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School children in Japan registered low levels of radiation exposure in communities surrounding the Fukushima reactors.
August 19, 2011, 3:53 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Japan takes another step away from nuclear, but the global debate rages. China, supposedly stalling its nuclear program, has connected a fast neutron reactor to the grid.
August 19, 2011, 5:38 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Texas may beat Cape Wind to getting the country’s first taste of offshore wind power? Yes, but perhaps with just one turbine, at first.
August 18, 2011, 4:11 AM PDT | By Melissa Mahony
Led by California, New Jersey and DOE support, photovoltaic capacity will hit 2.4 gigawatts in 2011, research firm says. That’s still in the long shadow of fossil fuel and nuclear.
August 18, 2011, 3:19 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
A biofuel executive is questioning whether research and development will be squandered without government investment into production.
August 17, 2011, 8:22 PM PDT | By David Worthington
A cross agency effort will invest US$510 million into biofuels for military and commercial transportation over the next three years.
August 17, 2011, 7:10 PM PDT | By David Worthington
German auto maker provides a peak at a get-around-town electric concept car that combines classic and fighter pilot looks with an unusual seating arrangement.
August 17, 2011, 4:02 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
No pit stops for Drayson Racing, which will charge electric cars as they race around the track over wireless power strips provided by HaloIPT.
August 16, 2011, 4:37 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
A New York start-up wants to partner with supermarket chains to bring year-round locally grown hydroponic crops to people living far away from mega farms.
August 15, 2011, 3:44 PM PDT | By David Worthington
NASCAR may be faster, but the cars in solar races are maneuvering toward the future. Stanford University students hope their sun-powered vehicle speeds its way up front in the Outback.
August 15, 2011, 4:00 AM PDT | By Melissa Mahony