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Could Electric Eels point a way to future battery technologies?

Principia Scientific 17 May 2022
Prior to Volta’s battery, the only way for people to generate electricity was to rub various materials together, typically silk on glass, and to capture the resulting static electricity. This was neither an easy nor practical way to generate useful electrical power.
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Hydropower's future is clouded by droughts, floods and climate change – it's also essential to ...

The Facts 17 May 2022
electric grid facilities that can be started without an additional power supply during a , in part because the fuel needed to generate power is simply the water held in the reservoir behind the turbine ... has over 40 pumped hydropower plants, which pump water uphill into a reservoir and later send it through turbines to generate electricity as needed.
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Infinitum Electric Raises $80M in Series D Funding Led by Riverstone Holdings to Scale Production ...

The Joplin Globe 17 May 2022
Infinitum Electric’s patented air-core motor design replaces heavy iron used in traditional motors with a lightweight, printed circuit board to generate the same power in half the size and weight, at a fraction of the noise and carbon footprint created by conventional motors.
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TD claims to EU Commission that ESB keeping electricity prices artificially high

Irish Independent 17 May 2022
FORMER agriculture minister Barry Cowen has claimed to European Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson that the ESB is using its strong position in electricity generation in this market to keep electricity prices artificially high.
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Night-time solar power? Scientists are excited about this possibility

Technology Org 17 May 2022
This device is made from materials found in night-vision goggles and, as scientists have now shown, can generate electricity from infrared light ... While photovoltaics allow us to generate electricity directly from sunlight, thermoradiative diodes would generate electricity from objects emitting infrared into a colder environment.
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This Hurricane Season, Protect Your Family from CO Poisoning and Other Post-Storm Dangers

The Philadelphia Tribune 17 May 2022
African Americans at Higher Risk for Generator-Related CO Death ... Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers about the increased risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, fires and electric shock after hurricanes and severe storms hit ... Consumers need to be especially careful when storms knock out electrical power.
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Load shedding: South Africa, you’re not alone, these five other African countries also battle with ...

Independent online (SA) 17 May 2022
Botswana can also generate about 160MW from diesel, but this is expensive ... Namibia’s electricity generation has dropped to below 40% of its capacity as the worst drought in almost a century has hit the country’s own hydropower plant and others in the region reliant on water from dams and rivers, writes Reuters.
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Mercedes-Benz and Sila Achieve Breakthrough With High Silicon Automotive Battery

Cadillac News 17 May 2022
The inventor of the automobile today announced that it will work with Sila, a next-generation battery materials ... We’re glad that in Sila we have a leading partner who will help us power our future generation of electric luxury vehicles with their highly innovative anode technology.
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GE to supply turbines to Vietnam's 1st CCGT

Natural Gas World 17 May 2022
Once in operation in 2025, Nhon Trach 3 & 4 power plant will deliver 1.6 GW of electricity to the grid. The power plant will supply electricity to three large industrial areas in the southern region of the country including Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Nai, and Ba RiaVung Tau provinces.
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Texas' grid operator told a power plant to delay repairs ahead of a May heat ...

Raw Story 17 May 2022
ERCOT’s public statement said that “six power generation facilities tripped offline resulting in the loss of approximately 2,900 MW of electricity” — enough to power more than 580,000 homes. “At this time, all reserve generation resources available are operating.” ... ERCOT on Monday released its forecast for summer electricity demand.
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How connecting renewables to the grid can end up in traffic jams

Belfast Telegraph 17 May 2022
And he adds the west has the most potential to generate electricity but there is not as much demand ... Latest results reveal that for the 12 month period to the end of December 2021, 41.3% of total electricity consumption in Northern Ireland was generated from renewable sources located here, according to the Department for the Economy.
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1 kg balcony solar module you can install yourself

PV Magazine 17 May 2022
While the company receives CO2 certificates for generating clean electricity, the employees save on their electricity bills ... The balcony solar modules presented the perfect opportunity, said Qin, because they can enable many people to generate their own clean electricity.
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Power plant told to delay repairs ahead of heat wave among 6 that crashed.

TDT News 17 May 2022
ERCOT’s public statement said that “six power generation facilities tripped offline resulting in the loss of approximately 2,900 MW (megawatts) of electricity” — enough to power more than 580,000 homes. “At this time, all reserve generation resources available are operating.” ... ERCOT on Monday released its forecast for summer electricity demand.
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Texas’ grid operator told a power plant to delay repairs ahead of a May heat ...

The Lufkin News 17 May 2022
ERCOT’s public statement said that “six power generation facilities tripped offline resulting in the loss of approximately 2,900 MW of electricity” — enough to power more than 580,000 homes. “At this time, all reserve generation resources available are operating.” ... ERCOT on Monday released its forecast for summer electricity demand.
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Good Weather, Renewable Play In Southern States Help Soften Skyrocketing Electricity Prices On Exchanges | Mint

Live Mint 17 May 2022
Aided by good weather and a ramp up of renewable energy in states in southern India, electricity prices on power exchanges have seen a major correction with rates falling by over 65% in May ... Heavy downpour in coastal states due to cyclone Asnani also led to lower demand for electricity and thus pulled down prices.

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