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FuelCell Energy Provides Clean Power and Efficiency in Various Forms

The real story here is that fuel cell technology, which was once considered the panacea for all of our energy problems, especially in…
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Shell and Sierra Club Chat about Fracking

Does fracking have regulation problems or simply a communication challenge?
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Top Eleven Takeaways from WSJ’s Conference on Business and Sustainability

The top eleven remarkable moments at the Wall Street Journal's Eco:nomics Conference. The focus was on the opportunities and risks that are quickly…
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Natural Gas: Pros and Cons

Natural gas has been in the news a lot lately, being hailed as the solution to our energy problems on the one hand,…
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Bill Gates on the Five Miracles Needed for Energy and Climate Challenges

Bill Gates is dedicating an increasing amount of time and resources in pursuit of clean energy solutions. His goal is to get the…

Why Energy Independence In Its Current Form is Actually a Bad Idea

One of the main stories the New York Times ran on its front page on Friday was on how the United States is…
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Power Generated By Coal Decreased Last Year

Coal’s share of monthly power generation in the U.S. decreased to below 40 percent in November and December 2011.
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The Oil and Gas Industry’s Take on “Dealing with NGOs”

What do oil and gas say about Environmental NGOs when they think no one is watching?
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Sierra Club Ends Relationship with Natural Gas Industry

Michael Brune, the Sierra Club’s executive director, announced earlier this month that Sierra Club has decided to turn down $30 million in donations…
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Honda Civic Natural Gas Wins 2012 Green Car of the Year

The Honda Civic Natural Gas won the 2012 Green Car of the Year, Green Car Journal announced during a press conference at the…
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Natural Gas Pleads: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

The latest advertising campaign from the good folks in the natural gas industry is helpfully suggesting that we can have our cake and…
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Making Renewables Happen in the U.S.

There are several obstacles to overcome in order to have the much-needed switch to renewables...
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Frito-Lay Opens “Near Net Zero” Plant in Arizona

Frito-Lay reopens what will be a “near net zero” plant. The factory will run of mostly renewable energy, operate significantly with recycled water,…
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Brazilian Wind Power Now Cheaper Than Natural Gas

Wind power in Brazil now costs less than natural gas. Brazil’s National Electric Power Agency held a series of energy auctions last week.…
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Fracking, Risk and Investment: NY Attorney General Adds Fuel to the Fire

Investors are growing increasingly wary of fracking, a method of natural gas extraction that involves pumping a chemical brine underground at high pressure.…