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Japan Steps Away from Nuclear Power

Sep 20, 2012 at 17:48 | John Daly

As Japan and France move away from nuclear energy, is it the endgame for nuclear proponents? As the world slouches into the 21st century, one of the global…

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A Disruptive Technology Sets Its Sights on Nuclear Power

Sep 18, 2012 at 17:41 | Llewellyn King

Is nuclear power ready for a truly disruptive technology? One company, with a track record of technology revolution, thinks so.The company has convincing cred: It has revolutionized warfare…

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Why Electric Cars Don’t have a Future

Sep 14, 2012 at 16:40 | Dave Cohen

A controversy has broken out over what it costs General Motors (GM) to produce a Chevy Volt. A Reuters reporter got things going when he claimed that GM is…

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Using a Fusion Fission Hybrid Reactor to Burn Nuclear Waste

Sep 14, 2012 at 16:38 | Al Fin

In the aftermath of the Fukushima meltdown, widespread superstition and primal fear regarding nuclear energy has gripped the hearts and minds of politicians, pundits, and faux environmentalists across the planet.…

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6 Things to do with Nuclear Waste: None of them Ideal

Sep 12, 2012 at 17:43 | Jen Alic

High-level radioactive or nuclear waste is “spent” uranium fuel used in nuclear reactors. This spent fuel is thermally hot and highly radioactive, usually in the form of uranium 235 contained…

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The Top 4 Advanced Biofuels: Keeping Food on the Table

Sep 11, 2012 at 17:33 | Jen Alic

As the fuel versus food debate intensifies, Oilprice.com takes a look at the top four advanced, non-food biofuels that may have a long-term potential to become commercially, and hopefully environmentally,…

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NASA Joins the Solar Energy Space Race

Sep 11, 2012 at 17:26 | Green Futures

A Californian technology consultancy has joined the race to launch a solar power satellite [SPS] designed to generate solar energy in space and beam it down to earth.

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Spinach - The New Ingredient for a Biohybrid Solar Cell

Sep 11, 2012 at 17:23 | Futurity

Scientists have combined spinach’s photosynthetic protein, which converts light into electrochemical energy, with silicon in a new “biohybrid” solar cell.“This combination produces current levels almost 1,000 times higher…

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Sailing the Solar Currents of Space

Sep 10, 2012 at 17:42 | Charles Kennedy

Technologies tend to change all the time as improvements are made and new designs are implemented that produce more power or a higher efficiency. One of the few technologies that…

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Looking at the Technologies being Developed to Extract Energy from the Oceans

Sep 10, 2012 at 17:41 | EcoSeed

Renewable energy is often dominated in the discussions by solar, wind and biomass. While they already have a wide fan base, yet another promising emerging technology is marine power.

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