3/1/08 --- AGING HYBRIDS REJUVENATED? Axion Power International to test lead-carbon batteries as possible replacement in aging hybrids.
3/5/08 --- NANOTECH WORKS FOR HYDROGEN. Nanomaterials aid in the production of hydrogen generation by electrolysis.
3/7/08 --- THE U.S. OF SOLAR POWER – OUR CARS TOO. New study shows solar thermal energy could power most of the US while keeping plug-in hybrids charged.
3/12/08 --- HIGH PRICED CRUDE : SCOUNDREL OR SAVIOR? The price of oil skyrockets driven by speculation.
3/16//08 --- GREEN ENERGY COULD AVOID RECESSION. Green energy stands out as a bright spot in an otherwise cloudy economic picture.
3/20/08 --- FURNITURE BUILDER MAKES WINDFARM POSSIBLE. Steelcase sponsors 10 megwatt wind farm.
3/23/08 --- TIBET’S LITHIUM. Tibet is the No. 1 area in the world in terms of prospective lithium reserves.
3/26/08 --- USEFUL, SALABLE PRODUCTS FROM CO2. Calcium carbonates may be a key to cutting atmospheric carbon dioxide and storing it in a secure way.
3/29/08 --- A RAY OF HOPE IN SOLAR ENERGY. New silicon solar technology with startup company, a 250 megawatt solar electric project in California and a 250 megawatt solar thermal project for California’s Mojave Desert.
4/2/08 --- NANO-BREAKTHROUGH FOR AUTOMOTIVE FUEL CELLS? New catalyst could lead to smaller, lighter, more efficient, less costly fuel cells.
4/6/08 --- SPEND TAX REBATE WISELY: SPEND TO SAVE ENERGY. Rebate in US economic stimulus package could be used by taxpayers to save energy.
4/9/08 --- LITHIUM RESOURCES AMPLE FOR THE NEXT BIG THING. Concerns regarding lithium availability for hybrid or electric vehicle batteries are unfounded.
4/13/08 --- SMALL STEPS ON THE ROAD TO BIGGER ENERGY AND EMISSION CUTS. State of Maryland passes series of laws to cut energy consumption, build renewables.
4/16/08 --- LOOKS LIKE A FORD, ACTS LIKE A SMITH ELECTRIC VEHICLE. Ford to supply truck platforms for Smith Electric Vehicles sold in the UK, Europe and North America.
4/20/08 --- BUSH’S LAST STAND ON CLIMATE. Pres. Bush’s last plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions while in office.
4/22/08 --- PAPER OR PLASTIC? CHOOSE NEITHER. Small efforts, like bringing your own bags to the store, can lead to larger efforts to save the planet.
4/26/08 --- WHY NOT A POWER PURCHASE OF SUPER EFFICIENT VEHICLES TO CUT GAS PRICES? The government buys cars and trucks all the time. Why aren’t they buying the most fuel efficient available?
4/30/08 --- SOLAR HOT WATER ON THE CHEAP. More than a black bag solar water heater for camping, a new inflatable solar design could provide hot water for homes – at low cost.
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