Offshore 50-megawatt (MW) wind turbine ?

    A new design for gigantic blades longer than two football fields could help bring offshore 50-megawatt (MW) wind turbines to the United States and the world. 50-MW Turbine Sandia National Laboratories’ research on the extreme-scale Segmented Ultralight Morphing...
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    Exploration of Holmlid

    There are various approaches to getting a result with LENR. Following on from some ideas from Leif Holmlid, Jones Beene of Chava has speculated that a laser may not be actually necessary and that resonance could be achieved using a simpler light-source without wasting...
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    Spray-on Transparent Solar Nano Cells

    Potential Breakthrough? Spray-on Transparent Solar Nano Cells Whilst the perhaps more “progressive” part of the world is still awaiting the final “resonance” miracle to happen using the newest magic coil or (preferably rusty) motor-generator design, real science...
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    NREL Supports China Solar PV Investment

    The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the China PV Investment and Finance Alliance (CPVFA) have formed a collaboration with the goal of opening wide-scale and diverse sources of investment for solar photovoltaic (PV) asset...
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    Solar FREAKIN Roadways

      This video is going viral and called ” Solar FREAKIN’ Roadways!” It also has raised over $1 million dollars in a few days. However its commercial viability still remains in question while many of the answers in the FAQ section remain vague....
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    Magnetic Resonance Coupling Part 2

      Electric Buses Recharge On The Run In South Korea In a follow up from our last story regarding A Stanford University research team that designed a high-efficiency charging system. The system uses magnetic fields to wirelessly transmit large electric currents...
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    Charge your Phone with the Power of a Plant

    Thanks to TK for sending this story. I am not 100% convinced yet its has much to do with the plant, or the life expectancy of the cell. It is is also very expensive,. However we have covered this type of technology before, and it is very worthy of further...
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    Why USA Utilities Are Trying To Stop Solar

    I have posted the following story from VOX. (with some edits) Despite successful integration of renewables in countries like Australia and Germany, the USA utilities are fighting hard to stop the progress. Profits are at Risk!!!!!! Governments and industry in the USA...
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    Antiferromagnet uncovered

    I found this and thought it may have some application to our magnetic motor experimenters.  The research group of Professor Hideo Ohno and Associate Professor Shunsuke Fukami of Tohoku University has studied the control of magnetization using a current applied to...
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    Availability and Resiliency: Japan’s Local Energy Providers Turn to Distributed Generation

      By April next year Japan plans to break up 60-odd years of regional monopolies, including electricity generation. Hundreds of companies in Japan have already signed up in order to form cooperatives selling electricity for commercial consumers who have a demand...
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    Tesla Model 3

    For $35,000 USD and a driving range of 350 klms you can reserve your Tesla Model 3 for just $1,000. Over 130,00 people thought it was a good idea and reserved theirs in less than 24 hours. It is due for release next year.   Accelerating Sustainable Transport...
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    Jogging Companion

    This is the video of the week that has nothing do with energy but I am sure will be appreciated by our readers with the engineering...
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    Green Ride’s INU for last mile transport

    Green Ride was founded three years ago by a group of senior automotive engineers and designers and business management experts who realized the time has come for a fundamental change in urban mobility. This is expensive, but I am sure will appeal to the upward mobile...
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    Viewing where energy goes may bring scientists closer to realizing nuclear fusion

    An international team of researchers has taken a step toward achieving controlled nuclear fusion–a process that powers the Sun and other stars, and has the potential to supply the world with limitless, clean energy. The team, led by scientists and engineers at...
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    China aims to build floating nuclear power plants, the first by 2018

    I am sure this is the story not everyone wanted to hear. (Tech Xplore)—China has plans to build a floating nuclear power plant in South China Sea and may build a total of about 19 more. China’s intentions were emphasized as civilian in nature; the goal is to...
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    More power to you

    More power to you

    Utah and Minnesota engineers discover highly conductive materials for more efficient electronics.  Five times more conductive than silicon Reducing the energy footprint Equally as important as finding new energy sources is reducing the energy footprint we have now....

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    Dirty to drinkable

    Dirty to drinkable

    Graphene oxide has been hailed as a veritable wonder material; when incorporated into nanocellulose foam, the lab-created substance is light, strong and flexible, conducting heat and electricity quickly and efficiently. Now, a team of engineers at Washington...

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    “NASA” – THORIUM REMIX 2016

    “NASA” – THORIUM REMIX 2016

    I thought it was time to update Thorium research activities. Keith forwarded the following video and on the YouTube site were an update of companies and entities working on Thorium reactors. Thorium is an abundant material which can be transformed into massive...

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    Mapping electromagnetic waveforms

    Mapping electromagnetic waveforms

    Munich physicists have developed a novel electron microscope that can visualize electromagnetic fields oscillating at frequencies of billions of cycles per second. Temporally varying electromagnetic fields Temporally varying electromagnetic fields are the driving...

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