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Orsted is now considering to enter into Solar Energy Sector

Ørsted, a developer synonymous with offshore wind, will have a novel experience in 2021: All of the new power plants it completes will be onshore, and most will involve solar panels. Since building the world’s first offshore wind project 30 years ago off the coast of Denmark, no other company has played a bigger role in […]

September 3, 2020

Artisanal oil was originally sold on the roadside in recycled bottles

In just one generation, the international market for argan oil has risen from 200 liters to 4,000 metric tons. This artisanal oil was originally sold on the roadside in recycled bottles for as little as $3 per liter. It takes one woman approximately 24 hours to produce one liter of argan oil. Below is a […]

September 3, 2020

Nuclear startup NuScale has received a landmark final safety evaluation report (FSER) for its modular reactor design

NuScale’s design uses classic nuclear fission water reactor technology in a much smaller form factor, which contrasts with the escalating sizes of most current nuclear plant construction around the world. “As the first U.S. small modular reactor design to be issued a FSER, NuScale is pioneering the way for additional innovative advanced nuclear technologies under development,” Nuclear […]

September 3, 2020

Rooftop solar power is a logical financial choice for many more households

Rooftop solar power has come down in price tremendously in the past decade, and in the decades leading to that one. As I noted the other day, solar panels were approximately 9× more expensive in 2006 than in 2019. That means two things, and the second one is definitely not commonly realized. First of all, that […]

September 3, 2020

Digital Development Minister of Kazakhstan, Bagdat Mussin, the country is in negotiations regarding investments

According to the Digital Development Minister of Kazakhstan, Bagdat Mussin, the country is in negotiations regarding investments in its cryptocurrency mining sector amounting to 300 billion tenges ($714 million). Earlier in June, another Kazakh minister, while arguing against the ban on cryptocurrencies during a parliamentary discussion, had claimed that the country may get more than $700 million […]

September 3, 2020

Recent developments in the gravity-based energy storage system

As renewable energy generation grows, so does the need for new storage methods that can be used at times when the Sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing. A Scottish company called Gravitricity has now broken ground on a demonstrator facility for a creative new system that stores energy in the form of “gravity” […]

September 3, 2020

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