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  • Michael Beavon, a director of Arup Associates who helped to develop the zero-carbon solar technology that will cool the 12 stadiums, told delegates at the Qatar Infrastructure Conference in London that the air-cooling would maintain a comfortable temperature of around 24 degrees Celsius in the stadiums.

    Heat could cause 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be a game of three halves

  • Earthquake in Japan More photos and interactive graphics The possible use of an air-cooling system like the one common in U.S. and European plants was among new details offered for a plan disclosed Sunday to bring under control the three damaged reactors at the center of Japan's nuclear crisis.

    Air-Cooling Plan Studied at Plant

  • The new cooling system will comprise a heat exchanger, to be installed near the equipment hatch of the reactor building, and air-cooling devices, to be installed outside the building.

    Tepco Offers Optimistic Cooling Plan

  • Guodian Technology includes businesses that remove sulfur from coal and make air-cooling and wind-power equipment.

    Two Companies Aim for $5 Billion in Hong Kong IPOs

  • "An envisioned air-cooling system would look like those already used in French nuclear plants," said Hidehiko Nishiyama, spokesman and deputy director general of Japan's Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency.

    Air-Cooling Plan Studied at Plant

  • An air-cooling system would cool the water from the reactor, keeping it within the system.

    Air-Cooling Plan Studied at Plant

  • GM doesn't have a rear-engine platform—and even Porsche abandoned air-cooling years ago—but the neo-Corvair would make a perfect EV.

    Classic Rewind: 3 Cars Ripe for Neo-Retro Stardom

  • Japanese experts say that while an air-cooling system is less effective, it might provide a more practical alternative than repairing underground water-pumping systems.

    Air-Cooling Plan Studied at Plant

  • Under its strategic plan unveiled Sunday, Tepco is planning to fill the containment vessels of the plant's No. 1 and No. 3 reactor units with water and employ heat-exchanging systems that could include an air-cooling solution.

    Air-Cooling Plan Studied at Plant

  • Serious overclockers will scoff, as you can't expect to get the same level of performance with mere air-cooling, but what do you want for $7 large?

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