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New Method Paves Way for More Efficient Renewable Energy Storage

Scientists at EPFL have developed a method for improving the catalysis of water-splitting reactions used for storing wind and solar energy. The method chemically peels off the outermost surface of a catalyst, thereby maximizing its active surface for the reaction. … Continue reading

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Alternative energy failures abroad should serve as warning

At $3.65 a gallon, gas is already expensive enough. Now imagine paying an additional “carbon tax” every time you fill up. That’s what a new report from the United Nations has recommended. To combat global climate change, the United Nations … Continue reading

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Renewable energy is ready to supply all of Australia’s electricity

In a recent article on The Conversation, University of Melbourne Professor Emeritus Frank Larkins wrote that Australia’s targets to increase renewable energy will make electricity more expensive, thanks to problems with consistency and storage. But Professor Larkins is several years … Continue reading

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Times: Sage Grouse Grounds Renewable Energy Projects

According to a 2010 University of Idaho study, determining exact sage grouse population numbers is impossible (it’s estimated that there are 150,000-400,000 in 11 states); but whatever that number is, sage grouse wield significant power when it comes to the … Continue reading

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Mark Ruffalo feels right at home bringing renewable energy message to …

JOLIET, Ill. –  Mark Ruffalo had a big smile on his face as he signed ticket stubs and posed for pictures at Chicagoland Speedway. A steady stream of fans approached the actor from all angles, but he made it look … Continue reading

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From trash to treasure: Converting Academy waste into renewable energy

  Photos  Mitchell Hall facility manager Glen Loyche shows Academy professors how dining hall food waste is converted into pulp at Mitchell Hall Tuesday. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jason Gutierrez) Download HiRes From trash to treasure: Converting Academy waste into renewable … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Conference Scheduled for October

With sites like Abundance and Mosaic (among others) pushing the envelope on financing renewable energy, it was inevitable that someone would come along and realize there is a growing movement of innovation coupling crowdfunding and renewables. Solarplaza has recently announced they … Continue reading

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Renewable energy: EU supports Nigeria with N3.4 billion

EU is committed to getting electricity to a greater number of Nigerians. The European Union, EU, on Thursday said it had given more than N3.4 billion grant to boost renewable energy in Nigeria under the Nigeria Energy Support Programme, NESP. … Continue reading

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High costs keep renewable energy at bay in West Virginia

As the Environmental Protection Agency continues to roll out proposals to lower emissions from power generation facilities, the energy sector has been encouraged to look toward using renewable sources of energy — a premise that has garnered mixed feelings throughout … Continue reading

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UNIDO earmarks $1m for renewable energyPublish Date: Jul 18, 2014

By Patrick Jaramogi         Poverty can be eradicated through inclusive and sustainable development, a senior UN official has said.Jean Bakole, the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) representative to the Africa Union and the Director of Regional office said UNIDO had … Continue reading

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