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Environmental


Legal and technical aspects of power plant environmental monitoring and control; regulatory issues

How Artificial Intelligence Is Improving the Energy Efficiency of Buildings

A lot of energy is consumed by buildings. In fact, the Alliance to Save Energy, a nonprofit energy efficiency advocacy group, says buildings account for about 40% of all U.S.…



Renewable Natural Gas Emerging as Serious Decarbonized Gas Contender

Last December, two giant Virginia-headquartered firms—energy company Dominion Energy and food manufacturer Smithfield Foods—announced completion of a novel renewable natural gas (RNG) facility in Milford, southwestern Utah. While the Milford…


Coal-Fired Power Station Provides Natural Ecological Environment for Fireflies and Birds

In the 1980s, Taiwan’s economy grew rapidly and its demand for electricity surged. New power plants were urgently needed. In order to reduce transportation costs of imported coal and to…


America’s New Energy to Decarbonize Could Fuel Global Breakthroughs

The new U.S. administration’s policies could prove to be pivotal in the global fight to tackle climate breakdown. President Joe Biden signed a host of executive orders on “Climate Day”…


Are Model and Field Liquid Collection Efficiency the Same? No.

“Because droplet trajectories and deposition patterns cannot be modeled simultaneously with the liquid-film motion, physical-flow models cannot be used to accurately determine the collection efficiency of the final recommended liquid-collection…


What’s Been Holding Hydrogen Fuel Cells Back, and How to Change That

The technology used in modern hydrogen fuel cells is not new. In fact, NASA used fuel cells for its manned space missions in the 1960s. But fuel cells have not…