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Seawater aqueous battery based on alloy of zinc and manganese

2021.01.13 A team of researchers in the United States claim to have developed a new anode for aqueous batteries made from zinc-manganese. A working battery making use of this anode, with seawater as an electrolyte, indicated remarkable energy density, and...

Poll: renewables workers 'unfazed' covid-19 impact on industry

2021.01.13 A new survey of energy professionals show confidence in the future resilience of the renewables sector. The study found out, that 85% of renewable energy professionals are expecting the sector to experience growth over the next three years. 70% of...

IEA to publish ‘comprehensive’ roadmap for energy-sector decarbonisation

2021.01.12 The International Energy Agency (IEA) is planning to publish a comprehensive roadmap later this year specifying how the energy sector can achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. The plan of action will demonstrate what is needed from institutions and...

New tool to monitor energy transition progress of French regions

2021.01.12 An observatory of France climate energy targets was launched this week and made it possible to see the progress of each region of France in terms of energy and climate transition. The observatory collects data from the regional energy-climate...

Positive ‘tipping points’ provide fresh hope for climate, study says

2021.01.11 According to scientists, positive “tipping points” in the uptake of electric vehicles and the decarbonisation of electricity generation could spark a global transition to a climate neutral economy. While countries need to rapidly decrease their...