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The Solar and Wind Power Cost-Value Conundrum

The costs for wind and solar power generating systems have decreased dramatically over the past decade. According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the global weighted-average levelized cost of…


CCUS: Big Opportunity and Hard Questions

For the world to avoid a climate catastrophe, carbon capture is likely a necessity, not an option. To meet the Paris Agreement’s objectives—keep warming below 2C and preferably near 1.5C—net…


Wyoming Governor, Officials Break Ground on Coal-to-Product 'Innovation Center' in the State's 'Carbon Valley' Region

Nearly 10-acre site in Gillette, Wyo., to accelerate production of new coal-based products, reduce U.S. reliance on foreign imports for rare earth elements GILLETTE, Wyo., June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The…


Compact Advanced Tokomak Concept Takes Fusion Power One Step Closer to Commercial Reality

Scientists at the DIII-D National Fusion Facility have released a new design for a compact fusion reactor that can generate electricity and help define the technology necessary for commercial fusion…


EPRI Selected for Three Energy Storage Projects
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The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) was selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to lead three advanced energy storage projects. The projects will study innovative, non-battery-based bulk energy…