Developing roads that can generate power from passing traffic
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Developing roads that can generate power from passing traffic

Researchers are looking at advanced materials for roads and pavements that could generate electricity from…

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‘Smart meters need a rapid rethink’ says Bath researchers
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‘Smart meters need a rapid rethink’ says Bath researchers

Researchers from the University of Bath have highlighted the limitations of the current £11 billion…

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Solar-to-Fuel System Recycles CO2 to Make Ethanol and Ethylene
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Solar-to-Fuel System Recycles CO2 to Make Ethanol and Ethylene

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have harnessed the…

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Used toilet paper can be used again – scientists are thinking about ways to burn it to create electricity
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Expert: Crude-oil production increase a risky strategy for Saudi Arabia
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Expert: Crude-oil production increase a risky strategy for Saudi Arabia

A number of factors are pushing Saudi Arabia to raise its crude-oil production capacity, but…

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Hurricane Harvey caused U.S. Gulf Coast refinery runs to drop, gasoline prices to rise
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Hurricane Harvey caused U.S. Gulf Coast refinery runs to drop, gasoline prices to rise

Hurricane Harvey caused substantial disruptions to crude oil and petroleum product supply chains and increased…

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Baker Institute expert: Crude-oil production increase a risky strategy for Saudi Arabia
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Baker Institute expert: Crude-oil production increase a risky strategy for Saudi Arabia

A number of factors are pushing Saudi Arabia to raise its crude-oil production capacity, but…

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Insect eyes inspire new solar cell design
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Insect eyes inspire new solar cell design

Packing tiny solar cells together, like micro-lenses in the compound eye of an insect, could…

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Hurricane Irma may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure
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Hurricane Irma may cause problems for East Coast energy infrastructure

Hurricane Irma, one of the largest hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic, caused significant damage…

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Electricity prices reflect rising delivery costs, declining power production costs
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Electricity prices reflect rising delivery costs, declining power production costs

Over the past decade, retail electricity prices have not closely followed the costs of fuels…

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