National Geographic’s video series on energy does a great job of introducing the projects that are underway to transform our dependence on fossil fuels.
The Associated Press: New Energy Uses for Asphalt The Associated Press reports on a Dutch company taking a new approach with asphalt, pulling heat from the source and putting it to use in homes and offices. Solar energy collected from a 200-yard stretch of road and a small parking lot helps heat a 70-unit four-story […]
Utility Will Use Batteries to Store Wind Power – New York Times American Electric Power, a coal-burning utility company that is looking for ways to connect more wind power to its grid, plans to announce on Tuesday that it will install huge banks of high-technology batteries. The batteries are costly and their use at such […]
A new source of energy may be easier to create than ever before thanks to research done at Penn State University recently. The prospect for the wide spread use of hydrogen as a portable energy carrier is dependent on finding a clean, renewable method of production. At Penn State University, a research group headed by […]