In 18 months, a new company hopes to bring to market an ocean-wave-powered process that supplies potable water, cutting costs and limiting pollution, as compared to traditional desalination systems that require power plants.
The refinery will be powered by renewable geothermal energy. The geothermal energy will be augmented by the refinery’s own carbon-dioxide emissions, which will be recycled to drive the geothermal power plant’s turbines.
The fossil-fuel industry can’t be restored by rolling back the Clean Power Plan or other clean-energy programs. That train has left the station. Trump would do better to catch it and try to direct where it goes.
Exxon Mobil will build or expand 11 projects along the U.S. Gulf Coast in a $20-billion, 10-year program, Darren Woods, Exxon Mobil Corp.’s chairman and CEO, told the annual CERAWeek energy conference in Houston earlier this month.
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.