Tag Archives: energy


New York Manhole Covers To Deliver Power to Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles are a pretty good solution for the very serious problem of particulate and carbon pollution that cars and trucks pour into the air. But adoption has been... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/18/13


Singularity University Graduates 2013 Class: Startups Emerge To Solve Major Health Problems

Over the weekend, the latest graduates of Singularity University’s Graduate Studies Program presented their proposals for using accelerating technologies to solve major... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/29/13

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Solar Continued Exponential Growth in 2012, But Politics May Stymie Growth

At any given moment, the sun bathes the earth in enough solar energy to meet its power needs 10,000 times over. The challenge lies in capturing and converting that energy... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/18/13


Report: Energy Remains As “Dirty” As Ever Despite Rise Of Renewable Energy

With all the news about wind farms, record-breaking solar power stations, and burgeoning sales of hybrid-electric vehicles one could be forgiven for actually thinking that... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/30/13

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CO2 Emissions in US Plunge to 1994 Levels As Natural Gas Booms

Proponents of natural gas, or methane in its purest form, say it is cleaner than coal and oil, lacks the PR problems and toxic waste byproducts of nuclear, and more... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/25/13


America’s First Offshore Wind Farm Closer To Reality After Receiving $2 Billion From Japanese Bank

Offshore wind farms are finally arriving on US shores – and they’re doing it with foreign help. Plans to install Cape Wind, a 468 MW, 130 turbine wind farm in the waters... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/15/13


World’s Largest Solar Power Plant Online In United Arab Emirates

Waldpolenz Solar Park, was the world's largest photovoltaic power system in 2008 at 40 MW output. The just completed Shams 1 is the world's largest solar power system at 100... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/2/13


Norway Begins Four Year Test Of Thorium Nuclear Reactor

A Norwegian company is breaking with convention and switching to an alternative energy it hopes will be safer, cleaner and more efficient. But this isn't about ditching... more

Written By: | Posted: 12/11/12

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