Energy

militaryMulti-dimensional Power of Ranking of Nations

Most rankings of the military power or geopolitical power of countries look mainly at the power of the air force, navies and armies of countries. They often do not look at the true quality of the equipment or technology. Also, …

artificial intelligenceArk Invest’s Big Five Technologies in 2020 Will Be Worth Multiple Trillions Around 2030

Ark Invest has 11 Big Ideas for 2020. However, Five Ideas are clearly the biggest. AI and Sequencing will supercharge biotechnology for nearly $10 trillion in impact by 2024. $5 to 10 Trillion in Market Value by 2025 Biotech R&D …

batteriesArk Invest Updated Tesla 5 Year Price Target Will Be Over $6000 per Share

Ark Invest is increasing its 5-year Tesla price target to over $6000 per share. They are now assuming that 37 million electric cars, trucks and SUVs will be sold in 2024. They had assumed that Tesla’s 17% market share for …

antiagingTechnology Progresses While Problems Remain Unsolved

When futurists predict that technology X will be developed, there is a common reply from people who do not know the history of technology. The replies are variations of “Technology X will be developed after we solve Y”. Y can …

batteriesIBM Quantum Computer to Help Develop Next-gen Lithium Sulfur Batteries

A quantum computing breakthrough by researchers at IBM and Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, uses a quantum computer to model the dipole moment of three lithium-containing molecules, which brings us one step closer the next-generation lithium sulfur (Li-S) …

energyAnother High Efficiency Solar Cell Material for 29+% Efficiency

Researchers combined an aluminum source into their hydride vapor phase epitaxy (HVPE) reactor, then demonstrated the growth of the semiconductors aluminum indium phosphide (AlInP) and aluminum gallium indium phosphide (AlGaInP) for the first time by this technique. The current world …

chinaTwo Main Chinese Nuclear Companies are Partnering

China Energy Engineering Corporation (CEEC) and China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) have entered into a strategic partnership. CNNC controls most of China’s nuclear sector business including R&D, engineering design, uranium exploration and mining, enrichment, fuel fabrication, reprocessing and waste disposal. …

electricGeopolitics With Energy Independence After Electrification and Fracking

Global oil demand could peak by 2030 with a rapid rise in electric vehicles, ride-sharing and self-driving vehicles. Trucks use 20% of the world’s oil and cars use 40%. This is from 1.5 billion cars. Total global trade is about …

Tesla Path to 5 Million Vehicles per Year by 2025

Another financial analyst has published that Tesla will be able to ramp to huge sales levels in China. Piper analyst Alexander Potter said that if Tesla’s Model 3 market share in the United States can be replicated in China (and …

chinaElon Musk Says Tesla Will Design and Make Original Car in China

Elon Musk gave a talk from the Shanghai factory as they began delivering cars from the factory. He indicated Tesla will make a car design center in China and they will design and make an original car design in China …