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Biomass gasification plant set for Massachusetts

The $25 million pilot plant, expected to be completed in a year, will use wood chips, corn stover and switchgrass to make natural gas.

By October 25, 2007


Green news harvest: Credit crisis slams wind, solar

The freeze in financing and tax-based incentives is hitting renewable energy project developers and manufacturers hard. The U.K., meanwhile, makes the case for biogas.

By February 4, 2009


A Dickensian view of clean-tech financing

There's plenty of enthusiasm for funding the latest green-tech or alternative-fuel company. The problem is the economy stinks, and doesn't look like it will improve anytime soon.

By January 23, 2009


Ethanol firms clear deals for non-food feedstocks

With cellulosic ethanol plants delayed by the economic downturn, Range Fuels and Verenium plan to make ethanol from wood chips and grasses starting next year.

By January 20, 2009


Turn trash into energy in your office parking lot

IST Energy launches the Green Energy Machine (GEM), a machine the size of the semi-tractor truck flatbed that makes electricity and heat from plain old garbage.

By January 19, 2009


Public clean-tech firms get clobbered

On the heels of a weak ending for venture funding in 2008, a clean-energy stock index falls further than the overall market, with solar and biofuels battered the worst.

By January 7, 2009


Taking the classical approach to security

RSA chief scientist Ari Juels explains why classical literature has a place in IT security, and what to make of security in radio frequency identification.

By December 24, 2008


Green news harvest: Algae progress, corn ethanol woes

Algae demonstration plant in Colorado, Pacific Ethanol's quarterly loss, a peek at a quiet clean-tech energy investor, using biomass from Hurricane Ike instead of coal, Fisker expands in Michigan, and the ethanol "blend wall."

By November 11, 2008


Going solar? Seven sites map your plans

Consumers and business owners seeking to install solar power can turn to these Web sites for interactive maps and cost estimates.

By November 20, 2008


Green news harvest: Handicapping the auto bailout

Plus: carbon regulations, a hybrid battery for cars, Mitt Romney's case for auto bankruptcy, CEO lobby for carbon regulations, and Obama calls for quick action.

By November 19, 2008