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Zero-Carbon Fuel to Power the Grid

Zero-Carbon Fuel to Power the Grid

Metal Powder: the New Zero-Carbon Fuel? IEEE Spectrum, December 16, 2015. Image credit: rgouveia The two solid fuel boosters that burned for two minutes helping the U.S.’s old space shuttle fleet to reach its orbit each contained 80 tons of aluminum powder, which corresponds to 16 percent of the total weight of the solid fuel.  “This idea of

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Worldwide Green Energy Investments on the Rise

Renewables Re-energized: Green Energy Investments Worldwide Surge 17% to $270 Billion in 2014 Frankfurt School Press Release, March 31, 2015. Image credit: Kreatif Global investments in renewable energy rebounded strongly last year, registering a solid 17% increase to $270 Billion in 2014 after two years of declines and brushing aside the challenge from sharply lower


Canada’s Green Energy Sector Supplies More Jobs than Infamous Tar Sands

Tracking the Energy Revolution — released Tuesday by Clean Energy Canada, a climate think tank — defined clean energy jobs as any work involved in the production of clean power; in the manufacture of the related equipment; in creating energy efficiency technology or services…