All articles by Zachary Skidmore

Zachary Skidmore is a features writer, covering mining and power related news and insights.

Zachary Skidmore

Renewable electric growth on course to accelerate significantly

A new IEA report predicts that global renewable energy capacity will rise more than 60% by 2026 to reach 4,800GW

Northvolt announces first battery cell made from 100% recycled metals

Northvolt has announced the production of the first lithium ion battery cell made from 100% recycled nickel, manganese, and cobalt.

US energy prices likely to rise as result of winter heating pressure

US consumers will be hit with much larger heating bills than last year due to surging energy prices.

COP26: 40 countries agree to phase out coal-fired power

Countries including Canada, Poland, Ukraine, and Vietnam have committed to phase out coal power by 2040 at the latest.

COP26: South Africa to receive $8.5bn to end coal use

South Africa will receive $8.5bn from the US and European countries to help end its reliance on coal.

Lepidico to set up Lithium Production Facility in Abu Dhabi

Lithium development company Lepidico has signed an agreement to establish first lithium production facility in the Middle East.

Indian Government ramps up coal stocks

Coal stocks at Indian power plants have been ramped up to alleviate energy shortage fears.

China expands coal production and imports to roll back coal prices

China’s state economic planner has said that it will use “all necessary means” to roll back record-high coal prices.

Leaked documents reveal countries lobbying against UN climate report

Leaked documents have shown how countries including Australia, Japan, and Saudi Arabia have lobbied to water down a key UN climate report.

NatWest to target £100bn of sustainable and climate funding by 2025

UK banker NatWest has targeted £100bn of sustainable and climate funding for its customers by the end of 2025.