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To Reduce Environmental Hazards of Plastics, New Catalytic Method Transforms Plastics into Lubricants

published 2019 年 11 月 18 日 9:30 | editor | category News
Throwing away used plastics is convenient for human beings, but for the environment, it is a disaster. Yet, as long as the plastics are properly recycled, the value is definitely not limited to one-time. Scientists have recently developed a new catalytic method that can convert plastics into lubricants, oils, detergents and even cosmetics in order to reduce environmental pollution and improve recycling. ...  more

Hydrogen Power Plant Might Empower the "Whisky Island" to Be Self-sufficient

published 2019 年 11 月 18 日 9:30 | editor | category News
To power a remote island, submarine cables play an important role. What will happen after a submarine cable has a fraction and needs repair or maintenance? After the 32-kilometer-long cable's malfunction caused Norwegian Myken island a 2-month blackout, the residents decided to look into the hydrogen power, in order to replace the highly-polluting and high-priced diesel power generator. ...  more

South Korea Formally Enters the Race to Become the First Hydrogen-Powered Society

published 2019 年 11 月 14 日 0:30 | editor | category News
South Korea will be pushing for the realization of a “hydrogen-powered society” through a series of initiatives involving public-private partnerships. First and foremost, the Korean government will accelerate the efforts to manufacture more models of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) and build out the related infrastructure such as hydrogen production plants and fueling stations. In the long run, the government intends to have hydrogen complement or even replace oil and natural gas as a major energy source that can support the foundation of domestic industries. ...  more

Australian College Reduced Electricity Bill by 40% with Adoption of Solar Panels, Thermal Energy Storage, and Green Energy

published 2019 年 11 月 13 日 0:30 | editor | category News
The adoption of solar panels by schools as a means to reduce electricity bills and carbon emissions means these blue-colored panels have become a common sight on campus. Case in point, the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) in Australia has recently lowered its energy use by 40% through the installation of solar panel clusters and large-scale thermal energy storage systems. ...  more