Wed, Mar 14, 2012 2:59 PM by EarthTechling
While the proposed portable wind turbine will need to work out some design kinks in terms of weight and height, the initial results seem positive.
Wed, Mar 14, 2012 2:52 PM by EarthTechling
New super-thin solar wafers will lower the price of solar modules to 40 cents per watt. That's around half the current cost.
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Wed, Mar 14, 2012 7:46 AM by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
47 percent of Americans surveyed said in 2011 that they supported the building of new nuclear power plants.
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 3:03 PM by Agence France-Presse
Reactors, both for power generation and research purposes, are 'exceeding their original design life', prompting concerns from experts and the public.
Sat, Mar 10, 2012 1:01 PM by Agence France-Presse
The president called on Congress to invest more money in clean energy technologies and end multi-billion-dollar subsidies given to oil companies.
Fri, Mar 09, 2012 5:53 AM by Agence France-Presse
Gamesa, one of the world's top wind turbine groups, will develop and build the wind parks, which will have a combined capacity of 480 megawatts.
Thu, Mar 08, 2012 6:23 PM by By Agence France-Presse
An amendment to force approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline fell four votes shy of passing on Thursday, but Republicans vowed not to give up.
Tue, Mar 06, 2012 3:12 PM by EarthTechling
A new solar generator is ground-based and is light enough to be transported by truck, making it ideal for emergency energy generation in disaster zones.
Mon, Mar 05, 2012 3:08 PM by Agence France-Presse
Conservation group WWF said Singapore's 2010 per capita gross domestic product of more than $40,000 fueled exorbitant consumption habits.
Mon, Mar 05, 2012 1:17 PM by Nina Chestney, Reuters
Company seeks to utilize 'useless sludge' to create a second generation biofuel.
Thu, Mar 01, 2012 7:39 PM by Agence France-Presse
The company plans to market a liquid battery capable of holding enough electricity to serve the daily needs of 200 typical U.S. homes.
Thu, Mar 01, 2012 7:38 PM by Eileen O'Grady, Reuters
The new rules require nuclear operators to develop plans to deal with earthquakes, floods and other disasters that could affect multiple reactors.
Thu, Mar 01, 2012 5:19 AM by Kiyoshi Takenaka, Reuters
No reactor can restart until it passes computer-simulated 'stress tests' to confirm it can withstand earthquakes and tsunamis similar to the ones in March 2011.
Wed, Feb 29, 2012 7:23 PM by Agence France-Presse
T. Boone Pickens took his case against foreign oil to a TED conference known for backing ways to break the world's addiction to fossil fuels.
Tue, Feb 28, 2012 4:35 PM by Agence France-Presse
The report from the Union of Concerned Scientists calls on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to be more consistent in its role.