Generating electricity

A collection of Catalyst articles about generating electricity.

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A Nuclear Future?

A Catalyst article examining the UK’s electricity supplies, twenty per cent of which come from nuclear power stations.

This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2003, Volume 13, Issue 4.

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Electricity on Tap

A Catalyst article about the UK's extremely reliable electricity supply system generated in power stations which burn gas or coal, or use nuclear fuel. 

This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2005, Volume 15, Issue 3.

publication year
2000 - 2009

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Wave Power

A Catalyst article looking at renewable energy. 

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2007, Volume 18, Issue 1.

publication year
2000 - 2009

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Applying the Science

A Catalyst article about the role of environmental scientists working for a local authority. 

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2008, Volume 18, Issue 3.

publication year
2000 - 2009

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Water Power: the Micro-Hydro Revolution

This Catalyst article is about a micro-hydroelectric power station on a river in Yorkshire. 

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2009, Volume 19, Issue 3.

publication year
2000 - 2009

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Solar Cells

This Catalyst article investigates the development of better, more energy-efficient solar cells. 

This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2010, Volume 20, Issue 3.

publication year
2010 to date

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LEDs - Lighting Up a Brighter Future

A Catalyst article about devising better, more energy-efficient lighting. In particular the article focuses on LEDs. 

This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2010, Volume 20, Issue 3.

publication year
2010 to date

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Carbon Capture

A Catalyst article explaining how carbon capture and storage can reduce the amount of carbon dioxide entering the atmosphere and may reduce the effects of climate change. 

This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2010, Volume 20, Issue 4.

publication year
2000 - 2009

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Mission to Mercury

A Catalyst article about BepiColombo, a spacecraft which will visit Mercury, powered by a revolutionary new rocket engine technology using ion engines and using a slingshot manoeuvre to accelerate it. 

This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2010, Volume 20, Issue 4.

publication year
2010 to date

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Biophotovoltaics

A Catalyst article looking at the use of plant cells to generate electricity via photosynthesis. 

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2011, Volume 21, Issue 4.

publication year
2010 to date

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Hydrogen Powered Cars

This Catalyst article explains how hydrogen and oxygen gas can be used in a redox reaction to produce electricity, and the harmless by-product, water.

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2012, Volume 23, Issue 2.

publication year
2010 to date

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What Is Geothermal Energy?

This Catalyst article looks at how geothermal energy is derived from hot rocks below the Earth's surface and can be used for heating or to generate electricity.

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2013, Volume 24, Issue 2.

publication year
2010 to date

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Saving Lives While Cooking Lunch

This Catalyst article investigates traditional cooking stoves. These stoves burn fuel and produce a lot of smoke which is a major cause of pollution, leading to problems locally for the people using the stoves and also globally as a probable cause of retreating glaciers. 

The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2014, Volume 24, Issue 3.

publication year
2010 to date

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Thorium - the Perfect Nuclear Fuel?

This Catalyst article looks at thorium - a heavy element, similar to uranium. 

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2014, Volume 24, Issue 3.

publication year
2010 to date

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Brighton Goes Solar

This Catalyst article investigates the installation of solar panels in Brighton. Brighton Energy Co-op recently installed Brighton’s second-largest solar system on the roof of Shed 3a at Shoreham Port. 

The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2014, Volume 25, Issue 1.

publication year
2010 to date

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Tokamak Power

This Catalyst article investigates tokamaks.

The article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2015, Volume 26, Issue 1.

publication year
2010 to date

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