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Envision Energy Says EV Battery Cell Costs Will Fall Below $50/kWh By 2025

EV battery cellLei Zhang, CEO of Envision Energy, shocked the Stanford Global Energy Forum when he predicted EV battery cell costs would fall to less than $ 100 per kWh within 2 years. Then he went even further.

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Insurer, oil marketers to bear the brunt of fuel leaks, says KPC

Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has refuted claims that it is liable for accidental spillage and pilferage of petroleum products on its pipe network. The loss is estimated to have cost the parastatal mor…

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Palm oil body says it finds exploitative labour practices at Malaysia’s FGV

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30 (Reuters) – A global palm oil industry watchdog rapped Malaysia’s biggest palm oil producer, FGV Holdings, for “exploitative” labour practices, dire living conditions for its work…

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Fracking Wastewater Not ‘Toxic,’ Pa. Appeals Court Says

Law360 (November 8, 2018, 3:17 PM EST) — The briny wastewater produced by hydraulically fracturing oil and gas wells is not “toxic” in the way an environmental group claimed would bar it from being s…

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“Let Elon Be Elon,” Says Tyson

Neil deGrasse TysonNeil deGrasse Tyson has some advice for people who fear Elon Musk is behaving irrationally lately. “:Let Musk Be Musk,” he says.

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Palm oil giant’s claim it can’t control Liberian subsidiary a ‘red herring,’ NGO says

The Forest Peoples Programme, an NGO, recently filed five new complaints against palm oil giant Golden Agri-Resources. The complaints were filed in the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, or RSPO …

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Biplab Deb says ducks can raise oxygen levels in water bodies, plans to distribute 50,000 ducklings to fishermen

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Tuesday made a bizarre statement by saying that ducks can increase oxygen levels in water bodies by swimming in them. The chief minister gave the statement w…

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Gulf of Mexico leading the way in Shell’s global expansion, says upstream director

Shell is fast expanding its Gulf of Mexico oil business and should return next year … and said: “We’re drilling and fracking at lower cost than the independent co-venturers in our assets in the Perm…

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Ducks raise oxygen level in water bodies, says Tripura CM Biplab Deb

AGARTALA: Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb, whose gaffes earlier drew a lot of flak, is in news again for saying that ducks raise the oxygen level in water bodies when they swim — an …

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Halifax oil leak much larger than originally disclosed, Nova Scotia Power says

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Power says an oil leak at its Tufts Cove generating station involved 19,300 more litres of oil than originally disclosed. The utility had previously said that an oil leak was dis…

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