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North Korea’s Nuclear Threat to America’s Electricity Grid

North Korea on September 3rd, 2017 conducted its sixth nuclear test and as per them, it was their first test of a thermonuclear weapon (hydrogen bomb) of 100-kiloton capacity. Continue reading

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California Targets 100% Renewable Electricity By The Year 2045

California is on the verge of passing a law of using 100% renewable electricity from sources like wind, solar, or hydropower by the year 2045, which is quite a bold disobedience of the Trump administration’s opposition to climate action. Continue reading






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Twist and Stretch Carbon-Nanotube to Harvest Electricity

A team of researchers from the University of Texas at Dallas and Hanyang University in South Korea has developed a new type of yarn spun from carbon nanotubes for energy harvesting. Continue reading






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Chile’s Astonishing Transformation to Clean Electricity

According to the World Bank report published in the beginning of the year 2017, Latin America has the world’s cleanest form of electricity. Continue reading






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Electricity from a Biomimetic Tree

Scientists from the Iowa State University in the United States have developed a unique gadget that can imitate the leaves and branches of a tree and help in electricity generation. Continue reading






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Are Electric Cars Environment Friendly and Non Polluting?

It is a fact that electric cars don’t pollute atmosphere while running on roads, as they are zero emission (tailpipe emissions) vehicles and also eliminate oil. Continue reading






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Scientists Create Food From Electricity – Will It Fight World Hunger?

Food can now be created from carbon dioxide, electricity, and microbes according to a team of Finnish scientists. The single-cell protein meal has opened pathways to being a new food in the future. Continue reading






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Lessons from China’s Effort to Bring Electricity to 1.4 Billion People

China has successfully achieved full electrification for its population of 1.4 billion, reaching even the remotest villages. Continue reading






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Consumers in Texas have Option to Buy Cheaper Electricity

As a result of the deregulation, today almost 85% of Texas power consumers (those served by a company not owned by a municipality or a utility cooperative) have the option to choose their electricity supplier from the retail electric providers (REPs), available in their area. Continue reading






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EV Maker Tesla to Build World’s Largest Battery in Australia

A French leading renewable energy company Neoen is building Hornsdale Wind Farm and Elon Musk (Tesla CEO) will install a 100-megawatt capacity battery (129 megawatt-hour of power generation) for power storage near Jamestown. Continue reading






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