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Nikola Pushes Deeper Into Battery Electric Vehicles With Next Generation Battery Tech

November 19th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The Nikola Motor Company dropped a bomb on the electric vehicle industry today with news of a pending acquisition of a team that has developed next generation battery technology. The news comes with claims of a cathode with 4 times the energy density of today's lithium-ion cells, lasts for 2,000 cycles, and at a cell cost of 50% less than today's lithium-ion cells


Ørsted Acquires Deepwater Wind To Build US Offshore Wind Platform

October 10th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Danish offshore wind energy giant Ørsted has entered into an agreement to acquire the Rhode Island-based offshore wind developer behind the 30 megawatt (MW) Block Island offshore wind farm, Deepwater Wind, in a move set to be worth $510 million and which will result in the creation of a US offshore wind platform


Total Completes Majority Acquisition Of Direct Energie

July 10th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

French multinational oil and gas giant Total has successfully acquired a majority acquisition of French electricity utility Direct Energie in a move which was announced in April of this year and is intended to fast-track Total's expansion into the French and Belgium electricity and gas markets. 


SunPower To Acquire SolarWorld Americas

April 18th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

In a move being billed as a "new chapter in American solar panel manufacturing" SunPower, one of the world's leading solar manufacturers, has announced that it will acquire 100% of SolarWorld Americas, one of the two companies who filed a Section 201 trade case that led to the imposition of 30% tariffs on all imported solar cells and modules into the United States



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