Protecting the environment by reducing our dependency on fossil fuels

04/06/2010 15:32 Renewable


Nowadays, energy cost continues to grow and we should avoid an anticipated energy crisis by efficiently reducing our dependence on fossil energies.

In April, natural gas prices in France increased by 10% and are likely to grow by 4% in July. As for the electricity prices, EDF eventually sees electricity tariffs up 20%. As to may efficiently reduce our dependency on fluctuating and polluting fossil energies, by cutting CO2 emissions to a fourth by 2010, France could start with making its buildings “low energy consuming” and go for renewable energies which would become profitable in less than 11 years. As almost half resources of primary energy consumed in France are used for buildings and represent 23% of national CO2 emissions.

Daily (03.07.2020): Brent and WTI settled on Thursday at their highest levels since March amid lower U.S. unemployment rate

03/07/2020 09:49:00

Crude oil futures posted a second consecutive day of gains on Thursday, with Brent and WTI hitting their highest levels since March 6, after a decline in U.S. unemployment rate and a sharp drop in crude stockpiles earlier this week. Hence, Brent crude for September delivery soared by $1.11, or 2.64%, to settle at $43.14 per barrel. At the same time, U.S. WTI crude edged 83 cents higher, or 2.08%, to end at $40.65 per barrel.


RWE wraps up acquisition of Innogy's renewable energy ops

03/07/2020 09:40:00

German energy major RWE AG said on Wednesday that its complex asset-swap with rival E.on SE is now fully completed, creating a massive renewable energy business.


Polish govt agrees offshore wind cooperation with sector players

03/07/2020 09:34:00

The government of Poland and representatives of the offshore wind industry have entered into a letter of intent that outlines their future cooperation in the development of the particular sector.