Most of America’s propane exports go to countries in Asia
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Most of America’s propane exports go to countries in Asia

In 2017, the United States exported 905,000 barrels per day (b/d) of propane, with the…

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Cellular Valve Structure Opens Up Potential Novel Therapies
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Cellular Valve Structure Opens Up Potential Novel Therapies

Structure of a volume-regulated chloride channel: the view from above shows the selectivity filter. (Image:…

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New Berkeley Lab Study Explores Impacts of High Variable Renewable Energy Futures
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New Berkeley Lab Study Explores Impacts of High Variable Renewable Energy Futures

Increasing penetrations of variable renewable energy (VRE) can affect wholesale electricity price patterns and make…

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Scientists discover how a pinch of salt can improve battery performance
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Scientists discover how a pinch of salt can improve battery performance

They found that adding salt to the inside of a supermolecular sponge and then baking…

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Countries in and around the Middle East are adding coal-fired power plants
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Countries in and around the Middle East are adding coal-fired power plants

Planned coal-fired capacity additions from a number of countries in and around the Middle East…

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EIA raises crude oil, gasoline price forecasts for 2018
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EIA raises crude oil, gasoline price forecasts for 2018

EIA’s May Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) forecasts that Brent crude oil prices will average $71 per barrel…

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Solar surpasses biomass to become third-most prevalent renewable electricity source
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Solar surpasses biomass to become third-most prevalent renewable electricity source

Electricity generation from solar resources in the United States reached 77 million megawatthours (MWh) in…

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New technology ushers in new era of battery testing
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New technology ushers in new era of battery testing

New advances are set to revolutionize battery technology, making them safer and more efficient. Lithium-ion…

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Stanford researchers have developed a water-based battery to store solar and wind energy
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Stanford researchers have developed a water-based battery to store solar and wind energy

Postdoctoral scholar Wei Chen holds a prototype of what could one day be a ginormous…

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Hanging by a Nanowhisker
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Hanging by a Nanowhisker

If Alexander Yulaev and his colleagues had their druthers, they’d do away with whiskers altogether.…

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