Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

Poland Wants to Subsidize Coal-Fired Electricity

30 Nov , 2016  

EU plan for CO2 limit to power reserve schemes hasty: Poland Reuters, November 30, 2016 The European Commission’s proposal to attach emissions limits to subsidies paid to utilities that set aside capacity to avert blackouts would be hasty and bad for the environment, Poland’s energy ministry said. A draft law published by the EU executive […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Where Does Your Electricity Come From?

22 Sep , 2015  

Gita Subramony for Zondits, September 22, 2015. Image credit: TBIT NPR has produced a nifty graphic showing changes in electric generation sources state-by-state from 2004 to 2014. On a national level, the use of coal to generate electricity has dropped from 51% to 40%, while the use of natural gas and renewables has increased on the […]

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Industrial Technology, Process

Boiling Research Could Improve Power Plant Efficiency

17 Sep , 2015  


Bryan Kilgore for Zondits, September 17, 2015. Image credit: kadufernandiz Kripa Varanasa, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, is leading a team of researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) working to improve industrial boiling to avoid or postpone the onset of critical heat flux conditions. Critical heat flux occurs when the bubbles and vapor generated […]

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Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

Turkey Could Save Energy Spending by Adopting Efficiency Policies

29 Sep , 2014  

Turkey could save more than half of its spending on energy by adopting energy-efficiency policies, an expert has said. Rıza Köroğlu, director f Istanbul-based Total Energy Efficiency, told the Anadolu Agency (AA) that if Turkey reached the level of Germany.

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