Israel-Lebanon: oil spill in the mediterranean

The Israeli aviation bombing of oil reservoirs at the Jiyeh power plant in southern Lebanon has caused "the greatest ecological disaster in the Mediterranean," the Lebanese Minister of the Environment said on Saturday. "So far, 10.000 to 15.000 tons of crude has spilled into the sea, this is the biggest disaster [...]

Nuclear power plants, warming and heat wave

Or how EdF can lobby to counter the temperature standardscooling waters of its atomic power plants.

Introduction

The heat wave of 2003 had revealed, the heat wave of 2006 has confirmed: nuclear power plants are very sensitive to an ambient temperature above average! Reason: Cool a plant with river water. Gold not [...]

Biogas of Alsace wine

A biogas plant for the vineyards of Alsace?

With 30 000 40 000 tonsof marc and viticultural effluents, the vineyard could consider the construction of a biogas power plant. But has viticulture taken the measure of energy issues and challenges?

In June 2004, one could learn in Viti-Alsace and the East agricultural and viticultural that the oil would be expensive. We [...]

Download: Water Injection: NACA Report from 1944

Report of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) of Langley Field from September 1944. This report highlights, with curves and tests at the supports, the different advantages of the fighter jet engines equipped with an additional water injection. The main conclusions are as follows: The injection of water increases the octane number of the mixture. The injection of water allows [...]

Download: Water Injection: NACA Report from 1942

Report of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) of Langley Field dated August 1942. This report highlights, with curves and tests at the supports, the different advantages of the fighter jet engines equipped with an additional water injection. The main conclusions are as follows: The injection of water increases the octane number of the mixture. The injection of water allows the increase [...]