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How The Sahara Desert Can Power The Entire World

How The Sahara Desert Can Power The Entire World

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A Major Existential Threat Is Arising For Natural Gas

Jun 17, 2019 at 14:02 | Irina Slav

Two recent explosions at hydrogen fueling stations may have soured the fuel’s reputation, but there is increasingly optimistic sentiment for it, with two reports last week claiming it will…

U.S. Wind Farm Developers Brace For Trade War Fallout

U.S. Wind Farm Developers Brace For Trade War Fallout

Jun 12, 2019 at 13:11 | Tsvetana Paraskova

U.S. wind farm project developers continue to announce new wind power capacity in an industry that grew eight percent last year and contributes more than US$1 billion in state and…

How The Sahara Desert Can Power The Entire World

How The Sahara Desert Can Power The Entire World

Jun 11, 2019 at 13:55 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The vast Sahara Desert in Africa is inhospitable to plants and animals, but quite suitable for movie sets such as Luke Skywalker’s desert home planet of Tatooine in Star…

‘’Biofuels Haven’t Cut Gasoline Prices Or Emissions’’

‘’Biofuels Haven’t Cut Gasoline Prices Or Emissions’’

Jun 07, 2019 at 17:41 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Since its introduction more than a decade ago, the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) hasn’t cut gasoline prices outside the Midwest and has even led to a slight rise in pump…

Renewables Are Set To Outprice Oil & Gas By 2020

Renewables Are Set To Outprice Oil & Gas By 2020

May 30, 2019 at 13:22 | Alex Kimani

Moore’s Law might be dead, but Swanson’s Law remains alive and well. Swanson’s Law is the observation that solar PV panels tend to become 20 percent cheaper for every doubling…

Nuclear Power Dying A Slow Death

Nuclear Power Dying A Slow Death

May 28, 2019 at 15:41 | Nick Cunningham

Global nuclear power capacity could plunge by two-thirds over the next 20 years. Even as investment in solar and wind is surging, nuclear power has been the main source of…

Oil Majors Are Missing The Renewable Boom In Asia

Oil Majors Are Missing The Renewable Boom In Asia

May 27, 2019 at 13:59 | Tim Daiss

Renewables energy investment in Asia, excluding China, will bypass spending on upstream oil and gas projects in the region as soon as next year, research consultancy Rystad Energy…

Rare Earth Metals: China’s ‘Nuclear Option’ In The Trade War

Rare Earth Metals: China’s ‘Nuclear Option’ In The Trade War

May 24, 2019 at 17:56 | Alex Kimani

A simple visit to an obscure factory by Chinese President Xi on Monday is all it took to raise the specter that China…

The Tricky Question About Nuclear Even Experts Can’t Answer

The Tricky Question About Nuclear Even Experts Can’t Answer

May 24, 2019 at 17:50 | Robert Rapier

My wife and I have been watching the new HBO miniseries on the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. During the second episode, she asked me the question that is probably on…

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The U.S. Is Losing The Nuclear Race To Russia And China

May 23, 2019 at 16:56 | Tsvetana Paraskova

While nuclear power plants in the U.S. are retiring as they face stiff cost competition from cheap and abundant natural gas, America has also been struggling to keep its leadership…


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