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Freeze Resistant Rainwater Turbine

10/23/2014 by indianajo
I get 25 acre feet of water draining through my country property pond. It probably was much higher this year. It runs out through a single exit and di...
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Last comment 10/25/2014 by jdsighter

Gyro Energy Possibilities

10/17/2014 by Anonymous Poster
Is it possible to drill directly in to earth's core and extract gyroenerjy
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Last comment 10/17/2014 by North of 60

Work In The Energy Field

10/16/2014 by Anonymous Poster
Hello, if I want to work in thr enegy field would an energy engineering degree let me do that or do I need to be a mechanical engineer or such?
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Last comment 10/20/2014 by Wrench twirler

I Need a Powerful Airbrush Exhaust System Built

10/14/2014 by arsone
Im in Nashville TN and I might be getting a shop sooner than later. My friends and I will build the booth but I need some strong air to pull up the ai...
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Last comment 10/17/2014 by IQ

Fresh bachelor

10/12/2014 by Anonymous Poster
I'm Chris, I graduated this year from the university of edinburg in the uk as an energy engineer. Since then, I have got no job offers or anything. I...
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Last comment 10/15/2014 by phoenix911
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Water & Wastewater Systems

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Good News from Drought Country

10/20/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Is there a bright side to the terrible California drought? The author of this Forbes piece points out that the drought has spawned some beneficial...
Views: 171, Comments: 16
Last comment 10/21/2014 by Brave Sir Robin

Private Sector May Spur Needed Upgrades

09/09/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
A concise description of the state of the deteriorating U.S. water infrastructure might read: so much work to be done, but not nearly enough publi...
Views: 220, Comments: 8
Last comment 09/10/2014 by kramarat

Is Fracking Wastewater Shaking Up Oklahoma?

08/06/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
In a figurative sense, hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has certainly caused an earthquake in the energy industry. But now there's also evide...
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Last comment 08/08/2014 by Fredski
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E&E Exchange

71 blog entries, 840 comments (0 Viewing)

Weather, Climate, and Fall Foliage

10/06/2014 by cheme_wordsmithy
In New York, we are in the midst of blooming and peaking fall foliage. I had the pleasure last Friday of driving and hiking in the Adirondacks and see...
Views: 159, Comments: 1
Last comment 10/06/2014 by SavvyExacta

A Dark Side of Solar Power

08/27/2014 by HUSH
The harshest criticism for fossil fuels has always been the horrible effect they have on the environment. Not only does retrieving the resource (coa...
Pathfinder Tags: panel PV solar sustainable
Views: 606, Comments: 11
Last comment 08/29/2014 by kramarat

Half-Price Solar Power

08/02/2014 by Chelsey H
Solar power is still too expensive to be a mainstream source of power-but it is very effective and a new material could cut solar power costs in hal...
Views: 725, Comments: 5
Last comment 08/04/2014 by jack of all trades
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Environmental Technology

111 blog entries, 1386 comments (0 Viewing)

In[visibile] Pollution

09/17/2014 by HUSH
We spend a lot of time on CR4 talking about pollution. But it's not just us, it's the entire media, and it has been that way for more than a decade....
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Last comment 09/18/2014 by adreasler

Same Ol' Nuclear Question

05/07/2014 by HUSH
I asked for uranium ore for my birthday this year. It's not a joke. On United Nuclear, samples start at just $12.00 USD. I'm not planning on startin...
Pathfinder Tags: Energy nuclear storage waste
Views: 624, Comments: 33
Last comment 05/15/2014 by Hilton

Sop Up Spills with Cellulose-based Aerogel

05/04/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Cleanup of oil spills, heavy metals, and other contaminants promises to be fast and efficient with a cellulose-based aerogel developed at Universi...
Views: 339, Comments: 6
Last comment 05/08/2014 by Tornado
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Alternative & Renewable Energy Blog

200 blog entries, 2474 comments (0 Viewing)

Efficient Battery Relies on Radiolysis

10/22/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
A novel form of nuclear-based power generation is being harnessed by University of Missouri researchers - in a battery. Betavoltaics, or electrici...
Views: 148, Comments: 2
Last comment 10/24/2014 by James Stewart

Hefty Hybrid Taps Wind and Sun

09/02/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
What is claimed to be the world's largest wind-solar hybrid installations now sits on the rooftop of a law firm in Kingston, Jamaica. The scheme c...
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Battery Bottles Solar Power for Irrigation Pump

07/23/2014 by IHS GlobalSpec eNewsletter
Four large tanks sited near a 150 kW PV system on an almond farm are the newest technology additions in California's Central Valley. The tanks for...
Views: 459, Comments: 0
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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