Tag: energy

Nuclear Fusion Reactors Anyone?

Nuclear Fusion Reactor

Lockheed Martin Corp. said its engineers had made a breakthrough in the race to build a nuclear fusion reactor. They claim that within a decade they’ll develop and deploy a nuclear fusion reactor powerful enough to light over 80,000 homes

New record for United States fuel exports

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Companies that run the nation’s vast system of oil refineries have accelerated their exports of processed fuels, particularly diesel, to foreign customers to new record highs, according to the U.S. Energy Department. Analysts say the trend has become a huge factor in keeping U.S. gasoline and diesel prices at record highs for this time of year.

Bacteria Make Hydrogen Fuel From Water

Most renewable energy sources involve an obvious source of energy — light, heat, or motion. But for the second time this year, scientists have focused on a less obvious source: the difference between rivers and the salty oceans they flow into.