Energy evolution

Energy evolution
While attempts are being made to move away from fossil fuels for energy production, the transition is not happening as efficiently as many predict. New methods of extracting oil and gas have kept these resources cheap and plentiful and have turned importers into leading exporters. Meanwhile, failed policies – many of them based more on emotion than on scientific facts – have exacerbated many of the problems energy markets face – or created new ones.

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Selected battery gigafactory projects around Europe

Europe’s battery strategy

Europe is on a mission to increase its production of batteries by establishing a foundation for large-scale supply chains on the continent. It is a tricky proposition, not least because it is an expensive plan to carry out and China already holds the dominant position. Success, however, could benefit a host of industries, from carmaking to electricity production. Geopolitically, Europe would also have to make some crucial changes in its alliances and strategic partnerships.

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