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Europe’s Untapped Lithium Sources

Europe’s Untapped Lithium Sources

May 11, 2018 at 16:35 | Ag Metal Miner

We normally associate Cornwall in England with scones and cream teas … or, if we are really metal nerds, we associate the sometimes-sunny southeast country of the British Isles with…

Coal Is Losing Ground Despite Trump’s Promises

Coal Is Losing Ground Despite Trump’s Promises

May 10, 2018 at 13:03 | Irina Slav

Say what you will about Donald Trump, but he has been keeping his promises. He promised to revive the fossil fuel industry and he has been doing his best—as he…

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…

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…

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…

Is The Golden Era For Renewables Around The Corner?

Is The Golden Era For Renewables Around The Corner?

May 02, 2018 at 14:03 | Salman Ghouri

In the past few years, there has been a lively debate about the increasing role of renewables at the expensive of fossil fuels, particularly in power generation.

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