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Will Hydrogen Break The Battery Market?

Will Hydrogen Break The Battery Market?

Hydrogen energy storage is making…

Is This The Newest Nuclear Player In The Middle East?

Is This The Newest Nuclear Player In The Middle East?

Oman’s sovereign wealth fund just…

Oil Markets Need To Plan For EV Dominance

Oil Markets Need To Plan For EV Dominance

The threat of electric vehicles…

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Giant Concrete Spheres: New Form of Energy Storage for Offshore Wind Farms

Apr 30, 2013 at 16:57 | Charles Kennedy

Wind power has great potential, and researchers have even estimated that offshore, floating wind farms could provide as more than 20% of the world’s energy needs in the future. The…

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Russian Concerns over Central Asia Threaten Kyrgyzstan Hydroelectric Plant

Apr 30, 2013 at 16:52 | Eurasianet

Last autumn, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambayev tried to clarify the Kremlin’s energy ambitions in Central Asia: Putin promised massive Russian investment in the…

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UK Ministry of Defense Deems Wind Towers a National Security Threat

Apr 26, 2013 at 16:40 | John Daly

Twenty-plus years on, the collapse of the USSR in 1991 threatened massive Western defense budgets, bereft of a major enemy like the “Evil Empire.”Western militaries conveniently found a…

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Producing Diesel on Demand from Modified Strain of E. Coli Bacteria

Apr 26, 2013 at 16:08 | Brian Westenhaus

A team from the University of Exeter, with support from Shell, has developed a method to make bacteria produce diesel on demand.  Sounding a bit like science fiction the…

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Could MLP’s be Embraced by the Renewable Energy Sector

Apr 26, 2013 at 12:38 | James Stafford

MLPs may be the answer to clean energy’s investment woes; the ripple effects of the EU’s carbon trading shenanigans spread; bad news for hybrids as car owners sue Ford for…

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CBO Set to Assess the Use of Ethanol Blends

Apr 25, 2013 at 17:02 | Bruce Krasting

I got a laugh reading this one from the CBO (Link).The cost of the…

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A Follow up on the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Breakthrough

Apr 24, 2013 at 15:48 | Barry Stevens

As a matter of clarification, the technology under discussion generates hydrogen from water. It is not a fuel cell. For this reason, the title “Hydrogen Production Breakthrough” better reflects the…

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LEDs Ready to Replace Incandescent Bulbs after Efficiency Secret is Discovered

Apr 24, 2013 at 15:31 | Brian Westenhaus

LEDs have a mysterious drop in the light produced called “droop” when a higher current is applied.  That limits the amount of lumens an LED can make thus holding the…

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Clean Economy Doesn’t Mean Cleaner World

Apr 22, 2013 at 16:12 | Daniel J. Graeber

A flurry of recent reports on the renewable energy sector suggest that, while global investments are down from 2011 records, most of the major economies continue to support a low-carbon…

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MIT Create Solar Cells that Beat the Shockley-Queisser Efficiency Limit

Apr 22, 2013 at 15:51 | Brian Westenhaus

The Shockley-Queisser efficiency limit asserts that the ultimate solar cell conversion efficiency can never exceed 34% for a single optimized semiconductor junction.  Researchers at MIT have shown they have a…

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