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  • MIT: The Energy System Of The Future Is Closer Than We Think

    Published 20 February 2019 | viewed 136 times

    Thanks to continuously declining costs, a hybrid renewable electricity generation system that combines wind, solar, and storage could become competitive with the cheapest fossil fuel…

  • Fans Panic After Tesla Removes Its “Secret Weapon” From Website

    Published 19 February 2019 | viewed 268 times

    Tesla has removed all information it had about its Model 3 standard version on its website and some fans of the brand are panicking, Electrek’s…

  • China To Build Solar Space Station

    Published 17 February 2019 | viewed 283 times

    Chinese scientists have revealed plans to build and launch in orbit a space solar station that could capture the Sun’s rays 24/7, Chinese media report.…

  • Are Democrats Right To Dismiss Nuclear Energy?

    Published 14 February 2019 | viewed 313 times

    Last week the Democratic party, backed by the new energy of a particularly young and leftist freshman class in the House of Representatives, finally unveiled…

  • The Biggest Bottleneck In The Renewable Revolution

    Published 12 February 2019 | viewed 980 times

    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…

  • Tesla Dominates Latest Global EV Sales List

    Published 11 February 2019 | viewed 331 times

    Tesla Model 3 topped the global EV sales ranking compiled by CleanTechnica and EV Volumes for 2018. In fact, Tesla as a brand dominated the…

  • Will Russia Be Left Holding The Bag If Maduro Is Ousted?

    Published 08 February 2019 | viewed 447 times

    Russia—one of the key supporters of Nicolas Maduro in the Venezuelan crisis—has stood by the Venezuelan leader for years and has poured billions of U.S.…

  • Tech Giants Lead Renewable Push

    Published 06 February 2019 | viewed 1,283 times

    Businesses bought a record 13.4 GW of energy produced from renewables sources last year, bringing the total since 2008 to more than 32 GW, an…

  • Russia Denies Nuclear Deal With North Korea

    Published 02 February 2019 | viewed 795 times

    New reporting has revealed that last fall Russian officials offered a nuclear power plant to North Korea as part of a secretive proposal. The offer…

  • Is Lithium Poised For A Breakout?

    Published 29 January 2019 | viewed 933 times

    It’s been a decade of lows for commodities after posting 7 declines in 11 years, but we’ve seriously underestimated lithium. It’s back with a vengeance…

  • Saudi Arabia Plays Both Sides Of Russia-U.S. Spat

    Published 26 January 2019 | viewed 519 times

    Saudi Arabia is putting itself in a potentially dangerous geopolitical position as it seeks to continue its decades' long relationship with Washington while at the…

  • The Global Energy Transition Has Hit A Roadblock

    Published 23 January 2019 | viewed 764 times

    The consumption of natural resources and consequentially pollution has led to increased attention for the environment in most parts of the world. While it is…

  • Tesla Cuts Full-Time Employees To Keep A Lid On Spending

    Published 21 January 2019 | viewed 364 times

    Tesla said on Friday that it would reduce full-time employee headcount by around 7 percent, aiming to cut costs as it looks to start delivering…

  • Why Are Solar Investments Plummeting?

    Published 20 January 2019 | viewed 717 times

    Global spending on solar energy declined by almost a quarter last year to US$130.8 billion, mainly on the back of a regulatory policy overhaul in…

  • Automakers Go All-In On Electric Vehicles

    Published 15 January 2019 | viewed 1,093 times

    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…

  • Can The New Cadillac Rival Tesla?

    Published 13 January 2019 | viewed 561 times

    General Motors will make Cadillac its first electric car under the BEV3 platform, according to unnamed sources talking to Reuters. The electric Cadillac will become…

  • Fuel Shortages Wreak Havoc On Mexico City

    Published 09 January 2019 | viewed 412 times

    The gasoline shortages sparked by the Mexican government’s offensive against fuel theft have now spread to the capital, Sputnik reports, citing a local correspondent who…

  • Tesla Breaks Ground On First Factory Outside The U.S.

    Published 08 January 2019 | viewed 423 times

    Elon Musk joined the mayor of Shanghai on Monday for the groundbreaking ceremony of Tesla’s first factory outside the U.S. and in the world’s largest…

  • How Big Data And A.I. Are Transforming The Energy Industry

    Published 03 January 2019 | viewed 2,426 times

    The oil industry, it seems, has gone all-in on digital technology, having gotten an early taste of how much various solutions can influence its cost…

  • New Regulations Could Boost Lagging Solar Growth

    Published 29 December 2018 | viewed 1,561 times

    Solar makes sense. It’s cost efficient, it’s eco-friendly and has no carbon footprint, electricity is generated in the same grid where it is consumed, and…