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ARPA-E 2012

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SEMA 2012

Custom cars and specialist auto products from the 2012 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

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Five things we learned at the ARPA-E Summit

Scientific research and entrepreneurship in clean energy is alive and well at the ARPA-E Summit.

By February 29, 2012

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For ARPA-E research, questions over what next

The DOE's ARPA-E is funding energy research and development but the agency is seeking to engage large industrial companies to bridge the gap from lab to market.

By May 3, 2011

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At ARPA-E, energy meets innovation

Your guide to the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit this week, where startups and research institutions are showing off the latest inventions in cleaner energy.

By February 28, 2012

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Wind-power blimp takes to the air (video)

Altaeros Energies shows how an airborne wind turbine, held in a tethered blimp, can generate power at high altitudes and automatically reattach to its launcher.

By April 20, 2012

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A smarter mirror for cheaper solar power

Using digital technologies, startup Thermata looks to slash the cost of concentrating solar power plants which is needed to stave off the onslaught from cheaper solar photovoltaic panels.

By April 10, 2012

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Microbe helps convert solar power to liquid fuel

By pairing biology and photovoltaics, a new "electrofuel" system could build alternative fuels.

By March 30, 2012

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Altaeros balloon boosts wind turbine power

Wind startup tests a prototype airborne wind turbine that uses a helium-filled shell to lift a small wind turbine into stronger and steady winds at higher altitudes.

By March 28, 2012

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Lightweight wing harvests offshore wind

Startup Makani Power clears its first hurdles in building a radically different wind turbine that flies like a kite and captures high-altitude winds.

By March 28, 2012

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Steven Chu discusses 'all of the above' U.S. energy strategy

The U.S. government aims to improve energy production from renewables to oil, but what does that mean in practice? Energy Secretary Steven Chu explains.

By March 12, 2012

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Nuclear renaissance? More like nuclear standstill

A power-hungry world needs clean, reliable energy sources, but the cost of nuclear, and heightened safety concerns from Fukushima, have stalled nuclear's expansion.

By March 10, 2012