Energy & Green Tech

Scientists look to the sky in effort to mitigate carbon problem

A global research effort spearheaded by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has assessed two promising technologies to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. While still in the early stages of development, ...

Energy & Green Tech

Solving the problem of battery waste

The increased uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) and home batteries comes with its own environmental and sustainability problem—what to do with the batteries at the end of their lifespan?

Energy & Green Tech

Climate change is shifting state views on nuclear power

In many of the states with the nation's most aggressive climate goals, officials are investing millions of dollars to save the power source that was long the No. 1 target of many environmental activists: nuclear plants.

Energy & Green Tech

Inadequate charging networks could thwart EV adoption goals

Failing to properly plan a resilient network of charging stations could be an Achilles' heel that undermines efforts to encourage the large-scale adoption of electric vehicles, researchers behind a new study have said. Their ...

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Energy communities bring renewable power to the people

Traditional energy production in advanced economies involves the importation of large amounts of oil and gas from a small number of suppliers. Renewable energy systems under new community ownership structures are being pioneered ...

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