News tagged with natural gas

Timing is everything for renewable energy use

As the world prepares for the UN climate talks in Paris later this month, researchers warn that there's no time to waste in shifting to renewable energy sources if we are to avoid dangerous climate change. That's especially ...

dateNov 12, 2015 in Environment
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Hazards of old natural-gas pipes spur upgrades

Millions of residents across the U.S. rely on natural gas to heat their homes, stoves and showers. But leaks along the thousands of miles of pipeline that deliver the fuel are a costly—and sometimes deadly—problem. An ...

dateOct 28, 2015 in Environment
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New infrared camera detects gas leaks in industry

This company's invention, supported by the Business Incubator at the UC3M Science Park, is based on technology patented by researchers from the UC3M Infrared Laboratory (initialled LIR in Spanish), and can detect gas leaks ...

dateOct 01, 2015 in Engineering
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