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July 19 Green Energy News

Opinion:

“24% Renewable Energy Over 27 Years — Is That All?!?” EIA is the experts, but we wonder if they left a couple of things out of the equation when it comes to the competition between natural gas and renewables for a share of the new capacity market from 2015 on out. [CleanTechnica]

Science and […]

June 17 Green Energy News

Science and Technology:

Lawrence Livermore’s National Ignition Facility had its first fusion reaction that got more energy from the fuel than it absorbed. The reaction, which was at 50 million° C and a pressure of 150 billion atmospheres, produced twice as much power as was used to trigger it. [Scientific American] Tesla has managed to […]

January 9 Green Energy News

Opinion:

“Reasons for Optimism on Climate Action” There have been a series of very positive developments over the past few years. Climate changing gas emissions are down 12% since 2005, and are going down each year. [Huffington Post] “Are EV Battery Prices Much Lower Than We Think? Under $200/kWh?” A look at the EV battery […]

January 7 Green Energy News

Opinion:

“60 Minutes Show On Cleantech Looks Like Its Going To Be ‘Dumb & Dumber Part 3’ (+13 Charts)” The show’s title is “The Cleantech Crash.” Oy, someone hasn’t been reading CleanTechnica, or keeping up to date at all. [CleanTechnica]

Not Energy, but Interesting:

Under pressure from consumers and activist groups, General Mills says it […]

January 6 Green Energy News

Science and Technology:

Ford announced its vision to build out new charging infrastructure for its plug-in hybrid vehicles based exclusively on off-grid solar. If rolled out as planned, the automaker says it could cut grid charging of its C-MAX hybrid by up to 75%. [Energy Collective] Researchers at North Carolina State University and Johns Hopkins […]

January 5 Green Energy News

Opinion:

“Time to stop investing in carbon capture and storage” Government investment in carbon capture and storage is a large and expensive fossil-fuel subsidy with a low probability of eventual societal benefit. [Resilience]

Science and Technology:

NewLight Technologies is promoting a new set of plastics it calls AirCarbon. AirCarbon plastic is not only biodegradable and […]

Call it the greening of Wall Street

Banks Look to Burnish Their Images by Backing Green Technology Firms

Repost from New York Times 06112012

In the wake of a $30 billion commitment to new environmental investments by Wells Fargo in April and a $40 billion promise from Goldman Sachs this month, Bank of America will announce a 10-year, $50 billion initiative of […]

Seeking Disclosure on Fracking

Repost from New York Times 5/30/12

AUSTIN, TEXAS — As the controversial oil and gas drilling practice known as hydraulic fracturing continues to spread, governments around the world are grappling with how to regulate it. What should happen to the waste after the process, called fracking, ends? What taxes should oil and natural gas companies […]

High-Speed Method to Aid Search for Solar Energy Storage Catalysts

Repost from: ScienceDaily May 25, 2012

Eons ago, nature solved the problem of converting solar energy to fuels by inventing the process of photosynthesis.

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Lighting 101 – An LED Primer

LED’s . . . As Efficient As It Gets

by Steve Augustus of LED Dynamics

To the layperson, the new models of lighting can seem intimidating and expensive. What’s wrong with the lights we have now? We know they work and we like the light and they are cheap. We’ve tried compact florescent lights, or […]