Pregolskaya thermal power plant opens in Kaliningrad Region, Russia


One of Korea's Worst Earthquakes Was Human-Caused

An investigation finds that a geothermal plant near the city of Pohang triggered a magnitude 5.5 earthquake.

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Scientists Split Saltwater Into Hydrogen Fuel

The trick is nickel, and lots of negative charges.

America's New Energy Coast
In the coastal bend of South Texas, the future of the global energy …
GE Just Switched On Their Next-Gen Wind Turbine
The prototype Cypress turbine blades come in two pieces and are asse…
ABC's 'The Kids Are Alright' - Season One
Microwave Grape Fireballs, Explained by Science!
And it might have implications for surgery, space travel, and nation…
Site for rebirth of nuclear power in USA
The Green New Deal Wants to Get Rid of Nuclear Power. That's a Great Idea.

Nuclear power is simply too risky and complicated to supply our country's energy.

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GE Is Building the World's Largest Wind Turbine

The turbine stands almost as tall as the Eiffel Tower.

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Texas Could Generate Most of Its Energy Through Wind and Solar, Study Finds

The state's geography could easily harness tons of wind and solar.

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Bill Gates's Experimental Nuclear Power Plant Halts Construction in China

Gates cites the Trump Administration's aggressive stance for having to pull out.

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EPA Wants To Hollow Out Regulations That Safeguard Against Mercury Poisoning

Critics say that it could hurt one of the most effective regulations of the past decade.

How Transformers Can Explode
On December 27th, transformers at a ConEd substation in Astoria, Queens exploded, casting an eerie blue light over New York City. Here'…
The U.S. Just Finalized The Largest Offshore Wind Sale in the Nation's History

A small region in New England could generate enough energy to power 1.5 million homes.

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We Might Not Have Enough Materials for All the Solar Panels and Wind Turbines We Need

We'll need to be mining a dozen times as many metals to meet demand for wind turbines and solar panels by 2050.

Behind The Scenes At CERN The World's Largest Particle Physics Laboratory
The Large Hadron Collider Is Going Offline So It Can Become More Powerful

They want the world's largest accelerator bigger than ever before.

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The Weird-Looking Gribble Worm Could Hold Secrets for Cheaper Renewable Energy

Scientists are trying to convert wood into energy as efficiently as this little worm.

Nearly Half the World's Coal Plants Are Losing Money
The analysis concludes the problem will only get worse, costing the public billions unless we replace coal with a better source of ener…
When the Battery Is Woven Into Your T-Shirt

Wearable, rechargeable electronics that’ll outpace the Energizer Bunny and change the world.

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The Eternal Quest for Aether, the Cosmic Stuff That Never Was
Aristotle called it the fifth element. Alchemists thought it was the key to the philosopher’s stone. Scientists believed it was the stu…
Chernobyl Has a New Power Plant, But This Time It's Solar

A new 1 megawatt solar plant opens a few hundred feet from the site of a meltdown a few decades ago.

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America's Oldest Nuclear Plant Is Shutting Down

This closure is just one more indicator of the United States' suffering nuclear industry.