- What's the Renewable Energy Directive?
The import of the directive is the import. "Renewable Energy Directive" is the target legislative framework to be adopted by the European Union (EU) countries before elections of the European Parliament (EP) in June 2009. Its purpose is to produ ...
Blog Post - Hatice Cullingford - Oct 28 2008 - 10:27pm
- CO2 For Green Gasoline?
Los Alamos* says we can make gasoline with CO2 extracted from air-- plus water and energy. Furthermore, economic large-scale production is possible with off-the-shelf equipment and known processes. Result: Green Gasoline. The Los Alamos concept was named G ...
Article - Hatice Cullingford - Oct 29 2008 - 11:21pm
- Geothermal Heat- The Power Below
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Blog Post - Anonymous - Jan 3 2009 - 7:13am
- Photovoltaic Cells Get Up To 10 Percent Efficiency- Which Is A Start
An unfortunate downside to the energy debate is that, when politics get involved, science goes out the window. The same activist groups that insisted ethanol would be the savior of the environment for 20 years (and were horribly wrong) now insist solar e ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 3 2008 - 11:08am
- Reflective Coating On Silicon Solar Cells Boosts Absorption To Over 96 Percent
Harvesting energy from the sun makes terrific sense until you factor in the economics of solar technology efficiency and the environmental impact of manufacturing panels and adding new power lines. But solar power is clearly the path to future energy inde ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 3 2008 - 4:11pm
- Myco-diesel: Fuel From A Patagonian Fungus
A team led by a Montana State University professor has found a fungus that produces a new type of diesel fuel, which they say holds great promise. Calling the fungus' output "myco-diesel," Gary Strobel and his collaborators describe their i ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 4 2008 - 12:52am
- Semiconductor Nanoparticles- Could These Hybrid Materials Make Solar Power Ready For Prime Time?
The Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados en Nanociencia (IMDEA Nanoscience) and the University of Hamburg have collaborated on the development of composite materials based on semiconductor nanoparticles and carbon nanotubes as functional materials for ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 4 2008 - 10:28am
- Hydrogen Alloy 'Tank' Weighs 60 Percent Less Than A Battery
Hydrogen is an ideal solution for cars of the future. The problem remains storage. People have a range they want to go (300 miles) before an automobile enhancement can become commercially acceptable. With hydrogen, that means carrying a tank the size ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 4 2008 - 10:45am
- Shrinkage Of Another Kind
Shrinkage is a good thing when you want it to happen. Energy consumption in buildings is a great candidate for shrinkage. Do you have a building in mind? Two reports (1-2) were published recently to show how to achieve 50% energy savings over the America ...
Article - Hatice Cullingford - Nov 9 2008 - 2:08pm
- If Alternative Fuels Do Poorly In Net Energy Terms, Get Rid Of The Net Energy Concept, Says Theory
"Net energy is a (mostly) irrelevant, misleading and dangerous metric," says Professor Bruce Dale, editor-in-chief of Biofuels, Bioresources and Biorefining (Biofpr) in the latest issue of the journal published today. Net energy is a metric by wh ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 8 2008 - 10:27pm