Investment in clean energy has been on a steep upward path for years. Now, oil and gas companies are becoming some of the largest new investors in clean energy projects, reports the Fort-Worth Star Telegram. Koch Industries, a long-time oil and gas supporter, has invested nearly $1.7 billion in advanced energyContinue Reading

The Department of Energy is giving a $107 million conditional commitment loan to Syrah Technologies, the operator of a plant in Vidalia, Louisiana which produces natural graphite-based active anode material crucial for manufacturing batteries, reports Canary Media. Unlike previous loans by the DOE meant to aid research and development, Syrah TechnologiesContinue Reading

Mercedes-Benz has opened a new electric battery vehicle factory near Tuscaloosa, Alabama which will create up to 600 new jobs while boosting supply of lithium-ion batteries needed to manufacture the car company’s two new EV models, according to the Associated Press.  “Mercedes-Benz will expand its partnerships with the world’s leading batteryContinue Reading