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  • Seafloor Carpet Turns Surf’s up to Lights On

    25 Mar 2014, 9:14 pm
    At the University of California, Berkeley, a team of engineers is pioneering ocean-source energy technology by using “carpet” to capture the energy generated by ocean waves. The team, which includes wave energy guru and Assistant Professor Reza ...
  • Boeing’s SBRC Makes Biofuel from Agricultural Rejects

    10 Mar 2014, 9:35 pm
    A decade ago, biofuels were considered the Holy Grail of combustion-engine fuels. Measurably cleaner than fossil fuels, they were the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel, at least according to some clean energy experts. Fast forward to 2008, when ...
  • Cliff Majersik, IMT, Identifies Efficiency as Energy’s Biggest Asset

    19 Feb 2014, 8:40 pm
    The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit working in the areas of energy efficiency, green building, and environmental protection. Much of IMT’s effort goes toward correcting inadequacies in the ...
  • LEED v4, the Evolution of Green

    28 Jan 2014, 8:57 pm
    It’s particularly troubling to those of us watching the energy efficiency marketplace to see one program or another take a hard hit. That’s why the 2010 class action lawsuit by Henry Gifford against the US Green Building Council – the parent ...
  • Silent Guardian: Drones without the Scare Factor

    22 Jan 2014, 8:57 pm
    Over at Bye Aerospace, Inc., Founder George Bye and colleagues are designing drones. But don’t worry. The Denver, Colorado company, founded in 2007, isn’t the site of the next Evil Empire, and the drones which will eventually start going out the ...

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