Safe solid-state lithium batteries herald ‘paradigm shift’ in energy storage
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Safe solid-state lithium batteries herald ‘paradigm shift’ in energy storage

The race to produce safe, powerful and affordable solid-state lithium batteries is accelerating and recent…

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Team from Costa Rica and UC Riverside Creates Biophotovoltaic Technology
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Team from Costa Rica and UC Riverside Creates Biophotovoltaic Technology

Claudia Chaves Villarreal, a Ph.D. candidate in materials science and engineering in UC Riverside’s Bourns…

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Clean Energy: Small Scale, Huge Impact
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Clean Energy: Small Scale, Huge Impact

The solutions to some of our most pressing clean energy needs may lie not only…

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Volcanic lava flows continue to affect geothermal power generation on Hawaii’s Big Island
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Volcanic lava flows continue to affect geothermal power generation on Hawaii’s Big Island

Lava flows from the Kilauea volcano on the island of Hawaii led to the shutdown…

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New approaches to chemical and electrical energy conversions
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New approaches to chemical and electrical energy conversions

For the second time, the U.S. Department of Energy renewed funding for a center designed…

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U.S. refinery capacity virtually unchanged between 2017 and 2018
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U.S. refinery capacity virtually unchanged between 2017 and 2018

As of January 1, 2018, U.S. operable atmospheric crude distillation capacity totaled 18.6 million barrels…

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Generating electrical power from waste heat
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Generating electrical power from waste heat

New Sandia solid-state silicon device may one day power space missions Directly converting electrical power…

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Wind generators’ cost declines reflect technology improvements and siting decisions
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Wind generators’ cost declines reflect technology improvements and siting decisions

Between 2010 and 2016, the capacity-weighted average cost (real 2016$) of U.S. wind installations declined…

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EIA adds Puerto Rico data to its U.S. power plant inventory
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EIA adds Puerto Rico data to its U.S. power plant inventory

EIA has added existing, retired, and proposed power plants in Puerto Rico to its Preliminary Monthly…

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NERC’s Summer Reliability Assessment highlights seasonal electric reliability issues
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NERC’s Summer Reliability Assessment highlights seasonal electric reliability issues

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) recent 2018 Summer Reliability Assessment finds that there are enough…

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