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Shell Tries to Turn Algae into Fuel
A reliable source of biodiesel could come from an unlikely source
Turning Manure Into Power
A company called Environmental Power is building the country’s largest facility for converting cow manure into natural gas. The company...
First CO2-Free Coal Power Plant Announced
Gasifying coal will allow the facility to store carbon dioxide underground
Innovation of the Year Winner Nanosolar Ships Its First Low-Cost Solar Panels
A solar plant covering a German landfill will receive the first order
Using Sunlight to Turn Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel
Say this five times fast: Counter-Rotating-Ring Receiver/Reactor/Recuperator. OK, so it doesn’t quite roll off the tongue, but this new device,...
2007 Registers As a Record-Breaker
Federal scientists released some of the annual average temperature data for 2007, revealing that this year registers as the eighth...
Fish Farms Harm Wild Salmon
The farms are breeding grounds for sea lice
Earth from Above
Google Earth today unveiled a new layer, called Earth from Above, featuring stunning images taken by the French nature photographer...
Sucking up Wave Energy Off Rhode Island
Oceanlinx, an Australian company that makes devices capable of converting the juice from ocean swells into electricity, has signed a...
Not Quite Rushing Into a Nuclear Future
Several companies are planning to build new nuclear reactors in the United States, and they’d like to speed up the...