49 Plants That Could Make Biofuel Less Troublesome
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, 13 hours ago
Scientists hunting for the next big thing in biofuels find 49 candidate plants -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Booming Rooftop Solar Power Suffers Growing Pains
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, August 18, 2014
Reaping benefits from solar panels on a home may be harder than some sales pitches suggest -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Drillers Illegally Using Diesel Fuel to Frack
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, August 15, 2014
An analysis by an environmental group finds hundreds of cases in which drillers used diesel fuel without obtaining permits and sometimes altered records -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
UK wind sets new record and supplies more power than domestic coal, hydro and biomass
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, August 14, 2014
On Sunday night, wind power in the United Kingdom supplied more electricity than domestic coal, biomass, and hydropower (combined) and set a new record for maximum hourly output. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Public Urged to Walk and Ride Bikes to Help Cut Smog
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, August 13, 2014
The Chinese government has identified public participation as a key element in its efforts to reverse some of the environmental damage done by more than three decades of breakneck economic growth -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Defective Photovoltaics and Other Flaws Plague China''s Push to Build Solar Power
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, August 12, 2014
Poor installation and grid connections are also among a laundry list of problems facing China''s effort to go solar -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
More Chinese on the Coast, Less Fish in the Sea
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, August 08, 2014
China''s coastal economic boom is burning out its marine food resources -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
China Outpaces U.S. in African Energy Investment
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, August 07, 2014
The U.S. lags behind much of the world in investing in Africa''s energy development -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
German, U.S. Home Energy Storage Incentives Offer Divergent Visions for the Smart Grid
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, August 05, 2014
Previously, I''ve written about the potential for a future smart grid, where homes with solar panels and batteries intelligently interconnect to form a cleaner, more-robust distributed power system. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
System Converts Solar Efficiently to Steam
Scientific American - Alternative Energy Technology, August 04, 2014
A graphite disk resting on carbon foam collects sunlight to heat water directly to steam with 85 percent efficiency. Cynthia Graber reports    -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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