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Department of Energy loads 240 graphs and maps onto Flickr

Looking to be transparent, the US government agency brings data-driven energy usage charts, which include everything from crude oil production to wind generation to gasoline prices, to the web.

By July 14, 2014

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Electronics load offsets home efficiency gains

The overall energy efficiency of U.S. homes has improved since the 1970s, but those advances are partially undercut by more numerous appliances and electronic gadgets.

By March 30, 2011

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U.S. carbon emissions up nearly 4 percent in 2010

It's the first rise in the emissions blamed for global warming since the recession pushed them down in the previous two years and the largest increase since 1988.

By August 18, 2011

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The skinny on gadgets' growing energy appetite

Energy use from the menagerie of consumer electronics -- PCs, iPad, DVRs, etc. -- has ballooned, a result of our always-on lifestyle. Better efficiency and powering down can help.

By April 22, 2012

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Capability to charge EVs lacking in homes, apartments

With garage outlet access in only 49 percent of detached homes and 14 percent of apartments, is the real EV market in the Midwest suburbs?

By June 26, 2012

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Nuclear crisis highlights prospects for renewables

Countries around the globe, unsettled by the troubles at Japan's earthquake-struck reactors, are taking stock of the best ways to meet their energy needs.

By March 31, 2011

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Figuring land use into renewable-energy equation

Academics study land requirements for different energy sources and find that they vary greatly, but the biggest challenge is siting power plants and new transmission lines.

By May 29, 2010

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Green tech news harvest: Redesigning suburbs, cooking carbon, and mapping wildfires

Climb in gas prices could fuel antisprawl movement; carbon tax raises gas prices in Canada; Novomer rolls out CO2-based plastic.

By June 30, 2008

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Green message crafting

Companies around the world are now racing to establish their credibility in green production. But they must also be careful of not being perceived as greenwashing.

By March 3, 2008

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Renovating? Don't forget to network

Been doing a bit of renovating? Before you install the plasterboard and start painting, consider spending an afternoon to run a local area network (LAN) through your house.

By August 20, 2008