 2014
Warren Buffett is backing solar power – and so should you
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Warren Buffett is backing solar power – and so should you

Warren Buffett is backing the solar power sector to the tune of $15bn. John Stepek picks the best ways for you to invest in the industry too.
20 Jun 2014
Profit from China’s war on pollution
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Profit from China’s war on pollution

China’s growth has been achieved at the cost of crippling pollution. With Beijing starting to crack down, Matthew Partridge looks at how you can profi…
8 May 2014
Invest in the 'free energy' revolution
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Invest in the 'free energy' revolution

Firms pioneering batteries for renewable energy could profit handsomely from the mass adoption of wind and solar. Dr Matthew Partridge tips the best s…
10 Apr 2014
Juliet Davenport: The profits blowing in the wind
Energy

Juliet Davenport: The profits blowing in the wind

Concerned about the environmental impact of the energy sector, Juliet Davenport set up a multi-million pound business supplying a green alternative. M…
13 Nov 2013
Making sizzling profits from solar power
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Making sizzling profits from solar power

The investment trend for cutting out the middle man is throwing up lucrative opportunities in solar power, say John Stepek and Matthew Partridge. Here…
17 Oct 2013