A recently published market intelligence report shows an upward trajectory in the global EV market because of a strong demand for EV traction motors. The global EV traction motors market is anticipated to reach $ 6.4 billion by the end of 2021.
The 2nd of December marks the second annual celebration of nuclear energy and the people who make it happen - these are the frontline nuclear workers who keep the lights on and facilities operating amid the pandemic.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo could leverage its abundant cobalt resources and hydroelectric power to become a low-cost, low-emissions producer of lithium-ion battery cathode precursor materials.
Pumped storage hydropower, known as ‘the world’s water battery’, is the most critical component in accommodating the intermittent nature and seasonality of renewable energy technologies – yet it is often ignored.
Climate change labour experts have highlighted the impact that the just-transition could have on workers employed in the coal industry. Anna Majavu writes on how moving to a low-carbon economy could negatively impact South African workers as unions weaken and renewable energy components continue to be imported at the expense of local jobs.