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England, the Birthplace of Coal Power, Will Bui...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
England, the Birthplace of Coal Power and the Industrial Revolution, will now build Europe's first advanced coal power generation plant based on a gasification process that should provide 90 percent overall carbon capture. Honeywell's UOP has b... More>>>
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BP Forms Joint Venture with Verenium to Advance...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
BP has announced a 50-50 joint venture with Verenium to develop and commercialize cellulosic ethanol from non-food feedstocks. The companies have committed $45 million in funding and assets to progress the development of one of the nation's fir... More>>>
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Clinton Foundation to fund LED Street Lamps for...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
The Clinton Foundation has announced a plan to help the City of Los Angeles retrofit 140,000 street lamps with more efficient white-light LEDs that offer longer lifetime, lower energy use and less 'light polllution' that restricts night sky views.... More>>>
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IEA Warns: Oil 'Supply Crunch' Will Return

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
Oil Supply Crunch aheadThe world's leading authority on oil markets is warning that these days of cheap ($40 barrel) oil are just a mirage and that the world is likely to experience 'an oil supply crunch' next year (2010) as markets begin to r... More>>>
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Forget about algae? Wisconsin researchers turn...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
Bioenergy visionaries with algae and bacteria aren't the only players in town trying to corner the market on the 'future of biofuels'.  We cannot forget the Chemists. Biofuels are expanding along two paths- one is based on chemical engine... More>>>
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Low temperature combustion could double diesel ...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
I see efforts to improve combustion engines as trying to 'build a better buggy whip' in an era of 'diminishing returns' on mechanical heat engine innovations. The problem is not their efficiencies, rather it is the manufacturing costs and complex... More>>>
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[Video] MIT Professor reminds us of how much t...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
What we don't know about the fundamental science of energy systems might actually help us!  The problem is that most people assume we already know everything, and that we are running out of solution sets.  In fact, we are only at the beg... More>>>
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The Inlet-Outlet: Harnessing Energy from Everyd...

(http://www.core77.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
Nearly every room in our homes and offices has at least one electrical outlet from which we draw power for our gadgets and appliances. What if each of those outlets had an accompanying electrical "inlet" so that we not only drew power fr... More>>>
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California farms, vineyards in peril from warming

(http://www.latimes.com) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
California's farms and vineyards could vanish by the end of the century, and its major cities could be in jeopardy, if Americans do not act to slow the advance of global warming, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu said Tuesday. More>>>
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Biggest Energy Saving Project in Uncertain Terr...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: amisampat over 5 years ago
By Ami Sampat In his last days of office, Bush and his administration proposed a lighting efficiency policy which would help save energy and money. The Obama administration must now look over the proposal and issue the finals standards by the end... More>>>
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Michigan based ECD Ovonics signs another partne...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
Thin film solar is a low cost alternative to traditional glass based solar panels.  'Thin film' photovoltaic cells can be inkjet printed onto plastic sheets via a 'roll to roll' machine.  These long plastic sheets can then be integrate... More>>>
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Iowa's green energy policy struggle

(http://news.bbc.co.uk) - scanned by: Adam Cutsinger over 5 years ago
Iowa hopes that wind energy will deliver more than just electricity - and that investment in wind technology will help to transform towns depressed by unemployment. More>>>
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