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Local Japanese governments have found dangerously high radiation levels in pastoral grasses located over 100 miles from Fukushima. Scientists are independently monitoring background radiation...
June 17, 2011, 5:52 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Crystalline silicon panels will hit $1.00 per watt by early next year, fresh research shows. Hello grid parity?
June 17, 2011, 6:20 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
The fate of the 100-watt bulb lies on the Texan governor’s desk. As national efficiency requirements approach, will the Lone Star State become the lone state for old incandescents?
June 17, 2011, 4:05 AM PDT | By Melissa Mahony
A Start-up will soon be demonstrating an end-to-end process for converting CO2 from coal and natural gas-fired power plants into usable fuel.
June 16, 2011, 6:29 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Now Boeing takes a turn at claiming it will be the first at crossing the Atlantic non-stop in a biofuel-powered jet. The real winner? Read on…
June 16, 2011, 3:01 PM PDT | By Mark Halper
Renewable energy, good. Transmission towers, bad. In scenic mid-Wales, it’s the Godzilla-like electricity pylons that have locals opposing planned wind farms.
June 15, 2011, 10:38 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Hydroelectricity from a gushing Columbia River overloads the grid, shutting down thousands of wind turbines. A government utility prioritizes hydro. Wind companies cry foul. Salmon get caught in...
June 15, 2011, 4:00 AM PDT | By Melissa Mahony
Italy follows Germany’s lead, voting to sideline nuclear power in the fallout of Japan’s Fukushima disaster.
June 14, 2011, 7:17 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Plant-based jet fuel maker has scheduled the first non-stop trans-Atlantic biofuel flight, leaving this Friday from New Jersey to Paris.
June 14, 2011, 5:40 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Looking for a greener way to take the edge off? The Scots are, too. A Scotch distillery on the Isle of Islay takes a shot at cutting whisky’s carbon footprint.
June 14, 2011, 4:00 AM PDT | By Melissa Mahony