Energy

Cheaper wind energy

According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, solar and wind energy are expected to dominate the future of electricity: the forecast predicts $7,4 trillion will be invested in new renewable energy plants by 2040. Renewable energy also is expected to get a boost from electric cars and homeowners’ solar roofs. By...

China’s inland nuclear power plants

China is moving ahead with its plan to build nuclear power stations in inland areas China is moving ahead with its plan to build nuclear power stations in inland areas, the sites have almost been confirmed and construction is expected to start in 2016 and last until 2020. China has...

Wind farm gets new turbines

The biggest wind farm is getting bigger, in fact the production will go up by 40 % after the installation of the new turbines: the Mont Crosin wind farm in the Jura mountains has 16 wind turbines, and the four oldest are now in the process of being replaced by...

Fundings allocated for R&D projects in nuclear energy field

US Department of Energy (DOE) invests over $82 million in nuclear energy research. 93 are the projects selected to receive funding to help push innovative nuclear technologies towards commercialization. DOE has allocated almost $36 million to support 49 nuclear energy research and development university projects; in addition to financial support,...