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– Pumped-storage hydropower plants (PSHPs) are spreading worldwide and are at the center of engineering goals....
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– Ever since Archduke Maximillian in Austria proposed to Mary of Burgundy with a diamond ring...
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Meet the Inventor of the Nuclear Waste-Powered Diamond Battery

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– As the cost of solar panels continues to decline, people and companies who want to...
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– Many an office worker, sitting in a building with large glass windows, in the middle...
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– The need for a healthy lifestyle has made people more health conscious, especially with respect...
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– More than 52% of renewable energy comes from hydropower. However, hydropower plants can harm ecosystems,...
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– Hydrogen, an energy carrier, exists abundantly in nature. However, it is always married to other...
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– It has been quite a year for the PreScouter Journal. Thanks to our great team...
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Infographic: Components of a Hybrid Nuclear-Renewable Energy System

– Hybrid nuclear-renewable energy may play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas pollution, along with...
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How can renewable energy technologies support the nuclear power industry?

– Compared to fossil fuel-based energy systems, nuclear, solar and wind provide much cleaner sources of...
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How can renewable energy technologies support the water industry?

– The world is thirsty for water. The World Bank expects a major gap between supply...
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How can renewable energy technologies support mining and drilling?

– Many people see renewable energy and fossil fuels as mortal enemies. One will succeed only...
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Methanol – New Uses for an Old Molecule

– Methanol has been used for many decades in a wide variety of industries. New technologies...
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Micro Hydropower in Water Distribution Networks

– Water distribution networks (WDN) are present in all developed cities. Their aim is to deliver...
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Natural Resources Roundup – July 2017

– Summer vacations haven’t slowed the pace of natural resources innovations. But not all news is...