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OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Energy department targets Trump rollbacks on appliance efficiency | Biden administration kicks off ...

The Hill 03 Aug 2021
Energy Department targets Trump rollbacks on appliance efficiency ... The net-zero energy mix of the future will rely not only on renewable resources like solar and wind, but also on technology that allows scientists to “re-create and control the power source of stars,” according to economist and plasma physicist Arthur Turrell.

Bringing discoveries to light: X-ray science at Argonne

Phys Dot Org 03 Aug 2021
With a massive upgrade in the works, scientists will be able to see things at scale never seen before ... Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, exceptionally powerful X-rays help the world's leading scientists solve complex problems related to clean energy technologies, climate research, medicine and many other areas.

Australian researchers go round the twist with latest ultra-thin solar discovery

PV Magazine 03 Aug 2021
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU), which received $3.6 million in funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) in January as part of the Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics Infrastructure project, have discovered something interesting about the potential of ultra-thin 2D materials.

Earth’s energy imbalance eliminates almost all doubts about man-made climate change

Swords Today 03 Aug 2021
The Earth’s energy system has been out of control for decades. The stability of the Earth’s climate depends on the delicate equilibrium between the amount of energy the planet absorbs from the Sun and the amount of energy emitted by the Earth back into space.

Can we save the planet by shrinking the economy?

Vox 03 Aug 2021
Steven Chu, who served as secretary of energy under President Obama, has endorsed it, arguing , “You have to design an economy based on no growth or even shrinking growth.” More than 11,000 scientists signed William Ripple’s 2019 letter “World ScientistsWarning of a Climate ...

Bidgely Brings Leading Perspectives on AI for Superior Utility Service to CS Week 2021

The Marshall News Messenger 03 Aug 2021
NV Energy & Bidgely at CS Week 2021, August 16-19 in Tampa, Fla ... A Customer-Centric Approach to Energy Management ... With roots in Silicon Valley, Bidgely has over 17 energy patents, $50M+ in funding, retains 30+ data scientists, and brings a passion for AI to utilities serving residential and commercial customers around the world.

Repsol, Enagas secure EU funds for photoelectrocatalytic hydrogen production

Renewables Now 03 Aug 2021
Spanish multi-energy group Repsol SA (BME.REP) and gas grid operator Enagas SA (BME.ENG) ... "Using , we could obtain a renewable hydrogen that is competitive and uses less energy, Repsol's senior process development scientist Elena Verdu explained on an earlier occasion.

Older adults are happier when space matches personality. Here's why

Hindustan Times 03 Aug 2021
PUBLISHED ON AUG 03, 2021 03.06 PM IST ... For the study, scientists at The University of Texas at Austin studied 286 people over the age of 65 ... Agreeableness, openness and neuroticism were not associated with room decor for everyone, scientists found ... Scientists said this may be because those adults have less energy to maintain their spaces ... Yijung K.

New viable means of storing information for quantum technologies?

Phys Dot Org 03 Aug 2021
A problem nevertheless persists with regard to the reading and writing of information stored in the first two energy levels2 of these oscillators. Scientists successfully proved that this information could be read by using the coupling between electrons, a negatively charged particle, and the flexural mode of these nanotubes.

Existing Drug Shown to Inhibit Virus That Causes COVID-19

Mega Doctor News 03 Aug 2021
Newswise — Scientists from the University of Chicago have found that the drug masitinib may be effective in treating COVID-19 ... The research team, including scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, also found that the drug could be effective against many types of coronaviruses and picornaviruses.

Engineers Develop Highly Efficient Material That Converts Waste Heat Into Energy

Interesting Engineering 03 Aug 2021
By utilizing this technology, scientists could one day help recycle energy that would otherwise be wasted as heat in electronics, power plants, and engines.Advertisement.

NASA satellites help plan future for Palau fish stocks

Phys Dot Org 03 Aug 2021
"We can look at the area and find out where you might have a better chance of sunlight reaching the giant clams to help produce their energy," said Jonathan MacKay, a Marine Spatial Scientist with The Nature Conservancy and NOAA, who leads the team's data and mapping efforts.

COVID renews interest in radiation, but doctors caution against pilgrimages to radon-filled mines

Stars and Stripes 03 Aug 2021
“I found it like I think a lot of people do,” said Tichenor, 67. “It’s a point of desperation with conventional treatment.” ... in low doses for other ailments is disputed ... Another concern ... Department of Energy scientist who studied low-dose radiation, is among those who believe the federal government’s no-level-of-radon-exposure stance goes too far.

A closer look at liquid air energy storage

PV Magazine 02 Aug 2021
The scientists estimate that these systems may currently be built at a cost between €300 and €600 per megawatt-hour and that a positive business case could be favored by certain conditions, including a determined price structure in the energy market and the presence of a grid unable to support high levels of renewable energy penetration.

New pathway to mitigate climate change and boost progress on UN Sustainable Development Goals

Phys Dot Org 02 Aug 2021
Scientists from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and the German Development Institute have developed a new integrated strategy that combines ambitious climate action with dedicated policies for development, food and energy access, global and national equity, and environmental sustainability.

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