Archive for March, 2008

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Garage presents the worst oil picture (Los Angeles Times)

Monday, March 31st, 2008

There is the fuel demand of three cars and the place is loaded with plastic, all made from oil. The garage is home to our most profligate petroleum users. No, we don’t have a set of gas-guzzling SUVs, but we do have three cars. Read More

Solar-powered devices that will keep you charged, connected (The Record)

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Imagine a world where your cellphone or iPod never runs out of power, and you can leave all your clunky chargers at home. Read More

Schwarzenegger announces rooftop solar project (People’s Daily)

Monday, March 31st, 2008

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday announced the nation’s Rooftop Solar Installation Project, describing it as key to achieving California’s renewable energy goals. Schwarzenegger joined Southern California electr … Read More

Green Tech news harvest: More-efficient solar cells and ‘biogasoline’ (CNET)

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Paying for solar on commercial rooftops; more-efficient polysilicon and thin-film solar cells; JPMorgan buys into carbon trading; biogasoline; and GreenFuel Technologies’ progress could mean the first commercial-scale algae fuel plant. Read More

Solar-powered cars heat up Fitchburg State campus (Sentinel & Enterprise)

Monday, March 31st, 2008

FITCHBURG — Fitchburg State College students walking through the quad Wednesday afternoon enjoyed fruit smoothies and miniature car races compliments of the sunshine. Read More

Wind and Solar Power Systems

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Wind and Solar Power Systems provides a comprehensive treatment of this rapidly growing segment of the power industry. It provides the fundamentals of wind and solar power generation, energy conversion and storage, and the operational … Read More

The Country Scientist: Under microscope, muddy rain shows mostly dust, not ash (San Antonio Express-News/KENS 5)

Monday, March 31st, 2008

So the muddy rain was indeed mud. The National Weather Service agreed after they took another look at the satellite images. Read More

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