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Alternative Energy / Renewable Energy

The World’s Largest Battery To Power The Permian

The World’s Largest Battery To Power The Permian

Feb 20, 2019 at 14:13 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Borden County, Texas, is set to become the home of the world’s largest battery storage system in 2021. IP Juno, a unit of Intersect Power LLC, has recently outlined…

The Net-Zero Energy Housing Boom Is Starting Here

The Net-Zero Energy Housing Boom Is Starting Here

Feb 15, 2019 at 16:08 | Tsvetana Paraskova

California, which has ambitious targets to cut its carbon footprint and boost renewable energy use, is a U.S. leader in the construction of zero net energy buildings—homes that produce as…

Are Saudi Arabia’s Renewable Ambitions Realistic?

Are Saudi Arabia’s Renewable Ambitions Realistic?

Feb 15, 2019 at 16:03 | Vanand Meliksetian

The Arabian Peninsula has, for most of its existence, not been of significant strategic value. The region is mostly dry and, until recently, didn’t produce much the world needed. Saudi…

BP: Renewables To Become Largest Source Of Power By 2040

BP: Renewables To Become Largest Source Of Power By 2040

Feb 14, 2019 at 12:24 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Renewable energy will be the fastest-growing source of energy in the world through 2040, penetrating the energy system “more quickly than any fuel in history” to become the largest source…

The Renewable Revolution Has A Lithium Problem

The Renewable Revolution Has A Lithium Problem

Feb 12, 2019 at 10:47 | Haley Zaremba

As the global middle class rapidly expands, so too does the worldwide demand for energy and its subsequent carbon footprint. Global climate change will be one of the greatest, if…

Big Oil Is On A Startup Buying Spree

Big Oil Is On A Startup Buying Spree

Feb 06, 2019 at 17:20 | Haley Zaremba

After a decades-long legacy of dismissing the potentially meteoric rise of electric cars, oil and gas companies are finally changing their tune. In fact, in some sectors Big Oil is…

New Data Confirms That China’s Energy Revolution Is Well Under Way

New Data Confirms That China’s Energy Revolution Is Well Under Way

Jan 30, 2019 at 13:54 | Haley Zaremba

China is rushing headlong toward a more sustainable and green energy industry, with aggressive renewable energy campaigns in spite of significant setbacks like limited transmission capacity and a steadily growing…

An Unlikely New Hotspot For Energy Storage

An Unlikely New Hotspot For Energy Storage

Jan 22, 2019 at 17:23 | Tsvetana Paraskova

For decades, the North Sea has been delivering much of the oil and gas to the world’s global supply of fossil fuels. As technologies advanced and climate change concerns increased,…

Remorseless’’ Cost Reductions Drive Renewable Energy Revolution

"Remorseless’’ Cost Reductions Drive Renewable Energy Revolution

Jan 21, 2019 at 16:17 | Nick Cunningham

Renewable energy will march forward this year, due to “remorseless reductions in the costs of solar and wind electricity and of lithium-ion batteries,” Angus McCrone, the chief editor of Bloomberg…

Why Saudi Arabia Can Never Be The King Of Solar

Why Saudi Arabia Can Never Be The King Of Solar

Jan 16, 2019 at 13:36 | Tim Daiss

The often-used phrase “becoming all things to all people” may work well in many contexts but in the energy patch, particularly with Saudi Arabia, it’s falling flat. The de facto…


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