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Cal on October 16th, 2017

MarketResearchFuture says the global energy storage market is about to grow 20% annually between now and 2023. Energy storage ranges from small to very large systems. It is segmented into mechanical energy storage, electro-chemical energy storage, thermal storage, and chemical storage. Energy storage systems have become important for storing renewable energy in recent years because of […]

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Cal on October 15th, 2017

Australian airline Qantas announced it will use biofuels on its flights from Los Angeles International airport starting in 2020. The firm said it will purchase 30 million litres annually of a 50/50 blend of plant-derived biofuel and conventional fuel to power its flights between Los Angeles and Australia. US bioenergy company SG Preston will supply the […]

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Cal on October 14th, 2017

A new study by the China University of Petroleum in Beijing says the Asian country is about to experience a peak in its total crude oil production as early as next year.  Without finding an alternative source of “new abundant energy resources”, the study warns, the 2018 peak in China’s combined conventional and unconventional oil will […]

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Cal on October 12th, 2017

It is easy to build an electric car. It is difficult to earn money with it.” –– BMW research and development chief Klaus Froehlich

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Cal on October 11th, 2017

Projected Growth of Global EV Sales: 2015-2040     Source: Bloomberg New Energy Fincance, Electric Vehicle Outlook 2017 According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), electric vehicles (EVs) will become price competitive on an unsubsidized basis with internal combustion engines beginning in 2025. By 2029, most EV segments will have reached parity with comparable internal […]

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Cal on October 10th, 2017

Almost 50 new pure electric-car models will come to market globally between now and 2022. Globally, there will be 136 EVs on the market by the end of that year, and that does not include the hybrid models or hydrogen fuel cells. Analysts at Bernstein Research calculate that a 500-kilometer battery for an electric car costs […]

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Cal on October 10th, 2017

Number of Electric Car Models Available Globally: 2017-2022  

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Cal on October 10th, 2017

Mining company Rio Tinto tests its autonomous train in Western Australia

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