Energy Bills To Rise More Than Predicted, Says UK Energy Regulator Ofgem Boss

An anonymous reader shares a report: Domestic energy bills will rise faster this winter than previously forecast by the energy regulator Ofgem, its chief executive has admitted to MPs. Jonathan Brearley said in late May that a typical household would.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJul 13th, 2022

Chi-Nu experiment ends, bolsters nuclear security and energy reactors

The results of the Chi-Nu physics experiment at Los Alamos National Laboratory have contributed essential, never-before-observed data for enhancing nuclear security applications, understanding criticality safety and designing fast-neutron energy reac.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News33 min. ago

Ming-Chi Kuo predicts a dim future for Apple Vision Pro

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that Apple Vision Pro shipments will be limited by a few key suppliers to half what's been predicted, and an update won't arrive until 2027.Vision Pro at Apple ParkIn a Medium post on Tuesday, Ming-Chi Kuo is swinging wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News5 hr. 1 min. ago

Why build megastructures? Just move planets around to make habitable worlds

In 1960, Freeman Dyson proposed how advanced civilizations could create megastructures that enclosed their system, allowing them to harness all of their star's energy and multiplying the habitable space they could occupy. In 2015, the astronomical co.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 32 min. ago

Why Rain Is Getting Fiercer on a Warming Planet

Extreme rain is getting more extreme as temperatures rise. That may seem counterintuitive, but the underlying physics is crystal clear......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News10 hr. 32 min. ago

Rich nations, China must accelerate race to net zero: IEA

Rich and developing nations alike must sharply improve their net-zero targets, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday, warning that a clean energy surge was the main reason the world's climate goals are still within reach......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 1 min. ago

Spotify unveils new ‘Jam’ feature for real-time listening parties

Remember the days of Turntable FM? Spotify is looking to channel that energy with a new feature called Jam. This feature will let users create real-time listening sessions that other people can join in on “from wherever” they are. Here’s how th.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News14 hr. 33 min. ago

Spotify will not ban AI-made music, says boss

In a rare interview, Spotify boss Daniel Ek talks to the BBC about AI, regulation and Harry and Meghan......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsSep 25th, 2023

Analyzing ways to help golden eagle populations weather the growth in wind-energy

Wind energy is a major component of the U.S. clean-energy goals. Already one of the fastest growing and lowest-cost sources of electricity in the country, it is poised for even more rapid growth, according to the U.S. Department of Energy......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 25th, 2023

Wind energy projects in North America are more likely to be opposed by white, wealthy communities, finds study

Wind energy is, by far, the most common type of clean energy. And transitioning to clean energy is critical to addressing the climate crisis. Yet local opposition poses a significant barrier to the deployment of wind energy projects......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 25th, 2023

Save on energy bills with a Google Nest Thermostat — now 30% off

Today, the Google Nest Thermostat not only saves you money on your energy bill, it also saves you money on it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 25th, 2023

Streaming video piracy on the rise, as subscription costs increase

Streaming video piracy is on the rise again, according to a new study, in apparent response to growing subscription costs for services like Netflix and Disney+ … more….....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsSep 25th, 2023

BLUETTI’s new EP800 energy storage system will keep your whole house powered up

Energy storage leader BLUETTI has unveiled its latest innovation, the EP800 energy storage system, which empowers homeowners during blackouts – and it even works off the grid. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 24th, 2023

Ediacaran fossils reveal origins of biomineralization that led to expansion of life on Earth

Life on Earth began from a single-celled microbe, while the rise to the multicellular world in which we live arose due a vital chemical process known as biomineralization, during which living organisms produce hardened mineralized tissue, such as ske.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2023

Direct synthesis of fluorinated carbon materials via solid-state mechanochemical reaction between graphite and PTFE

A research team, led by Professor Jong-Beom Baek and his team in the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST have achieved a significant breakthrough in battery technology. They have developed an innovative method that enables the safe syn.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2023

Recycling plastic not enough, warns UN environment chief

With the production of plastic on the rise worldwide and creating ever more pollution, the UN environment chief warned that humanity cannot just recycle its way out of the mess, and she called for a total rethink about the way we use plastics......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2023

How companies are embracing generative AI...or not

Companies are struggling to deal with the rapid rise of generative AI, with some rushing to embrace the technology while others shun it -- at least for now......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Gold nanoclusters can improve electrochemical water splitting to produce hydrogen

As energy demand continues to rise, research into new, efficient renewable and clean energy sources is an urgent priority. Currently, renewable energy sources like solar, wind, tide, and geothermal make up less than 40% of the current energy demand......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Former Kia attorney claims company, boss created hostile work environment

Lawyer says workload and compensation were unfair compared with male colleagues......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Britain says may clear restructured Microsoft-Activision deal

Microsoft's restructuring of its proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard "opens the door" to the deal being cleared, Britain's antitrust regulator said Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Another top Silicon Valley investor is splitting off its China business as pressure mounts

GGV Capital, a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm, has become the latest big investor to break up its US and China operations into separate companies as tensions between the two countries over tech and geopolitics continue to rise......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023