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China builds world's largest clean coal power generation system

China has established the world's largest clean coal power generation system, setting a new milestone in cutting emissions and saving energy, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/13 9:22:20

Carbon fiber may be engineered into a battery: study

American researchers developed a kind of porous carbon fiber that may power cars using energy stored in their exterior shells.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/3 9:36:11

New technology moves "solar windows" closer to reality

Chinese scientists said they have come up with a more efficient luminescent solar concentrator (LSC), which can be applied on "solar windows" to turn sunlight into electricity.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/28 9:44:13

China's State Grid woos social capital in UHV programs

State Grid Corporation of China, the largest electricity utility company in the world, said it would actively solicit social capital in ultra-high-voltage (UHV) power transmission projects, China Daily reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/27 14:58:01

Stanford AI-powered research locates nearly all solar panels across US

Scientists from US Stanford University can easily locate almost every solar panel installed across the United States by resorting to a deep-learning-powered tool that sorts more than 1 billion satellite images, a new study shows.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/21 10:56:31

7.0-magnitude quake hits South Sandwich Islands: CENC

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the South Sandwich Islands on the Atlantic at 10:26 a.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/11 11:29:34

Arctic sea ice grows faster in winter, but not enough to reverse melting trend

Findings of a study by the United States space agency NASA might be a silver lining: wintertime increases of Arctic sea ice may have partially slowed down the sea ice cover decline.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/7 8:21:57

Chinese scientists develop nanogenerator to power wearable electronics

Chinese scientists have developed a new nanogenerator that can harvest energy from human motions to continuously power wearable electronic devices, according to the China Science Daily on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/10/16 16:51:53

Burning fossil fuels contributes most to global oxygen drop: study

Burning fossil fuels is the largest contributor to the declining level of oxygen in the atmosphere, according to the latest research by Chinese scientists.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/8/24 18:28:32