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Senator Proposes $5 Billion Green Jobs Bill

Senator Proposes $5 Billion Green Jobs Bill

Thatcher Michelsen March 18, 2013 0

Hoping to spur job growth in the U.S. green energy sector, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet submitted a piece of legislation earlier this month which would direct federal dollars toward initiatives that offer education

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Congressional Democrats Release Carbon Tax Draft Law

Congressional Democrats Release Carbon Tax Draft Law

Thatcher Michelsen March 13, 2013 0

The draft law, published through a press release from the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, contains a number of initiatives that would impose penalties on American companies that produce substantial amounts of

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American Researchers Suggest A Limit To Wind Power

American Researchers Suggest A Limit To Wind Power

Thatcher Michelsen March 12, 2013 1

A pair of American renewable energy researchers published a controversial study in Environmental Research Letters last month, suggesting that there may be a fine line between beneficial wind power generation and an overuse of

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Californians Loving Prius Cars, New Report Finds

Californians Loving Prius Cars, New Report Finds

Thatcher Michelsen March 11, 2013 0

Toyota announced late last month that Californian car-buyers are favoring its line of Prius vehicles

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Green Cleaning: Do-It-Yourself Washing Solutions

Green Cleaning: Do-It-Yourself Washing Solutions

Thatcher Michelsen March 8, 2013 0

Today, we'll look at some quick-to-mix options for when you have to wash windows, clean floors or even scrub the bathroom

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New App Allows Zero Motorcycle Owners To Monitor Their Carbon Footprints

New App Allows Zero Motorcycle Owners To Monitor Their Carbon Footprints

Thatcher Michelsen March 8, 2013 0

On February 19, Zero Motorcycles announced the release of a brand new application, available on both the iPhone and Android platforms, that will let owners of their electric vehicles a glimpse into how they

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Ferrari Unveils Its New Hybrid LaFerrari Model

Ferrari Unveils Its New Hybrid LaFerrari Model

Thatcher Michelsen March 7, 2013 0

Ferrari, the celebrated maker of ultra-luxury cars, has officially entered the hybrid market with its LaFerrari

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California Company Creates Biomass Fuel Cells

California Company Creates Biomass Fuel Cells

Thatcher Michelsen March 6, 2013 0

The technology, known as a biomass-to-fuel cell system, operates by turning biodegradable substances into a hydrogen synthetic gas using a pyrolysis gasification machine

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Could Graphene Change The Face Of Solar Panels?

Could Graphene Change The Face Of Solar Panels?

Thatcher Michelsen March 5, 2013 0

While it may be some time before you see a graphene-based solar panel, these developments suggest that the renewable energy industry will experience huge leaps and bounds in the near future

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Will Tomorrow’s Tablet Computers Feature Super-Thin Solar Panels?

Will Tomorrow’s Tablet Computers Feature Super-Thin Solar Panels?

Thatcher Michelsen March 5, 2013 0

According to the MIT Review, a graduate project-turned-startup named Ubiquitous Energy is making a serious play at this yet-untapped market, which some say could be extremely lucrative owing to the relatively short battery lives

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