Alternative & Renewable Energy

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Alternative & Renewable Energy; Earth & Environmental Science

Integrated Infrastructure Systems

The energy internet (EI) could be seen as an extension of smart green central power grid. The EI... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy; Materials Science

Cities Need More Than Air Conditioning to Get Through Heat Waves

In May of this year, a hot spell broiled Boston. In June, extreme temperatures grounded Phoenix’s planes. Last... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy

Clean, Green and Reliable: My Trip to the International Conference on Nuclear Engineering in Shanghai

At the beginning of July I was fortunate to get the opportunity to travel to Shanghai for the... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy; Social Sciences

How Electric Vehicles Could Take a Bite Out Of The Oil Market

When will cars powered by gas-guzzling internal combustion engines become obsolete? Not as soon as it seems, even... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy

Nuclear Energy: Clean, Reliable and Misunderstood?

At the beginning of June 2017 I attended my first Nuclear Energy conference as Elsevier’s Acquisitions Editor for... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy

Energy Management Principle Number 2: Energy Audits

The energy audit is one of the first tools used by energy managers. Following the 1973 oil embargo,... Read more

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Advances and Innovations in Nuclear Decommissioning

Nuclear decommissioning has been a mature industry (and a mature science) for at least 10–15 years. The cessation... Read more

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Molten Salt Reactors and Thorium Energy

Most people want to reduce fossil fuel consumption to save the climate and our lungs. Solar and wind... Read more

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