After years of promise, battery cars about to go mainstream

GENEVA (AP) — For years, there have been lots of electric cars proudly rolled out at auto shows but few on the streets or at dealers. That could be about to change. The electric cars...

North Korea exploring sanctions-proof energy technologies

NAMPO, North Korea (AP) — Power-strapped North Korea is exploring two ambitious alternative energy sources — tidal power and coal-based synthetic fuels — that could greatly improve living standards an...

Giving up gas: China's Shenzhen switches to electric taxis

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — One of China's major cities has reached an environmental milestone: an almost entirely electric-powered taxi fleet. The high-tech hub of Shenzhen in southern C...

Hungary looks at Cyprus gas to diversity energy supply

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Hungary's foreign minister says Cyprus' offshore gas deposits could become an alternative energy source for his country, which is seeking to diversify its natural gas supply bey...

If your Tesla knows where you are, China may too

SHANGHAI (AP) — When Shan Junhua bought his white Tesla Model X, he knew it was a fast, beautiful car. What he didn’t know is that Tesla constantly sends information about the precise loca...

Taiwan's goal to go nuclear-free will persist despite pro-nuke referendum passing: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a pro-nuke referendum that was passed last Saturday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday that the government will maintain its policy to decrease rel...

In China, your car could be talking to the government

SHANGHAI (AP) — When Shan Junhua bought his white Tesla Model X, he knew it was a fast, beautiful car. What he didn't know is that Tesla constantly sends information about the precise location of his ...

In China, your car could be talking to the government

SHANGHAI (AP) — Global automakers are feeding real-time location information and dozens of other data points from electric vehicles to Chinese government monitoring centers, potentially adding to Chin...

Taiwan cannot become a ‘coal-free’ society by 2030: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan cannot stop the use of coal to produce energy by 2030, but needs to rely on a mix of alternative energy forms, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Thursday...

What's at stake if investors begin to shun Saudi Arabia

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The disappearance of a Saudi journalist last seen entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul has shaken businesses' confidence in the country as a place to do business, wit...

Taiwan's economic minister apologizes for 'plug into nose' comment about power shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) at a press conference today apologized for sarcastically suggesting that "plugging into the nose" was t...

Ceres Wins £7m UK Funding to Support Electric Vehicle Application with Nissan

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 2, 2018--Ceres Power (AIM: CWR, "Ceres Power"), developer of the SteelCell®, a world-leading, low cost Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) technology, is pleased to announce it h...

SolarReserve Applauds Partner Sandia National Laboratories’ 40 Years of Solar Thermal Power Research

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--From testing space shuttle tiles to making electricity from sunlight, for forty years Sandia National Laboratories has contributed to energy researc...

EDF Renewables and PGGM Sign Agreements on Wind and Solar Projects in the United States

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018-- announced today the signing of two Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSA) by which will acquire a 50 percent ownership interest in the following projects: Glacie...

Global Germanium Market 2018-2022 | Advent of Artificial Intelligence to Encourage Growth | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--The global germanium market is expected to post a CAGR of close to 7% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by . ...