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Thirsty Power Plants Hog Water
2012-06-04 13:27:31

Often left out of the discussion on climate change is the effect that it will have on power production. 90% of US electricity production is dependent on huge amounts of water for cooling and steam, including all nuclear and fossil fuel power plants (though natural gas plants use less than coal).

Portable, Virus-Powered Recharging Source On The Horizon?
2012-05-14 03:26:01

Researchers from the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) report that they have found a way to convert mechanical energy into electricity using viruses.