MIT Study Investigates Power Generation from the Meeting of River Water and Seawater.

The researchers evaluated an emerging method of power generation called pressure retarded osmosis (PRO), in which two streams of different salinity are mixed to produce energy.


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U.S. Dept. of Energy: Reports Highlight Strength of U.S. Wind Energy Industry.

After modest growth in 2013, total installed wind power capacity in the United States now stands at 61 gigawatts (GW), which meets nearly 4.5 percent of electricity demand in an average year, according to the 2013 Wind Technologies Market Report,


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Renewable Energy Accounts for 100 Percent of New US Electrical Generating Capacity in July

According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Energy Projects, all new U.S. electrical generating capacity put into service in July came from renewable energy sources: 379 megawatts (MW) of wind, 21 MW of solar, and 5 MW of hydropower.



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UK Supermarket To Be Powered Exclusively by Waste-To-Energy Plant

U.K. retailer Sainsbury’s announced that it will power one of its supermarkets with 100 percent renewable electricity produced from an anaerobic digester, making it the largest retailer to be off-grid using an anaerobic digester.



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REG Sells More Biodiesel, Earnings Drop, Acquisitions Are Future Wild Cards

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Australia Chills Hopes for $20 Billion Clean Energy Industry

Australia is frightening developers away from renewable energy even before the government decides whether to overhaul targets for the industry’s growth.



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Lubricating Energy Policy

The new report from the Taxpayers for Common Sense shows that oil companies paid just 11.7 percent of their U.S. income in federal taxes over the last five years, and the “smaller” companies included in the study that reported positive earnings only paid 3.7 percent. To achieve such a low tax rate, oil companies were able to take advantage of special tax breaks and loopholes that allowed them to defer more than $17 billion in taxes they would have otherwise owed.



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WATCH: Reggie Watts Yodels For A Greener Internet

A new series of Greenpeace videos featuring comedian Reggie Watts wants you to help encourage Internet companies to switch to renewable energy.

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Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: ‘Green News Report’ – August 19, 2014

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another one bites the dust: Oregon denies proposed coal export facility... [Read more...]



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Amyris Aims For Huge Second Half

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The Pharaohs of Farnesene continue to pick up momentum. [Read more...]


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