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Green shipping corridors gaining momentum

Ports around the world are investing in green fuels to allow cargo ships to sail carbon-free.
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What is nuclear fusion and why is it such a big deal?

The U.S. Department of Energy on Tuesday announced a breakthrough in nuclear fusion, a way of producing clean energy that scientists have been working on since the 1940s. So what exactly is it, why is it so important and what does it mean for the future?
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America's new nuclear power industry has a Russian problem

U.S. firms developing a new generation of small nuclear power plants to help cut carbon emissions have a big problem: only one company sells the fuel they need, and it's Russian.
The dangerous business of decommissioning America’s nuclear plants

The dangerous business of decommissioning America’s nuclear plants

Accidents at New Jersey’s Oyster Creek power plant have spurred calls for stricter oversight of the burgeoning nuclear decommissioning industry.
Hydropower eyes bigger energy role

Hydropower eyes bigger energy role, less environmental harm

In southwestern Pennsylvania, eight locks and dams that for decades helped barges move goods along the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio rivers will in a few years also generate enough power for 75,000 homes.

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DeepMind has trained an AI to control nuclear fusion

The Google-backed AI firm taught a reinforcement learning algorithm to control the fiery plasma inside a tokamak nuclear fusion reactor.
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What utility CEOs plan to tell Biden today

Representatives from major electric utility companies will meet with President Biden today to advocate for sweeping new clean energy tax credits and outline their efforts to build a low-carbon energy system.