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Germany launches blockchain energy trading project

Germany has launched a state-subsidised research project that will look at how to make use of blockchain technology in adapting power trading to the growing share of decentralised renewable power generation under the country's energy transition.

read more... 02/02/2021

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UK Space Agency and Rolls-Royce join forces to develop nuclear-powered spacecraft engine

The technology is predicted to halve the projected duration of journeys to Mars to up to four months

read more... 14/01/2021

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Sales of battery-electric vehicles in Germany triple in 2020

Sales of battery-electric vehicles in Germany increased three-fold to more than 194,000 units in 2020, the country's road-traffic regulator said on Wednesday, citing the appeal of a more diversified product offering and of more reliable technology.

read more... 07/01/2021

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Hydrogen policies must include nuclear

Nuclear-produced hydrogen, using electrolyser technology, could have a "sizeable contribution" to make in the development of the hydrogen economy, according to a new report from the New Nuclear Watch Institute (NNWI) think-tank. However, it says the realisation of those benefits will depend on the adoption of technology-neutral policies, which do not discriminate against nuclear power.

read more... 17/12/2020

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Tractebel outlines its vision for SMRs

Belgian engineering firm Tractebel today unveiled it`s vision for small modular reactors (SMRs), in which it notes that Canada, Estonia, Finland, France, Poland, the UK and the USA, among other countries, have "expressed a clear willingness to shape the future". It`s White Paper, The rise of nuclear technology 2.0, is the result of three years of "deep-diving the promises" of this advanced nuclear technology, and investing thousands of engineering hours in technical due diligence and market studies.

read more... 14/12/2020

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