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Energy

Toyota's hydrogen car gets a name and more US filling stations

Toyota's hydrogen car gets a name and more US filling stations Toyota has announced that it's upcoming fuel cell vehicle (FCV) will be called the Mirai

Nov 17 2014, 6:18am CST

Nuclear Fusion Reactor Breakthrough Made Says Lockheed Martin

Nuclear Fusion Reactor Breakthrough Made Says Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin announced that they are working on a compact fusion reactor (CFR) that could be ready in 10 years.

Oct 16 2014, 8:29am CDT

Amphiro a1: World's First Self-Powered Shower Monitor

Amphiro a1: World's First Self-Powered Shower Monitor A smart water and energy meter par excellence, $89 Amphiro a1 will surely save you more money than it costs you on the whole. Amphiro a1 engages users to save an average of 23% of their thermal energy.

Jul 18 2014, 4:35am CDT

Toyota’s First Hydrogen Fuel-cell Car will Cost $70,000

Toyota’s First Hydrogen Fuel-cell Car will Cost $70,000 Toyota’s hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle which is a 2015 sedan will cost around 7 million yen (roughly around $70,000). Toyota FCV sedan will be available for sale in Japan before April 2015 and will hit U.S. and European countries in summer 2015.

Jun 25 2014, 2:15pm CDT

Why On Earth Is China Nervous About Plutonium in Japan? I read a funny thing the other day – China is nervous about Japan making atomic weapons and has complained to the International Atomic Energy Agency that Japan has over 1,400 lbs of plutonium that it did not report (...

Jun 15 2014, 6:26pm CDT

Samsung Galaxy S5 extended batteries now on pre-order from ZeroLemon and Mugen Power

Samsung Galaxy S5 extended batteries now on pre-order from ZeroLemon and Mugen Power For those who need a little extra juice, the battery by ZeroLemon and Mugen Power are the perfect options

May 8 2014, 8:48am CDT

Opponents to Keystone pipeline say it won't lower fuel prices

Opponents to Keystone pipeline say it won't lower fuel prices Fuel prices could go up in the mid-west say pipeline detractors

Apr 28 2014, 12:46pm CDT

Keystone Pipeline Could Raise Gas Prices

Keystone Pipeline Could Raise Gas Prices There’s two things we can say about the effect of the Keystone XL pipeline on gas prices. One is that it will, if built, have no effect at all upon gas prices and the other is that it might actually raise them. Which...

Apr 28 2014, 1:41am CDT

CES 2015 News
PG&E Pipeline Blast is Not PG&E's Fault

PG&E Pleads Not Guilty in 2010 Pipeline Blast PG&E pleads not guilty in 2010 San Bruno pipeline blast.

Apr 22 2014, 6:04am CDT

Gas Prices Rise Compared to Last Year

Gas Prices Have Risen The political fallout of the crisis in the Ukraine has been negative on the whole. Gas prices have risen at present as compared to last year.

Apr 15 2014, 8:31am CDT

Smartphone Backup Battery Could Help Avoid Disaster

Smartphone Backup Battery Could Help Avoid Disaster I do a lot of bicycle riding and love to use GPS apps to map and track my ride. Trouble is, GPS uses a lot of battery power and the last thing I need on a ride is a dead phone, especially if I ever need it to call 911....

Apr 7 2014, 8:52am CDT

Ubitricity: Charge Your Electric Car Just About Anywhere

Ubitricity: Charge Your Electric Car Just About Anywhere As the adoption rate of electric vehicles picks up and the network of fast-charge stations gets built out, the conversation around proprietary standards versus open networks becomes louder. Companies like Tesla do their...

Apr 2 2014, 7:47am CDT

Where Would YOU Put Our Nuclear Waste?

Where Would YOU Put Our Nuclear Waste? On Valentine’s Day, a small puff of radioactivity exited the only deep geologic repository for nuclear waste operating in the world, the Waste Isolation Pilot Project near Carlsbad, New Mexico.  A slab of rock most...

Mar 31 2014, 2:44am CDT

Formula 1 Feels The Need For ... Fuel Efficiency

Formula 1 Feels The Need For ... Fuel Efficiency The 2014 Formula 1 series is going to be a radical departure from last year’s championship. Sure, the globe-trotting motor-racing extravaganza, which starts in Melbourne and ends in November in Abu Dhabi, will look and...

Mar 13 2014, 9:36am CDT

Federico Capasso: Generating Electricity by Releasing Infrared Light

Federico Capasso: Generating Electricity by Releasing Infrared Light One of the less appreciated privileges of becoming a tenured professor at Harvard University is that most people consider even your wildest ideas seriously. Federico Capasso, the Robert L. Wallace Professor of Applied...

Mar 3 2014, 8:31pm CST

How Geothermal Heat Pumps Can Soar Like Solar

How Geothermal Heat Pumps Can Soar Like Solar Geothermal Heat Pumps (GHP) are a niche market.  They shouldn’t be. A Better Mousetrap? Ralph Waldo Emerson never said “Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.”  The mousetrap...

Feb 28 2014, 9:36am CST

General Electric Goes Long On Gas-Fired Distributed Power

General Electric Goes Long On Gas-Fired Distributed Power; Invests $1.4 Billion In New Business Unit General Electric plans to invest more than $1 billion in the rapidly growing distributed power industry. GE’s Vice Chairman John Rice announced the industrial conglomerate’s plan to create a new business division...

Feb 26 2014, 10:46pm CST

Richard Branson Launches A Green Energy Plan For The Caribbean

Richard Branson Launches A Green Energy Plan For The Caribbean In 1979, when Richard Branson bought the 74-acre Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands, he paid less than $300,000. It was untouched, undeveloped, inhabited only by birds and jungle critters. Back then, no one...

Feb 25 2014, 5:41pm CST

What Does 'The Equivalent of Taking Cars Off The Road' Really Mean?

What Does 'The Equivalent of Taking Cars Off The Road' Really Mean? I saw a press release the other day heralding a new energy technology, which – if fully adopted – would take the equivalent of taking 10,000 cars off the road. It reminded me of a fictional acquaintance years ago...

Feb 25 2014, 7:31am CST

Foreign Company Tries To Seize U.S. Land For Keystone Pipeline

Foreign Company Tries To Seize U.S. Land For Keystone Pipeline TransCanada, a foreign company based in Alberta, Canada decided to use an amendment to the United States Constitution to seize private American citizens’ property to avoid regulators and build the controversial Keystone...

Feb 23 2014, 11:51pm CST

Henry Ford Gave Innovators The Wrong Message About The Value Of History. In 1916 Henry Ford famously declared, ‘History is more or less bunk. It’s tradition. We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker’s dam is the history we made today...

Feb 21 2014, 2:51am CST

Stampede Of Investors Sue Spain Over Cuts In Solar Subsidies

Investors Sue Spain Over Cuts In Solar Subsidies A flurry of investor lawsuits filed against Spain in recent months may make it more difficult to finance renewable energy projects in the future. On Wednesday, Masdar, which invests in renewable energy...

Feb 19 2014, 4:21pm CST

World's Largest Solar Thermal power plant goes online in California

World's Largest Solar Thermal power plant goes online in California Power generation is underway at massive solar facility

Feb 14 2014, 8:28am CST

When (and Where) Solar LED Lighting Makes Sense

When (and Where) Solar LED Lighting Makes Sense Right now, very few businesses or real estate development companies would think first about using solar panels to run their outdoor lights, but in places where’s no established cabling, solar lights really can make...

Feb 11 2014, 7:30pm CST

The Internet Of Things: An Industrial Revolution Rather Than The Digital

The Internet Of Things: An Industrial Revolution Rather Than The Digital By Glen Martin Philadelphia’s Centennial Exposition of 1876 was America’s first World’s Fair, and was ostensibly held to mark the nation’s 100th birthday. But it heralded the future as much as it celebrated the past,...

Feb 10 2014, 7:03pm CST

Is Shutting Working Nuclear Plants Jeopardizing Obama's Climate Goals?

Is Shutting Working Nuclear Plants Jeopardizing Obama's Climate Goals? Concern is mounting in the Obama Administration over a growing number of nuclear reactors that are being closed prematurely. For the wrong reasons. On Thursday, Dr. Peter Lyons, Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy...

Feb 9 2014, 8:16pm CST

Europe: Looking towards Low-Carbon Technologies to Get Ahead of the Energy Race

Europe: Looking towards Low-Carbon Technologies to Get Ahead of the Energy Race The European Union’s recent package of proposals on climate and energy policy to 2030 was long on the rhetoric of competitiveness, a reflection of the very real concern in Brussels that Europe’s ability to do business...

Feb 7 2014, 12:20pm CST

Nuclear Energy Operators Say Market Stacked Against Them When Entergy Corp. made its decision to close its Vermont Yankee nuclear facility,  it opened the door to discussions on how to allow all electric generating facilities fair access to the markets. The utility says...

Feb 6 2014, 7:05am CST

Hacks on Gas (and the Grid): Relationship  between Cybersecurity, Energy and Nat

Hacks on Gas (and the Grid): Relationship between Cybersecurity, Energy and National Defense Whenever a doomsday scenario involving the nation’s computer networks is invoked, invariably one aspect of it involves a massive disruption of the electrical grid. Computers go haywire, expensive and scarce hardware is...

Feb 5 2014, 5:20pm CST

IBM, Migros Test How Freezer Loads Could Balance the Power Grid

IBM, Migros Test How Freezer Loads Could Balance the Power Grid A couple of months ago, I wrote about some of the experiments focused on using electric vehicles as a storage mechanism that could help balance power demand across the grid. IBM has been applying a similar idea in an...

Feb 4 2014, 3:53pm CST

I4U news

Rejecting Keystone XL Pipeline Could Damage U.S. Environmental Movement If President Obama rejects the Keystone XL pipeline, he will set a precedent with potentially devastating impacts for mainstream environmentalism. The Keystone XL pipeline, if approved, would transport oil from the tar...

Feb 4 2014, 8:38am CST

'Flow Battery' Technology Gets $20M Plan To Market It Investors are getting more bullish about the energy storage market, which is emerging to complement the increasing solar power generation and provide backup power for businesses that could lose millions of dollars in...

Feb 4 2014, 8:33am CST

Bird Deaths Stop Wind Power Project In Ohio

Bird Deaths Stop Wind Power Project In Ohio A wind power project near Toledo, Ohio has been delayed due to concerns about the impact the project would have on migrating birds in the area. The wind turbine was scheduled to be built at Camp Perry, a National Guard...

Feb 3 2014, 1:05am CST

Audi Tests Synthetic 'E-Fuel' from Microbes

Audi Tests Synthetic 'E-Fuel' from Microbes Hydrogen and natural gas are among the alternative fuels that are starting to get more attention, as automakers work on ways to reduce emissions. But Audi is working on yet another option that you may not have heard...

Feb 1 2014, 6:05am CST

Sprint, FedEx Support Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tests

Sprint, FedEx Back Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tests The flurry of corporate interest in hydrogen fuel cells continued this week with telecommunications giant Sprint announcing that it will use the emerging technology as a means of backing up power for rooftop network...

Jan 30 2014, 11:15pm CST

Taking On SolarCity Through Software, Service and Forming Alliances

Taking On SolarCity Through Software, Service and Forming Alliances The rooftop solar installation market is so young that many companies who want to give it a go often find it difficult to obtain the money and the know-how to expand their business. long-time solar equipment supplier,...

Jan 29 2014, 11:26pm CST

The State of the Union Focused on Fracking Gas

The State of the Union Focused on Fracking Gas President Obama paid much less attention to energy and climate in last night’s fifth State of the Union address than he did in the previous four, highlighting only two specific initiatives: natural-gas fueling stations...

Jan 29 2014, 12:25am CST

Employees in  German Solar Power Industry Losing their Jobs

Employees in German Solar Power Industry Losing their Jobs Germany‘s solar power industry shed a staggering 5,000 jobs over the past two years, reducing the size of the industry by more than half, according to new data released on Tuesday by the Federal Office for Statistics....

Jan 28 2014, 11:50pm CST

Can Natural Gas Weather The Cold?

Can Natural Gas Weather The Cold? If natural gas is going to save America, boost our economy, roll back carbon emissions and bring back our Golden Age of energy, we probably should determine if it can stand the cold. The last few weeks seemed to stump...

Jan 28 2014, 5:19am CST

 2014 Top 5 Climate and Energy Stories

2014 Top 5 Climate and Energy Stories The U.S. energy picture has shifted dramatically in recent years. The country is currently enjoying booming domestic energy production from multiple sources. And yet, signs of uncertainty abound, especially with...

Jan 28 2014, 4:12am CST