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August 11 Energy News

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Opinion:

¶ “Holy Grail of energy policy in sight as battery technology smashes the old order” • The world’s next energy revolution may be no more than five or ten years away. Research into clean electricity storage is moving fast, obsoleting 20th century power plants, including nuclear white elephants such as Hinkley Point. [Telegraph.co.uk]

Once renewable energy can be stored for use on demand, Britain could become self-sufficient in its energy usage. Credit: Charlotte Graham / Rex Shutterstock. With stored renewable energy, Britain could become self-sufficient
in its energy usage. Credit: Charlotte Graham / Rex Shutterstock.

¶ “The Hinkley Point C nuclear reactor shouldn’t be delayed – it should be scrapped” • Theresa May’s government has delayed decision on Hinkley Point C. But the government really should stop agonizing and cancel it. There is no commercial or environmental sense in investing billions into the outdated project. [City A.M.]

Science and Technology:

¶ With South Africa in its worst drought in history, a 16-year-old schoolgirl from Johannesburg created a super absorbent polymer…

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