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Grassoline at the Pump

Scientists are turning agricultural leftovers, wood and fast-growing grasses into a huge variety of biofuels- even jet fuel. But before these next-generation biofuels go mainstream, they have to ... read more

Berkeley says bye to biodiesel

By Doug Oakley Berkeley Voice Posted: 06/06/2009 04:24:15 PM PDT Berkeley has ended its six-year attempt to save the world by burning biodiesel in its trucks and machinery amid concerns it actually ... read more

Congress abandoning Obama clean energy goals

WASHINGTON (The Associated Press) - Jun 10 - By H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press  Writer Congress is all but abandoning President Barack Obama's goal of  producing fully one-quarter of the ... read more

Electric Trees

by Alan Burdick ISSUE: Summer 2009, FRONTLINES | May 28, 2009 Don't look now, but there's a giant rechargeable battery growing on your lawn. It's called a tree.

12 pc rise in investment in India's renewable energy

Jun 07, 2009 -- Asia Pulse Data Source India saw a 12 per cent rise in investment in clean renewable energy like wind, solar, biomass and small-hydro projects with USD 4.1 billion being pumped into ... read more

20 Years After Sacramento Voted to Shut Rancho Seco, SMUD Has Diversified Energy Sources

Jun 07 - The Sacramento Bee, Calif. - At the dormant Rancho Seco nuclear power plant, it's possible to step through a truck-sized hole in the reactor building's 6-foot-thick concrete walls ... read more

Santee Cooper hearing: People want renewable fuels, not coal

Jun 5 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Claudia Lauer The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Many of the customers who commented during public hearings this week about Santee Cooper's proposed ... read more