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Alternative & Renewable Energy Blog

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Renewables and Negative Energy Prices

05/16/2016 by Jonathan Fuller
For most of Sunday, May 8, German energy providers paid consumers to use electricity. Thanks to an unusually sunny and windy day, the country's rene...
Pathfinder Tags: Energy Renewable wind power
Views: 220, Comments: 7
Last comment 05/23/2016 by Bayes

Solar Cell Functions During Sun or Rain

05/15/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Graphene has been called upon to further improve solar cells by providing these devices with the capability to generate power when it's raining. An a...
Views: 225, Comments: 8
Last comment 05/17/2016 by Peterpipper

Riding the Waves Toward More Clean Energy

05/10/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Besides carrying surfers, ocean waves could carry much more of the burden of meeting the world's energy needs. So far, though, factors such as high p...
Views: 140, Comments: 1
Last comment 05/10/2016 by Peterpipper
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Water & Wastewater Systems

48 blog entries, 458 comments (0 Viewing)

Can Less Water Meet Growing Needs?

04/08/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
For the agricultural industry, the challenge isn't just feeding a global population that's expected to grow to almost 10 billion by 2050. It's produc...
Views: 165, Comments: 19
Last comment 04/12/2016 by Anonymous Poster

How Green Is Our Plating Company?

03/21/2016 by CR4 Guest Author
Our plating staff toils in a cursed venue. The reputation that the plating industry earned in the old days, when everything went down the sewer with...
Pathfinder Tags: closed lop waste water treatment gold plating oscars reflective coating
Views: 132, Comments: 0

Takeoff for Bird-shaped Water Project

02/07/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
A myth is serving as the model for a $40 billion construction project that aims to protect the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, from flooding. Work has b...
Views: 249, Comments: 6
Last comment 02/08/2016 by jack of all trades
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E&E Exchange

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A New Hole In Coal Land Reclamation

04/07/2016 by cheme_wordsmithy
One of the most important fields in the universe of environmental regulation is corrective action. The EPA's Corrective Action program is a part of t...
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I Want to Ride My Bicycle

02/29/2016 by cheme_wordsmithy
The other day I took a turn too sharply, and before I knew it I was over the offending curb with a flat tire. The bill from the mechanic for the new t...
Views: 328, Comments: 32
Last comment 03/05/2016 by Charlie Greenwood

Daylight Savings: What Are We Saving?

11/11/2015 by HUSH
It's been a full week, but I just can't get used to the hour change since we fell back an hour back last Sunday. I fall asleep earlier at night. My...
Pathfinder Tags: benefits daylight savings energy efficiency sustainability
Views: 626, Comments: 67
Last comment 11/30/2015 by phoenix911
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Environmental Technology

121 blog entries, 1444 comments (0 Viewing)

Ocean-Powered Electricity?

02/03/2016 by HUSH
Where I live, gasoline is less than $2 per gallon, and it seems like this price will hold steady for the immediate future. It's a small victory, for...
Pathfinder Tags: hydropower ocean power generation turbine
Views: 323, Comments: 16
Last comment 02/09/2016 by Mr. small

Waterbug Bot Energized by Pollutants

01/24/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The small machine pictured is an energetically autonomous robot, or more correctly, a prototype Row-bot. Armed with a microbial fuel cell in its stom...
Views: 142, Comments: 0

Commercial Carbon Capture Now Online in Canada

12/11/2015 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The capture, transport, and storage of carbon dioxide is underway on a commercial scale in Alberta, Canada. Installed at the Athabasca Oil Sands Proj...
Views: 149, Comments: 1
Last comment 12/14/2015 by IdeaSmith
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Webinar Calendar – January 2016

01/11/2016 posted in IHS Product Design Blog
by SavvyExacta
Engineering360 has a great lineup of webinars each month. Learn about specific topics from industry experts, for free, from the comfort of your own...
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IHS Introduces New PEV Index

07/27/2015 posted in Automotive Technology
by joekroog
The sails of electric vehicles have caught a warm breeze. The accelerating growth of this segment from special tax incentives, stricter regulations,...
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Views: 386, Comments: 2
Last comment 07/30/2015 by Unredundant

Shale Gas, Tight Oil, Carbon Emissions and You

06/29/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
Methinks, yet again, there is change blowing in the wind. US President Barack Obama presented his plan for reducing carbon emissions to thwart clim...
Pathfinder Tags: carbon emissions Coal Fired Power Plants Economics Shale Gas Tight Oil
Views: 912, Comments: 21
Last comment 11/09/2015 by machia0705

Getting the Lead OUT!

05/05/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
There is U.S. federal legislation slated to take effect on January 4, 2014 that will improve drinking water quality once again. Such changes may happe...
Pathfinder Tags: ANSI 61 lead free lead in drinking water NSF 372 NSF 61
Views: 789, Comments: 40
Last comment 05/12/2013 by Anonymous Hero

And the Ground Beneath Our Feet, It Shifted

04/07/2013 posted in Common Purposes
by MillMatt
"Game On" is the title; "all in" is the message. The article is a LinkedIn posting made by Jeff Immelt, the now long-tenured chairman of venerable Gen...
Pathfinder Tags: Immelt industrial revolution Maker Movement Oklahoma Shale Gas ...
Views: 790, Comments: 7
Last comment 03/16/2014 by 129CBRider

Do Soy-Based Foams Put Ford in the Driver’s Seat?

03/07/2011 posted in Plastics & Resins Blog
by Steve Melito
In the summer of 1941, Henry Ford unveiled a plastic-bodied car that connected industry to agriculture. According to Lowell E. Overly, the former too...
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