All articles by Matt Farmer

Matt is a staff writer covering global energy generation, storage, and resource affairs.

Matt Farmer

To boldly go: Monitoring biodiversity from space

Biodiversity legislation increasingly calls for better vegetation monitoring, but can LIDAR imagery be beaten by space-based solutions?

COP27, and what to expect in another year of climate interventions

The energy industry saw little news from COP27, as focus went elsewhere. What climate interventions should it expect in 2023?

Coal, China and climate change: What to expect from COP27

World leaders have gathered in Sharm-el-Sheikh for COP27, discussing climate change action and power industry reform.

Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant: A timeline of events since Russia’s invasion

Nuclear safety is among the many casualties of war in Ukraine, and plant operators in Zaporizhzhia could not be more afraid.

Will the energy crisis give nuclear power a restart?

Germany and Japan have quickly turned from nuclear scepticism to eagerly reactivate plants.

Germany nationalises Uniper to prevent bankruptcy

The nationalisation of Uniper marks the first of several anticipated to take place throughout Europe.

Building renewable industries in the Omniverse: a chat with Nvidia

Building new factories may require a new way of thinking, and Nvidia believes that its Omniverse software can revolutionise digital twins.

UK Prime Minister announces energy bill limit

Liz Truss has announced a package of energy policy changes aimed to make the UK a net energy exporter by 2040.

Sweden and Finland governments guarantee $33bn power market liquidity

As wholesale power prices rise, the governments of Sweden and Finland have guaranteed trades.

Billpayers struggle as UK winter energy tariffs rise by 80%

The UK’s energy regulator, Ofgem, will likely raise its tariff cap again in January.