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Energy    November 21, 2016
Posted by Kacey Deamer

Small, intense storms known as “weather bombs” may trigger rare tremors deep within the Earth, offering scientists a new way to study the mysterious structure and inner workings of the planet, according to a new study. more By clicking on this link, you are now leaving ThinkFurtherAlger.com. The reference to a link to a third […]

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Energy, Medicine    September 29, 2015
Posted by Brian Wang

A Huge Leap Forward is possible for the bottom 2 billion people within 5 to 10 years Two thirds of the rural population in developing countries are without electricity. This leaves limited options for lighting. Many turn to kerosene or paraffin oil. It was estimated that 88 billion liters of kerosene are burned purely for […]

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Energy    September 24, 2015
Posted by Megan Birney

Solar energy in the United States has seen immense momentum throughout the years. When the Solar Energy Industries Association released its annual report in 2008, it concluded that U.S. solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity reached a total of 1.183 gigawatts — a stellar achievement at the time.   more   By clicking on this link you […]

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Energy    August 12, 2015
Posted by Adam Epstein

If you’ve just had it with taking the subway, or sitting in an office, or just generally being around other people, you may be in luck. Slovakian firm Nice Architects has built an egg-shaped “Ecocapsule” that runs entirely on solar and wind energy, allowing its dweller(s) to live both literally, and figuratively, off the grid. more […]

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Energy    June 11, 2015
Posted by Melissa Lott

Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy awarded prizes to five companies that focus on the soft-costs of solar power through the SunShot Initiative’s Catalyst Prize. Since 2011, SunShot has funded more than 350 projects with focuses including solar photovoltaics (PV), concentrating solar power (CSP), system integration, technology to market, and balance of systems costs. more   By clicking on […]

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Energy    June 9, 2015
Posted by Benjamin Hulac for ClimateWire

In its forward-looking report for the year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration forecasts renewable energy will be the fastest-growing power source through 2040. more   By clicking on this link you are now leaving ThinkFurtherAlger.com. The reference to a link to a third party website shall not constitute an endorsement of, or representation or warranty […]

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Energy    May 7, 2015
Posted by Mary Beth Griggs

Instead of tilting at windmills, how about living in one? The Dutch Windwheel is a giant proposed wind turbine for the city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, which will feature apartments and hotel rooms along the outside of the structure. more   By clicking on this link you are now leaving ThinkFurtherAlger.com. The reference to a link […]

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Energy    April 23, 2015
Posted by Christopher Martin

Professor Donald Sadoway remembers chuckling at an e-mail in August 2009 from a woman claiming to represent Bill Gates. The world’s richest man had taken Sadoway’s Introduction to Solid State Chemistry online, the message explained. Gates wondered if he could meet the guy teaching the popular MIT course the next time the billionaire was in […]

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Energy    March 30, 2015
Posted by Umair Irfan

Storing energy remains the missing link for many clean power technologies, but DOE researchers and startup companies are racing to fill the gap. Without a way to save electricity and heat for later use, intermittent renewable energy will struggle to close price and performance differences with fossil fuels. But stored energy has advantages. It can […]

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Energy    March 25, 2015
Posted by The Economist

No land stands between Antarctica and Australia’s west coast—just a vast ocean, rippled and rocked by the Roaring Forties. For centuries these westerlies, which blow between latitudes 40° S and 50° S, powered ships sailing from Europe to Asia. These days, they are also creating waves in the world of renewable energy   more   […]

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