All articles by Eve Thomas

Eve Thomas

Eve Thomas is a reporter writing across a variety of sectors with a specific focus on thematic intelligence. She has a BA in English Literature from the University of Sheffield and an MSt in English from Oxford University.

2023 in data: the trends that shaped the power sector

Power companies are adopting new technology that will aid the energy transition, but the industry has work to do to reach net zero.

Digital solutions for Indonesia’s ageing energy assets

James Fisher AIS discusses the Indonesian energy industry’s “major pain points”, as outdated infrastructure threatens the path to net zero.

Signal: India’s plan for 50,000 electric buses gets US support

A $390m fund will offer loans to EV manufacturers looking to expand production, mitigating risks for those needing investment.

Signal: UK energy sector could see 73,000 new jobs by 2030

With UK government collaboration, the number of roles in the UK energy industry could grow by 22% by 2030.

Signal: batteries market grows as gas-fired generators wind down

The lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries market is set to reach $400bn by 2035, while gas-fired power plants close down.

Signal: Norway opens world’s first wind-powered offshore oil platform

The new wind-powered rig is powered by the world’s biggest floating offshore wind farm, Hywind Tampern farm.

Signal: six companies can bid for contracts in UK small modular reactors push

The UK has announced the six companies advancing to the next round of a competition to develop small modular reactors (SMRs).

Signal: Trina Solar plans $400m Vietnam plant after US tariffs

Chinese solar panel producer Trina Solar plans to invest in the new plant as US sanctions look set to impact its Thai plants.

Signal: Brazil expected to revise climate targets to cut emissions 53% by 2030

Brazil’s President is expected to announce ambitious revisions to the country’s climate targets as concerns around deforestation continue.

Signal: Europe’s largest on-landfill solar farm sees spike in UK hires

Ockendon solar farm is the largest in Europe to be built on landfill, and is generating jobs, as well as clean energy.