energy

Flue gases extract methane from permafrost while reducing emissions

Posted in Science on 3rd Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

University in Edinburgh are looking at a way of extracting methane from Arctic permafrost in a manner that reduces carbon dioxide emissions.

Concentrated solar viable for industrial uses after exceeding 1,000°C

Posted in Hardware, Science on 22nd Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

Advanced computer vision software that allows a large array of computer-controlled mirrors (known as heliostats) to focus their reflected sunlight onto a target with ultra-high accuracy, resulting in ultra-high temperatures.

Progress to a Hydrogen Economy With Better Production from Seawater

Posted in Business, Science on 21st Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

The device, composed of inexpensive non-noble metal nitrides, manages to avoid many of the obstacles that have limited earlier attempts to inexpensively produce hydrogen or safe drinking water from seawater

China Makes Innovation Alliance to Accelerate Extracting Uranium from Seawater

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

It is estimated that about 4.5 billion tonnes of uranium is reserved in seawater, about 1,000 times of the land proven reserves, but the concentration of uranium in seawater is extremely low.

Germany Solar and Wind is Triple the Cost of France’s Nuclear and Will Last Half as Long

Posted in Business, Hardware on 12th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

From 2006 to 2017, Germany increased the cost of electricity for households by 50%. (per an OECD report) French electricity costs are just 59% of German electricity prices. France produces one-tenth the carbon pollution from electricity compared to Germany.