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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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France and Ireland to Get Electrified Together!

A project Celtic interconnector which will link French and Irish electricity grid has been awarded a €4 million grant from the European Commission recently. The feasibility study of the project was carried out with the support of the EU’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). Continue reading






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Cornell Engineers Convert Food Waste To Green Electricity

Food waste can now be turned into valuable green electricity. Cornell University researchers have carried out groundbreaking research. Continue reading






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Parked Electric Cars Set to Power Buildings from Parking Lot

A new wave of electricity supply stands poised to power large buildings. The energy stored in the batteries of idle electric vehicles (EVs) could boost the grid power of the buildings and increase the lifespan of the vehicle batteries. Continue reading






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India Unleashes Support for Clean Electricity, Cars

India stands poised for its largest energy transformation project in the world. Organisers of the Vienna Energy Forum declared this stance on May 11, while introducing the keynote speaker, Piyush Goyal, India’s Energy Minister. Continue reading






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The Benefits of Renewable Electricity

How can we prevent contributing to global warming by 2050? It is through efforts to decarbonise our economy and reduce the use of fossil fuels. How has the public policy dealt with climate change? Subsidies for renewable electricity have been the core instrument. Continue reading






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How Eco-Friendly Are Electric Cars?

Electric cars are centred on cutting emissions and reducing global warming. The electric vehicles (EVs) reportedly do not emit CO2 or nitrogen oxide, so they are more climate-friendly and pose no health hazards. Continue reading






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UK’s Nuclear Fusion Reactor to Generate Power From Stars

The newest fusion reactor of Britain has reportedly been fired up, placing the UK closer to generating electricity from the power of the stars. Continue reading






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Conversion of Heat to Electricity in Single Molecules Explored

A Japanese team of researchers has investigated how geometry can affect electricity generation from heat by single-molecule devices. The groundbreaking research is premised on the direct conversion of a temperature difference into electricity. Continue reading






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