7/3/07 --- WAVES TO WORK. First commercial breakwater wave energy powerplant to be built in Spain.
7/7/07 --- RENEWABLES IN THE U.S. SOUTHEAST: IS OFFSHORE WIND POSSIBLE? Wind resource maps don’t tell the whole story. The Southern Company looks into offshore wind for the state of Georgia.
7/10/07 --- FORD VEHICLES TO CONNECT WITH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON’S GRID. Companies to partner in plug-in hybrid program.
7/12/07 --- GREEN HOMES FOR ALL IN A CHANGING WORLD. Homebuilding standards need to modified to meet demands of global warming, expensive energy. Massachusetts home builder ready to provide energy efficient homes.
7/15/07 --- SUNSHINE STATE READY TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE. Florida is the latest US state attempting to cut greenhouse gas emissions through mandate.
7/16/07 --- WALKING AWAY FROM THE GASOLINE WAR. Some in Washington want a pull-out from Iraq. It's not possible unless we prepare.
7/19/07 --- COGENERATION FOR HOMES: HONDA REPORTS 50,000 UNITS SOLD. US company also now selling version of unit.
7/23/07 --- NEW PLUG-IN HYBRID STUDY BEGS FOR MORE QUESTIONS, MORE STUDIES. Will cut emissions, increase energy independence, but will all drivers be able to have them and other questions.
7/26/07 --- FIRST STEP TO SOLAR BREAKTHROUGH? Nano silicon crystals hold promise for more efficient solar cells.
7/29/07 --- THINK ICE FOR ENERGY STORAGE. Off peak power can be utilized in cooling buildings, reducing energy costs and emissions.
7/30/07 --- ZERO EMISSION ELECTRIC VEHICLE MEETS AMERICAN ROADS ON TWO WHEELS. Vectrix high performance battery electric scooter now available in the US.
8/2/07 --- ENERGY CRUNCH ON THE WAY? Reports, news stories tell of near-future problems with conventional energy supply.
8/7/07 --- SUN DRENCHED PARKING LOTS: A NATIONAL ENERGY ASSET. The US has a large inventory of parking lots. The space above them could be used for solar power plants.
8/9/07 --- SUMMERTIME CLIMATE CHANGE: HOTTER THAN A MATCH HEAD. Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) publishes its final report.
8/14/07 --- JATROPHA CURCAS: PROMISING BIOFUEL FEEDSTOCK OR INVASIVE SPECIES? First commercial jatropha biodiesel project in Brazil.
8/18/07 --- MEET YOUR ATTIC: A COLLECTOR OF ENERGY. Putting heat in an attic to work, heating, cooling, ventilating.
8/22/07 --- ON-DEMAND HYDROGEN: NEW FUEL FOR A HYDROGEN ECONOMY? Two hydrogen-on-demand technologies: aluminum as a carrier of energy to split water and solar thermal energy to dissociate it.
8/26/07 -- GETTING AROUND -- WITHOUT A CAR. Web-based PublicRoutes.com attempts to make travel without a personal vehicle easier.
8/29/07 -- THE CLOCK TICKS ON THE NEED FOR NEW FUELS: VOLVO DEMONSTRATES A SAMPLING OF POSSIBILITIES. Volvo Group builds seven trucks each powered with one of seven renewable fuels.
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