All articles by Oliver Gordon

Correspondent Oliver Gordon is a sustainability-focused multimedia journalist based in London. He has previously worked for Struggles From Below, Uxolo Development Finance, Proximo Infra, TXF News, City AM and Euromoney. Contact Ollie at: oliver.gordon [at]

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Asia-Pacific to power global offshore wind growth – GWEC

The global offshore wind industry will add 380GW of capacity by 2032, nearly half of which will come from the Asia-Pacific region, according to the Global Wind Energy Council.

The top ten critical minerals powerhouses of the energy transition

Four minerals – lithium, cobalt, copper and nickel – will underpin the energy transition, but which countries are sitting on the largest reserves?

Extreme weather could cripple the US electrical grid – Nexans

As stifling heatwaves increase in frequency across the US, the country’s electrical grid is coming under growing strain. Blackouts are only a matter of time, according to cable and electrification specialist Nexans.

Energy crisis has 75% of European SMEs keen on renewables switch

Most European SMEs believe their countries’ fossil fuel dependency is causing the energy crisis and are keen to switch to renewable energy, according to new polling from Beyond Fossil Fuels.

Offshore wind could supply 25% of US electricity by 2050 – study

Offshore wind could supply 10–25% of the US’s electricity demand by 2050, helping the country achieve a 95% clean electricity grid without substantially impacting wholesale electricity costs, according to a new report.

UK domestic solar grows fastest since 2016

Domestic solar installations in the UK are growing at the fastest rate in almost seven years due to high energy prices, but this may strain the grid, finds new research by NTT DATA UK&I.

Scottish households turn up heat pumps and EVs to optimise wind

Piclo has completed the first end-to-end transactions of flexibility services for the UK ESO’s new Local Constraint Market in Scotland.

South America’s largest floating solar farm launched in Colombia

The 1.5MW pilot project aims to demonstrate that hydroelectric dams can team up with floating solar panels to boost energy security and increase production.

The antidote for modern slavery in the renewables supply chain

The complexity and opacity of the renewables supply chain is fostering the growth of modern slavery across Asia, Africa and South America. A proposed “certificate of origin” could help combat the problem before it becomes endemic.

Carbon markets forecast to weather short-term price dips

Carbon market participants believe prices will fall over the next two years but rebound strongly in the second half of the decade, according to a recent survey by IETA and PwC.