#Power

Nuclear fusion: how excited should we be?

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There’s been tremendous excitement about recent results from the Joint European Torus (JET) facility in the UK, hinting that the dream of nuclear fusion power is inching closer to reality. We know that fusion works – it is the process that powers the Sun, providing heat and light...

Nuclear Energy – Major fusion breakthrough

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A team of European Fusion Engineers have made a major breakthrough to create a working practical nuclear fusion reactor. JET laboratory - a UK-based lab - has broken its existing record for how much energy can be extracted when squeezing together hydrogen atoms. Watch our Born to...

Sweden waves goodbye to coal energy two years earlier than planned.

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Stockholm Exergi, Swedens leading energy company, has announced the closure of KVV6 in Hjorthagen, eastern Stockholm. The permanent closure marks the last of Swedens coal-fired co-generation power plants. The Scandinavian country was on track to rid itself of coal by 2022 but the early closure means it is...

Do Swiss roofs have the potential to produce over 80% of the country’s electricity?

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Research that combines mapping data of Switzerland against weather information has revealed that the country could produce 50tWh of electricity (83% of the country’s annual consumption) if its roofs were equipped with solar panels. The research can be found at www.toitsolaire.ch. The site was created as part of...

Tesla wants to create a virtual power plant in Australia with 50k Powerwalls

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Electric battery and car company Telsa is on track to deploy 50,000 Powerwalls across Australia. It has just kicked off the second phase of development by adding another 1,000 homes to the scheme. The scheme is part of Telsa's effort to solve energy issues across Australia. On...

Can The World Be Powered By Solar Alone?

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As the world continues to strive to lower its carbon footprint and explore sources of energy that we can turn into power as efficiently and cleanly as possible, it turns out we may have undervalued the number one resource available to us, the sun. Solar is by far...