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A system that will cut U.S. energy consumption for everyone.
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Appliances—-cell phone chargers, desktop computers, computer monitors, televisions, cable boxes, coffee makers, clocks, and more—-drain energy anytime they’re plugged into a socket.
What do the Easter Bunny, Clean Coal and Santa Claus have in common? None of them exist -- except in the minds of children and energy executives.
A sustainable housing project opens in Chicago.
Things to consider when determining if wind energy is an option for powering your home.
Existing infrastructure—including refineries and pipelines—will be able to handle biocrude and biodiesel, allowing for easy adoption, say biotech companies.
What are cities like when they are designed for people? How do the streets look like when the human is put before the car?
New advanced-technology nuclear plants don't come cheap.
Figuring out how to supply power utilities with solar energy from Fresnel technology will change our future.
Solar cells made from a new class of materials, called quantum dots, could capture much more sunlight than existing photovoltaic panels.
Environmental expert explains why investors and power companies getting fired up for coal growth will get burned financially.
Your panels don’t need much at all in the way of cleaning.
Geothermal just may be the sexiest power on the planet.
Skepticism on geoengineering technologies may be clearing up and heading toward better solutions.
Eco-entrepreneur on politics, energy and Earth's resources.
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