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Farmworkers Install Solar Photovoltaic Systems

Farmworkers Install Solar Photovoltaic Systems | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Farmworkers Install Solar Photovoltaic Systems: New Mexico farmworkers are receiving green job training installi...
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Coast Guard to hold hearings on tidal power plan | Maine State News.Net

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Eastern Oregon biofuel refinery wins $235 million federal loan backing to make ethanol from poplar trees

Eastern Oregon biofuel refinery wins $235 million federal loan backing to make ethanol from poplar trees | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
The ZeaChem plant in Boardman will be among the nation's largest commercial biofuel refineries, producing up to 25 million gallons a year.
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Air-fueled Battery for Electric Cars

Air-fueled Battery for Electric Cars | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
A normal fossil fuel car (using an internal combustion engine) only needs the battery to start engine as well run air conditioning system and stereo.
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Solar bottle lights in the Philippines

A Social entrepreneur of Philippines has come up with an indigenous solution for lighting problems in the low income areas. He use Plastic bottles to lighten...
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Inhabitat's Week in Green: glowing green sea, an equinox house and energy-efficient skyscrapers

Inhabitat's Week in Green: glowing green sea, an equinox house and energy-efficient skyscrapers | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in (Tidal power making a big (ahem) surge /via @inhabitat http://t.co/M1P8r6gD...)...
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War of words between BPVA and Solarcentury escalates

War of words between BPVA and Solarcentury escalates | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
A war of words has escalated today (January 30) as Solarcentury and PV trade association the BPVA trade blows over FITs.
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CHIP House powered by solar energy, controlled with Xbox Kinect

CHIP House powered by solar energy, controlled with Xbox Kinect | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
The green-conscious CHIP House produces three times more energy than it uses and is controlled with an Xbox Kinect.
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Synthetic cell membrane marks another step towards creation of fully artificial life forms

Synthetic cell membrane marks another step towards creation of fully artificial life forms | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
In a move that brings mankind another step closer to being able to create artificial life forms from scratch, chemists have created artificial sel...
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Crazy Car Project converts iconic 2000GT into solar-electric sportster

Crazy Car Project converts iconic 2000GT into solar-electric sportster | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Japan's Crazy Car Project has converted an iconic 2000GT into a solar-electric sports car.
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Cellulosic Biomass Could Meet California's Transport Fuel Needs - Bioenergy Articles from The Bioenergy Site

Cellulosic Biomass Could Meet California's Transport Fuel Needs - Bioenergy Articles from The Bioenergy Site | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Cellulosic biomass, a structural material in plants that can be converted into ethanol, is the only large-scale sustainable resource for producing alternative liquid fuels that can be integrated with our existing transportation infrastructure.
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Boise State University Greenspeed team aims for 215mph on vegetable oil diesel

Boise State University Greenspeed team aims for 215mph on vegetable oil diesel | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
A team of students from Boise State University that participate in automotive projects announced this week that they intend to go for an existing land speed record for petroleum powered trucks of 215mph.
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In the Developing World, Solar Is Cheaper than Fossil Fuels

In the Developing World, Solar Is Cheaper than Fossil Fuels | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Advances are opening solar to the 1.3 billion people who don't have access to grid electricity.
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Can The East River Power New York City?

Can The East River Power New York City? | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Could New York City's rivers power its famous lights?A new tidal energy project located in New York City's East River has the potential to create (Can The East River Power New York City?
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U.S. Could Get 15% of Energy from Wave and Tidal Sources by 2030

U.S. Could Get 15% of Energy from Wave and Tidal Sources by 2030 | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
EcoGeek - Technology for the Environment (U.S.Could Get 15% of Energy from Wave and Tidal Sources by 2030 http://t.co/lk6McN2z via @zite...)...
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Airports may provide useful home for alternative energy

Airports may provide useful home for alternative energy | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
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Nano-Material May Revolutionize Solar Panels and Batteries

Nano-Material May Revolutionize Solar Panels and Batteries | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
We are registering good progress in the field of alternative energy. Scientists and researchers working tirelessly to come up with newer better alternatives fossil fuels.
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Consolidating Wave, Wind and Tidal Power Technology

Consolidating Wave, Wind and Tidal Power Technology | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
The newly-established Norwegian renewable energy company STRAUM merges three technology environments to become a leading supplier of wave, tidal and ocean wind power technology. STRAUM believes consolidation is the key to success.
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DONG Energy Focuses Demonstration Activities on Wind Power (Denmark) >> Offshore Wind

DONG Energy Focuses Demonstration Activities on Wind Power (Denmark) >> Offshore Wind | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Offshore Wind delivers expert coverage of the industry sectors that matter most to you and your business.
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Long Island Town Pioneers Closed-Loop, Pollution-Free Wind Power-Hydrogen Fuel System

Long Island Town Pioneers Closed-Loop, Pollution-Free Wind Power-Hydrogen Fuel System | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Long Island Town Pioneers Closed-Loop, Pollution-Free Wind Power-Hydrogen Fuel System (Long Island Town pioneers wind turbine system to generate power for town’s fuel cell vehicles, http://t.co/ijcRrv2P...)...
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The human battery: turning body heat into electric power

The human battery: turning body heat into electric power | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Previously ignored energy sources are being revisited as both the global will to conserve energy and the technological means to generate it radica...
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Graphene reveals yet another extraordinary property

Graphene reveals yet another extraordinary property | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Researchers have has added superpermeability with respect to water to graphene's ever lengthening list of remarkable properties.
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Ecotricity’s SeaRaser Tidal Power Generator Could be the World’s Cheapest Method Of Producing Electricity

Ecotricity’s SeaRaser Tidal Power Generator Could be the World’s Cheapest Method Of Producing Electricity | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
Ecotricity's SeaRaser tidal power generator could solve two of the biggest challenges facing renewable energy – cost and variable output.
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Should we lift the moratorium on offshore wind in the Great Lakes? | The Energy Collective

Should we lift the moratorium on offshore wind in the Great Lakes? | The Energy Collective | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
For a year now there has been a moratorium on the development of offshore wind projects in the Great Lakes. (Should we lift the moratorium on offshore wind in the Great Lakes?
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WHISKY POWER: New Company Celtic Renewables Turns Whisky Byproducts into Biofuel

WHISKY POWER: New Company Celtic Renewables Turns Whisky Byproducts into Biofuel | Sustainable Technologies | Scoop.it
A University in Edinburgh is about to start turning whisky byproducts into biofuel to power Scottish vehicles.
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