energy Archive

Ramez Naam on energy #suglobal

Energy is $6 trillion per year and is being disrupted. Peabody coal went bankrupt over three years. Peak coal demand arrived far sooner than expected and cheap natural gas killed it. $0.30 a watt are the cheapest solar power in …

Mazda makes gasoline engines as efficient as diesel

Mazda Motor Corp said it would become the world’s first automaker to commercialize a much more efficient petrol engine using technology that deep-pocketed rivals have been trying to engineer for decades, a twist in an industry increasingly going electric. The …

Argonne Lab will verify Transatomic Power molten fuel salt

Transatomic Power Corporation has been awarded a second voucher to complete work with the Argonne National Laboratory, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced last month. The voucher, awarded through the DOE’s Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) initiative, …