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Clean Energy
New Nuclear Fuel Could Replace Uranium in Reactors
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Clean Energy
New Nuclear Fuel Could Replace Uranium in Reactors
Nuclear power could become more accessible thanks to a new nuclear fuel called ANEEL that combines thorium with uranium.
October 11, 2020

Nuclear power could become more accessible thanks to a new nuclear fuel called ANEEL that combines thorium with uranium.

Transportation
Passenger Plane Powered By Hydrogen Fuel Makes Maiden Flight
Hydrogen Fuel
Transportation
Passenger Plane Powered By Hydrogen Fuel Makes Maiden Flight
California’s ZeroAvia has flown the first “commercial-grade” plane powered by hydrogen fuel, potentially foreshadowing the sustainable future of air travel.
October 8, 2020

California’s ZeroAvia has flown the first “commercial-grade” plane powered by hydrogen fuel, potentially foreshadowing the sustainable future of air travel.

Clean Energy
Mini Nuclear Reactors Take Big Step Forward in the U.S.
Small Modular Reactors
Clean Energy
Mini Nuclear Reactors Take Big Step Forward in the U.S.
NuScale Power’s small modular reactors generate less energy than full-sized nuclear reactors, but they might also be cheaper and safer.
September 4, 2020

NuScale Power’s small modular reactors generate less energy than full-sized nuclear reactors, but they might also be cheaper and safer.

Clean Energy
New Solar Cells Could Be a Breakthrough in Clean Energy
solar cells
Clean Energy
New Solar Cells Could Be a Breakthrough in Clean Energy
Better solar cells are an objectively good thing. Two new breakthroughs may help us harness more light, more cost effectively.
July 27, 2020

Better solar cells are an objectively good thing. Two new breakthroughs may help us harness more light, more cost effectively.

Climate Change
A New Approach to Green Building Could Reverse Climate Change
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Climate Change
A New Approach to Green Building Could Reverse Climate Change
The building sector is one of the biggest contributors of greenhouse gas emissions. But new research suggests that trend could stop, and even reverse because of a new type of green building.
April 2, 2020

The building sector is one of the biggest contributors of greenhouse gas emissions. But new research suggests that trend could stop, and even reverse because of a new type of green building.

Solar Energy
24/7 Solar Power is On The Horizon
solar power
Solar Energy
24/7 Solar Power is On The Horizon
Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory are planning new solar power tech that collects energy in outer space and laser-beams it back to Earth.
March 18, 2020

Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory are planning new solar power tech that collects energy in outer space and laser-beams it back to Earth.

Clean Energy
Open-Sourcing the Blueprints for a Nuclear Power Plant
nuclear power plant
Clean Energy
Open-Sourcing the Blueprints for a Nuclear Power Plant
The Energy Impact Center has open-sourced nuclear power plant blueprints in an attempt to encourage the adoption of eco-friendly nuclear energy.
March 12, 2020

The Energy Impact Center has open-sourced nuclear power plant blueprints in an attempt to encourage the adoption of eco-friendly nuclear energy.

Sustainability
Can the Maritime Industry Go Green? Washington Ferries Show Us How
Washington ferries
Sustainability
Can the Maritime Industry Go Green? Washington Ferries Show Us How
Washington ferries will soon make the switch from diesel to batteries, becoming the world’s largest hybrid-powered, car-carrying ferries.
February 17, 2020

Washington ferries will soon make the switch from diesel to batteries, becoming the world’s largest hybrid-powered, car-carrying ferries.