Vietnam: a turbine for Thac Mo hydropower plant

Alstom said it won a contract with Electricity of Vietnam (EVN), as part of the extension of the Thac Mo hydropower plant (150 MW) project in Vietnam. At a cost of nearly $13 million, this expansion i...

Producing methanol from CO2 via formic acid

Researchers at Iramis CEA (Laboratory of Molecular Chemistry and Catalysis for Energy (LCMCE) managed to produce methanol from formic acid with a yield of 50%, well above the achieved so far efficienc...

A dam at Gibraltar to control the sea level

For his master’s thesis, a student in hydraulic engineering EPFL imagine a dam in the Strait of Gibraltar to contain the rising waters in the Mediterranean. A work of art that would leave passin...