In-Depth Research & ReportsSep 13, 2022
Alternative battery chemistries and diversifying clean energy supply chains
By Reed Blakemore, Paddy Ryan, William Tobin
In an ecosystem of growth for batteries for grid storage and electric vehicle applications, alternatives to the lithium-ion battery chemistry may play an increasing role in alleviating supply chain woes and enabling deep decarbonization.
EnergySourceSep 13, 2022
In an ecosystem of growth for batteries, a diversity of options is key
By William Tobin
In the current battery market, much of the demand—and much of the supply chain stress—falls on lithium, whose electrochemical properties make it ideal for energy storage. But other battery technologies could play their own roles, particularly in grid-scale storage. An all-of-the-above approach would allow them to contribute significantly to the energy transition.
Britain DebriefSep 9, 2022
#BritainDebrief – What are the origins of Europe’s energy crisis? | A Debrief from Dr. Helen Thompson
By Ben Judah
Senior Fellow Ben Judah spoke with Dr. Helen Thompson, Professor of Political Economy at Cambridge University, on Europe’s energy, climate and geopolitical reckoning.
Renewables & Advanced Energy events
UkraineAlertMay 18, 2022
Disarming Russia’s energy weapon: Ukraine begins electricity exports to Moldova
By Aura Sabadus
Less than two months after synchronizing with the European electricity grid, Ukraine has begun energy exports to neighboring Moldova in a move that is likely to further dent Russia’s grip over the region.
New AtlanticistMay 11, 2022
Help Ukraine now, and it could power Europe later
By Maxim Timchenko
The world should help rebuild a peaceful country that would contribute to Europe’s long-term energy security, argues the CEO of Ukraine's largest electricity producer.
EnergySourceMay 6, 2022
Colombia can lead the energy transition in Latin America
By Juan Gomez
Colombia's geography gives it a chance to take a leadership role in Latin America's energy transition. But to do so, Colombian leaders will first need to address indigenous concerns, remove barriers to investment, and fix long-standing mismanagement issues.
EnergySourceApr 28, 2022
The US should leverage 45Q for the graphite supply crunch
By William Tobin
The US is staring down a significant shortfall in the supply of graphite, a critical mineral to the energy transition. Synthetic graphite production using captured carbon could be the way forward, and the 45Q tax credit is the best tool policymakers have to stimulate it.
2022 Regional Clean Energy Outlook Conference: Advancing climate and security goals
The conference will gather top government, business, and thought leaders to discuss the next steps in the clean energy transition. This 2-day event takes place October 10-11 in Istanbul.