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carbon-neutral fuel

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Microsoft gets earth-friendly, goes carbon neutral

The software giant pledges to be carbon neutral company-wide by this summer. All of its data centers, software development labs, air travel, and office buildings are scheduled to go green.

By May 9, 2012

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Using wind power, Audi aims for carbon-neutral motoring

As a first step toward a carbon-neutral fleet of vehicles, Audi plans to use wind power as a source of clean energy for its electric e-tron and natural gas vehicles.

By May 13, 2011

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Study finds biomass power not carbon neutral

When it comes to using biomass as an energy source, burning wood for heat is significantly better from a greenhouse gas perspective than using it to make electricity, according to a Massachusetts study.

By June 11, 2010

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Swedish utility targets carbon-neutral electricity

Lars Josefsson, the CEO of Swedish utility Vattenfall, says that storing carbon underground at coal power plants is a necessary technology in climate change abatement.

By March 7, 2009

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A hydrogen fueling station powered by the wind

By building a wind turbine to power a hydrogen production and fueling station, a little hamlet in Long Island is positioning itself a bellwether for carbon-neutral transportation.

By February 3, 2012

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Microsoft speaks poop to power

Sometimes, power goes out, data centers go down, and people get annoyed. Now Microsoft is building a more reliable data center, powered by the byproducts of life.

By November 19, 2012

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2012 Honda Civic GX: Unsung green hero

Among the electric, hybrid, and fuel cell cars being touted as the saviors of the planet, Honda's little natural-gas-powered Civic has quietly been running along, saving its owners money at the pump and producing drastically reduced amounts of CO2.

By November 4, 2011

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From coal to biomass for some Virginia power

Dominion Virginia Power makes a deal with biomass manufacturer Enviva as the energy company converts a few coal power plants to burn wood pellets.

By October 19, 2011

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Scottish distiller uses whisky to power electric car

A Scottish distiller is using whisky waste products to make a form of biofuel, which he is using to create electricity for his Nissan Leaf.

By August 11, 2011

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Tequila mooted as eco-friendly biofuel for cars, salt and lemon optional

We've always been told driving and alcohol don't mix, but there's now a distinct possibility we could all be driving around tanked up on tequila.

By July 28, 2011