Energy

12.22.16
Japan axes its 'fast' nuclear reactor prototype
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Japan axes its 'fast' nuclear reactor prototype

It was supposed to be relatively eco-friendly, but it's mostly a boondoggle.

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12.19.16
Fusion reactor endurance record hints at our energy future
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Fusion reactor endurance record hints at our energy future

The South Korean reactor held an ideal state for longer than any of its rivals.

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12.06.16
Google expects to run solely on renewable energy in 2017
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Google expects to run solely on renewable energy in 2017

All of its offices and data centers will run on purchased solar or wind power.

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12.06.16
Solar beads can make some very cool lamps and flashlights
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Solar beads can make some very cool lamps and flashlights

Here's what solar power may look like in the near future.

By R. Lai,   12.06.16
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11.28.16
MIT's sensor network tracks your power-hungry appliances
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MIT's sensor network tracks your power-hungry appliances

The system monitors each device in your home based on the electricity it drains.

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11.22.16
Tesla runs an entire island on solar power
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Tesla runs an entire island on solar power

Its grid on Ta'u shows that you can eliminate conventional energy... in the right situations.

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11.21.16
NASA demonstrates EM Drive theory, but don't get too excited
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NASA demonstrates EM Drive theory, but don't get too excited

The methodology behind a fuel-free 'impossible drive' is solid enough for a peer-reviewed paper.

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