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An Energy Coup for Japan: ‘Flammable Ice’

Published: 
Wed, 03/13/2013 - 9:18am
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Energy

Japan said Tuesday that it had extracted gas from offshore deposits of methane hydrate — sometimes called “flammable ice” — a breakthrough that officials and experts said could be a step toward tapping a promising but still little-understood energy source.

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Imperial County betting its future on renewable energy

Published: 
Fri, 03/01/2013 - 4:03pm
Category: 
Energy

Situated in the southeastern corner of California, bordering Arizona and Mexico, Imperial County has long depended on agriculture and cash crops that grew from the good earth.

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LEDs Emerge as a Popular ‘Green’ Lighting

Published: 
Tue, 01/22/2013 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

The lighting industry has finally come up with an energy-efficient replacement for the standard incandescent bulb that people actually seem to like: the LED bulb.

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DWP will allow customers to sell back excess solar energy

Published: 
Tue, 01/15/2013 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

The so-called feed-in-tariff program would pay customers 17 cents per kilowatt hour for energy produced on their own equipment.

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Pulling Carbon Dioxide Out of Thin Air

Published: 
Mon, 01/14/2013 (All day)
Category: 
Energy

WHETHER streaming from the tailpipes of cars or the smokestacks of so many power plants and factories, carbon dioxide emissions keep growing around the globe.