A single industry accounts for around 5 percent of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. It produces a material so ubiquitous it is nearly invisible: cement. It is the primary ingredient in concrete, which in turn forms the foundations and structures of the buildings we live and work in, and the roads and bridges we drive... read more
As nuclear fusion researchers take steps toward their holy grail, it becomes ever more clear that we don't yet know what we don't know.
Last week I suggested some ways to reduce your hot water use. This is almost always the easiest way to save energy with water heating—it's the "low-hanging fruit" to be sure.
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Fanous and Moomaw, 2018 "These nations fail to recognize the intensity of CO2 emissions linked to the burning of biomass. The chemical energy stored in wood is converted into heat or electricity by way of combustion and is sometimes used for combined heat and power cogeneration.
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Coal-fired power plants are closing in record numbers—and the trend isn't reversing itself anytime soon.
As Power Grid Debate Continues, Majority of Americans Agree Coal, Nuclear Deserve Government Support
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Bernard L. Cohen blames "regulatory ratcheting". Intuitively, I thought it useful to split the cost of regulation between turbulence and increased regulation.
The Electricity Industry; Electricity News; Power Distribution & Smart Grids; Electricity Basics; Various Topics; Developing the technology to harness electricity and use it to power machines has been one of humanity's greatest achievements, and as our dependence on it has increased, the importance of efficiently generating, storing, and ...
Greenpeace will never stop fighting for a greener, healthier world for our oceans, forests, food, climate, and democracy—no matter what forces stand in our way.
Barclays, one of the four "Big Banks" in the UK, has silently made big news last month, shifting its policies regarding financing coal mining and coal-fired power plants, as well as declaring "no appetite" for finance for projects in World Heritage Sites or Ramsar Wetlands locations, and greenfield thermal coal mining
Jane Bitto has a lot on her mind as summer gets into full swing. As co-owner of Evelyn's Drive-In, a landmark clam shack in Tiverton,she has a lot to think about: staffing, maintaining equipment, keeping customers happy and, of course, the food.
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Coral reefs, the "rainforests of the sea," are some of the most biodiverse and productive ecosystems on earth. But tragically, they are in crisis.
When applied to the power industry, the preferred buzzword is becoming the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), in recognition that industrial data feeds can account for more data, at higher volumes, and with more critical implications than data from the consumer IoT, which consists of everything from merchant payment processing to fitness ...
I expect this is where China/India/etc leap past the western nations in power production. The western environmentalists would rather we continue burning coal and building windmills than talk about real solutions.
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Burning Coal Is Hot, the Global Warming Produced Is Even Hotter. Fossil fuel burning means heat and CO2, and more heat is trapped by the latter
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Natural gas is consumed more flexibly than any other fossil fuel. Whereas coal is deployed primarily for electricity generation and oil for transportation, natural gas straddles the energy economy with uses spanning electricity, industry, residential and commercial heating, and transportation ...
Industry analysts examine experiences from an actual multi-unit North American coal generating station to demonstrate that coal-fired power plants can become flexible resources