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Los Angeles CleanTech Global Showcase | The Latest In Cleantech Innovation

November 11th, 2013 | by Susanna Schick

Last week, we covered the inaugural CleantechLA Global Showcase. With an 87% success rate, it's no wonder the LA Cleantech Incubator's babies provided a day of very exciting presentations. The companies presented some very exciting technologies, from a new type of lithium battery that lasts longer than any currently on the market to a fascinating new turbine inspired by the Fibonacci principle. The full list of presenting companies is in the program, here. The keynote on day 1 was presented by Matt Petersen, Los Angeles's first Chief Sustainability Officer.


Coal Plant + New Fuel Cell System = 90% Reduction in CO2 Emissions?

October 16th, 2011 | by Andrew

If successful, FuelCell Energy's system will separate and capture 90% or more of the CO2 emitted from a coal-fired power plant's flue stream. The CO2, along with hydrogen 'reformed' from natural gas, will be used to drive a fuel cell that produces clean electricity that will add to the plant's energy output. Nitrogen oxides (NOX), another potent greenhouse gas, will also be captured, but destroyed in the process. Emissions from the fuel cell system: water


General Electric Wants to Sell You Everything

June 19th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

Paul Browning, Vice President at General Electric, came out this past week saying that a move to natural gas and renewable energy will be the global long-term trend. At one level, this is a rather uncontroversial statement. The major options for electricity generation include coal, natural gas, nuclear and renewable energy options like wind, solar, hydro and biomass


Peak Coal as Early as 2025

April 24th, 2008 | by Sarah Lozanova

With dwindling fossil fuel supplies, coal has been viewed as the energy source of last resort. This outlook is changing [&hellip



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