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Fukushima accident underscores need for U.S. to seek out new information about nuclear plant hazards

A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academy of Sciences concludes that the overarching lesson learned from the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident is that ...

Stanford study shows how to power California with wind, water and sun

Stanford CA (SPX) Jul 25, 2014 Imagine a smog-free Los Angeles, where electric cars ply silent freeways, solar panels blanket rooftops and power plants run on heat from beneath ...

Scotland approves two onshore wind farms

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Steam energy from the sun: New spongelike structure converts solar energy into steam

A new material structure developed at MIT generates steam by soaking up the sun. The structure — a layer of graphite flakes and an underlying carbon foam — is a porous, ...

Antioxidant biomaterial promotes healing

When a foreign material like a medical device or surgical implant is put inside the human body, the body always responds. According to Northwestern’;s Guillermo Ameer, most ...

New system to detect mercury in water systems

A new ultra-sensitive, low-cost and portable system for detecting mercury in environmental water has been developed by University of Adelaide researchers. Published in the journal ...

SPN Partners With Komeri For 12MW Solar System Atop 14 Facilities

Solar Power Ne2rk Japan and Komeri have announced a partnership to develop 12 MW of rooftop solar power across 14 buildings owned by Komeri. SPN will design, build and operate the ...
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Sanctions on Russia have potential for nuclear impact

Recent events in Ukraine have put Europe’s energy security again under scrutiny, and while there is great concern about the bloc’s vulnerability to Russia retaliating to sanctions ...

Japan to increase support for coal power

Japan is to increase its support for coal-fired power plants built in other countries that use the latest coal technologies, the nation said in a policy statement yesterday. Behind ...

Beijing coal plant shut in clean air move

Beijing has shut down the first of 4 coal-fired power plants scheduled for decommissioning as part of the city’s air pollution mitigation efforts. Official Chinese news agency ...
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