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Didi Chuxing and oil giant BP team up to build electric vehicle charging infrastructure in China

Ridesharing and transportation platform Didi Chuxing announced today that it has formed a joint venture with BP, the British gas, oil and energy company, to build electric-vehicle charging infrastructure in China. The charging stations will be available to Didi and non-Didi drivers. The news of Didi and BP’s joint venture comes one week after Didi […]

Lithium batteries: Far more widely recycled than second-hand statistics imply

Lithium-ion batteries are far more widely recycled than many people think, while China and South Korea are already leaders of the emerging circular economy of lithium, a report commissioned by the Swedish Energy Agency has found. An often-cited figure is that “5% of lithium-ion batteries are recycled”, when in fact this statistic, taken originally from […]

China’s Shandong province plans further coal usage cuts over next five years

BEIJING: China’s eastern province of Shandong aims to cut its coal consumption by 50 million tonnes in five years, the provincial government said in a statement on Tuesday, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and upgrade its energy structure. The statement did not provide current coal consumption figures for the province, one of China’s most industrialized. […]