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Domestic steam generator headed for nuclear power plant

Photo taken on Oct. 17, 2017 shows the Hualong One ZH-65 steam generator being hoisted for shipment in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/19 8:13:24

Lithium's second life

Massive amounts of power sources of all types, shapes and sizes are produced in today's world: from tiny rechargeable watch batteries to enormous multi-ton batteries for military equipment. Even though engineers are constantly extending the service life of batteries (some can run for decades), the end is always the same - depleted batteries have to be disposed.
Source: | 2017/10/9 19:13:25

Exposed combustible ice found

Chinese scientists have, for the first time, discovered exposed combustible ice on the seabed of the South China Sea, and the discovery was published in the international academic journal Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/22 22:53:39

UN atomic chief praises China's CAP1400 nuclear reactor

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog on Monday praised China's CAP1400 nuclear reactors, saying the conception of these reactors is "very important for the future of nuclear energy".
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 7:24:49

British Airways plans to use jet fuel converted from household waste

British Airways Monday announced that it has entered a partnership to design a series of waste plants that convert household waste into renewable jet fuel to power its fleet.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/19 7:21:53

Dubai to operate world's largest solar power project

Dubai will implement the world's largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project valued at 14.2 billion dirham (3.87 billion US dollars), UAE daily Gulfnews reported on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/16 23:45:55

China plans to widely promote ethanol gasoline

The Chinese government plans to expand use of ethanol in gasoline as energy by 2020, a move to improve the environment and stimulate the development of the country's agriculture.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/13 23:43:39

Scientists make stretchy electronics from rubbery materials

Using rubbery materials, scientists at the University of Houston have successfully created a new form of stretchable electronics that holds promise in health monitors, medical implants and artificial skins.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/10 7:03:45

High-tech yarns generate electricity when stretched or twisted

Scientists from the US, South Korea and China have developed high-tech yarns that generate electricity when stretched or twisted, an achievement they believed could eventually help curb the use of fossil fuels blamed for global warming.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/27 10:08:24

Researchers teach bacterium to turn sunlight into useful chemicals

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have taught bacteria to cover themselves in tiny, highly efficient solar panels to produce useful chemical compounds.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/24 7:44:21