News tagged with alternative energies

'Cold fusion' moves closer to mainstream acceptance

A potential new energy source so controversial that people once regarded it as junk science is moving closer to acceptance by the mainstream scientific community. That's the conclusion of the organizer of ...

dateMar 21, 2010 in Other
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Clouds and the Alternative Energy Grid

California's goal of generating 33 percent of its power from renewable energy sources by 2020 will be challenging on days when clouds shade acres of solar photovoltaic panels or when thousands of wind turbines ...

dateMar 16, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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Alternative Energy Crops in Space

(PhysOrg.com) -- What if space held the key to producing alternative energy crops on Earth? That's what researchers are hoping to find in a new experiment on the International Space Station.

dateMar 10, 2010 in Space Exploration
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