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Why Nuclear Energy Matters for New York
Science & Tech  (tags: New York, Energy Policy, Energy, EPA, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Carbon Reductions, Carbon Free Sources, Nuclear, Solar, Wind )

Brian
- 25 days ago - nypost.com
"Important to securing the most cost-effective carbon reductions will be preserving existing carbon-free sources, such as nuclear."
Bill Gates: We Need Energy Miracles
Science & Tech  (tags: Bill Gates, Energy, Research, Development, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Technology, Wind, Solar, Intermittency, Next Gen Nuclear, Energy Efficiency, Energy Demand )

Brian
- 31 days ago - gatesnotes.com
"We need a massive amount of research and development on clean energy: new ways to stabilize the intermittent flows from wind and solar; cheaper, more efficient solar panels; better equipment for managing energy; next-gen nuclear plants..."
11 Maps That Explain the US Energy System
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Technology, Infrastructure, Coal, Oil, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Hydro, Wind, Solar, Transmission Lines, Maps )

Brian
- 43 days ago - vox.com
"The Energy Information Administration (EIA) has a fascinating new mapping tool that lets you take a detailed look at every aspect of America's energy system. Here are 11 maps of interest"
The Climate and Environmental Impacts of Renewables
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Renewables, Climate, Environment, Impacts, Hydro, Solar, Wind, Biomass, Data, Charts )

Brian
- 70 days ago - thebreakthrough.org
"The Current Data and Historical Perspectives on Energy in 29 Charts"
For Germany, It's Coal, Coal, Coal
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Coal, #DirtyCoal, #DirtyEnergy, Coal, Lignite, Brown Coal, Germany, #ClimateChanged, Renewable Energy, Solar, Wind, Subsidies )

Brian
- 189 days ago - realclearenergy.org
"Germany's energy transition has also been a transition to coal: Despite multi-billion subsidies for renewable energy sources, power generation from brown coal (lignite) has climbed to its highest level in Germany since 1990."
Energy-Storage-Breakthrough-La rge-and-Powerful-Redox-Flow-Ba ttery-Developed/
Science & Tech  (tags: battery, storage, solar, wind, energy, breakthrough, GoodNews, technology, discovery )

Alice
- 495 days ago - cleantechnica.com
A breakthrough has been made in the field of renewable energy battery storage. Researchers have developed a redox flow battery that reaches a stack power of up to 25 kW. This breakthrough in battery technology is important.
Wind Turbine Creates Water From Thin Air
Science & Tech  (tags: none )

Barbara
- 795 days ago - cnn.com
Wind turbines have long produced renewable energy but a French engineering firm has discovered another eco-purpose for the towering structures. an appliance that can manufacture drinking water from humid air.
Wind Pushes Plastics Deeper Into Oceans, Driving Trash Estimates Up
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, science, Wind, Oceans )

Ammy
- 822 days ago - sciencedaily.com
While working on a research sailboat gliding over glassy seas in the Pacific Ocean, oceanographer Giora Proskurowski noticed something new:
Sun- and Wind-Powered Lifeboat Becomes a Recording Studio
Science & Tech  (tags: Sun, Wind, Powered, Lifeboat, Becomes, a, Recording, Studio )

Agnes
- 1008 days ago - treehugger.com
When I mention Thomas Dolby, most of my friends draw a blank, until I mention his 1982 song, She Blinded Me With Science. Dolby has been busy since as the TED conference's musical director, as a silicon valley tech entrepreneur, and as a dad who
Windstalk Concept Removes Blades From Wind Power!
Science & Tech  (tags: Windstalk, Concept, Removes, Blades, from, Wind, Power )

Agnes
- 1012 days ago - treehugger.com
Like Awesome-Looking Giant Blades of Grass Wind turbines are probably here to stay. Over time they'll become more efficient by moving offshore, where the wind blows stronger and more constantly, and by becoming bigger and more sophisticated (special blad
100% Wind and Solar Powered Billboards Come to London, New York & Sydney
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar Powered, wind, turbines )

Suzane
- 1091 days ago - treehugger.com
This week, office solutions company Ricoh unveiled what it is calling the "eco-board" - a billboard powered entirely by solar and wind power in London. Situated on the M4 motorway, the billboard is equipped with 96 solar panels and five wind turbines
Wind Farms Extend Growing Season in Certain Regions
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, climate change, clean energy, agriculture, wind, power, turbines, growing season, sustainable energy, research )

Mary
- 1390 days ago - sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (Oct. 5, 2010) -- Wind power is likely to play a large role in the future of sustainable, clean energy, but wide-scale adoption has remained elusive. Now, researchers have found wind farms' effects on local temperatures and proposed strategie
More Pumped Hydro Storage Could Help Wind & Solar Power
Science & Tech  (tags: Pumped Hydro Storage, Solar Power, Wind, energy, technology )

Anna
- 1433 days ago - treehugger.com
Currently the Largest-Scale Form of Grid Storage Available Last week, California's PG&E filed a request with regulators to study the feasibility of building a new "pumped hydro storage" facility in the Mokelumne River watershed in Amador County.
Aerogenerator X Wind Turbine Generates TWICE as Much Power as Other Wind Turbines
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, wind, alternative energy, renewable, cool )

Joe
- 1448 days ago - ecojoes.com
This crazy-looking wind turbine will generate almost twice as much power as standard wind turbines. Click here to see a video of this futuristic and very creative wind turbine o' the future.
Present-Day And Future Alternative Energy Sources
Science & Tech  (tags: Alternative Energy, green energy, alternative, electricity, science, wind, turbine, hydro, solar, generator )

Alexander
- 1649 days ago - thegreeno.com
The major past energy sources have included petroleum and coal. With the sharp increase in energy prices, depleting non-renewable sources of energy, the increase of green house gases impacting global warming
 

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