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Alternative Energy / Renewable Energy

IEA Calls For Emergency Clean Energy Aid Package

Mar 17, 2020 at 17:32 | Nick Cunningham

The coronavirus pandemic will almost certainly trigger a global economic recession, and the recession may have already started with major economies grinding to a standstill. The U.S. government has…

This Supermajor Is Diving Into The Green Hydrogen Game

Feb 28, 2020 at 16:54 | Haley Zaremba

Hydrogen is often hailed as a silver bullet solution to emissions-free fuel since it burns clean, leaving nothing but water vapor, but the reality of using and producing green hydrogen…

5 Top Alt-Energy Stocks Storming Wall Street

Feb 27, 2020 at 12:44 | Alex Kimani

As the US stock market continues to sink deeper into bear territory, stocks that are directly involved in or connected to alternative energy have remained more resilient than most, and…

The Real Reason The Middle East Is Pivoting Towards Renewables

Feb 26, 2020 at 14:53 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The oil-rich Middle East is boosting investments in renewable energy generation at home and abroad.   Just a few years ago, this notion would have raised a few eyebrows. But…

The Two Most Important Factors In The EV Boom

Feb 20, 2020 at 13:57 | Irina Slav

The ranks of batteries aiming to challenge the dominant lithium ion technology have been swelling rapidly in the past few years are researchers and businesses seek a better and cheaper…

Can The U.S. Compete With China In The Energy Storage Race?

Feb 18, 2020 at 16:57 | Haley Zaremba

Last year Oilprice reported that the energy storage industry was about to explode in China. We wrote that “China is set to become the single biggest energy storage market…

The Next Renewable Energy Source Could Be Rain

Feb 14, 2020 at 17:17 | Irina Slav

The quest for the next source of renewable energy is well under way, with no natural phenomenon overlooked. We have already harnessed the power of flowing water, wind, and sunlight,…

5 Weird Ways To Generate Renewable Energy

Feb 07, 2020 at 16:42 | Julianne Geiger

As concern grows for the climate and all eyes are on fossil fuels, the hunt is on for new ways of generating electricity. Traditional renewable energy sources have until now…

Could This Be The Decade Of Green Hydrogen?

Feb 07, 2020 at 16:40 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The pressure on the energy industry to curb carbon emissions while simultaneously meeting growing global demand has drawn attention to alternatives to fossil fuels.   Of those alternatives, renewable…

The Big Four In Tech Are Buying Into The Renewable Boom

Jan 31, 2020 at 17:34 | Haley Zaremba

 “By the end of the coming decade we will be on one of two paths. One is the path of surrender, where we have sleep walked past the point of…

Is Germany Too Dependent On Renewable Energy?

Jan 31, 2020 at 17:14 | ZeroHedge

Germany now generates over 35 percent of its yearly electricity consumption from wind and solar sources. Over 30 000 wind turbines have been built, with a total installed capacity of nearly…

Can Seawater Batteries Replace Lithium?

Jan 30, 2020 at 13:58 | Irina Slav

Lithium and cobalt: the two components of a rechargeable battery that have spurred a research and development rush may eventually meet their match in the future, in a simple element…

Which Industries Will Be Hit Hardest By Europe’s Green Deal?

Jan 29, 2020 at 12:51 | Ag Metal Miner

Heard of Europe’s Green Deal? No? That may not be surprising, as it was only announced last month. While it sounds like the latest fruit and veg special offer at…

Which Is Safer For The Environment? Lithium-Ion Or Lead-Acid Batteries?

Jan 24, 2020 at 17:21 | Robert Rapier

Following recent articles I wrote on both lithium-ion and lead-acid batteries, I received significant correspondence about the environmental pros and cons of both types of battery. In this article I will use…

The Electricity Grid Of The Future Is Being Built Here

Jan 23, 2020 at 13:16 | Alan Mammoser

A Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi last week displayed the whole universe of systems and technologies that will be required for a post-carbon world. More than 100 providers of…

Could Renewables Overtake Coal In China?

Jan 17, 2020 at 16:13 | Haley Zaremba

In September of last year Oilprice reported an incredible milestone for renewable energy when solar and wind power became cheaper than coal in most of the world. Now, a…

Five Clean Energy Trends To Watch In 2020

Jan 16, 2020 at 11:49 | Tsvetana Paraskova

At the start of 2020, analysts bravely stepped out on a limb to predict how the turbulent energy market and energy systems will evolve at the beginning of the new…

Self-Healing Lithium Batteries Are On The Horizon

Dec 31, 2019 at 13:10 | MINING.com

Engineers at the University of Illinois have developed an electrolyte that could help manufacturers produce recyclable, self-healing commercial batteries. In a study published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, the…

The European Auto Industry Is Racing To Ditch Diesel

Dec 27, 2019 at 12:02 | Ag Metal Miner

As if the downturn due to a trade-war-induced slowdown in China were not enough, the European automotive industry is facing the challenge of a rapid switch from diesel to…

This Tech Giant Just Entered The Battery Business

Dec 27, 2019 at 11:56 | Charles Kennedy

Investors have been battling with the battery paradox for years. The answer might see us ditch heavy metals for something as random as … seawater.  With the global electrification drive…

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