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Electric power sector 2013

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Jun 1, 2012 12:00 EDT - Jun 16, 2013 02:59 EDT
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Jun 16, 2013 03:00 EDT - Jul 16, 2013 11:59 EDT
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Jul 17, 2013 12:00 EDT - Jul 24, 2013 02:59 EDT
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Jul 24, 2013 03:00 EDT - Aug 31, 2013 11:59 EDT
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Sep 1, 2013 12:00 EDT
What can be done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the electric power sector?

According to the IPCC, the electric power sector is the largest emitter of CO2 emissions, and accounts for nearly 27% of the carbon dioxide emitted by the world’s energy system. This contest seeks proposals for reducing emissions from the electricity sector, and it encompasses the industry’s entire value chain, from choice of fuel supply and power generation methods, to transmission and distribution. Proposals are encouraged to consider new component and system technologies, process changes, and novel approaches to policy, organizational practices and industry governance. See more...

6 Proposals
Jan 21, 2014
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Mass-producible integral fast reactor modules can power every country on earth for nearly a millennium with waste products already at hand.
Jan 21, 2014
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Cheap, practical fusion may be closer than you think.
Sep 6, 2013
Nobody can afford solar panels. Or, everybody can, as long as one buys wholesale and does a little bit of money pooling.
Sep 6, 2013
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Rapidly deploy simple demand response technologies which do not require central approval or energy markets to create smart grid version 0.1.
Sep 6, 2013
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Create a Carbon Fee and Dividend Policy
Jan 21, 2014
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As in SO2 mitigation, spontaneously remove CO2 from power plant flue gas using wet limestone scrubbing.