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Emerging Issues in Energy Storage – Unlocking the Next Wave of the Energy Transition Domestic manufacturing key to the success of renewable energy Will solid-state batteries meet industry demand? Africa: ‘Clean energy solutions are woefully underfunded today’ Solar power prices are falling. What does this mean for our household electricity bills? Toyota to use solid-state batteries in hybrids before EVs Future vision: extracting more cobalt and nickel from li-ion batteries ‘Lithium Valley’ could save one of the most polluted areas in California US lags in electric vehicle sales despite Biden administration’s push Renewable electricity growth is accelerating faster than ever worldwide ‘Battery arms race’: how China has monopolised the electric vehicle industry Sustainable lithium-ion batteries: Geothermal extraction, ethical cobalt and fully recycled cells The MENA Region: A Key Scenario for the Energy Transition ‘Crucial to limiting climate change’: Long Duration Energy Storage Council publishes first report Why are solid-state batteries so important? 5 charts explaining the future of EV batteries Looking Beyond Decarbonization Could Add Value to Clean Energy Projects Battery power: five innovations for cleaner, greener electric vehicles SUSTAINABLE FUTURE ‘It is entirely doable, and it is doable fast’: Experts on how to navigate the energy transition The reasons behind lithium-ion batteries’ rapid cost decline Blockchain’s role in the energy transition: improving renewable energy adoption through distributed solutions Australia’s EV sales are lagging. What can we learn from world leader Norway? Why battery energy storage systems should not be overlooked How China’s clean energy push could help the developing world give up fossil fuels Electric cars could one day power your house – here’s how to make it happen How Drilling for Lithium in the Salton Sea Is Making For a More Sustainable Future How might the world meet its clean energy needs Mining the gap: Companies push to find raw materials for electric vehicle boom Visualizing the Global Electric Vehicle Market How finance, ag-tech and more can speed the energy transition – 4 experts explain Trees Are the Secret Ingredient for Solid-State Batteries, Scientists Say Long-duration energy storage council formed at COP26 Boom in electric vehicles to offer more job opportunities to electrical engineers Energy transition must not come at a cost to fragile societies Batteries and the new “lithium gold-rush” Why 24/7 clean energy beats carbon offsetting India bets its energy future on solar—in ways both small and big Wind energy could cut global warming by up to 0.8 degrees C, says report Toyota announces the bZ4X: the carmaker’s first mass-produced electric vehicle Cars Are Going Electric. What Happens to the Used Batteries? Ending energy poverty need not come at the expense of a safe climate future Greece Is Getting Rewired for the Future Lack of chargers hamper electric vehicles use at COP26 Floating Wind Farms are About to Transform the Oceans Electric cars expected to outsell diesel ones in the UK next year How Australia’s coal country past is scuppering its renewable energy future A future with sustainable, profitable Lithium-ion battery recycling is closer than you think From coal to large-scale batteries as Queensland’s Renewable Energy Zone plans progress The bumpy road to India’s electric car dreams Innovative Australian battery materials projects gain momentum at home and abroad Utilizing Ocean Heat as a Renewable Energy Source Let’s not repeat the mistakes of the past in Africa’s energy transition A $1.5 billion lithium deposit has been discovered in western Maine, but mining it could be hard Tesla is setting the bar for electric vehicles, VW CEO admits Hyundai, Kia Announce Solid State Battery With Factorial Energy What is corporate renewable energy purchasing and how is it changing? How Brazil could become a ‘green lithium powerhouse’ Renewable energy’s role in economic recovery driving 1TWh of energy storage demand by 2030 Record levels of renewable energy drive down electricity prices across Australia The coming electric vehicle disruption that nobody is talking about Argentina at crossroads over the future of the lithium sector Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 12 Million Globally Those Big Bets on Solid-State Batteries—The Payoff is Getting Closer China continues to dominate lithium battery supply chains but policy support gives US new hope Poor EV take-up to cost Australia’s health system $1tn by 2050, modelling shows The energy transition needs metals. But it needs social awareness too Chile to open 400,000 tonnes of lithium reserves up for exploration Visualizing the Global Demand for Lithium Can green energy power Africa’s future? Make electric vehicles lighter to maximize climate and safety benefits Lessons for the energy transition from the 2021 energy crisis Optimizing Results-Based Financing for Off-Grid Energy: Why Localization Can Provide a Pathway to More Effective Investment Will electric vehicles catch on in the wide-open West? Chinese investors jostle over Argentine lithium mines India’s Electric Vehicle Ambitions Are Arriving on Two Wheels Hydrogen Is As Broadly Useful As Hemp, And Will Be Used Just As Much Five Missed Opportunities to Support the Energy Transition in COVID-19 Recovery The Challenge Of Lithium-Ion Dependency In India’s EV Adoption With forward capacity auction success, batteries are winning in New England China’s carmakers are making cheaper electric vehicles – and they have their sights on Europe WEF whitepaper highlights funding as key to energy transition Energy transitions: The role of institutions and market structures The only quick-fix to Europe’s energy price crisis is saving energy A Look at the Philippines’ Clean Energy Ecosystem GM envisions electric vehicles with 600 miles of range with new battery research center The race to grab all the UK’s lithium before it’s too late Opinion: Argentina, Bolivia and Chile need a responsible lithium boom A leap forward for the global energy transition but long way before it is fair and fast enough New Study Finds Grid-Scale Energy Storage Can Help Asia Pacific Deliver Reliable, Affordable, Clean Energy Commentary: Electric vehicles are finally ready for rural drivers Mapping Latin America’s non-hydro renewable energy The world’s largest lithium producing countries Ford announces $11.4bn investment in electric vehicle plants To lead the green energy future, solar must clean up its supply chains China to boost new energy amid rationing In search of ‘Lithium Valley’: why energy companies see riches in the California desert Clean, Renewable Energy is ‘the Difference between Life and Death’, Will Prevent Climate Catastrophe, Secretary-General Tells High-Level Dialogue How rising wholesale electricity prices will affect the switch to electric vehicles The Promise of Green Hydrogen Fixing flaws in Li-ion batteries, focus for World Energy Storage Day We need lithium for clean energy, but Rio Tinto’s planned Serbian mine reminds us it shouldn’t come at any cost Long-Duration Energy Storage: The Catalyst for a Sustainable Energy Future What the Energy Transition Needs Charging ahead: how to make sure the electric vehicle transition is sustainable and just Australia’s electricity market rule change that will be ‘massive’ for batteries is imminent The race for lithium – a new method makes water-derived lithium possible Electric vehicles divide opinion as car-loving Germany goes to polls How AI is transforming, decarbonising and ‘cleaning up’ the grid Future utilities will use 100 percent renewable energy. But how soon? EnergyX the Platinum Sponsor for the 2021 Fastmarkets Lithium Conference Lithium Mining In Nevada: The White Gold Rush? India’s electric vehicle market is emerging as the next favourite destination