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Drilling surprise opens door to volcano-powered electricity

Can enormous heat deep in the earth be harnessed to provide energy for us on the surface?

By January 29, 2014

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Hybrids can be less polluting than coal-powered EVs

How green is an EV? A Union of Concerned Scientists report compares global warming emissions of plug-in vehicles to gasoline-powered cars.

By April 16, 2012

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Solar tower will power Las Vegas at night

SolarReserve hits a milestone on a 110-megawatt solar power plant that will have between 10 and 15 hours of energy storage in tanks of molten salt for supplying Nevada.

By February 9, 2012

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Greenpeace's clean cloud push: Hey, they've got a point

The activists' "Clean our Cloud" campaign may have stumbled, but Greenpeace raised good questions about big tech companies and their influence on local clean-power generation.

By April 20, 2012

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SolarCity to offer solar-powered EV chargers

Targeting drivers of electric vehicles, the company will install ClipperCreek Level II chargers with solar option starting at $1,500.

By July 27, 2011

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Study suggests pricing carbon from ground to consumer

Scientists say putting a price on climate-warming carbon dioxide generated by fossil fuels where it is burned may not be the most effective way to calculate carbon emissions' cost.

By October 17, 2011

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Japanese turn used bras into fuel

Underwear makers Triumph International and Wacoal have been recycling used brassieres to make industrial fuel.

By October 16, 2011

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Robert Llewelyn: If you have to burn stuff to make it, it's not 'green'

Actor, presenter, geek and electric car fan Robert Llewellyn opens a series of columns on green tech with a rant about, er, calling it 'green tech'.

By September 7, 2011

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Denmark shows its green pragmatism

Denmark may have electric canal boats for the tourists, and wind turbines off its shore, but coal, gas, and oil still play a large part in how the country really produces electricity.

By August 17, 2011

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Job ads show Google wading deeper in clean energy

Google is bulking up its internal renewable-energy engineering team to advance R&D and make clean energy cheaper.

By June 10, 2011