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Evaluating powerful batteries for modular grid energy storage

Sandia National Laboratories has begun lab-based characterization of TransPower's GridSaver, the largest grid energy storage system analyzed at Sandia's Energy Storage Test Pad in Albuquerque, ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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iPad Air 2 Teardown Exposes Lower Capacity Battery And Gobs Of Glue

If a part goes bad in your PC, you whip off the side panel door, yank out the defective component, and replace it with a working one. But should something inside your tablet give up the ghost, ...

Thu 23 Oct 14 from HotHardware

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U.S. government grants five open Ebola waste permits

The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued five "non-site-specific" special permits to companies for handling waste related to the Ebola virus that has killed one patient in the United ...

9 hours ago from FOXNews

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UK wind power share shows record rise

The United Kingdom wind power production has been enjoying an upward trajectory, and on Tuesday wind power achieved a significant energy production milestone, reported Brooks Hays for UPI. High ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Boeing opens cooking-oil-to-biofuel plant in China

Two years ago, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner became the first biofuel-powered aircraft to cross the Pacific Ocean. It was actually running on a biofuel/regular jet fuel mix, with the biofuel derived ...

17 hours ago from Gizmag

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Developing a sustainable living may require urban agriculture

Imagine living in an inner city and buying your vegetables and fruit just moments after they've been harvested. Imagine waking up to the rustic sound of a cock crowing. Imagine your household ...

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Kenya Opens World's Largest Single Turbine Geothermal Plant

Kenya has announced the launcháthe world's largest single turbine geothermal power plant, which will add 140 Megawatts (MW) to the country's national electricity grid. The project will bring ...

15 hours ago from ZME Science

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US carbon emissions rose slightly due to cold winter

More coal in the electricity generating mix didn't help, either.

2 hours ago from Ars Technica

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Fossil fuels at what price? EU analysis looks at energy costs

A new report, "Subsidies and costs of EU energy" addresses different forms of energy production. The study was ordered and paid for by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy. ...

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Energy Addicts Project Offers A New Way To Power Devices

We live in a world where each of us do happen to own a fair number of portable electronic devices, and there is always the habit that we have formed over the years to ensure that our ...

16 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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