Energy & Green Tech

Reducing power plants' thirst

Electricity production is one of the industries that uses the most water in the country each day. Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are helping the largest power plant in the United States identify the most efficient ...

Energy & Green Tech

Running a power plant on carbon dioxide instead of steam

(Tech Xplore)—A team with NET Power is currently in the process of building a power plant in Texas that will use a form of carbon dioxide to turn turbines instead of using steam to make electricity. The plant will be the ...

Energy & Green Tech

May carbon dioxide turbine help address clean power generation?

(Tech Xplore)—"Desk size turbine could power a town"—wishful thinking turned into a headline? Not really. MIT Technology Review's header belongs to a report earlier this week by Senior Writer David Talbot.