The puzzle that bedevils renewables in electrification is storage. We usually think of batteries as the obvious solution and that is an excellent answer in small quantities and short periods of time. The problem lies in renewables needing daylight or wind to generate power and when the base energy source sets or dies down the […]

Global demand for copper is growing rapidly with some of the better studies estimating the world’s demand for copper could exceed supply in as little as six years.  For those looking for electrification of transport and distributed generation this is a major warning sign of what could be ahead. Copper supplies are an issue that […]