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China posts rising power generation

China's power generation rose 2.9 percent year on year to hit 1.09 trillion kwh in the first two months of the year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/17 15:57:18

US, Chinese experts discuss opportunities, challenges in smart energy application

A group of US and Chinese scholars and experts met Saturday in Silicon Valley to discuss opportunities and challenges in smart energy application and building smart villages in the United States and China.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/3/17 7:49:01

Scientists develop tougher fiber like rubber plus metal

American scientists engineered a tougher fiber as flexible as rubber bands but as strong as metal wires, which can be used in soft robotics or next generation textiles.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/23 9:59:13

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