Ethane production growth led to record U.S. natural gas plant liquids production in 2017
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Ethane production growth led to record U.S. natural gas plant liquids production in 2017

U.S. natural gas plant liquids (NGPL) production has nearly doubled since 2010, outpacing the rate of natural…

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Large outdoor study shows biodiversity improves stability of algal biofuel systems
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Large outdoor study shows biodiversity improves stability of algal biofuel systems

A diverse mix of species improves the stability and fuel-oil yield of algal biofuel systems,…

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Sodium- and Potassium-based Batteries Hold Promise for Cheap Energy Storage
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Sodium- and Potassium-based Batteries Hold Promise for Cheap Energy Storage

From electric cars that travel hundreds of miles on a single charge to chainsaws as…

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The science behind pickled battery electrolytes
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The science behind pickled battery electrolytes

Battery researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have discovered an…

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Power marketers are increasing their share of U.S. retail electricity sales
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Power marketers are increasing their share of U.S. retail electricity sales

Competitive power marketers supplied about 21% of the retail electricity sold in the United States…

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MIT engineers build smart power outlet
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MIT engineers build smart power outlet

Have you ever plugged in a vacuum cleaner, only to have it turn off without…

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Critical plant gene takes unexpected detour that could boost biofuel yields
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Critical plant gene takes unexpected detour that could boost biofuel yields

For decades, biologists have believed a key enzyme in plants had one function—produce amino acids,…

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Seawater yields first grams of yellowcake
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Seawater yields first grams of yellowcake

For the first time, researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and LCW Supercritical Technologies have…

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NIF achieves record double fusion yield
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NIF achieves record double fusion yield

An experimental campaign conducted at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) National Ignition Facility (NIF) has…

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PNNL technology clears way for ethanol-derived jet fuel
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PNNL technology clears way for ethanol-derived jet fuel

ASTM International updates standard for alcohol-to-jet synthetic paraffinic kerosene based on fuel produced by PNNL…

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