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Can Renewables Fully Sustain Our Current Way Of Life?

Can Renewables Fully Sustain Our Current Way Of Life?

Renewables are simply incapable of…

The Sky Is The Limit For Clean Energy Subsidies In Europe

The Sky Is The Limit For Clean Energy Subsidies In Europe

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Alternative Energy / Renewable Energy

Europe’s First Geothermal Lithium Recovery Plant To Be Built In The UK

Aug 07, 2020 at 13:57 | MINING.com

The UK government announced plans to invest, through its Getting Building Fund, in the construction of Europe’s first geothermal lithium recovery pilot plant at a location near Redruth,…

Going Green Is Easier Done Than Said For The U.S.

Aug 07, 2020 at 12:17 | Haley Zaremba

As the rest of the world follows the global trajectory toward an energy transition, moving away from fossil fuels to alternative forms of energy, whether in the interest…

Can Renewables Fully Sustain Our Current Way Of Life?

Aug 06, 2020 at 17:20 | Tsvetana Paraskova

“The reason renewables can’t power modern civilization is because they were never meant to. One interesting question is why anybody ever thought they could.” Michael Shellenberger, Time magazine “Hero of…

The Sky Is The Limit For Clean Energy Subsidies In Europe

Jul 31, 2020 at 18:01 | Irina Slav

China may have saddled itself with as much as $42 billion in unpaid renewable energy subsidies, but it pales in comparison to the…

Japanese Firm Develops Battery That’s 90% Cheaper Than Lithium-Ion

Jul 09, 2020 at 10:18 | Julianne Geiger

APB Corp founder Hideaki Horie has received backing from a swath of Japanese firms to develop a new kind of battery that would significantly decrease production costs and improve safety,…

How Viable Are Net Zero Strategies For Energy Companies?

Jun 25, 2020 at 13:55 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

This sounds like the old motto of the 1859 Colorado gold rush, “Pike’s Peak or Bust!” But regardless of potential riches, “Net Zero by 2050” has become the unofficial environmental…

The U.S. Is Missing A Major Energy Opportunity

Jun 18, 2020 at 14:57 | Haley Zaremba

This week, the Guardian reported that “worst-case global heating scenarios may need to be revised upwards in light of a better understanding of the role of…

IEA Unveils $3 Trillion Covid-19 Clean Energy Recovery Plan

Jun 18, 2020 at 10:56 | Tsvetana Paraskova

According to IEA and IMF’s analysis, the plan could boost global economic growth by 1.1 percentage points each year over the next three years, and save or create 9 million…

Renewables Could Be The Big Winner In The Post-Pandemic World

Jun 15, 2020 at 12:15 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Although the coronavirus crisis has slowed down clean energy investments and installations, renewable energy and green technologies have the chance to emerge as the winners in the post-COVID-19…

Lithium-Ion Battery Demand To Increase By More Than 1000% This Decade

Jun 04, 2020 at 10:55 | MINING.com

A new report by Roskill states that lithium-ion battery demand is expected to increase more than ten-fold by 20‌29, reaching in excess of 1,8‌00GWh capacity.  “The pipeline capacity of battery…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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