Mary Beth Griggs
at 11:06 AM Mar 17 2016
Energy // 

Even though technically, it is still winter in the northern hemisphere, temperatures are rising, and summer is coming. That means that in addition to beaches and pools, those zany northerners can look forward to the attack of the ripe, wonderful tomatoes.

Lindsey Kratochwill
at 10:24 AM Mar 2 2016
Energy // 

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed an exciting proof of concept pf the thinnest, lightest solar cell ever made. The key to developing such a thin and light cell, according to MIT is a unique fabrication method.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 12:27 PM Feb 18 2016
Energy // 

Pollen: it's the burden of bees and the bane of allergy sufferers. But it may also be a way for us to effectively store energy.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 08:29 AM Feb 11 2016
Energy // 

The Supreme Court voted 5-4 to issue a temporary stay on President Obama's Clean Power Plan. The move blocks the plan's implementation until a lower court can hear objections to the plan in June.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 09:36 AM Feb 10 2016
Energy // 

A Chinese fusion reactor managed to sustain plasma at temperatures of over 90 million degrees for 102 seconds, according to an article published in the South China Morning Post. That's over a minute in which a machine sustained an electrically charged gas with a temperature approximately three times hotter than the core of the sun.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 11:13 AM Feb 9 2016
Energy // 

Indian Point Energy Center, an aging nuclear power plant located just 25 miles away from New York City, recently detected elevated amounts of radiation in groundwater near the plant, according to news alerts published on Saturday by the facility's parent company Entergy and by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Lindsey Kratochwill
at 16:23 PM Feb 8 2016
Energy // 

The giant concentrated solar power plant in Morocco switched on its first phase this week. Known as Noor I, the 160-megawatt power plant is the first of three phases (named Noor II and Noor III, of course) of a concentrated solar power house situated in the Ouarzazate province.

 
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