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Alternative Energy / Renewable Energy

Are Researchers Underestimating The Cost Of Renewables?

Are Researchers Underestimating The Cost Of Renewables?

Jul 28, 2017 at 16:53 | Gail Tverberg

How should electricity from wind turbines and solar panels be evaluated? Should it be evaluated as if these devices are stand-alone devices? Or do these devices provide electricity that is…

Electric Vehicles No Threat To Oil Prices Anytime Soon

Electric Vehicles No Threat To Oil Prices Anytime Soon

Jul 27, 2017 at 14:47 | David Yager

Hardly a day goes by without another media report about the impending demise of the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) as petroleum powered cars and trucks are replaced by uber-clean Electric…

Britain To Ban Fossil Fuel Vehicles By 2040

Britain To Ban Fossil Fuel Vehicles By 2040

Jul 26, 2017 at 15:09 | Gregory Brew

Great Britain will ban all new diesel and gasoline-powered automobiles after 2040, according to Environment Secretary Michael Gove. In an announcement Wednesday morning, Gove confirmed that vehicles powered solely…

Could Clean Energy Spark A Mineral Boom?

Could Clean Energy Spark A Mineral Boom?

Jul 21, 2017 at 16:28 | MINING.com

A new World Bank report released today highlights the potential impacts that the expected continuing boom in low-carbon energy technologies will have on demand for many minerals and metals. Using…

Electric Vehicles Won’t Topple Oil…Yet

Electric Vehicles Won’t Topple Oil…Yet

Jul 17, 2017 at 14:41 | Jon LeSage

While governments around the world are starting to mandate electricity over oil for powering motor vehicles, what are the chances of oil supply being severely impacted in the next quarter…

Tesla Just Changed The Energy Storage Game

Tesla Just Changed The Energy Storage Game

Jul 14, 2017 at 15:55 | Kent Moors

Back when Tesla Inc. (TSLA) unveiled a test of its new “Powerpacks” – batteries to power homes and businesses – it was clear that the company’s future wasn’t in building cars……

Will The EV Hype Actually Help The Oil Business?

Will The EV Hype Actually Help The Oil Business?

Jul 13, 2017 at 15:11 | Peter Tertzakian

Last week’s announcement by Volvo that every car, “it launches from 2019 will have an electric motor,” jolted oil investors. Then France amped up the newswire by switching on a…

Falling Costs Push Renewable Investment Ahead Of Fossil Fuels

Falling Costs Push Renewable Investment Ahead Of Fossil Fuels

Jul 13, 2017 at 14:25 | Gregory Brew

According to the IEA’s World Energy Investment report, investment in electricity finally surpassed investment in oil and gas in 2016, for the first time in recorded history. As

Underwhelming Model 3 News Crushes Tesla’s Market Cap

Underwhelming Model 3 News Crushes Tesla’s Market Cap

Jul 07, 2017 at 18:08 | Tsvetana Paraskova

This past week has been packed with news coming from or concerning Tesla. Judging from Tesla’s dismal stock market performance this week, last Sunday’s Elon Musk announcement that Model…

Tesla Loses Stranglehold As EV Revolution Accelerates

Tesla Loses Stranglehold As EV Revolution Accelerates

Jul 06, 2017 at 17:15 | Nick Cunningham

Volvo became the first major auto company to announce the phase out of the internal-combustion engine from its lineup. The Chinese-owned Swedish car company announced on July 5 that every…

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