"In China, you had 1.3 billion people industrializing -- something on that scale has never been seen before," said Andrew Lapping, deputy chief investment officer at Allan Gray Ltd., a manager of $33 billion of assets in Cape Town.
China alone is adding more renewables than the U.S., U.K., and France combined.
team of Chinese students have modified E. coli, Shewanella and B. subtilis bacteria to create a microbial fuel cell. By feeding the bacteria with sugar, the fuel cell can generate up to 80 hours of electrical output.
With theoretical energy densities as much as 10 times that of current lithium-ion batteries, lithium-air (or lithium-oxygen) batteries hold tremendous potential for storage of renewable energy and use in mobile devices and electric cars.
"The world is floating in oil. The numbers we are facing now are dreadful," said David Hufton from PVM Group
Wireless power has long been nothing more than a pipedream, but recent breakthroughs could provide the catalyst needed to spur the technology into widespread use
Now that France and its Western allies are more actively bombing IS oil smuggling operations, many wonder whether this will affect global oil prices, but the figures only point to one answer…
The latest offensive by the French military in Syria will not be enough to move the needle on oil prices, given excess supply still seen today but future escalations in the Middle East could impact production
With the intensification of Saudi competition for market share in Europe, Russia has been forced to provide a bigger discount on its crude, worsening the country's economic outlook in the near term
Netanyahu sounds out Obama on recognising annexation of Syrian territory as test drill promises energy independence
As demand for LNG in key nations such as China and Japan continues to disappoint, producers should be increasingly concerned about even more projects coming online and worsening the glut
Russia's oil industry is putting a brave face on things amid the price slump, but Saudi Arabia's recent incursion into the European market has put Rosneft on the defensive like never before
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While low oil prices have threatened the economies of the Gulf States recently, over the longer term there are much greater and dangerous threats in the decades ahead…
Low oil prices could lead to global fuel shortages in the future, the International Energy Agency has warned.
As electric cars come towards the end of their life, they create a set of problems that you simply don't get with petrol cars - namely, getting rid of the batteries.
With increasing calls for climate change action, the newly launched investigation into Exxon and the rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, the oil and gas industry is under rapidly mounting pressure
Saudi Arabia is determined to stick to its policy of pumping enough oil to protect its global market share, despite the financial pain inflicted on the kingdom's economy.
The startup's name is Faraday Future, and it has been hunting for a place to build what it says will be a $1 billion manufacturing plant for a new line of cars. Four states are contenders and the company says to expect an announcement within weeks.
Hannah Herbst designed an ocean probe capable of powering desalination pumps in third-world countries.
A recent drilling activity forecast session held in Canada by the PSAC once again highlighted the dire straits Canada's oil industry finds itself in at present and the uncertainty that lies ahead
The New York attorney general has launched an investigation into whether Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) misled the public and shareholders about the risks of climate change
Refiners in the Gulf of Mexico are choosing to import international oil in favor of continuing with existing supply deals from drillers in North Dakota as they can longer compete on price
Following third quarter earnings season, many of the world's largest oil and gas companies have decided to shelve the majority of their megaprojects, but how long will that option be viable for?
A common criticism often thrown at Bitcoin is its heavy use of computing power, which in turn requires a large amount of energy.
Many in the markets and the oil and gas industry are focused on the short term price oscillations, but recent studies suggest the longer-term outlook could be far worse than believed