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The Amish religion forbids lawsuits, locking families into deals that are often not in their favor.
The notion of humans as fuel may loom large in popular culture, but it just doesn't pan out. Not only would it not produce much energy, burning humans would actually use a lot of energy.
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And that's just the savings for some common lighting applications.
The Mapdwell project at MIT combines Google Maps, solar power data and some smart algorithms to calculate the costs and benefits of installing solar panels.
Heavy oil 2,000 feet below the surface needs heat to help it flow, something that solar power can easily provide.
In his first week on the job, new U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz makes it clear he sees 'no ambiguity' about the scientific consensus on global warming.
These green energy projects are high-risk, high-reward, and have the potential to change the energy landscape.
A new study outlines how humans can harvest electricity directly from plants.
Wind energy may be cost efficient, but it's costing us over half a million birds each year.
These unusual buildings and designs bring solar energy into a whole new light.
As exploration increases, employees often find themselves without adequate or affordable housing.
A well-known Chinese solar power company has filed for bankruptcy, but this may actually be a sign of health for the industry.
New reports say hydrofracking threatens groundwater resources.
Wouldn't it be great if your car was powered by dilithium crystals?
A new study says the best messages (for some people) are energy efficiency and saving money.
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