Desalination Expands, but Energy Challenges Remain
Fearing widespread water scarcity, companies and governments around the world are scoping out desalination technologies to convert seawater to potable water. That’s a rocky path that involves lots of ....Read More
Biomass for Energy
Back in 2009, an article in the Engineered Wood Journal predicted that the competition for certain types of wood fiber would reshape the wood fiber markets due to the increasing demand of wood fiber t....Read More
Why is energy storage so important to decarbonisation?
It is Scottish Renewables Annual Conference today, the first since the ‘great’ policy reset. Questions will be many and answers I suspect few. One question you might find yourself asking during the co....Read More
Electric Vehicles Could Soon Reduce Oil Demand By 13 Million Barrels Per Day
According to a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), the rapid decline in the cost of building batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) will make them cheaper than the internal combustion ....Read More
The puzzle of low oil prices—has the race to beat the carbon bubble already started?
The world’s largest producers of oil, Saudi Arabia and Russia, agreed to a production freeze in February 2016. This deal holds production at the near-record highs that were reached in January in an ef....Read More