Renewable Energy

We're going to run out of any kind of fossil fuels, so we need to move on to a renewable source.

A heliostat is a special mirror with a guidance device that can keep sunlight reflected toward the same target all day without straying off-target. It is just a mirror but you need to keep it trained on the same spot for it to work. It is a bit like... Read More
Environmental and Energy Study Institute
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) hosted a Congressional briefing to discuss several renewable energy resources which often do not receive much attention and yet are in plentiful supply across the United States: renewable gas,... Read More
National Geographic and Planet Forward
By Raymond Orbach
National Geographic and Planet Forward
By Daniel Kammen What can be done to diversify our clean energy technology options?  In recent years we have seen a number of seemingly  “old” technologies undergo a reassessment, and a reinvention.  Geothermal power, once assessed as “an excellent... Read More
Researchers from University of Michigan are looking to fish to monitor water quality. But, we're not talking about Nemo, these fish are robots!
National Science Foundation
Geologists drilling an exploratory geothermal well in 2009 in the Krafla volcano in Iceland met with a big surprise: underground lava, also called magma, flowed into the well at 2.1 kilometers (6,900 feet) depth. It forced the scientists to stop... Read More
Minnesota 2020
When can a student project save the school money? School is all about learning, and these students in Minnesota are getting hands-on experience in sustainable innovations. The students were directly involved in getting solar panels installed at... Read More
The influences that distinguish New York’s approach to Shale Gas from Pennsylvania’s were again on full display this week in Albany.
The idea is as follows. Cyanobacteria takes water as input and then gives oxygen and protons and electrons as output. So the idea is to genetically manipulate the Cyanobacteria so that the protons and electrons somehow collide to form hydrogen. Then... Read More
Environmental and Energy Study Institute
The Royal Danish Embassy and the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a Congressional forum focused on how Denmark, which currently holds the Presidency of the European Union (EU), is meeting the economic, environmental, and energy... Read More

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