Researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) say better understanding of a bacterium could lead to cheaper production of cellulosic ethanol and other advanced biofuels. Their discovery was made during an investigation into the performance of Clostridium thermocellum. Show More Summary
MINNEAPOLIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A refinery owned by Delta Air Lines is renewing a push to change a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency policy laid down as part of a national program that requires increased use of biofuels like ethanol.
Aside from Nate Parker’s enthusiastically received Nat Turner biopic The Birth of a Nation, the narrative dominating last month’s Sundance Film Festival was centered on the overzealous buying sprees of Netflix and Amazon. Each of them...Show More Summary
Federal energy policy developments received a significant amount of attention in 2015: The Clean Power Plan and renewable energy tax credits dominated headlines. However, this focus on national issues tends to obscure critical actions at the local and state levels that are just as important for energy systems. read more
The hiring of head coach Kirby Smart brought a renewed sense of hope to the Georgia football program, and 2016 national signing day did nothing to suggest otherwise. Smart and the Bulldogs coaching staff pieced together the nation's No. Show More Summary
NEW WIRES FOR NEW ENERGY Better power lines would help U.S. supercharge renewable energy, study suggests Puneet Kollipara, January 25, 2016 (Science) “Analysts have long argued that nations aiming to use wind and solar power to curbShow More Summary
This article was originally posted at ilsr.org. For timely updates, follow John Farrell on Twitter or get the Democratic Energy weekly update. For states looking to reduce their reliance on dirty, imported energy, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory brings good news on the wind. Show More Summary
With fewer than 48 hours to go until national signing day, the rivalry between Michigan and Ohio State has been very much renewed on the recruiting trail as the Wolverines and Buckeyes battle for the right to claim the nation's top-ranked class. In the case of Michigan, the Wolverines currently tout the country's No. Show More Summary
Morocco’s efforts to boost renewable energy in the north African nation took a step forward last week with news that it made up about 35% of energy generation in the country.
By Nivedita Khandekar / Climate News Network Indian and French leaders fulfill pledges made at the Paris climate talks to help 122 solar-rich nations reach their potential in renewable energy production.
With improvements in transmission infrastructure, weather-driven renewable resources could supply most of the nation’s electricity at costs similar to today’s, according to a new study by NOAA (National Oceanographic and AtmosphericShow More Summary
Under the wing of Russian military aviation, the Syrian Army has gained a newfound confidence in victory, a report by ORF, Austria's national public broadcaster, suggests.
The simulation found that a national network of HVDC transmission lines in combination with mostly solar and wind energy could lower both electricity prices and carbon emissions
The National Watermelon Association has renewed its annual pallet-pooling agreement with CHEP.
In his extraordinary article, "The Case for Reparations," Ta-Nehisi Coates stated, "What I'm talking about is a national reckoning that would lead to spiritual renewal... a revolution of the American consciousness, a reconciling of our...Show More Summary
Originally published on CleanTechnica The time-honored adage that we sometimes learn best by the mistakes we’ve made is now being applied by scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in their study of defects in solar cell defects, stating the results may lead to improved performance. Show More Summary
Felix Promotion International has renewed its TV contract with Hungarian National TV (MTVA) and will stage its first event of the year on February 20th in Salgotarjan, Hungary. The main event of the evening will feature unbeaten Hungarian cruiserweight champion … Continue reading ? The post Unbeaten Szello headlines Feb 20 in Hungary appeared first on Boxing News.
The time-honored adage that we sometimes learn best by the mistakes we’ve made is now being applied by scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in their study of defects in solar cell defects, stating the results may lead to improved performance. Show More Summary
The overabundance of CO2 in the atmosphere could become the source of cheap, clean and renewable energy. Scientists from Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences in Hefei, China, have developed a nanomaterial made of cobalt oShow More Summary
Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are studying what may seem paradoxical - certain defects in silicon solar cells may actually improve their performance. The findings run counter to conventional wisdom, according to Pauls Stradins, the principal scientist and a project leader of the silicon photovoltaics group at NREL. read more