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Alternative Energy

Will Sodium Batteries Replace Lithium-Ion?

Jun 02, 2020 at 14:26 | Irina Slav

While everyone else was worrying about cheap oil and the future of electric cars, sodium batteries just got closer to becoming mainstream. This challenger to lithium ion technology has been…

Bill Gates And Big Oil Are Chasing The Nuclear Fusion Dream

Jun 02, 2020 at 10:58 | Jon LeSage

The decades-old debate over nuclear fusion vs. fission is on the edge of a breakthrough as startup Commonwealth Fusion Systems wins over Bill Gates and…

Will America Win The Race For Nuclear Fusion?

Jun 01, 2020 at 13:44 | Anes Alic

An MIT spin-out company is planning to cross the commercial nuclear fusion finish line before anyone else, and big money is backing this game-changing tech that will dictate…

Why The World’s Largest Asset Manager Has Seen Its Shares Soar

May 29, 2020 at 17:21 | Alex Kimani

It’s off to the races for the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock Inc. (NYSE:BLK). At a time when the majority of Wall Street’s mega banks are just starting…

Only One Oil Major Is Betting Big On Renewable Energy

May 29, 2020 at 17:17 | Rystad Energy

Investments in solar and wind energy projects by the world’s oil majors over the next five years are expected to reach $17.5 billion, a Rystad Energy analysis finds.…

Solving The Energy Industry's Biggest Problem

May 29, 2020 at 17:14 | Irina Slav

Here’s a fact you don’t often hear: electric cars are a tiny portion of the global market. “Tiny” here means 0.5 percent of…

How Long Until Hydrogen Is Competitive At The Pump?

May 28, 2020 at 13:32 | Jon LeSage

Hydrogen might have a way to break through one of the barriers that keeps it from reaching mass-scale adoption for fuel cell electric cars and trucks. French fuel company

U.S. Hydropower Disaster Causes $1 Billion In Damages

May 27, 2020 at 14:58 | Julianne Geiger

A catastrophic dam failure at a Michigan hydropower facility this month has left thousands stranded, highlighting the fact that when it comes to clean energy, it’s not all…

Germany Aims To Become World’s Hydrogen Hotspot

May 26, 2020 at 13:13 | Vanand Meliksetian

The energy transition can be compared to a marathon instead of a sprint. As the costs of photovoltaic cells and wind turbines have significantly decreased, decarbonizing the economy has become…

Europe Set To Unveil Its $500 Billion 'Green Deal'

May 21, 2020 at 14:09 | Nick Cunningham

The European Union is set to launch a down payment on a Green New Deal. As the world slips into a deep economic recession – and some indicators are as…

Why The Covid Crisis Is A Pivotal Moment For Renewables

May 21, 2020 at 11:07 | Alex Kimani

The global energy and travel industries have been some of the hardest hit by the coronavirus crisis, with the energy market experiencing its biggest shock post-WWII. Widespread lockdowns have resulted…

IEA Sees Unique Opportunity For Clean Energy During Covid-19 Crisis

May 15, 2020 at 17:16 | Alan Mammoser

In the midst of a pandemic that’s shaken energy markets to the core and threatens to send the global economy into a depression, renewable energy is holding steady.…

The World's First 3D Printed Nuclear Reactor

May 13, 2020 at 17:05 | Irina Slav

3D printing has been getting a lot of hype as an innovative way of manufacturing everything from keychains, aircraft engine parts, and ventilators. Now, 3D printing is creating a nuclear…

Oil Crash Puts Texas Solar Boom At Risk

May 13, 2020 at 12:31 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The oil price crash struck right in the heart of the U.S. oil industry, Texas, where firms are curtailing production to ride out…

COVID-19 Could Spark A Renewable Energy Boom

May 11, 2020 at 17:00 | Nick Cunningham

There is a growing acceptance that the prospect of a V-shaped recovery is unrealistic. “A couple months ago I was optimistic, I was hopeful, that maybe we would have a…

Hand Sanitizer Boom Could Save The Ethanol Industry

May 11, 2020 at 15:03 | Alex Kimani

With widespread layoffs and furloughs hitting post-World War II records and a global economy deep in the throes of a recession, the economic devastation wrought…

Trump’s Corn Crisis Is Back

May 08, 2020 at 17:09 | Nick Cunningham

A bipartisan group of two dozen U.S. Senators sent a letter to President Trump, urging him to reject the demands of the oil…

Are Diamonds The Answer To Our Nuclear Waste Problem?

May 07, 2020 at 11:53 | Haley Zaremba

Nuclear energy is often touted as an answer to climate change for its potential as an efficient means of energy production in a decarbonized energy industry of the…

Mexico’s President Is Betting Big Against Renewables

May 07, 2020 at 10:12 | Irina Slav

It sounds like a news report out of yet another dystopian novel: Mexico is halting grid connection for new solar and wind power projects. In a world rushing…

Could Renewable Spending Solve The Unemployment Crisis In Oil?

May 05, 2020 at 11:21 | Haley Zaremba

Last week the World Economic Forum published a report imploring the energy industry to use this unprecedented disruption of the status quo to consider building a “

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