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First Hybrid Power Plant Will Combine Solar, Wind and Natural Gas
A new hybrid power plant to be built in Turkey will combine a traditional gas-fired steam turbine with solar thermal...
How Power Happens: Tracing the Sources of U.S. Energy
Green technology is on the rise, but the U.S. still consumes an enormous amount of fossil fuels
To Harvest Natural Gas From the Ocean, Shell Is Building the World’s Largest Man-Made Floating Object
Shell is making good on its promise to build the largest object ever to float on water, announcing Friday it...
Bacteria Ate All the Methane From the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, New Study Says
Following the greatest environmental catastrophe in recent history, the lowest life forms among us have been the biggest heroes. Once...
Instant Expert: The Drama and Controversy of Fracking
A dramatic technique for mining oil and natural gas called hydraulic fracturing is under fire. Here’s why
Bacteria Found Turning Coal and Carbon into Cleaner Natural Gas
It’s been a big week for bacteria. Last week, a Canadian geo-scientist proposed using carbon-eating, methane-excreting microbes to turn crude...
Could Bacteria Placed In Oil Wells Convert Oil to Natural Gas While It’s Still in the Well?
Since untold quantities of oil started flowing into the Gulf, there’s been a lot of talk about bacteria that eat...
System Stores Wind and Solar Power in the Form of Natural Gas, to Fit Neatly Into Existing Infrastructure
It’s abundantly clear that we need to get off fossil fuels for various reasons (try Googling “oil spill”), but our...
As China and US Plan to Exploit “Burning Ice” for Fuel, the Ice Race Is On
Methane hydrate crystals show promise as a clean energy source
Sped-Up Bacteria Could Transform Carbon Dioxide into Natural Gas
Japanese researchers tell pokey bacteria to hurry up and make with the methane