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OWOE - Our World of Energy
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Updated content - Updated: 2021-05-20
Updated to provide the latest information on Plant Vogtle's cost and schedule - as of May 2021, the first reactor is quoted at 98% complete. The latest total cost is estimated at $26 billion vs. the $14 billion approved in 2012, i.e., almost a factor of 2. Commercial power generation is expected in 2022 for a total construction duration of 13 years vs. the 7 years originally envisioned, again, almost a factor of 2.

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New Amazing Energy topic - Updated: 2021-05-19
The Amazing Energy article on the MIT Energy Initiative (MITei) has been updated to provide information on the recently published MIT's Climate Action Plan for the Decade that describes how the university will expand on its leadership role in fighting climate change.

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Updated content - Updated: 2021-05-18
Updated to address the status of the various solar roadway demonstration projects around the world. Hint - all appear to have failed.

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Updated Amazing Energy topic - Updated: 2021-05-17
The Amazing Energy article on Hampshire College's net-zero building has been updated to reflect its winning the Campus Sustainability Achievement Award from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)

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New information resource added - Updated: 2021-04-26
An illustrated guide for kids, and everyone else, about climate change - and what we can do about it.

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New information resource added - Updated: 2021-04-26
The Global Monitoring Laboratory provides data that addresses three major challenges: greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

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New information resource added - Updated: 2021-04-26
The Global Solar Atlas provides an interactive tool to access to solar resources and photovoltaic power potential data around the globe.

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New information resource added - Updated: 2021-04-26
The Global Wind Atlas can be used to identify high-wind areas for wind power generation glbally, and then perform preliminary energy yield calculations.

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