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The Energy Department finalized four solar loan guarantees in the final hours of the controversial clean energy loan program. Here’s a look at the ones that made it, and the few that...
September 30, 2011, 5:12 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
Daimler and its Mercedes Benz cars pump out more carbon dioxide than any other brand in Europe, a Brussels watchdog notes. There’s a large gap between them and some other manufacturers.
September 30, 2011, 3:40 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Tobacco leaves filled with fuel is just one of the 60 ‘groundbreaking’ research projects that received ARPA-E grant money from the Energy Department.
September 29, 2011, 4:54 PM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
Simbol Materials launched commercial operations at a factory that will eventually extract lithium from the discharge brine created by geothermal plants operating near the Salton Sea.
September 29, 2011, 10:52 AM PDT | By Kirsten Korosec
CERN’s Einstein-defying subatomic particles have sent scientists into a tizzy. Calm down says the author of the book Neutrino. He can explain.
September 29, 2011, 2:27 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Oslo solar pioneer REC would churn out photovoltaics in Norway, if only it could. But plunging prices force it to shutter half its domestic capacity. It’s the latest casualty in the global...
September 28, 2011, 8:49 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s internal communiques from the Japanese nuclear crisis have been revealed from a Freedom of Information Act request.
September 27, 2011, 7:35 PM PDT | By David Worthington
Siluria Technologies’ process for converting methane into petrochemicals has drawn US$20 million in Series B financing.
September 27, 2011, 6:45 PM PDT | By David Worthington
The defiant neutrinos that travelled faster than the laws of physics allow might have actually taken a short cut — but no ordinary short cut.
September 26, 2011, 4:18 AM PDT | By Mark Halper
Toyota engineers have set a potential record of 80.3 PMH for a car that’s powered entirely by air. However, you’re more likely to see the technology incorporated into a hybrid than a...
September 23, 2011, 5:45 PM PDT | By David Worthington