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Big Data, Big Gains for Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is on a fast track that may get even faster. The advent of networked sensor systems and the much touted “Internet of Things” (IoT) has brought about the [...]

August 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Plastic Waste Yields Liquid Fuel

Research by the University of California, Irvine and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry may allow millions of tons of plastic bottles, bags and other trash littering [...]

June 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Are Lithium Ion Batteries a Gamble?

Lithium-ion batteries have brought us a long way, and with the introduction of Tesla’s electric vehicles and its home energy storage products, lithium-ion is on its way to [...]

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Futuristic Solar Roads Become Reality

In the European Union alone there are 10.5 million kilometers of roads that could potentially be used to capture the sun’s energy. However, these expanses of pavement [...]

March 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

MIT: Turning Waste Gas into Gold

Many research efforts have sought to turn garbage into gold – black gold, to use a historic folk term. Now, a team of scientists from MIT working with China has discovered [...]

March 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Seeking Sustainability at CES 2016

Normally my market analysis has me tracking only pre-commercial cleantech R&D results — but this year I had to set up some necessary meetings at this year’s [...]

January 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bill Gates & COP21: A Strategy for Success?

As we barrel towards December, here is a strategic exercise for your consideration next time you are engaged in serious discussion. In the November issue of the Atlantic [...]

October 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

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