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Proportion of renewable energy reaches a record high of 7 percent of total power generation in Q1

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Proportion of renewable energy reaches a record high of 7 percent of total power generation in Q1

In the first quarter this year, renewable energy made up a record-high proportion of South Korea’s total power generation… at seven-and-a-half percent. According to Korea Electric Power Corporation, renewable was up 2 percentage points from a year before. The government’s been trying to get rid of coal-fired power plants in favor of more eco-friendly sources. […]

Korean researchers develop highly efficient transparent solar cells

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Better ways to harness the power of the sun. That’s among the hottest green energy research that’s ongoing around the world. A team in Korea has developed a breakthrough technology Lee Ji-won introduces to us what could be the next level in solar energy. When people think of solar panels… what might come to mind […]

Airport worker blown off feet by lightning

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Airport worker blown off feet by lightning

my dad called and he said your brother was electrocuted in exatly Memorial and all I asked was he was alive once we knew he was alive it was a relief but it was definitely the most scary thing you don’t expect it it’s traumatizing it’s really all I can say to that like he’s […]

Transforming Air Into Pure Drinking Water Is Finally Possible, Here’s How

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Transforming Air Into Pure Drinking Water Is Finally Possible, Here’s How

Deserts are not particularly welcoming environments, and yet at least hundred million people live in desert regions around the world, according to the UN. They have to make due with less than 25 cm of rainfall each year, and for many, even that miniscule water supply is under threat as climate change is making dry […]

Geothermal Line Break Closes Heelan Hall

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Geothermal Line Break Closes Heelan Hall

Is This New Super Carbon Better Than Graphene?

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Graphene is heralded as a wonder-material that could completely change our world. Its incredibly flexible, strong and conductive carbon structure promises to revolutionize energy storage, computing, and technology as we know it. But graphene isn’t the only nanocarbon out there with promising applications. There’s one in particular that’s been capturing scientists’ attention for decades, and […]

Korea builds world′s first floating solar power plant that tracks sunlight 물 위

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Korea builds world′s first floating solar power plant that tracks sunlight   물 위

The sun is our most important source of renewable energy,… but unfortunately we haven′t gotten round to finding a cheap and reliable way of converting into enough electricity for all of us. However,… in a small step toward achieving this goal,… Korea has just finished construction of a floating solar power plant,… the first of […]

Kevin Robinson-Avila on the Energy Transition Act

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Kevin Robinson-Avila on the Energy Transition Act

>>THE ENERGY TRANSITION ACT SIGNED INTO LAW THIS YEAR BY GOVERNOR MICHELLE LUJAN GRISHAM REQUIRES ALL LOCAL UTILITIES TO GET HALF OF THEIR ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLE SOURCES BY 2030. THAT PROMPTING A SHAKE UP AMONG RURAL COOPERATIVES WHICH SERVE MORE THAN 200,000 PEOPLE IN NEW MEXICO. AND, WITH THE WHOLESALE SUPPLIER WHERE COOPERATIVES BUY THEIR […]

S. Korea to shift toward renewable energy, natural gas

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S. Korea to shift toward renewable energy, natural gas

The government has unveiled its long-term blueprint for Korea’s future energy policies. It sets out steps on how to shift the country’s reliance on coal and nuclear power toward renewable energy and natural gas. Lee Jeong-yeon reports. Korea’s energy ministry announced on Thursday its new energy roadmap for the next 12 years, in line with […]

Lava from Kilauea volcano covers potentially explosive wells at geothermal power station

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Lava from Kilauea volcano covers potentially explosive wells at geothermal power station

Turning over now to another natural disaster that is hitting Hawaii… Lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano has covered two potentially explosive wells at a geothermal power station. Others at the Puna Geothermal Venture facility are also at risk of being covered as the lava has entered the site. The wells tap into steam and […]