Harnessing the power of algae: new, greener fuel cells move step closer to reality
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Harnessing the power of algae: new, greener fuel cells move step closer to reality

A new design of algae-powered fuel cells that is five times more efficient than existing…

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Nearly half of utility-scale capacity installed in 2017 came from renewables
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Nearly half of utility-scale capacity installed in 2017 came from renewables

Once final data are in, EIA expects about 25 gigawatts (GW) of new utility-scale electric…

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EIA forecasts mostly flat crude oil prices and increasing global production through 2019
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EIA forecasts mostly flat crude oil prices and increasing global production through 2019

EIA’s January Short-Term Energy Outlook forecasts Brent crude oil to average $60 per barrel (b) in 2018…

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Almost all power plants that retired in the past decade were powered by fossil fuels
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Almost all power plants that retired in the past decade were powered by fossil fuels

Nearly all of the utility-scale power plants in the United States that were retired from…

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Batteries perform many different functions on the power grid
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Batteries perform many different functions on the power grid

Driven largely by installations over the past three years, the electric power industry has installed…

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Smart City street lighting solution for the first smart marina in the Baltic Sea region
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Smart City street lighting solution for the first smart marina in the Baltic Sea region

Smart City solutions are becoming a major part of every city. These solutions would enable…

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Cold weather, higher exports result in record natural gas demand
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Cold weather, higher exports result in record natural gas demand

Estimated U.S. natural gas demand on January 1, 2018 reached 150.7 billion cubic feet, surpassing…

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U.S. gasoline prices increased in 2017
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U.S. gasoline prices increased in 2017

U.S. regular retail gasoline prices averaged $2.41 per gallon (gal) in 2017, 27 cents/gal (13%)…

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Pioneering smart grid technology solves decades old problematic power grid phenomenon
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Pioneering smart grid technology solves decades old problematic power grid phenomenon

Sandia’s controls use real-time data to reduce inter-area oscillations on western grid Picture a teeter-totter…

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Crude oil prices increased in 2017, and Brent-WTI spread widened
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Crude oil prices increased in 2017, and Brent-WTI spread widened

Crude oil prices ended 2017 at $60/barrel (b), the highest end-of-year price since 2013. West…

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