7/2/2010 --- COULD COPYCAT TECHNOLOGY LEAD TO MORE HYBRIDS? Lotus will build Chevy Volt-like engine generators for integration into electrically-driven vehicles.
7/7/2010 --- JUICE UP TAX CREDITS TO STIMULATE A GREEN ECONOMY. Expand and extend existing tax breaks for clean, renewable and efficient energy to create jobs.
7/14/2010 --- THE “NEW ETHANOL” CLEANS UP COAL. Waste steam from coal plant to be employed producing cellulosic ethanol.
7/18/2010 --- THE PUSH TO ELECTRIC DRIVE: A WORK IN PROGRESS. Little short term economic help from building battery production capacity.
7/23/2010 --- COOL OFF WITH COOL ROOFS. Reflecting sunlight makes perfect common sense: A surface that reflects won’t get hot itself.
7/25/2010 --- BIG CLIMATE BILL NIXED FOR THE YEAR. Could existing federal and state legislative tools as well as many new smaller bills have the same clean energy and emission cutting results?
8/1/2010 --- IT’S BACK TO SCHOOL TIME FOR CLIMATE AND ENERGY. How much do people know about the planet they call home? Maybe it’s time for a refresher course.
8/6/2010 --- THE NIGHTMARE ENDS. Killing the blown out Macondo well may bring new confidence to offshore drillers at a time when vehicle manufacturers are reducing their reliance on petroleum fuels.
8/12/2010 --- INTERMITTENT RENEWABLES + ENERGY STORAGE = BASE LOAD POWER. Some of the latest projects show a variety of technologies in storing electricity.
8/15/2010 --- WHERE ARE THE HURRICANES? So far 2010 is not another 2005 as predicted. Are the cyclones lost in the hot dry dust of the Sahara Desert?
8/21/2010 --- SOLAR OVER THE PARKING LOT. The air above open parking lots is underutilized space, wasted when it could be put to work generating clean power.
8/22/2010 --- WIND ENERGY FOR THE NEARLY WINDLESS GULF COAST. Where wind resources are poor, build turbines.
8/31/2020 --- SMALL IS THE NEXT BIG THING. Downsized, but efficient and technically sophisticated products may be evolving into an economic driver.
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