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Your viability ratings helped up select 22 nominees, then your votes determined the top three online vote getters. These three pieces made the cut and will be on our April PBS prime time special. Check them out...
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Students at Arizona State University are researching how to harness the power of the sun to create energy. Their solution goes back to the basics. Do you think it will shape our energy future?
Bob wants even marginal land to be productive, growing energy crops for advanced, sustainable biofuels. He wants food processors to get added value for their residues and waste. He wants to solve a logistics problem. Biomass is expensive to... Read More
Algae Competition objectives are to create an open source collaboratory that expands and shares a vision for algae in our future with design ideas for algae production landscapes, sustainable and affordable algae production systems (APS) for food,... Read More
Can algae save the world again? The microscopic green plants cleaned up the earth's atmosphere millions of years ago and scientists hope they can do it now by helping remove greenhouse gases and create new oil reserves. In the distant past, algae... Read More
Arizona State University is a cutting edge research institution. Lightworks is a ground breaking initiative focusing on harnessing the sun and transforming it into energy.
Bio Energy Company
Sapphire Energy believes the time is now to create new energy solutions that are environmental, scalable, and renewable. Sapphire is leading the new industrial category of Green Crude production with the potential to profoundly change America’s... Read More
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Students at the University of Nebraska are developing technology to combat vampire energy and we want to know if you think it's a good idea. What are your thoughts on these smart houses?
Turning algae into the next renewable resource by making it in to plastics, bio fuels, nutritional supplements as well as animal feed. The algae will be grown in the non-potable water that is left over from reverse osmosis.
The University of Texas at Austin has increased its total annual energy production efficiency by almost 30% over the last 13 years. 150 million in energy efficiency improvements were paid for by reduced fuel consumption. Juan Ontiveros, director of... Read More

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