Monthly Archives: September 2019

How much photovoltaics (PV) would be needed to power the world sustainably?

The International Energy Agency has dubbed increased global cooling demand as one of the most critical blind spots in today’s energy debate. A new study entitled – Meeting Increased Global Cooling Demand with Photovoltaics during the 21st Century – yields critical new insight to a fundamental question: How much photovoltaics (PV) would be needed to power the world sustainably? The

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WACKER to Acquire a Stake in UK Battery Materials Specialist Nexeon

Wacker Chemie AG is intensifying its research activities on silicon-based materials for high-performance batteries by taking a holding in Nexeon Ltd. The Munich-based chemical company announced today that it is acquiring a 25 percent stake in the UK specialist for new battery materials. WACKER and Nexeon have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. Nexeon develops, produces and sells innovative,

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