New EV Battery Boosts 1,000km Range

New EV Battery Boosts 1,000km Range

A new battery from Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd promises to resolve one of the chief complaints that drivers have with electric vehicles: battery range. The next-generation Qilin battery—named after a Chinese mythical creature that appears with the imminent arrival or passing of a sage or respected leader—has a range of more than 620 miles … Read more

Texas Turns To Renewables As Electricity Demand Soars To Record Highs

Texas Turns To Renewables As Electricity Demand Soars To Record Highs

Texas is sweating out a massive heat wave unusually early in the year – and sweating potential blackouts as all those air conditioning units put extra strain on the state’s infamously fragile grid. Already, before the hottest months of the year have even hit, Texans have annihilated previous records for all-time high electricity demand, surpassing … Read more

Shell Is Looking To Shake Up The Energy Game In Texas

Shell Is Looking To Shake Up The Energy Game In Texas

For years now, we have seen a growing divide between oil supermajors in Europe and the United States, as Big Oil has split into two factions on opposite sides of the Atlantic over what to do in response to climate change and increasing global calls for decarbonization. As climate activists grow louder and policymakers ramp … Read more

Suncor to ditch solar and wind assets, focus on hydrogen and renewable fuels

Suncor to ditch solar and wind assets, focus on hydrogen and renewable fuels

Suncor Energy Inc. is divesting its solar and wind assets, turning its focus instead to hydrogen and renewable fuels. The decision to ditch its renewable power assets spells the end of a two-decade foray into wind and solar for the Calgary-based company, which in 2002 partnered with Enbridge Inc. to build one of the first … Read more