Batteries

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…

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…

Opinion: Energy transition could destroy Africa’s forests and carbon sinks

It is the greatest paradox of our age: in attempting to solve the problem of climate change, we are turning…

Inflation pushes up cost of new renewables

The cost of renewables has gone up, with new-build onshore wind and fixed-axis (non-tracking) solar costing 7% and 14% more,…

Can flow batteries supercharge the energy transition?

As a stifling heatwave spreads across Europe, solar panels all over the continent are busily transforming the scorching sunshine into…

Inflation bites at the battery storage bonanza

Billions of dollars are flowing into battery storage, a technology critical to the clean energy transition. Whether to help balance…

Will government investments and lithium reserves make Canada a global electric vehicle leader?

When global electric vehicle (EV) sales rose by 43% in 2020, Canada spotted an opportunity to leverage its lithium reserves…

As EV sales are rising, recyclers are getting ready for spent batteries

The US government announced in early May that it will provide more than $3bn to boost domestic production of electric…

The end of Australia’s climate wars?

Australia is unique as a country rife with opportunity and resources to be a leader in a low-carbon economy –…