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The World’s Future MEGAPROJECTS: 2019-2040’s (Season 2 – Complete)

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These are the most ambitious megaprojects in development around the world. No other country, with the exception of China and perhaps India, is undergoing a bigger building boom than Turkey. The Turkish government is overseeing a $400 billion spending spree on infrastructure that it hopes will lay the groundwork for a rapid economic rise. The […]

Which Countries Lack Electricity?

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Which Countries Lack Electricity?

In 2012, the United Nations launched its worldwide effort to fight energy poverty , marking the “International Year of Sustainable Energy for All”. Energy poverty is considered a lack of energy infrastructure and resources. Roughly one in seven people around the world lack access to electricity, almost exclusively in developing countries. Although things are improving, […]

China’s Crazy Plan to Launch an Artificial Moon

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China’s Crazy Plan to Launch an Artificial Moon

Guess what? China has announced plans to launch an “artificial moon” into our skies by 2020. And, as crazy as that sounds, it’s not actually the first time something like this has been attempted. But first. China’s new plan. As reported in China Daily, China plans to launch an “illumination satellite” into orbit above the […]

Can We Power the World With a Single Energy Grid?

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Can We Power the World With a Single Energy Grid?

If you look at a map of the US power grid, it looks like a spider web blanketing the entire country. It’s a patchwork that formed after communities that got their power locally were slowly stitched together to create a massive network. So could we scale that up even bigger? Could we connect the entire […]

Diamond Nuclear Batteries Are Forever… Sort Of

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Diamond Nuclear Batteries Are Forever… Sort Of

Since the early 1900s, researchers have been working on ways to turn radioactive material into an electric current that lasts.. for decades. Yeah, that’s right. We’re talking about nuclear batteries! This class of batteries is known as betavoltaics, and they’re powered by the beta-decay of a radioactive material—hence the name. Beta particles are basically just […]

Top 10 Energy Sources of the Future

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Top 10 Energy Sources of the Future

It’s a really exciting time to be alive. We have a front row seat to the only known transformation of a world powered by dirty fossil fuels, to a planet that gets its energy from renewable, clean sources. It’s going to happen just once, right now. These are the top 10 potential energy sources of […]

APS looks to reduce energy footprint at one high school

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APS looks to reduce energy footprint at one high school

Are there benefits to denying CMP’s proposed transmission line through Maine?

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Are there benefits to denying CMP’s proposed transmission line through Maine?

Solar energy bill passes Indiana Senate utility committee

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Solar energy bill passes Indiana Senate utility committee

3 A CONTROVERSIAL SOLAR ENERGY BILL PASSED THROUGH A SENATE UTILITY COMMITTEE TODAY. STATE SENATOR BRANDT HERSHMAN, OF TIPPECANOE COUNTY, WAS ON THE HOT SEAT THIS MORNING AS SENATORS CHALLENGED HIS BILL THAT WOULD EVENTUALLY END NET METERING IN THE STATE. NEWS 18’S KAYLA SULLIVAN IS LIVE AT THE INDIANA STATEHOUSE TO EXPLAIN NET METERING […]

Sen. Smith Sponsors Electric Co-Op Tax Fix Bill

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Sen. Smith Sponsors Electric Co-Op Tax Fix Bill