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Tobacco farms--a vehicle for growing fuel?

Aiming for a breakthrough in biofuel production, Berkeley National Lab project seeks to tweak tobacco plants with hydrocarbon-producing properties of algae and cyanobacteria.

By Feb. 27, 2012


Google to content farms: It's war

The search giant has flipped the switch on algorithm changes designed to combat an ongoing influx of low-quality content into search results. Will it work?

By Feb. 25, 2011


EnerNoc to shave peak energy on farms

The energy software company acquires M2M Communications to expand its grid efficiency services through demand response in the agriculture industry.

By Jan. 26, 2011


Wind farms are bigger in Texas

On the Green Show this week, we look at a new type of rechargeable battery; there's an ATM that will recycle your old gadgets; and even wind farms are bigger in Texas.

Dec. 16, 2009


Google ready for action against content farms

Your search complaints have been heard: Google plans to take further action against "content farms," although it's not ready to detail specific methods.

By Jan. 21, 2011


Google invests nearly $39 million in wind farms

Google puts $38.8 million into two North Dakota wind farms to boost the supply of renewable energy and earn a return on its investment.

By May. 3, 2010


Putting wind to work on farms

MMA Renewable Ventures is expanding from solar to small-scale wind farms. Its first customer: the PaTu Wind Farm in Oregon.

By May. 27, 2008


Texas set to host largest U.S. wind farms

Energy start-up Baryonyx wins bids to lease three tracts of state land for wind-powered data centers.

By Jul. 22, 2009


Chocolate company brings high-tech factory to remote cocoa farms

San Francisco's Tcho is bringing "appropriate technology" to cocoa farms so that farmers can taste and improve their products.

By Jan. 18, 2010


New York eyes offshore wind farms on Great Lakes

New York Power Authority would buy all the power generated from the offshore projects, which could be located in either Lake Erie or Lake Ontario.

By Dec. 2, 2009