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Scientists Use Infrared Emissions as Renewable Energy Source
Science & Tech  (tags: solar energy, thermodynamics, space, science, renewable energy, energy, climate, earth )

- 1542 days ago -
Physicists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) envision a device that would harvest energy from Earth's infrared emissions into outer space.
London Is Building a Power Plant That Burns Waste Fat From Sewers
Science & Tech  (tags: Renewable Energy, Technology, NewTechnology )

- 1834 days ago -
In 2015, East London will be home to a new type of power plant that uses a unique renewable energy source -- discarded fat. Yes, fat. Everyday, fat, oil and grease (FOG is the acronym being used) build up in the city's sewer system, causing blockages
The History of Renewable Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: Renewable Energy, A Sustainable Future )

- 2387 days ago -
We live in a world dominated by oil, a commodity whose true costs are rising every day. Scarcity of cheap oil, spills, lung disease, pollution, wars, and the empowerment of terrorist regimes all combine to make one thing obvious to all: unless you're...
MIT Makes a Giant Step Toward Fusion Power
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, environment, humans, interesting, news, NewTechnology, renewable energy, science )

- 2730 days ago -
The long-sought goal of a practical fusion-power reactor is now closer to reality with new experiments from MITâEUR(TM)s experimental reactor, the highest-performance fusion device in the world. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Solar-Powered Plane Lands Safely After 26-Hour Flight
Science & Tech  (tags: solar power, solar powered aircraft, solar banks, green energy, renewable energy, CO2 emissions, reduced pollution, solar powered aircraft )

- 2879 days ago -
An experimental solar-powered aircraft launched on Wednesday has landed safely in Switzerland after successfully flying through the night.
Solar Plane Cruises to Historic Flight!
Science & Tech  (tags: solar power, solar aircraft, green energy, renewable energy, air travel, clean air, minimizing pollution, innovation )

- 2880 days ago -
Confidence soared among the crew of an experimental solar-powered aircraft on Wednesday as it cruised above Switzerland in a historic bid to fly around the clock and prove the value of solar energy.
Renewable Energy: Inexpensive Metal Catalyst Can Effectively Generate Hydrogen From Water
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, environment, Renewable Energy )

- 2946 days ago -
Hydrogen would command a key role in future renewable energy technologies, experts agree, if a relatively cheap, efficient and carbon-neutral means of producing it can be developed.
Costa Rica to Further Tap Its Geothermal Power Potential
Science & Tech  (tags: Costa Rica, geothermal power, renewable energy, conservation, environment )

- 3406 days ago -
According to the IEA, in 2006 (the last year for which they list this data), Costa Rica generated a whopping 94% of its electricity from renewable resources: 76% from hydro, 14% from geothermal, 3% from wind power, 1% from biomass.
An "Italian Brain" and the Top-Secrets Machine to Get Energy From Tidal Power
Science & Tech  (tags: renewable resources, renewable energy, Italy, Europe, tidal energy, technology, discovery, concept, world, tech )

- 3603 days ago -
"The machine is different from all the other projects that aim to derive energy out of waves. It can be used in a calm sea as the Mediterranean, even if its efficiency in the ocean could be five times bigger" Grassi said.
Science & Tech  (tags: Breakthrough, Energy, Energy, Energy Solar, Nanotechnology, Renewable Energy, Solar )

- 3691 days ago -
A team of academics based at the University of Washington have announced an exciting breakthrough in dye-sensitized solar cell technology. Researchers studying solar cell configurations discovered that by using a design based on a popcorn ball (tiny spher
Artificial Photosynthesis Moves A Step Closer
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, environment, concept, design, nanotechnology, biomimetics, catalysis, nitrogen oxide, photosynthesis, water, renewable energy )

- 3713 days ago -
Artificial photosynthesis may decisively contribute to solving energy & climate problems, if researchers find a way to efficiently produce hydrogen with the aid of solar energy.However, the road to success is littered with obstacles.
Top 15 Unexpected Uses For Biodiesel
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, B100, B20, biodiesel, biofuels, bioheat, bioremediation, diesel, electricity, energy, fuel cells, Green, guide, howto, hydrogen, oil, petroleum, renewable energy, renewable power, resources, top10 )

- 3713 days ago -
While virtually everyone is familiar with the use of biodiesel as a substitute for diesel fuel, a few novel uses may not have crossed your radar. Biodiesel can produce hydrogen, clean up oil spills, degrease your tools, heat your home, and more.
Plug-In Hybrids Use Over 17 Times More Water Than Regular Cars, Researchers Say : Gas 2.0
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, cars, electric car, electricity, EV, hybrids, PHEV, plug-ins, renewable energy, transportation, water )

- 3728 days ago -
While plug-in hybrids offer great increases in fuel efficiency, they may come at a surprising cost: water. A recent study from Environmental Science & Technology found that plug-ins require the consumption of 3 times and withdrawal of 17 times more water.
The State of Africa's Renewable Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, renewable energy, technology, africa, wind, solar, clean energy )

- 3731 days ago -
Because of the abundant sun that is there an average of 325 days a year, but it seems this dream is still way off.
Renewables to Boom or Bust?
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, tech, technology, renewables, renewable energy )

- 3751 days ago -
Wind and solar stand as the most recognizable clean, green dynamos. In the U.S.A. these technologies have survived for decades mostly without the aid of government subsidies (unlike coal and oil), and many claim that renewables could take off with just a

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