• 3 minutes e-car sales collapse
  • 6 minutes America Is Exceptional in Its Political Divide
  • 11 minutes Perovskites, a ‘dirt cheap’ alternative to silicon, just got a lot more efficient

Alternative Energy / Renewable Energy

African Solar Panels Are Cost-Competitive With China

Jul 21, 2023 at 08:30 | Haley Zaremba

Africa is home to 60% of the world’s highest quality solar resources, but has only 1% of the world’s installed solar power production capacity. An under-developed industrial sector…

Agrivoltaics: A Game Changer For Land Use In Renewable Energy

Jul 20, 2023 at 08:28 | Haley Zaremba

The renewable revolution is facing a major land use issue that threatens to seriously impede the growth trajectory of the clean energy sector. Mass-scale renewable energy infrastructure like wind and…

The UK Is Its Own Worst Enemy In Green Power Progress

Jul 17, 2023 at 08:59 | City A.M

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is set for a fresh stage revival later this year within the vaults of London Waterloo, the latest rendition of Lewis Caroll’s literary nonsense…

Washington Unleashes $20 Billion In Clean Energy Funds

Jul 14, 2023 at 13:04 | Julianne Geiger

$20 billion will be up for grabs to facilitate clean energy projects that will “massively expand investment in new projects that reduce pollution across the country,” the White House said…

Countries Wage War Over Clean Energy Subsidies

Jul 14, 2023 at 09:43 | Irina Slav

Journalists are calling it a subsidy war. Those involved in it are keen to preserve an image of cooperation and agreement. Whatever you call it, it's hard to deny the…

Navigating The Hurdles Of Green Hydrogen Production

Jul 14, 2023 at 08:26 | Felicity Bradstock

There is great optimism around the future of green hydrogen, with many seeing it as a super-fuel that will replace oil-derived options, as well as be highly competitive with electric…

The Rise Of Perovskite: A Quantum Leap In Solar Panel Efficiency

Jul 13, 2023 at 07:56 | Felicity Bradstock

With huge amounts of investment being pumped into developing new renewable energy technologies and improving existing equipment worldwide, we are seeing innovations in traditional green energy sources. Solar panels are…

U.S. Natural Gas Loses Ground As Europe Leans On Solar Power

Jul 13, 2023 at 07:46 | Alex Kimani

For decades, natural gas has been Europe’s primary source of electricity, meaning natural gas prices have largely determined electricity producer prices. However, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine,…

Spain To Emerge As Europe’s Green Energy Powerhouse

Jul 06, 2023 at 08:49 | Haley Zaremba

Spain is set to be Europe’s green energy poster child. “Rich in natural resources and with highly competitive renewable energy potential, Spain boasts a privileged geographical position and a technically…

Battery Storage is King in China’s $7T New Energy Industry

Jun 29, 2023 at 10:04 | Tsvetana Paraskova

China’s battery storage business is booming as the country continues to rapidly install wind and solar power generation, beating previous records and leading global investments in renewables.  China is set…

The Rare Metal Keeping Xi and Biden Up At Night

Jun 26, 2023 at 13:50 | Tom Kool

The ground beneath Case Lake in northeastern Ontario houses a critical mineral that may form the heart of one of the most pressing North American security issues of…

Should Big Oil Get Into The Lithium Business?

Jun 26, 2023 at 10:05 | Irina Slav

In March 2021, Schlumberger announced a pilot project led by its subsidiary Schlumberger New Energy. The project was supposed to test a new method of extracting lithium…

Direct Lithium Extraction Is The EV Industry’s Shale Boom

Jun 22, 2023 at 15:14 | Alex Kimani

Over the past few years, the lithium markets exploded as the electrification drive went into overdrive. EV makers like Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) have been scrambling to secure supplies amid rapid…

Renewables Set To Benefit From Big Oil's Renewed Focus On Oil And Gas Big Oil’s

Jun 20, 2023 at 08:57 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Environmentalists and critics are having a field day after a second international energy major scaled back its renewable development ambitions in the space of just a few months.   But Big…

Hackers Have Renewable Energy Projects In Their Crosshairs

Jun 19, 2023 at 08:56 | Irina Slav

The European Union has plans to boost its wind and solar power generation capacity by orders of magnitude in order to hit decarbonization goals. That capacity is heavily reliant on…

The Need For Pragmatism In The Net Zero Journey

Jun 16, 2023 at 06:48 | City A.M

There is something in the air: a pushback against the charge to net zero, come hell or highwater. Yesterday, Shell said it would ‘stabilise’…

Bank Of America Is Betting Big On India’s Renewable Potential

Jun 08, 2023 at 09:02 | Felicity Bradstock

The Indian government has repeatedly been calling for the world’s richest countries to help develop its clean energy industry to support a global green transition. India has significant renewable energy…

Understanding The Economic Realities Behind Wind And Solar Energy

Jun 05, 2023 at 09:24 | Gail Tverberg

A major reason for the growth in the use of renewable energy is the fact that if a person looks at them narrowly enough–such as by using a model–wind and…

Making Energy From Miniscule Man-Made Clouds

Jun 02, 2023 at 15:29 | Haley Zaremba

A team of scientists at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst has discovered how to generate energy from thin air by creating man-made clouds. Most importantly, the method can be…

The Rise Of China's Clean Energy Sector And Its Global Dominance

Jun 02, 2023 at 10:52 | Felicity Bradstock

China is racing toward decarbonization at a rate that few could have predicted. The nation is crushing its competition in terms of clean energy spending, and Bloomberg

Oilprice - The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News