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Solving The Energy Industry's Biggest Problem

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Can Seawater Batteries Replace Lithium?

Jan 30, 2020 at 13:58 | Irina Slav

Lithium and cobalt: the two components of a rechargeable battery that have spurred a research and development rush may eventually meet their match in the future, in a simple element…

Which Industries Will Be Hit Hardest By Europe’s Green Deal?

Jan 29, 2020 at 12:51 | Ag Metal Miner

Heard of Europe’s Green Deal? No? That may not be surprising, as it was only announced last month. While it sounds like the latest fruit and veg special offer at…

Does Exxon Know Something About Biofuel That Its Peers Don’t?

Jan 28, 2020 at 14:10 | Haley Zaremba

Oilprice has been reporting on the long, drawn-out death of the dream of algal biofuel for years. A field once crowded with startups and hyperbolic promises of industry…

The Smart Cell Turning Solar Energy Into Hydrogen

Jan 24, 2020 at 17:28 | Irina Slav

What could be better than a solar cell that captures most of the visible light spectrum to generate energy? A cell that can capture the whole visible light spectrum and…

Which Is Safer For The Environment? Lithium-Ion Or Lead-Acid Batteries?

Jan 24, 2020 at 17:21 | Robert Rapier

Following recent articles I wrote on both lithium-ion and lead-acid batteries, I received significant correspondence about the environmental pros and cons of both types of battery. In this article I will use…

The Electricity Grid Of The Future Is Being Built Here

Jan 23, 2020 at 13:16 | Alan Mammoser

A Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi last week displayed the whole universe of systems and technologies that will be required for a post-carbon world. More than 100 providers of…

How To Solve Nuclear Energy’s Biggest Problem

Jan 22, 2020 at 13:17 | Haley Zaremba

Nuclear waste is a huge issue and it’s not going away any time soon--in fact, it’s not going away for millions of years. While most types of nuclear waste remain…

The North Sea’s Most Important Energy Play Isn’t Oil

Jan 21, 2020 at 13:53 | Haley Zaremba

Things have not been looking good for North Sea energy. In fact, last November, Oilprice went so far as to declare that “North Sea Oil Is Doomed With Or…

Could Renewables Overtake Coal In China?

Jan 17, 2020 at 16:13 | Haley Zaremba

In September of last year Oilprice reported an incredible milestone for renewable energy when solar and wind power became cheaper than coal in most of the world. Now, a…

Is This The Death Knell For Nuclear?

Jan 17, 2020 at 15:44 | Haley Zaremba

It’s nearly impossible to discuss climate change and the future of the energy industry without discussing nuclear energy. Nuclear energy produces zero carbon emissions, it’s ultra-efficient, it’s already in widespread…

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