Renewable energy

The alchemists

Five firms that are transforming themselves to earn bigger profits

  • The battered old coins that are worth a pretty penny

Renewable energy and investing for the end of fossil fuels

Renewable energy will redraw the energy map of the world, reshape the next century, and make fortunes for well-placed investors, says Andrew Lockley.

Apple Energy could be the smartphone king's move into solar power

The maker of iPads and iPhones could be moving into the renewable power industry as it registers the company “Apple Energy”.

The energy revolution is hitting a tipping point

There is a huge shift going on in the energy markets, with the decline of coal mirrored by the stunning rise of renewable energy. Here’s what it means for investors.

Does it pay to go green for your energy?

Sign up for a green energy tariff and you may think your energy comes direct from a renewable source. As Sarah Moore explains, the reality is a bit more complicated.

Battery technology – the final piece of the puzzle

Battery technology is the key piece in the puzzle for renewable energy, says Nick O’Connor. It will change the electricity industry forever.

Three little charts and the coming solar revolution

As solar energy gets cheaper and more efficient, the number of new installations is growing exponentially. Here, Nick O’Connor looks at the solar revolution, and what it means for you.

The age of the sun guzzler

The internal combustion engine created a huge demand for oil. But the new generation of electric cars will transform energy markets. That’s something everyone needs to understand, says Nick O’Connor.

Why the humble battery is the most exciting technology of the future

Renewable energy will one day replace fossil fuels. The technology that will make it happen? The battery. John Stepek examines the future of electricity, and what it means for you.

Invest in the future: five game-changing technologies

Over the past 15 years, technology has revolutionised industries across the globe. Matthew Partridge looks at what will shape the next 15.

The VW scandal is bad news for Tesla – but great news for electric cars

The VW diesel emissions scandal could accelerate the switch to electric cars. But it could be VW itself rather than the likes of Tesla that stand to gain the most. Bengt Saelensminde explains why.

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