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Correction: Cheap carbon-negative energy

This report initially misstated the cost of generating energy using All Power Labs' machines. It's less than 10 cents a kilowatt hour.

By October 20, 2013

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Carbon-negative energy, a reality at last -- and cheap, too

In Berkeley, Calif., All Power Labs is turning out machines that convert cheap and abundant biomass into clean energy and rich, efficient charcoal fertilizer.

By October 19, 2013

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The world's only carbon-negative power source (pictures)

All Power Labs uses gasification to convert biomass -- which is cheap and everywhere -- into carbon-neutral energy. Plus it produces carbon-rich charcoal fertilizer.

18 Images By October 19, 2013

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Carbon-negative energy source powers homes on walnut shells

It's not exactly Mr. Fusion but it's getting close. All Power Labs in Berkeley, Calif., has built and sold hundreds of gasifiers around the world. The portable power source runs on organic material like corn cobs and coconut shells. But it's not just cleaner burning. Even the waste is good for the planet. All Power Lab's Tom Price shows us how it works.

By October 17, 2013

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Can a desert tree fight global warming?

Salt cedars native to barren deserts might combat deforestation effects and serve as an agro-friendly biofuel.

By October 27, 2011

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New lead-acid battery angles for micro hybrids

In the technology race to build energy storage systems for start stop hybrids, Axion Power is pushing an advance on the workhorse lead-acid battery.

By January 6, 2012

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GE unit invests in biofuels producer

Cool Planet Biofuels, a start-up that converts plant waste into biofuel, scores $8 million in funding via GE joint partnership with North Bridge Venture Partners. GE gets a seat on the board.

By November 17, 2010

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Carbon software company claims broad patent

Verisae, whose software tracks and reports corporate greenhouse gas emissions, is awarded a patent in the burgeoning field of carbon accounting applications.

By June 5, 2009

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Axion wins grant for battery tests

Automotive News reports on Axion Power's grant to test lead acid batteries in hybrids and electric cars.

By February 17, 2009

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YeZ concept car sucks in C02, exhales oxygen

YeZ works its photoelectric conversion with the help of solar panels on the roof, wind power conversion via small wind turbines in the wheels, and carbon dioxide absorption and conversion through the bodywork.

By May 20, 2010