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Companies Creating Next-Generation Wind Turbines

Companies Creating Next-Generation Wind Turbines

Thatcher Michelsen February 12, 2013 0

While it may take some time for these technologies to become more widespread in the United States and abroad, these developments hint at the continued innovation and explorative design taking place in the global

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Last-Minute Tax Credit Extension Saves Thousands Of Green Jobs

Last-Minute Tax Credit Extension Saves Thousands Of Green Jobs

Thatcher Michelsen February 11, 2013 0

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), roughly 37,000 professionals in the green industry were spared a pink slip

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UPS Unveiling All-Electric Delivery Vehicles In California

UPS Unveiling All-Electric Delivery Vehicles In California

Thatcher Michelsen February 8, 2013 0

UPS, one of the nation's largest private delivery services, is rolling out a fleet of electric commercial vehicles in California

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NASA Set To Fly Energy Efficient Solar Sail Next Year

NASA Set To Fly Energy Efficient Solar Sail Next Year

Thatcher Michelsen February 7, 2013 0

In a development that could have profound implications for how humanity conducts space travel, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced on February 7 that its first large-scale solar sail, known as

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British Scientists Create Real-Life “Six Million Dollar Man”

British Scientists Create Real-Life “Six Million Dollar Man”

Thatcher Michelsen February 6, 2013 0

Known as "Rex," the six-foot tall "person" is less of a functioning robot and more a workshop for the biomedical devices of the future

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Washington State Coastal Turbine Project Receives OK From Federal Government

Washington State Coastal Turbine Project Receives OK From Federal Government

Thatcher Michelsen February 5, 2013 1

In a significant development for the nation's renewable energy community, the U.S. federal government has approved the environmental specifications for a Washington State-based coastal turbine project

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Energy Secretary Steven Chu To Step Down

Energy Secretary Steven Chu To Step Down

Thatcher Michelsen February 4, 2013 0

Secretary Chu stated his intentions in a published letter to the employees of the Department of Energy

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Has Boeing’s 787 Disaster Dealt A Blow To Energy Efficient Aircraft?

Has Boeing’s 787 Disaster Dealt A Blow To Energy Efficient Aircraft?

Thatcher Michelsen February 1, 2013 0

Boeing's energy-efficient 787 Dreamliner design has come under scrutiny following a malfunctioning lithium-ion battery that forced an emergency landing earlier this month

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