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Alternative Energy

Energy Storage Gains Washington’s Support

Energy Storage Gains Washington’s Support

May 10, 2018 at 11:22 | Irina Slav

When Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced US$30 million in funding for energy storage projects at the beginning of this month, he drew praise from renewable energy-focused media…

Renewable Energy Jobs Top 10 Million Globally

Renewable Energy Jobs Top 10 Million Globally

May 09, 2018 at 13:04 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Oil, natural gas, and coal may still be the dominant fuel sources in the world’s energy mix, but renewable energy is growing and creating more and more jobs worldwide. In…

Can Volkswagen Compete With Tesla?

Can Volkswagen Compete With Tesla?

May 09, 2018 at 11:52 | Jon LeSage

Volkswagen AG’s new CEO, Herbert Diess, has taken on a corporate mission — to knock Tesla Inc. off its mantle as the global leader in electric vehicle innovation. To get…

U.S. Wind Energy Demand Surges

U.S. Wind Energy Demand Surges

May 07, 2018 at 16:58 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Strong demand for wind power has boosted the development projects in United States to new heights. The pipeline of wind farms under construction or in advanced development in the United…

Is This The Perfect Battery?

Is This The Perfect Battery?

May 04, 2018 at 16:37 | Irina Slav

The quest for the perfect battery continues. Increasingly often called the Holy Grail of energy storage, it needs to be energy dense, cheap, and durable. Existing batteries usually fail in…

Is This The End Of Diesel Trucks?

Is This The End Of Diesel Trucks?

May 04, 2018 at 16:36 | Jon LeSage

Truck fleet operators who not long ago rejected the idea of bringing in electrified commercial vehicles are starting to open up — but doubts still need to be resolved, according…

Solar Is Surging In U.S. Electricity Generation

Solar Is Surging In U.S. Electricity Generation

May 04, 2018 at 16:36 | Ron Patterson

The EIA released the latest edition of their Electric Power Monthly on April 24th, with data for February 2018. The table above shows the percentage contribution of the main fuel sources…

Floating Solar Plants Gain Momentum In India

Floating Solar Plants Gain Momentum In India

May 04, 2018 at 16:36 | Ag Metal Miner

There’s a new trend on the solar energy harnessing front in India. Like in China and a few of the Southeast Asian nations, India is seeing a spurt in what…

When Will Electric Cars Take Over The Roads?

When Will Electric Cars Take Over The Roads?

May 03, 2018 at 18:21 | James Burgess

The age of the electric vehicle (EV) will be here sooner than you think. Out of 1 billion cars in the world, only 2 million are electric. But that will…

Rooftop Solar Could Power 75% Of U.S. Homes

Rooftop Solar Could Power 75% Of U.S. Homes

May 03, 2018 at 13:42 | Robert Rapier

If you have ever wondered how much of the electricity demand in the U.S. could be supplied by rooftop solar, a new study has the answer. Last month the…

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