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A start-up is mimicking photosynthesis to produce natural gas from industrial CO2 and municipal wastewater.
November 15, 2011, 3:13 PM PST | By David Worthington
FuelCell Energy has unveiled what it says is the largest fuel cell park in the world: a 11.2 megawatt project that can provide electricity to 20,000 homes and only takes up one acre of land.
November 15, 2011, 9:33 AM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
Lighting vendor Nexxus comes right out and says it: Consumers don’t like the high price of energy efficient bulbs, no matter how much money and electricity they save in the long run.
November 15, 2011, 5:41 AM PST | By Mark Halper
Consumer Reports has concluded that its new survey demonstrates an overwhelming majority of Americans want higher automobile fuel standards and are considering buying hybrid or electric vehicles.
November 14, 2011, 8:03 PM PST | By David Worthington
A grad student is improving technology that creates electrical fuel cells from everyday microbes like yeast.
November 14, 2011, 11:13 AM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
A consortium of the world’s leading space scientists believe that it is possible for the world to begin to meet its energy demands over the next 30 years by placing solar collectors in orbit.
November 14, 2011, 5:34 AM PST | By David Worthington
Rome installs an unelected technocratic government to pull the country back from financial ruin. With global economic pressures mounting, will other democracies give way and mimic Beijing?
November 14, 2011, 5:31 AM PST | By Mark Halper
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists designed a solar cell that emits more light than it traps. That unconventional approach helped them create the world’s most efficient solar cell.
November 11, 2011, 9:24 AM PST | By Kirsten Korosec
An EPA investigation has turned up dangerously high levels of chemicals associated with natural gas mining in a Wyoming town’s aquifer.
November 10, 2011, 6:49 PM PST | By David Worthington
The National Center for Atmospheric Research developed a new wind forecasting system to help utility Xcel Energy squeeze the most energy from turbines. And it’s paid off.
November 10, 2011, 2:38 PM PST | By Kirsten Korosec