Rocket Science to Cut Smokestack CO2 for 13 Cents per kWh Coal

A technology described as “radically different” by ARPA-E’s director Arun Majumdar has just received $1 million in research funding by the Advanced Research Projects Agency’s energy division to deliver us from airborne smokestack carbon emissions. An academic energy consulting organization, ACENT Laboratories of New York, and aerospace giant ATK, which … [continued]

Storm Brewing Over ARPA-E?

President Obama announced new federal funding goals for science, particularly the transformational energy research program ARPA-E, just as a a global swine flu pandemic was getting underway, so it’s little wonder that the news sank with barely a ripple.  Among those who did take notice, the Sierra Club stated that … [continued]