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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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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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U.S. approves world's largest solar power project

Project to be located on federal lands near Blythe, Calif., is expected to provide electricity for 750,000 homes.

By October 26, 2010

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Nukes 101: Up close and personal with nuclear power

CNET's Martin LaMonica goes inside the Seabrook Station nuclear power plant, one of the U.S.'s fleet of nuclear power plants which generate one-fifth of the country's electricity.

By October 1, 2010

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Sun power: Army unveils giant solar project

The Fort Irwin base in the Mojave Desert will get 500 megawatts of solar power in a phased project using both photovoltaics and solar concentrators.

By July 31, 2009

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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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DOE: Grid can tap more wind, solar

Department of Energy report concludes the power grid can add more renewable sources with significant operational changes but with few infrastructural shifts.

By May 21, 2010

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Let's find all the coal, say mining experts

U.S. government asked to do more research on coal.

By June 20, 2007