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Alternative Energy / Renewable Energy

EV Superchargers Are Already Here… But There’s A Catch

Apr 05, 2019 at 18:31 | Irina Slav

Companies around the world are developing superchargers that can “fill up” an EV battery in a matter of minutes, but there is one problem: they can’t be deployed because battery…

Volkswagen Eyes Electric Pivot Amid Growing Criticism

Apr 03, 2019 at 14:02 | Tim Daiss

It’s not often that corporate executives make confessions that could jeopardize both its corporate standing and perhaps even their jobs. Yet, last week a top Volkswagen group executive said…

The Next Frontier In Energy Storage

Apr 02, 2019 at 13:18 | Irina Slav

A materials science lab at Rice University has developed a relatively green lithium ion battery recycling process that allows for the retention and subsequent reuse of valuable component elements…

Big Tech Joins Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance

Mar 29, 2019 at 18:33 | Irina Slav

Some of the largest companies in the United States have teamed up on a clean energy buying initiative aimed at motivating more businesses to switch to renewable energy as part…

Tunisia Looks To Boost Renewable Sector

Mar 29, 2019 at 18:25 | Oxford Business Group

Slim Feriani, the minister of industry and small and medium-sized enterprises, announced in mid-January that the country was seeking to attract $2bn in foreign investment by launching international bids to…

Bloomberg Launches Alternative To Green New Deal

Mar 07, 2019 at 13:51 | Irina Slav

Michael Bloomberg will not run for president. That was the main outtake from the businessman and philanthropist’s op-ed for Bloomberg the other day. But the more important outtake was…

The Latest News From Tesla Is A Game Changer

Mar 01, 2019 at 14:50 | Martin Tillier

Tesla (TSLA) is a stock, indeed a company, that seems to produce extremes. Its fans, the so-called Tesleratis, will hear no criticism. They are true believers who are convinced that…

The World’s Next Great LNG Project

Mar 01, 2019 at 14:42 | Vanand Meliksetian

According to Shell, global demand for LNG will grow by 11 percent in 2019. Primarily, it will be consumers in China and India that will drive the expanding LNG industry.…

Thailand Pivots To Renewables As Gas Dries Up

Feb 26, 2019 at 12:33 | Tim Daiss

Thailand’s natural gas depletion problems are causing the southeast Asian country to make significant changes to its energy mix. The capacity of non-hydro renewables in Thailand may expand to 21…

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

Global Automakers To Spend $300 Billion On EVs In 10 Years

Jan 14, 2019 at 13:41 | Nick Cunningham

Global automakers are going all-in on electrification with plans to spend a combined $300 billion on EVs over the next decade, according to a Reuters analysis. The rush towards…

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