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Electrochemical Repair Question

04/19/2014 by dogsbestfriend
Dear all: Thank you inadvance for your input. Can electrochemical repair last indefinitely or up to 120 years only even if regular electrical input.
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Last comment 04/19/2014 by dogsbestfriend

USDA Researchers Simplify Pyrolysis Processes for Bio-oil Production

04/19/2014 by Gavilan
More incentive to keep oil prices low and industrial hemp illegal? USDA Researchers Simplify Pyrolysis...
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Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System

04/17/2014 by Lynn.Wallace
Driving I-15 south into California from Nevada, this installation is impossible to miss - at least during the day. It's the Ivanpah Solar Electric Ge...
Pathfinder Tags: solar energy sustainable ivanpah
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Last comment 04/18/2014 by reward54

Methyl Hydrate Mining - the Way Forward, or Backward?

04/17/2014 by JohnDG
Interesting article.
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Last comment 04/18/2014 by Holzfeller

An Idea For Safer Storage of HHO

04/16/2014 by hydrogenhead
I was wanting to store the HHO gas from my generator. I did an experiment where I filled a 2 liter plastic bottle full of the gas so it was under quit...
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Last comment 04/17/2014 by Del the cat
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Alternative & Renewable Energy Blog

194 blog entries, 2466 comments (1 Viewing)

Counting the Australian Assets of Pumped Storage

04/15/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Two major pumped storage facilities currently operate in the Australian state of New South Wales, and scope exists for widespread expansion of th...
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Last comment 04/19/2014 by europium mkII

Wave Energy Scheme Breaks New Ground

04/01/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
University of California (Berkeley) researchers are inspired to look below the surface to harness the power of ocean waves. Muddy seabeds, known...
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Last comment 04/03/2014 by IdeaSmith

Bridging the Bandgap with Heat and Light

03/27/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
A hybrid approach to solar power production combines the benefits of PV with those of solar thermal systems. Thermophotovoltaic technology de...
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Environmental Technology

108 blog entries, 1227 comments (1 Viewing)

Is Climate Change the Beginning of the End?

04/02/2014 by HUSH
Last weekend the sun shined. I know that doesn't seem novel, but I promise it's newsworthy for us here in the American mid-Atlantic. After five y...
Pathfinder Tags: apocolypse climate change extinction
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Last comment 04/19/2014 by IQ

New Player in Geothermal Generation

03/16/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
A new global geothermal powerhouse emerges with the merger of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan, and Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerator...
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Last comment 03/17/2014 by Guest1947

Prepare for an E-waste Deluge

02/20/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Think electronic waste is a problem only for industrial nations? A new report issued by the UN Solving the E-Waste Problem initiative forecasts a 33%...
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Last comment 02/21/2014 by WoodwardDL
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Water & Wastewater Systems

24 blog entries, 267 comments (0 Viewing)

Time for Desal in Cal?

03/24/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
California's water supplies "are at critically low levels… and the crisis is unlikely to go away soon or for long," reports the head of an o...
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Last comment 04/02/2014 by James Stewart

How a Thirsty Industry Saves Water

03/03/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Just as it is to people, growing water scarcity is a threat to companies with manufacturing and facility operations that rely on consistent water supp...
Views: 194, Comments: 3
Last comment 03/04/2014 by JWthetech
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E&E Exchange

64 blog entries, 762 comments (1 Viewing)

Making Chemicals from CO2

03/20/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
Ever since carbon dioxide (CO2) was labelled a greenhouse gas and an air "pollutant", much pressure has been put on finding ways to reduce CO2 emissio...
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Last comment 03/25/2014 by JRiversW
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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
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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
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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 ...
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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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Good Riddance, White Pages

11/18/2010 posted in TeknologikL
by Kaplin
Verizon has finally received the permission they have been asking for -- to halt production of the iconic White Pages in New York, Florida, and Penn...
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The Missing Carbon Problem (Part 4)

03/10/2009 posted in Rockaholic Adventures
by Shawn
Uncertainty in the carbon cycle is greater than computer-generated models account for. Large generalizations have left out many smaller processes t...
Pathfinder Tags: climate change IPCC kyoto protocol Missing Carbon missing sink
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