NewEnergyNews: UK’s Big Oil Buys Global Solar Builder

NewEnergyNews

Gleanings from the web and the world, condensed for convenience, illustrated for enlightenment, arranged for impact...

The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

While the OFFICE of President remains in highest regard at NewEnergyNews, the administration's position on the climate crisis makes it impossible to regard THIS president with respect. Therefore, until November 2020, the NewEnergyNews theme song:

YESTERDAY

  • MONDAY STUDY: How Electric Cooperatives Can Move To New Energy
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • Weekend Video: More On How Michael Moore Got New Energy All Wrong
  • Weekend Video: New Energy Is Good For What Ails The World
  • Weekend Video: Will The Florida Keys Sink?
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-A Global Recovery Script, Starring New Energy
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Global New Energy To Hesitate, Then Bounce Back
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT WEDNESDAY,:

  • TTTA Wednesday-ORIGINAL REPORTING: Solar’s Changing Market And Policy Landscape
  • TTTA Wednesday-The Green Hydrogen Solution
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

    MONDAY’S STUDY AT NewEnergyNews, May 25:

  • Bringing New Energy To Heating; A Case Study
  • --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Founding Editor Herman K. Trabish

    --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Some details about NewEnergyNews and the man behind the curtain: Herman K. Trabish, Agua Dulce, CA., Doctor with my hands, Writer with my head, Student of New Energy and Human Experience with my heart

    email: herman@NewEnergyNews.net

    -------------------

    -------------------

      A tip of the NewEnergyNews cap to Phillip Garcia for crucial assistance in the design implementation of this site. Thanks, Phillip.

    -------------------

    Pay a visit to the HARRY BOYKOFF page at Basketball Reference, sponsored by NewEnergyNews and Oil In Their Blood.

  • ---------------
  • THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT WEDNESDAY, June 3:
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: How To Get The Investments Needed For A New Grid
  • New Energy Beating Coal, Nuclear In 2020

    Friday, December 22, 2017

    UK’s Big Oil Buys Global Solar Builder

    BP invests in the largest solar development company in Europe

    18 December 2017 (Climate Action)

    “British Petroleum is set to invest $200 million [over 3 years] to acquire 43 percent of Lightsource, the largest solar power project developer in Europe, as a way to diversify its business portfolio away from fossil fuels…Lightsource will be renamed Lightsource BP…The majority of this investment will be dedicated to Lightsource’s pipeline of projects, which aims to add approximately 8 gigawatts (GW) of large-scale solar projects in Europe, India, Middle East and the US. To date, the project developer has mainly focused on solar projects in the UK and sees the new partnership as a way to expand into overseas markets…[T]he partnership will be equally beneficial for BP since major oil companies are forced to diversify their business portfolios as stringent emission regulations and financial climate risks endanger the prospects of exclusively fossil fuel-focused companies…Even though the amount of $200 million seems significant, BP’s capital expenditure for 2016 amounted to $16 billion…” click here for more

    IFTTT Recipe: Share new blog posts to Facebook connects blogger to facebook

    0 Comments:

    Post a Comment

    << Home