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Seven Ways to Save Energy by Saving Water

Published on June 15th, 2008 | by Carol Gulyas

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  Though many states and localities are waking up to their water shortages and taking steps to plan for “peak water”, people generally continue to waste water and to ignore the energy-water link. In 2004 the [&hellip... Read More


Biofuels

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The Week in Cleantech News (6/9-6/12)

Published on June 13th, 2008 | by Timothy B. Hurst

The San Francisco board of supervisors has approved the country’s largest municipal solar program. The program is designed to reduce the cost of solar for city residents and leverage private dollars to get more solar on [&hellip... Read More


Biofuels

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Transistors of the Energy Industry

Published on June 12th, 2008 | by Rod Adams

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There is a growing recognition that a world based on ever increasing consumption of fossil fuels is a world of constrained human development. Some people think that is a good thing, I tend toward the view [&hellip... Read More


Agriculture

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LS9's Designer Biofuel, Renewable Petroleum

Published on June 11th, 2008 | by Courtney Carlisle Bolton

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The privately held, venture backed industrial biotechnology company, LS9, maintains that the answer to our gas crisis is renewable petroleum technology that they have custom engineered, a Designer Biofuel. Researchers at the San Francisco-based company have [&hellip... Read More


Uncategorized

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U.N.-Managed Carbon Offsets Called "Global Shell Game"

Published on June 11th, 2008 | by Carol Gulyas

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As part of the Kyoto protocol, Clean Development Mechanisms (CDMs) were created to help developing countries lower carbon emissions while continuing development. The program is administered by the United Nations and is supposed to work like [&hellip... Read More


Biofuels

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New Carbon-Negative Community Loves Their Waste

Published on June 9th, 2008 | by Michelle Bennett

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… for production of renewable energy and maybe carbon sequestration. Carbon neutral is gaining popularity these days, but Mantria Corporation is taking it a step further. “We pledge Mantria Place will be the first carbon negative [&hellip... Read More


Cars

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Obama's Plan to Reduce Foreign Oil Dependence

Published on June 5th, 2008 | by Sarah Lozanova

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As Americans spend $41 million in foreign oil an hour and are left broke at the pump, what plan does Obama have to solve this problem? Oil is destined to be a heated issue in this [&hellip... Read More


Clean Power

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Africa Backing Hydropower

Published on June 5th, 2008 | by Joshua S Hill

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The quest for cleaner energy generation is one that is going to be a main focus for the next several decades. Without a doubt, humanity has finally realized that our insane overdependence on oil and other [&hellip... Read More


Clean Power

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WINDPOWER 2008: Nordex to Build US Production Facility

Published on June 4th, 2008 | by Timothy B. Hurst

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Houston, TX – Another large wind turbine manufacturer has decided to get in on the incredible growth in the U.S. wind energy industry by building a new manufacturing facility. The German company Nordex, announced Tuesday at [&hellip... Read More


Clean Power

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Germany Creates Boom in Geothermal Electricity

Published on June 4th, 2008 | by Carol Gulyas

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New legislation in Germany is making geothermal electricity a viable option for the first time. Germany’s support of solar energy, mostly in the form of incentives and high return for consumers who sell excess solar power [&hellip... Read More


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