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How Tiny Algae Could Be the Big Future of Carbon-Free Fuel
Science & Tech  (tags: fuel, algae, biofuel, renewables, clean energy )

Freya
- 39 days ago - takepart.com
Despite the hundreds of millions of dollars invested in companies aiming to power the world with pond scum, algae seems to perpetually be the fuel of the future. Now a government-funded consortium hopes to jump-start commercialization of the low-carbon...
Thorium Nuclear Reactor Trial Begins, Could Provide Cleaner, Safer, Almost-Waste-Free Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: thorium, energy, reactor trials, Norway, clean energy, climate change, abundant element )

Brian
- 166 days ago - extremetech.com
"At a test site in Norway, Thor Energy has successfully created a thorium nuclear reactor. In one fell swoop, thorium fuel, which is safer, less messy to clean up, and not prone to nuclear weapons proliferation, could..."
Powering The Future Today: Waste Water Treatment Plant Producing Zero Carbon Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: waste water, treatment, plant, fuel cell technology, hydrogen, zero carbon, carbon neutral, no emissions, climate change, clean energy, good news )

Brian
- 483 days ago - slate.com
Great News!! This plant is producing hydrogen for fuel cell technology, treating waster water, and NOT producing emissions. This is the model for what could be the future or a significant part of the future of clean energy.
5 Ways the Space Program Helps Us Fight Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, space program, planet, clean energy, climate action )

Brian
- 604 days ago - yesmagazine.org
"From tracking glaciers to predicting crop failure to figuring out how to store solar energy in molten salt, NASA has produced some of our best tools in the fight against climate change."
7 Sustainable Office Buildings for the Future
Science & Tech  (tags: Sustainable Buildings, Clean Energy )

Ben
- 1016 days ago - ecofriend.com
These buildings are not only beautiful, but are also Zero CO2 emission building which is a great contribution toward our green planet. There are many such buildings in world these days, so here we are with the best seven sustainable office buildings...
New 3D Solar Technology Boosts Efficiency
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar Power! Sustainable Development, Clean Energy )

Ben
- 1184 days ago - blog.cleantechies.com
Anyone who follows news on new solar technology is probably aware that conversion efficiency, that is, the amount of solar light, that actually becomes electricity, is the top challenge for this industry...
China Going Beyond Manufacturing, Exporting Capital for Cleantech Start-Ups
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, environment, NewTechnology, technology, world, tech, society, news, cleantech, clean tech, clean energy, china )

Zachary
- 1199 days ago - cleantechnica.com
What comes to mind when you think of China? $1/hour manufacturing of your cleantech product? 1B+ potential customers? Right and right, but now add investment capital to the mix.
Wind Farms Extend Growing Season in Certain Regions
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, climate change, clean energy, agriculture, wind, power, turbines, growing season, sustainable energy, research )

Mary
- 1393 days ago - sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (Oct. 5, 2010) -- Wind power is likely to play a large role in the future of sustainable, clean energy, but wide-scale adoption has remained elusive. Now, researchers have found wind farms' effects on local temperatures and proposed strategie
Texas: What Part of NO Don't You Understand?
Science & Tech  (tags: AB32, california, clean energy, clean tech, prop 23, global warming )

Judy
- 1397 days ago - switchboard.nrdc.org
A recent State of the Climate report, compiled by more than 300 scientists in 48 countries, concluded that "...global warming is undeniable." The last 10 years have been the warmest on record. That decade beat the previous record holder: the 1990s.
Three Mile Island and Nuclear Power: In-Depth Reports
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, sustainable energy, clean energy, nuclear power, informative, studies )

Mary
- 1418 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The partial meltdown at Three Mile Island 30 years ago ended the first wave of building nuclear power plants, but are plans about to be revived?
The Stirling Engine - Back to the Future...
Science & Tech  (tags: Clean Energy, Solar Power!, Sustainable Future )

Ben
- 1513 days ago - kockums.se
An engine for the future. The Stirling engine is a heat engine. Heat is produced in a combustion chamber separated from the actual engine. The heat is tranferred to the engine's working gas, operating in a completely closed system...
Solar Plane Prototype in First Test Flight
Science & Tech  (tags: solar travel, innovation, clean energy, clean industries, aircraft )

IE
- 1574 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
prototype solar-powered plane has made its first full test flight - coming closer to the goal of using solar energy to fly around the world. The Solar Impulse, with a wingspan similar to that of a super-jumbo jet but weighing the same as a saloon car, to
France's Starck Designs Garden-Friendly Wind Turbine
Science & Tech  (tags: wind energy, clean energy, environment, goodnews, Sustainabililty, coolstuff, technology, greenliving, energy, interesting )

Alice
- 1644 days ago - winddaily.com
by Staff Writers Rome (AFP) Jan 27, 2010 Italian energy component maker Pramac announced on Wednesday the launch of a mini-wind turbine called "Revolutionair" designed by Frenchman Philippe Starck.
Top 10 Solar Technologies to Watch Out For
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar Technology, Sustainability, Clean Energy )

Ben
- 1752 days ago - cleantechnica.com
Solar power technology is moving forward by leaps and bounds, with some new advancements being built out into usable installations virtually every day. Design concepts once thought to be 'pie in the sky' ideas are being implemented, and making a simple...
Stirling Engine: Electricity From a Heating Boiler
Science & Tech  (tags: Clean Energy, Sustainability )

Ben
- 1954 days ago - treehugger.com
Powergen, a utility company in the U. K., says it has invented a central heating boiler which generates electricity for households. Powergen is looking for hundreds of customers prepared to buy these personal power stations in a limited launch this...
 

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