DOE Awards $9 Million To 12 Projects To Advance Desalination & Water Reuse Technologies Across The US

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2023 17:45:12 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) announced the selection of 12 projects that will improve the energy efficiency of desalination and water reuse technologies across the country. The selected projects will drive decarbonization of the water and wastewater sectors through innovative technologies to treat, use, and recycle […]

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Manufacturing Hydrogen For Cooling In New York’s Nine Mile Point Nuclear Plant Makes Sense

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2023 20:35:33 +0000

DALL·E generated image of nuclear hydrogen purple digital artIn February, Nine Mile Point nuclear power station in upstate New York started making its own hydrogen. Normally, this would be the point where I’d do the math and explain why this is a terrible idea, but in this case they got it right. So, what are they doing and why? The Nine Mile Point […]

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Historic UN Ocean Treaty Agreed — Greenpeace Statement

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 06 Mar 2023 12:35:27 +0000

A historic UN Ocean Treaty has finally been agreed at the United Nations after almost two decades of negotiations. The text will now go through technical editing and translation, before officially being adopted at another session. This Treaty is a monumental win for ocean protection, and an important sign that multilateralism still works in an […]

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Central Heat Pump Water Heaters Can Act As Massive Water Batteries, Seattle Pilot Project Shows

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2023 16:45:37 +0000

Central heat pump water heaters (CHPWH) present a tremendous opportunity to reduce the substantial energy used in water heating and can act as giant thermal batteries. They do this by using energy to heat water during times of low grid demand and storing it for later use, enabling them to limit their energy use during […]

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Pathbreaking Groundwater Research

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2023 00:27:13 +0000

By Gwyneth K. Shaw, Courtesy of Berkeley Law. California’s tremendous thirst for water poses a grave challenge to its future, from an everyday perspective and in the longer battle of combating climate change — and is a bellwether for the rest of America and the world. At Berkeley Law’s Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE), […]

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Clean Energy 101: Reducing Climate Pollution from the Plastics Industry

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2023 04:00:52 +0000

Clean Energy 101: Decarbonizing plastic production and disposal is essential for a safer climate future. Plastics are flying under the radar as a major contributor to climate change. While the negative environmental impacts of solid pollutants like ocean plastics have entered mainstream awareness, the general public and industry alike struggle to understand the outsize impact […]

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