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Great Lake of Power: Can Erie overcome uncertainty?
20 May, 2015 | by Adam Leach
The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation recently criticised the US for "lagging woefully behind" the rest of the world in developing offshore wind projects. Through its own Icebreaker...
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Future Power Technology: Operations & Maintenance Special Issue 6 19 May, 2015 In this issue: Mapping radiation in previously inaccessible areas, testing Europe’s biggest battery, remotely monitoring turbines, integrated gasification combined cycle technology, and...

Fear itself: nuclear energy's image problem 15 May, 2015 by Chris Lo Despite nuclear energy's potential as a low-carbon replacement for baseload fossil fuel generation, the public remains sceptical. What are the roots of political apathy and public hostility...

Conservative election victory: what next for UK energy? 12 May, 2015 by Heidi Vella After a surprisingly decisive general election victory on 7 May, Conservative leader David Cameron will remain the head of the UK government, this time without the influence of Liberal...

The Omniprocessor: linking sanitation and energy in developing countries 11 May, 2015 by Adam Leach The Gates Foundation-funded Omni processor plant takes human waste and converts it into drinking water and electricity, helping to meet two of the developing world's biggest needs at once....

Future Power Technology Magazine: Issue 62 06 May, 2015 In this issue: Pioneering for smart cities across Europe, a critical look at biomass, innovative ideas for renewable-powered street lighting, the debate on new safety standards for existing...

In pictures: Emerging fuels do battle on the track in Asia 05 May, 2015 by Adam Leach The Shell-sponsored Eco-marathon Asia recently took place in the Philippines, as part of an initiative to increase engagement with environmental engineering among the continents' students. In...

April's top stories: DanTysk’s offshore facility, Atlantis signs Siemens deal 05 May, 2015 by Shalini M P Nair Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München have inaugurated the 288MW DanTysk offshore wind power facility in the German North Sea, and Atlantis Resources has acquired Marine Current Turbines from...

The world’s 10 longest running energy utility companies 29 April, 2015 The roots of the modern-day energy industry date back to the 19th century, which witnessed the establishment of energy companies and the widespread use of electric power....

Obama vs. Republicans: the battle over clean energy and coal 27 April, 2015 by Adam Leach President Obama’s 2016 budget offered a further $239m to continue the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, along with $4bn to incentivise states to further reduce emissions....

Could water scarcity stop the shale gas revolution in its tracks? 20 April, 2015 The planet’s shale resources, if all developed, could increase our supply of natural gas by 47%, but will water scarcity get in the way? Elly Earls finds out. ...

Powering Pakistan – the case for and against UCG in the Thar Desert 16 April, 2015 by Heidi Vella Plans for underground coal gasification (UCG) in the Thar Desert of Pakistan – a region prone to drought and famine – have drawn fierce criticism from experts and NGOs. Critics say UCG...

Ageing nuclear plants – are they safe by today’s standards? 13 April, 2015 by Heidi Vella Last year the Swiss nuclear regulator requested that the Convention on Nuclear Safety mandate that the safety of existing nuclear power plants should be in line with standards for new nuclear...

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