How Uranium Becomes Nuclear Fuel

There’s a lot of talk about nuclear technology, what with Iran and Fukushima and Green Energy being thrown around every day. But how do we even MAKE nuclear fuel? Howdy atomic children, Trace here for DNews… Despite the controversy they often raise, nuclear power plants are a huge source of energy. The Environmental Protection Agency […]

Coal v. renewable energy: President Trump’s energy plan, explained | Just The FAQs

– When President Trump took office he vowed to boost the fossil fuel industry. – “American Energy dominance.” – The main idea: Make America energy independent and protect jobs. Since 2017, the Trump administration has repealed Obama’s Clean Power Plan, withdrawn from the Paris Climate Agreement, opened vast tracts of land for oil and gas […]

Is Coal Country Ready For The Green New Deal? | AJ+

(soft intense music) – [Varshini] The climate crisis is immense. It will require transforming virtually every sector of society imaginable. In that transition, we have to make sure that no person gets left behind. – Senator McConnell, I urge you to consider the constituents that you have thus far ignored. You have taken $1.9 million […]

What are Microgrids? | The B1M

With 60% of the human population set to be living in urban areas by 2030 – and pressure on regional and national power grids continuing to grow – a number of cities are now turning towards localised energy production for new developments. As the name suggests, “microgrids” are small scale electrical networks that operate independently, […]

Trump Admin To CUT Subsidies For Renewable Energy, Still Give BILLIONS For Fossil Fuel

On Monday of this week, Donald Trump’s economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, announced that the United States, the Trump administration, is going to be ending subsidies for electric vehicles and other renewables in the next two years. Money to incentivize people to save energy, to be more efficient to, God forbid, help the environment a little […]

Small Solar Power Setup (For electric bike charging)

Electric vehicles, such as electric bikes, are becoming more more popular but is it viable to charge electric vehicles from solar power? everyone knows what solar panels are, but what I want to do is build a small scale solar panel setup that’ll be useful for charging my electric bike as well as possibly powering […]

Why You Should Love Fossil Fuel

Every year on Earth Day, we’re supposed to reflect on all the ways we’ve made the planet worse. But what if we try something different? What if we reflect on all the ways we’ve made the planet better? Try this thought experiment: Imagine that we transported someone from three hundred years ago, at the very […]

Could Everyone Have Solar Power? | Hot Mess 🌎

Look around at houses these days and something might jump out – there’s a lot of shiny roofs! By the end of 2016 in the U.S., over 1 million homes had solar panels, with four times as many installed that year compared to just four years earlier. But if you don’t own the roof over […]

Quick Pitch: Children Do Homework By Solar Powered Lights in Rural India

Venkataramani Vedula, One Child One Light, India Very good evening to one and all. Manipur the North Eastern state of India is heavily populated with tribal communities. The general infrastructure is very poor especially the electric power is poor and there is no rail connectivity to this state and the connectivity is only one single […]

Where Your Electricity Comes From

When you turn on the lights in your house or plug in your smartphone charger or even charge your electric car, do you know where your power is coming from? Electricity is something we don’t think about very often until we don’t have it or the cost of it goes way up. In the United […]