Electrification

Weekly data: US outpaces EU in the race to build EV batteries 

President Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is proving a massive boon for US green industry. The $369bn package is…

In green subsidy race with US, EU lacks focus

On 9 February, EU prime ministers and presidents will converge on Brussels for a showdown over how to respond to…

Britishvolt collapse shows structural weakness of UK automotive industry

In July 2022, then UK Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said the planned gigafactory at Blyth in Northumberland would be “transformational”…

EVs, green ammonia and plant-based proteins could supercharge net zero – study

Three “super-leverage points” could catalyse decarbonisation in sectors covering 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report…

Lithium-ion battery pack prices rise for first time since 2010

The price of lithium-ion battery packs – including those used in electric vehicles, buses and energy storage projects – has…

The ten countries that produce the world’s dirtiest electricity

Electrification is at the heart of decarbonisation, but it only makes sense if those grids are powered by clean energy.…

Opinion: Why transport emissions remain the elephant in the room

Electric vehicles (EVs) are often cited as an energy transition success story. Yet they account for a tiny amount of…

EV manufacturers increasingly turning to solid-state batteries – Appleyard Lees

Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers are increasingly opting for solid-state over lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, according to a new report from intellectual…

A push for renewables-fuelled electrification to bring down emissions

https://youtu.be/B6UD1eS4VVc Energy Monitor reporter Dave Keating (left) speaks with EDP's Joana Freitas at COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The…

Making the last mile electric

E-commerce grew significantly during the Covid-19 crisis, recording a 15% increase in activity and delivery traffic in urban areas between…