Aug. 28, 2015

Can Rooftop Solar and Utilities Get Along?

Cleantechnica, solar, utilities

Apr. 03, 2015

The Math Game Behind the Iran Nuclear Talks

ernest moniz, energy secretary, iran, iran nuclear deal

Jul. 04, 2014

How New Rules and Smart Tech Are Reinventing the Grid

smart grid, Kate Burson, Cheryl Martin, energy

Jun. 06, 2014

The EPA's New Proposal to Curb Carbon Emissions

climate, environment, carbon emissions, power plants, environmental protection agency, epa, eileen claussen, center for climate and energy solutions, energy, pollution

May. 09, 2014

What’s Shaking Up Oklahoma?

drilling, earthquakes, disposal wells, elizabeth cochran

Mar. 28, 2014

The Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Plains—of Iowa

wind, alternative energy, energy, iowa, durrie bouscaren, rock island clean line

Feb. 28, 2014

A Diverse Energy Diet, to Face a Changing Climate

ernest moniz, energy, renewables, solar thermal, solar, climate change, nuclear, natural gas, energy secretary

Jun. 14, 2013

Denis Hayes on Being Green

Solar Energy Research Institute, Jimmy Carter, Denis Hayes, earth day, renewable energy, solar, wind

Oct. 19, 2012

New Program Spurs Solar Development on Public Land

solar projects, solar construction, renewable energy, government land, federal land, solar energy zones, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar

Sep. 21, 2012

Printing Solar Panels in the Backyard

solar, diy, do it yourself, solar power, solar energy, kickstarter, pocket solar factory

Sep. 14, 2012

Wind Power Plentiful, Study Says

wind energy, terawatts, power, electricity, wind turbines, renewable energy, tax credits

Sep. 07, 2012

Oregon Power Project Needs the Motion of the Ocean

wave power, renewable energy, ocean generator, Oregon Wave Energy Trust

Aug. 24, 2012

'Carbon Nation' Tackles Climate Change, By Ignoring It

energy, environment, global warming, climate change, energy efficiency, energy conservation

Jun. 29, 2012

Meet the Energy-Saving Gadgets of the Future

invention, energy, student inventors, STEM, science education, Microsoft Imagine Cup, Siemens We Can Change The World Challenge

May. 04, 2012

Is Thorium a Magic Bullet for Our Energy Problems?

energy, thorium, nuclear power, alternative energy

Feb. 17, 2012

Desert Military Bases Could Be Boon To Solar

solar industry, solar panels, renewable energy, military, armed forces

Feb. 17, 2012

Approved Reactors Could Power Up Nuclear Industry

nuclear energy, nuclear power, electricity

Jan. 20, 2012

Innovative Projects Tap Renewable Energy Sources

energy, renewable, wind, geothermal, volcano

Nov. 18, 2011

Solar Sector At War Over Cheap Chinese Panels

solar industry, solar panels, renewable energy

Oct. 21, 2011

Reinventing Fire: Getting Beyond Fossil Fuels

amory lovins, energy, sustainable, rmi, rocky mountian institute

Sep. 16, 2011

Probing Poop For Cellulose-Chomping Microbes

biofuel panda china cellulose ferment compost

Jul. 29, 2011

Video Pick: Designing A Green Roof

roof, design, building, energy, environment

Jul. 15, 2011

In Battle Of The Bulbs, It’s Watts Vs. Lumens

bulb, lightbulb, electricity, cfl, led lighting, efficiency

Jun. 17, 2011

McGraw-Hill, Google Plan To Add Solar Megawatts

solar energy, google, thermal solar,

May. 20, 2011

Re-evaluating the Fukushima Nuclear Situation

nuclear, energy, disaster, japan, reactor, earthquake, radiation

May. 13, 2011

Study Links Methane In Water To Gas Extraction

oil gas fossil fuels geology gas health water

Apr. 29, 2011

Cape Wind Project Wins Construction Approval

wind energy turbine

Apr. 22, 2011

Google Gives Mojave Solar Project A Boost

solar energy, google, brightsource, ivanpah, mojave, environment, tortoise

Apr. 08, 2011

Growing The Technology For Artificial Leaves

photosynthesis, hydrogen, fuel cells

Dec. 17, 2010

Home Energy Tax Credit

energy, insulation

Dec. 03, 2010

Military Energy Use

energy, army, navy, air force, marines

Oct. 15, 2010

A Highway for Wind Power

power, wind energy

Sep. 17, 2010

No Return for Solar at 1600

solar, mckibben

Sep. 10, 2010

How To Rate Energy Star?

energy star, rating, energy efficiency

Aug. 27, 2010

Solar / Wind Energy Update

wind, solar, renewable energy

Aug. 20, 2010

Going Green at College

energy, colelge, school, university, education, ecology, environment

Jun. 18, 2010

'Gasland' Film

gas, fracking, natural gas, environment

May. 28, 2010

Cleaning Up the Oil

oil spill, oil slick, ecosystem, biology

May. 07, 2010

Gulf Oil Spill: Engineering Approaches

oil spill, oil slick, engineering

Apr. 30, 2010

Cape Wind Project Moves Forward

wind energy, cape wind, wind power, wind farm

Apr. 09, 2010

Wind Power

wind, energy, power, electricity

Mar. 19, 2010

All Aboard the Electric Bikes

bike, bicycle, energy, transportation

Mar. 12, 2010

Green Building

green building, architecture

Mar. 05, 2010

Persuasion, Energy, and Behavior

energy, efficiency, energystar

Mar. 05, 2010

Nuclear Technologies

nuclear power, fission, nuclear energy, reactor

Mar. 05, 2010

About a Mountain

yucca mountain, nuclear waste, radioactive

Feb. 05, 2010

Science and the Budget

budget, funding , congress, obama

Jan. 15, 2010

A Solar Deal for China

solar energy, solar power, esolar, thermal solar

Jan. 08, 2010

'Fracking' for Natural Gas

geology, energy, marcellus shale, fracking

Nov. 20, 2009

Chemistry And Personal Solar Power

solar power, alternative energy, solar cell

Oct. 02, 2009

Can Bats and Wind Power Get Along?

wind, bats, energy, power, alternative energy

Oct. 02, 2009

Lester Brown: Plan B 4.0

economics, energy policy, globalization, environment

Sep. 25, 2009

They Might Be Giants: Here Comes Science

perfchat, tmbg, giants, performance chat, music, art

Sep. 04, 2009

Towards Hydrogen Trains

trains, railroads, hydrogen, energy

Aug. 07, 2009

Southern California Utilities Go Solar

solar, energy, power, electric, alternative energy

Jul. 17, 2009

Paint the Town White

white, enery, carbon dioxide, co2, white, albedo, reflectivity

Jun. 26, 2009

Hydrogen Storage in Chicken Feathers?

hydrogen, energy, carbon, power,

Jun. 26, 2009

Wind Energy Potential

wind power, wind energy, alternative energy

Jun. 26, 2009

Oil from Diatoms

diatoms, algae, alternative energy, biofuels

Jun. 05, 2009

Future of Nuclear Energy

nuclear, energy, physics, environment

Apr. 17, 2009

Algae Power

algae, fuel, biofuel, alternative energy

Feb. 27, 2009

A Big Solar Deal for California

solar, energy, electricity

Jan. 30, 2009

Building Greener Cars

cars, emissions, automobiles, hybrids

Dec. 12, 2008

Obama Environmental Appointments

obama, washington, president, congress, environment

Nov. 21, 2008

Plug-In Cars

car, automobile, plug-in hybrid, hybrid car, electric car

Nov. 07, 2008

New Renewable Energy Journal

energy, renewables, solar, wind

Oct. 03, 2008

First US Cap-And-Trade Greenhouse Gas Auction

greenhouse gas, cap and trade, carbon dioxide, global warming, climate change, clean air

Sep. 26, 2008

Energy News

energy, cng cars, compressed natural gas, incentives, fuel

Sep. 26, 2008

Solar Energy Store

solar energy, photovoltaic

Aug. 22, 2008

Nanoantenna Sheets Harvest Energy

nanoantenna, solar energy

Aug. 15, 2008

Geothermal Energy

energy, geothermal, heat pump, drilling

Aug. 15, 2008

Ethanol Power to the People

biofuel, ethanol, energy

Aug. 01, 2008

Senators on Energy

energy, policy, congress

Jul. 18, 2008

Solar Energy Roundup

oil, solar, wind, electric, alternative energy

Jul. 18, 2008

Eco-Boat Breaks Speed Record

boat, biofuels, carbon footprint

Jul. 18, 2008

Off-Shore Drilling Pluses and Minuses

oil, drilling, environmnet

Jun. 20, 2008

Going Green: Energy Conservation

energy, fuel, oil, efficiency

May. 02, 2008

Calculating Your Carbon

carbon footprint, emissions, greenhouse gas, global warming, climate change

Apr. 11, 2008

Biofuels Research Roundup

biofuel, energy, transportaion, chemistry, ethanol

Apr. 04, 2008

Cities Cutting Energy Use

energy, city planning, urban design, global warming, climate change

Mar. 14, 2008

Solar Power Scales Up

solar thermal, energy, electric, power, utility

Feb. 08, 2008


biofuels, alterantive energy, biodiesel, gasoline, ethanol

Feb. 08, 2008

Harvesting Energy From Walking

knee, energy, power, portable electronics

Feb. 01, 2008

Solar Energy Update

solar, energy, power

Jan. 18, 2008

'Fields of Fuel' Film Looks at Biodiesel

biofuels, biodiesel, renewable energy, oil, film, movie, sundance

Jan. 11, 2008

Lester Brown - Plan B 3.0

environment, energy, policy, food, water

Dec. 07, 2007

Improving Automobile Efficiency

car, automobile, efficiency, energy policy

Nov. 30, 2007

Green Energy at Google

energy, google

Nov. 16, 2007

Hydrogen from a Bacterial Brew

energy, hydrogen, bacteria

Oct. 12, 2007

Helium Shortage

helium, chemistry, gases, resources

Oct. 05, 2007

Biofuels Update

biofuel, ethanol, corn, energy, oil

Aug. 10, 2007

Wave Power

energy, renewables, ocean


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