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Fueling the Future: How Batteries are Improving, in Three Ways

Bloomberg News Editors In the race for the next generation battery, lithium-ion technology has made huge leaps in recent years. But the power packs continue to have drawbacks: they use raw material mined in unstable countries, they’re dangerous if they break and they co...

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Bernie Sanders’ ‘Green New Deal’ aims to have renewables power homes by 2030

Bloomberg News Editors August 22, 2019 Bernie Sanders wants renewable energy to power U.S. homes and vehicles by 2030 -- and he wants to do it by enlisting ...

The IEA’s hydrogen report doesn’t miss the point. It just buries It.

August 21, 2019 The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently released a major new report on hydrogen, underscoring the remarkable p...

Norwegian battery startup with $4.5B plan has vision for Nordic hub

Bloomberg News Editors August 20, 2019 Freyr AS, a startup planning to build one of Europe’s first battery gigafactories in Norway, has a bigger vision for ...

New study shows benefits of local renewable energy marketplaces

Renewable Energy World Editors August 19, 2019 The financial benefits of buying and selling locally produced energy from rooftop solar, wind turbines and batteries ...

Softbank invests $110M in new energy storage system

Renewable Energy World Editors August 16, 2019 Energy Vault, the creator of a new way to perform utility-scale energy storage, announced that SoftBank Vision Fund ...

The energy transition is underway: 10 charts tell the story

Bloomberg News Editors August 16, 2019 The renewable energy transition promises to reduce carbon emissions, but it’s happening at different speeds around th...

ARENA to provide $40 million funding for South Australia’s first pumped hydro plant

August 15, 2019

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), on behalf of the Australian government, has announced up to $40 milli...

Stanford researchers develop technology to harness energy from mixing of freshwater and seawater

August 15, 2019 A new battery made from affordable and durable materials generates energy from places where salt and fresh waters min...

Net zero carbon emissions ‘impossible’ without hydrogen says UK energy alliance

Kelvin Ross August 15, 2019

The UK’s North West Hydrogen Alliance (NWHA) is calling for government investment in hydrogen projects to meet ambiti...

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Corporate renewables: 5 steps to successfully incorporating renewable solutions into the procurement process

Consumers, stakeholders and employees all demand that businesses operate in a sustainable manner, and in response cor...

The rise of clean energy and the slow, steady death of coal

Even with established energy efficiency measures put in place, along with a growing number of customer owned distribu...

With 500,000 yellow school buses, it’s time to give children a safe, emission-free ride to school

As global populations continue to leave rural settings to flock to metropolitan centers, it has become increasingly c...

During shutdowns, California should insist on emission-free backup power

Over the last days there have been numerous reports in the news about Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)...

Who’s investing in energy storage companies?

Do you have energy storage FOMO yet? (“Fear of Missing Out”) Given all the headlines and hype, you would be normal if...

Voices of 100%: small Iowa town pushes for energy independence

How does a small city in southeastern Iowa plan to achieve energy independence and join the more than 100 cities acro...

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NV Energy's new 540-MWh storage and 475-MW solar project comes at a very...

8minute Solar Energy, NV Energy and the Moapa Band of Paiutes announced that NV Energy ...

Ultra-fast EV chargers coming ultra soon as e-mobility manufacturers ram...

The viability of electric vehicles depends in part on a manufacturing plant in eastern ...

Arizona Public Service issues RFP for large solar + storage plant to pro...

After announcing nearly a gigawatt of new clean-energy projects in February, APS is now...

Germany generated more than 50 percent of electricity from renewables in...

In a first for the country, Germany generated 54.5 percent of electricity from renewabl...

RESOURCES

A New Era of Solar Energy

It’s an exciting and challenging time to be part of the solar energy revolution with th...

How to outsmart the future: understanding energy opportunities today to ...

Increased demand, escalating costs and unremitting pressure on the grid mean that busin...

Designing for Reliability in Electric Utilities

Large electric T&D projects, such as the construction of new transmission lines and...

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Power-to-Gas: What is Real, and Why You Should Care

Advanced large-scale electrolyzers offer the capability to utilize an electric generati...

The Growth of Battery Storage for the Off-Grid/Mini-Grid Market: Wh...

Battery energy storage costs are falling quickly and those cost reductions are leading ...

EVs and beyond: Power generation innovations advancing the energy i...

From electric vehicles and vehicle-to-grid technology, to microgrids and digital power ...

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