Nuclear Energy is a Important Component

Powering Your Electric Vehicle: Affordability Starts with Properly Engineered Geomembrane Liner Systems
Lithium is a vital battery component, and lithium-ion batteries are especially interesting because in addition to being rechargeable, they present a high-energy density and low self-discharge, which means...

INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS: Renewable Energy Surges Forward
This installation of Civil Engineering’s Infrastructure Solutions series, which looks at how civil engineers are using cutting-edge techniques to resolve the issues identified in ASCE’s 2017 Infrastructure...

Hydropower, Environmental Groups to Collaborate on Climate Change, River Issues

Creating Copenhill
The design and construction of a new waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen, Denmark, was meant to do more than just generate electricity. The unique structure also features a rooftop public park with an...

Nuclear Deconstruction
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the midst of a decades-long effort to safely decommission and dismantle a trio of Army nuclear reactors. The first part of the project involved the successful deconstruction...

Spin, Spin, Spin
A scalable, vertical axis windmill tower with dynamic shutters that decrease wind loading on the structure has won an energy efficiency design contest....

A Moving Mystery
Along the southeastern edge of California’s Salton Sea, there are areas that contain geothermal mud pots and mud volcanoes—Geological features that may change shape, but never location. In 2016, a large,...

Pro Bono Solar Project Restores Power to Puerto Rican Shelters

House Passes Bill Aimed at Streamlining Hydropower Licensing Process
Legislation recently passed by the House would modify the licensing process for hydropower facilities in a bid to promote development of this renewable energy source....

What Does the Crystal Ball Say? Energy and Water Issues Are Too Great to Ignore!
Over the past 15 years, the Geoprofessional Business Association's (GBA) Emerging Issues and Trends Committee has held a series of Crystal Ball Workshops (Workshops) to identify long-term emerging issues...

Unique Renewable Energy Project in Germany Combines Wind Turbines with Hydropower

Two Coal Plants Pursue Different Approaches to Capturing Carbon Dioxide

Denver Water to Test Use of Turbines in Canals

National Grid, an international electricity and natural gas utility that operates in the United Kingdom and owns the high-voltage transmission network in England and Wales, is experimenting with a new style of pylon to carry transmission lines…

Proponents of solar energy often argue that energy from the sun is abundantly available and relatively easily captured, but opponents point to the fact that not every day is a sunny one, rendering such systems useless at times…

U.S Hydropower Capacity Could Grow Substantially Under Certain Conditions, Report Says

Ohio River Project Adds Hydropower to Army Corps Dam

U.S. Water Agencies Could Learn Financial Lessons from Electricity Sector, Report Says

U.S. Hydropower Sector Continues to Add Capacity, Albeit Slowly, Report Says

 

 

 

 

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