News tagged with fuel economy

US sets new carbon standard for power plants

The United States said Tuesday it was setting the first national standards on carbon emissions from power plants, taking aim at the burning of coal which is considered a top culprit in climate change.

dateMar 27, 2012 in Environment
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Saving fuel on the buses

Bus and truck companies could cut their fuel bills by more than 7% simply by training their drivers on more efficient driving techniques and offering a financial reward to those who improve fuel economy. A study published ...

dateMar 05, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Building a sustainable hydrogen economy

The concept of the hydrogen economy (HE), in which hydrogen would replace the carbon-based fossil fuels of the twentieth century was first mooted in the 1970s. Today, HE is seen as a potential solution to the dual global ...

dateDec 08, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Sun sets on oil wells

Nobel Prize winner George Olah and Surya Prakash of USC Dornsife have found new traction in their methanol economy concept with their latest publication, the Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011 and the new discoveries ...

dateNov 10, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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