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Biofuels May Be The Future Of The Aviation Industry

Biofuels May Be The Future Of The Aviation Industry

The aviation industry consumes 10…

Enbridge Buys Into North Sea Wind Park At $1.7B

Enbridge Buys Into North Sea Wind Park At $1.7B

Canada’s largest pipeline company, Enbridge,…

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The Renewable Energy Illusion

Dec 10, 2012 at 17:09 | Ed Dolan

Are solar, wind, and other alternatives the magic bullets that will solve the world’s environmental and energy problems? Take a closer look, says Ozzie Zehner in Green Illusions. Zehner…

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George W. Bush: The Hero of US Wind Energy

Dec 04, 2012 at 16:32 | Dave Zgodzinski

George W. Bush will be remembered for a number of things. He was President for eight momentous years, after all. So it’s easy to make a list of items that…

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BP to Use Desalinated Water to Enhance Oil Extraction Rates

Dec 03, 2012 at 16:44 | Professor Chris Rhodes

B.P. intends to use a desalination plant to reduce the salt content of seawater so that it can more effectively flush oil from the surfaces of the rock reservoirs…

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Nuclear Companies Hope Small Is Beautiful

Nov 30, 2012 at 16:27 | Llewellyn King

You can design a reactor in a hundred ways. It is like the French cheese dilemma; because there are some 500 cheeses in France, who is to say which are…

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GM Experiences Record Sales for Eco-Friendly Cars

Nov 29, 2012 at 16:43 | Dian L. Chu

General Motors’s eco-friendly vehicles are becoming good friends with American drivers. GM saw an impressive 10 percent increase in sales in August 2012, Auto World News and Inside Line…

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Energy Policy in a Renewable Future

Nov 28, 2012 at 16:27 | Gregor Macdonald

Flood myths are common to human culture. Swollen rivers, tidal storms, and tsunamis make their appearance frequently in literature. But Hurricane Sandy, which has drawn newly etched high-water marks on…

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Thorium To Be Tested in a Working Nuclear Reactor

Nov 26, 2012 at 16:49 | Brian Westenhaus

A Norwegian company led by Alf Bjørseth will start burning thorium fuel in a conventional test reactor owned by Norway’s government with help from U.S.-based nuclear giant Westinghouse.

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What Happens IF Cold Fusion Does Become Reality?

Nov 23, 2012 at 16:51 | James Burgess

Mark Gibbs recently wrote a very interesting article for Forbes titled “Cold Fusion and Unintended Consequences”, discussing the unintended side effects that could potentially occur if cold fusion really…

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Obama's Nuclear Power Plans

Nov 23, 2012 at 11:47 | James Stafford

This week in energy, let’s go nuclear for a change. And let’s start with the Obama administration’s plans for a new generation of nuclear power. This time around…

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Don't Fall for the Hype - China's Renewables Sector is in Disarray

Nov 22, 2012 at 17:18 | Joao Peixe

In its latest ‘Five Year Plan’, China committed $290 billion to clean energy investments, with the aim of generating 20% of the country’s energy from renewable sources by 2015.

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