12 Maggio 2023

5 spunti per approfondire (19/2023)


La rubrica settimanale con i consigli di lettura di RivistaEnergia.it, dall’Europa e dal mondo. Forse non le notizie più eclatanti, ma proprio per questo interessanti da approfondire. Settimana 19/2023

“After Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, Vladimir Putin weaponised his country’s energy supplies: cutting gas exports to Europe and causing prices to surge. Although wholesale costs have now fallen across the continent, the prices of domestic electricity and gas, compared with two years earlier, were up by an eye-watering 69% and 145% last winter.”

Expensive energy may have killed more Europeans than covid-19 last winter
Articolo – The Economist

“The proliferation of these new traders and fleets is a byproduct of the Group of Seven sanctions that targeted Russia’s oil exports. Before Moscow’s troops invaded Ukraine in February 2022, more than half the crude shipped out of Russia — about 1.5 million barrels a day — ended up in Europe. The European Union agreed in June 2022 to ban member states from importing almost any oil by sea from Russia. While that left other countries free to buy Moscow’s crude, the EU ban extended to the provision of insurance and finance for anyone trading Russian oil. This block on ancillary services was critical. Around 95% of all oil tanker insurance against spills and collisions passes through members of the London-based International Group of P&I Clubs, which operate across most major jurisdictions.”

How an Aging Armada and Mystery Traders Keep Russian Oil Afloat
Articolo – Bloomberg

“Last year, 80 percent of new-car sales in Norway were electric, putting the country at the vanguard of the shift to battery-powered mobility. It has also turned Norway into an observatory for figuring out what the electric vehicle revolution might mean for the environment, workers and life in general. The country will end the sales of internal combustion engine cars in 2025.”

In Norway, the Electric Vehicle Future Has Already Arrived
Articolo – The New York Times

“Maritime war risk premiums for commercial shipping are expected to remain firm over the next several months, if not years, due to prevailing geopolitical risks and even the country of ownership and flag are factors in their calculations, several insurance providers and classification societies said.”

Asia war risk premium seen mostly firm on Persian Gulf concerns: insurers
Articolo – S&P Global Platts

“Critical minerals are the building blocks of U.S. economic and national security. These unique materials possess physical and chemical traits which allow them to be deployed in a variety of advanced technologies, many of which are fundamental to the energy transition, climate change mitigation, and U.S. military development.”

The United States Needs More than Mining Engineers to Solve its Critical Mineral Challenges
Analisi – CSIS

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