Articles (Energy)

Egypt’s Power Cuts May Lead to Environmental Crisis
(Environment and Climate Change)

Power outages have become a daily occurrence during the past few months in almost all the major cities in Egypt. 

Solar Desalination of Seawater
(Energy and Water)

The only nearly inexhaustible sources of water—the essence of life on Earth—are the seas and oceans, which, however, are of high salinity.

Inventions that changed the Course of History: The Engine
(Human Civilization)

Ever since the dawn of history and until maybe the late 18th century, all sources of energy available for mankind were confined to human strength, animals, wind energy, and water energy. 

The Sihwa Lake Tidal Power Plant: The World’s Largest Tidal Power Station
(Energy and Water)

South Korea is considered the world’s fourth largest oil importer, taking in 2.5 million barrels of oil daily.

Zafarana Wind Farm: Egypt’s Largest Wind Power Plant
(Energy and Water)

In early 1980s, the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Energy formulated its national strategy in the field of New and Renewable Sources of Energy (NRSE) as an integral part of its global energy strategy. 

(Energy and Water)

South Africa is a country where many people still struggle to find a sustainable and constant source of energy. 

Cooking Oil Can Run Your Car Too!
(Energy and Water)

Have you ever heard of cars running on vegetable oil? 

Fusion Power
(Energy and Water)

One of the most promising, yet difficult to achieve alternatives to current power sources is nuclear fusion.

Steam Power and the Industrial Revolution: 1760-1840
(Energy and Water)

The Industrial Revolution began in England, then spread throughout Europe and then North America during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Get Ready For Wireless Power
(Energy and Water)

We live in the era of wireless devices; satellites, cell phones, laptops, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 2G, 3G, 4G.

Earthships: Off The Grid Eco-Homes
(Energy and Water)

If you look at pictures of “Earthships” they may seem to you like houses with a Sci-Fi flare to them. 

Human Electricity
(Energy and Water)

Without electricity, you would not be reading this article right now.

The 1-Liter Car
(Energy and Water)

We all know that fossil fuels are depleting, simultaneously the world consumes a large amount of petrol per year.

Alternative Energy Sources
(Energy and Water)

Almost everybody is now aware of the fact that it is not too long before we run out of all forms of fossil fuels.

In Cairo: Solar Heaters and Biogas Units on Rooftops
(Energy and Water)

Some people talk about clean energy, waste reduction and the impeding energy crisis. Other people choose to take action.

Technology of Natural Gas
(Energy and Water)

For hundreds of years, natural gas has been known as a very useful substance.

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