NuScale Has Design Certified and Hopes to Build 80GW of Nuclear by 2042

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 12th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

The NuScale small modular reactor (SMR) design is a fully factory-fabricated NuScale Power Module capable of generating 60 MW of electricity.

Myst AI claims its AI energy prediction technology boosts utilities’ reliability

Posted in Business, Software on 6th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

Myst proposes several use cases for its near-term energy forecasting technology, including electricity demand, renewable production, and market prices.

Solar Energy Conversion Efficiency of 47% Demonstrated

Posted in Hardware on 26th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

A new six-junction solar cell, developed by NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory), converts 47.1% of incident light into electricity when combined with optical concentration.

GE Hitachi Starts Licensing Small Modular Nuclear Reactor

Posted in Business, Science on 3rd Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

They say it will be price competitive with natural gas. Small Reactor projects will be $1-2 billion instead of $10+ billion for large reactors.

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.