News tagged with electric power

Getting to a zero carbon future

Avoiding the worst consequences of climate change by reducing global carbon emissions to as close to zero as possible is one of humanity's most pressing challenges. The University of California San Diego has launched the ...

dateOct 17, 2016 in Environment
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How does the wind blow?

If wind were a steady, constant stream, wind energy production would be a snap. Trapping its capricious nature requires complex calculations and expert engineering. Predicting wind power requires additional twists and turns.

dateAug 15, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Seeking control

Google's Project Loon aims to provide internet access to the entire globe using a network of high-altitude balloons. Less than half the world's population and fewer than 30 per cent of people in Africa and Asia have internet ...

dateAug 08, 2016 in Engineering
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