News - 28 Nov 2019
A cornerstone of Germany’s energy policy is replacing fossil and nuclear energy sources for electricity production with renewable sources such as sun, wind, biomass, and water.
News - 22 Nov 2019
University-based and national laboratory scientists have performed a new analysis using a new modeling method for long-lasting electricity generation infrastructure planning that takes into account...
News - 14 Nov 2019
Hydropower is broadly considered to be much more environmentally friendly than electricity generated from fossil fuels, and in many cases this is true. However, a new study reveals that the climate...
News - 6 Nov 2019
Scientists from Carnegie Mellon University have found that existing forecasts recommend that the U.S. electric power sector complies with the 2020 and 2025 CO2 reduction requirements in the Paris...
News - 30 Sep 2019
To mitigate climate change, the proportion of low-carbon electricity generation must increase from today’s 36% to 85% by 2040, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says. IEA and other advocates...
News - 27 Sep 2019
Greenhouse gas emissions cause a warming effect on the climate, while small airborne particles in the atmosphere serve as a cooling mechanism.
However, in a new study from Lund University in...
News - 23 Sep 2019
A new study reveals that developing regions of Asia will be left without adequate water to cool power plants in the near future due to climate change and over-tapped waterways.
News - 7 Aug 2019
Solar power and nuclear power may appear to be extremely different energy sources. Nuclear power originates from the energy discharged when neutrons crash into uranium atoms, splitting them apart....
News - 1 Aug 2019
As population explosion and prolonged droughts continue, coastal cities like Carlsbad in Southern California have gradually opted for ocean desalination to make up for a declining freshwater...
News - 10 Jul 2019
New research at Empa describes how much more work is needed for Switzerland to sustain without fossil fuels in the future.
There are two potential solutions: storing large quantities of energy...