Lithium-ion batteries: delivering transition solutions to different sectors

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The development of advanced energy storage technologies is a critical factor in the success of the decarbonisation of modern economies. Over the last few years, they have played a major role in the growth and evolution of the energy, automotive and electronic appliances sectors. While multiple technologies exist encompassing pump-hydro, compressed air, flywheels and batteries; Li-ion technologies have provided the energy and power requirements to meet the technical demands of these three sectors.

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Part. 2 – Commuting: Car sharing for better way forward

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How much do you think does road congestion cost to the EU? 130 billion euros per year. That is close to 1% of the EU’s GDP according to the European Urban Mobility report of the EU Commission published in 2017. This same year, London was the first most congested city in Europe (7th worldwide), followed by Paris (12th). Compared to 2016, cities such as Brussels have improved: the Belgian capital jumped from the 71st to the 101st place in 2017. But it still does not mean that its mobility situation is ideal.

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Europe’s wake up call for recycling plastic

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On January 1st, 2018, while markets were thriving and the world was celebrating the beginning of the year, China vowed to stop being the receptacle for the planet’s junk by banning the importation of 24 types of foreign waste. As more than 85% of European plastic was shipped to China in 2017, this decision affects each and every player along the plastic industry value chain, from …

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Nuclear power: Shedding light on its obscurity

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When discussing the topic of sustainability, the question of nuclear power is central to the transition to a low-carbon energy future. This is not a “scoop” anymore. Countries must transition away from CO2 emitting power by excluding from their energy mix as quickly as possible their fossil …

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