1/3/2009 --- 2008 REVIEW / 2009 WISH LIST. Favorites – energy storage, heavily insulated walls and rail transit – should be on the shortlist to-do list for Obama.
1/4/2009 --- THE AIRLINES: BIOFUEL BLENDS FOR NOW? Other low-carbon, fuel-saving technologies will sit in coach unless jet fuel skyrockets.
1/4/2009 --- BATTERY MAKER SEEKS FEDERAL FUNDING FOR U.S. EXPANSION. $1.84 billion in direct loans would support the construction of new world-class lithium ion battery manufacturing facilities.
1/10/2009 --- BOOSTING THE ECONOMY WITH EFFICIENT HVAC. For the home owner a new, furnace, boiler or air conditioning system could be like a tax cut.
1/15/2009 --- ELECTROCHEMISTRY AT THE AUTO SHOW. There isn’t an electric drive revolution going on. it’s the beginning of an evolutionary cycle.
1/19/2009 --- AN ECONOMIC STIMULUS PLAN: CUT HOME ENERGY FOR AN INTEREST RATE CUT. A mortgage buy-down concept encourages energy efficiency improvements.
1/21/2009 --- THE PLANET HEATS UP. RECYCLING EXPANDS. The high cost of waste dumping adds to recycling’s appeal.
1/25/2009 --- THINKING GREEN? THINK ONTARIO, CANADA. North of the border it’s time to start thinking ahead, thinking about growth and thinking about renewable energy and electric cars.
1/28/2009 --- ENERGY FIRMS: GET READY FOR THE RECOVERY PACKAGE. Obama will get his bill, sign it, then the wait begins.
1/31/2009 --- SAY GOODBYE TO THE CATENARY. Inductive power transfer can be used to energize rail cars.
2/5/2009 --- ELECTRIC UTILITIES: MARKETERS OF PLUG-IN VEHICLES? Expanding research relationship with utility companies could lead to help in marketing Ford’s greening product line.
2/8/2009 --- FROM WASTE TO RESOURCE WITH PLASMA. Fuel for fuel cells from trash.
2/12/2009 --- SUPER POWER FROM SUPERCONDUCTING WIND ENERGY. Ten megawatt turbine technology under development to be economically evaluated by U.S. lab.
2/15/2009 --- REFLECTING LIGHT FOR ENERGY. Heliostats can put sunlight where we want it - all day long.
2/18/2009 --- TESLA DRIVES TOWARD PROFITABILITY. Soon, continued sales, an injection of cash and reduced production costs will put the electric car builder into the black.
2/22/2009 --- NORTH AMERICA’S UNSUNG ENERGY EXPORT: WOOD CHIPS. One U.S. company set for expansion to meet growing demand.
2/24/2009 --- ZINC AIR, THE LITHIUM ALTERNATIVE? Could grown-up zinc air batteries power our cars?
2/27/2009 --- DON’T STORE CO2, PUT IT TO WORK. An alternative to carbon capture and storage (CCS) could be to make things with CO2.
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