10 Significant Water Power Accomplishments From 2021

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:50:54 +0000

NREL Experts Are Advancing Marine Energy and Hydropower To Help Build a 100% Clean Energy Future Over the last year, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers worked hard to advance water power, a clean, carbon-pollution-free energy source. From surging oceans to rushing rivers, flowing waters are a constant and bountiful source of renewable energy. Today, […]

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Opinion: Some German Environmental Groups Overlook Coal’s Impact On Water While Focusing On Stopping Tesla

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 17:56:10 +0000

Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland has reported that some German environmental groups believe that Tesla’s Giga Berlin is putting their drinking water at risk. The Green League and Naturschutzbund (Nabu) Brandenburg made an announcement claiming that important information was missing in order to assess whether or not the increase in water use would be sustainable, the article noted. […]

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U.S. Saw Its 4th-Hottest Year On Record In 2021, Fueled By Record-Warm December

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 00:46:08 +0000

Nation struck with 20 separate billion-dollar disasters in 2021

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Fire & Ice: The Puzzling Link Between Western Wildfires & Arctic Sea Ice

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2022 02:44:47 +0000

What’s behind the worsening wildfires in the Western United States? Arctic sea ice plays an important role By Brendan Bane, PNNL RICHLAND, Washington — “Some say the world will end in fire,” wrote Robert Frost a century ago. The poet described one popular take on the world’s end before shifting to its apocalyptic opposite, writing, “some […]

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Disorderly Transitions: Eight Enduring Global Power Sector Trends

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2022 05:15:00 +0000

While 2021 unfolded with some relief from the chaotic global pandemic that jolted the world in 2020, the year may be remembered for its extraordinary series of energy crises. After a cold snap prompted mass

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Disorderly Transitions: Eight Enduring Global Power Sector Trends

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2022 05:15:00 +0000

While 2021 unfolded with some relief from the chaotic global pandemic that jolted the world in 2020, the year may be remembered for its extraordinary series of energy crises. After a cold snap prompted mass

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Warming Lakes Are Losing Oxygen. Climate Change & Pollution Are To Blame.

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2022 00:34:25 +0000

Deep waters in temperate climate lakes have already lost almost 20 percent of their oxygen supply. Originally published on Nexus Media. By Kaitlin Sullivan On a sweltering morning last July, thousands of dead fish washed onto the northeastern shores of Pokegama Lake, 60 miles north of Minneapolis. Deb Vermeersch, an official with the Minnesota Department of Natural […]

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Test Your Knowledge: Water & Steam Cycle Chemistry Monitoring

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2022 05:12:00 +0000

Water and steam are the lifeblood of a power plant, but contamination in a water system can lead to corrosion, scaling, and pitting on critical equipment including turbines, boilers, pipes, and heat exchangers. Controlling high purity water treatment requires accurate analytical measurements of a wide range of analytics, including conductivity, dissolved oxygen, sodium, silica, and […]

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Water, Heat, Metal: A Crucial and Difficult Dance

Credit to Author: Kennedy Maize| Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2022 05:11:00 +0000

Proper water chemistry has always been important for dependable steam plant operation, but it may be even more critical today due to changes in operating routines and increased plant cycling. Failure not only

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Water, Heat, Metal: A Crucial and Difficult Dance

Credit to Author: Kennedy Maize| Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2022 05:11:00 +0000

Proper water chemistry has always been important for dependable steam plant operation, but it may be even more critical today due to changes in operating routines and increased plant cycling. Failure not only

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