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High radiation levels may have caused robot to stop working in damaged Fukushima reactor

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant said Thursday its attempt to retrieve data from a robot from inside the No. 2 reactor had failed possibly due to extremely high levels of radiation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/17 7:46:40

Russian scientists develop materials for energy-generating windows

Russian scientists have developed solar concentrators made of fluorescent polymeric materials to turn ordinary windows into solar panels, Russia's Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU)reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/16 14:40:09

Gehetou photovoltaic power generation station in north China

Grid-connected new energy capacity, including wind power and solar power, has reached 12.81 million kilowatts in northern regions of Hebei as of the end of 2016.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/13 10:50:42

Prototype eco-car unveiled for Shell Eco-Marathon in the Philippines

Engineering majored students carry their prototype eco-car for the Shell Eco-Marathon Philippines at the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, the Philippines, Feb. 1, 2017. Shell Eco-Marathon is a competition in which participants build special vehicles to achieve the highest possible fuel efficiency. Many student teams will compete in the Shell Eco-Marathon Philippines from February 2 to 5.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/3 8:25:13

China's wind power capacity continues to grow

Installed wind power capacity in China continued to grow in 2016, boosting clean energy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/30 15:03:18

Artificial intelligence may cut plug-in hybrid fuel consumption by one third

Recent studies have shown promising results for making plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) 30% more efficient by combining connected vehicle technology and evolutionary algorithms, a subset of evolutionary computation in artificial intelligence.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/21 9:42:25

UAE nuclear power plant 75 percent complete

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) first nuclear energy complex is 75 percent complete, said Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/7 22:53:40

China to use less coal, more clean energy in 2016-2020

China will cut coal consumption in its total energy use and raise the share of clean energy before 2020, according to the latest plan for the energy sector.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/5 14:48:21

US university to build premier wave energy test facility

Oregon State University (OSU) has received 40 million US dollars award from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to build what its calls the world's premier wave energy test facility.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/28 8:12:56