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US startup unveils battery made from nuclear waste that could last up to 28,000 years

The nano-diamond battery’s power comes from radioactive isotopes used in nuclear reactors

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Daily (02.09.2020): EUAs fell by over 3% on Tuesday amid full-sized auctions resumption

Oil prices ended slightly higher on Tuesday, supported by persisting weak dollar and indicators showing a good performance in manufacturing activity in China and the United States. Moreover, foreacsts for a sixth weekly drawdown in U.S. crude stockpiles added further support to oil prices. Hence, Brent crude for November delivery rose by 30 cents, or 0.7% to settle at $45.58 a barrel. At the same time, U.S. WTI crude for October delivery added 15 cents, or 0.4%, to end at $42.76 a barrel.

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Germany determined to complete Nord Stream 2 pipeline despite US pressure, Merkel says

Chancellor Angela Merkel reaffirmed the German government's determination to complete the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia, despite attempts by the United States to kill the project.

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Siemens merges wind energy generation unit into Flender

Flender GmbH, a German mechanical drive systems maker fully owned by Siemens AG, has absorbed the wind energy generation (WG) unit of its parent in preparation for its planned listing next year.

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National Grid boss warns Britain risks power blackouts due to a decaying electricity network as he asks Ofgem for right to raise customers' bills

Sheffield is at heightened risk of blackouts, as it is served by just two power lines Should one fail, the city could only rely on the other to provide all of its power National Grid boss John Pettigrew warned older power lines will start to 'decay'

read more... 02/09/2020

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